Inane Ramblings of a Fitbawbag #18 – McLeeds United

Originally written for Turnstiles Magazine Issue 3 Throughout its history English football has seen its fair share of men from north of the border pull on various club colours. They have been well dotted throughout the clubs over the years. We “jocks” have always been kicking about in the English game from day one and …

Fitbawbaggery From The Vaults # 16 – Cardiff City 1 v 2 Sheffield Wednesday

Ninian Park, Championship, 7/4/07 This was a groundbreaker for me as it was my first deliberate ground out of Scotland. To date I had watched two games “abroad” but they were about my location at the time rather than planning. By that I mean I was at the Sportpark Berg en Boss in Appeldoorn to …

2021/22 -Deveronside 2 v 6 Banks o’ Dee

Macduff Sports Centre, SJFA North Region Superleague, 15/12/21 Entrance – £5 Attendance – 49 and a dog, at least 15 fare dodgers outside Pie – Coffee £1 and free sandwiches Pint – N/A Deveronside Junior Football Club Founded – 1977 Nickname -The Side Honours – North Region (North ) League Winners -1983-84, 1985-86, 1987-88, 1988-89, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1993-94, …

2021/22 – Deveronvale 4 v 5 Nairn County

Princess Royal Park, Highland League, 11/12/21 Entrance – £10 Me, Free Wee Man Attendance – 96 (rough head count) Pie – £2.50 Coffee and crisps Pint – £3.50, Supporters Bar Deveronvale Football Club Founded – 1938 Nickname – Vale Honours – Highland Football League – 2002/03, 2005/06, Aberdeenshire Cup –1947/48, 1950/51, 1951/52, 1961/62, 1965/66, 2000/01, 2006/07, 2011/12. Aberdeenshire Shield– 1994/95, 2002/03. Scottish Qualifying …

2021/22 – Rutherglen Glencairn 3 v 1 Finnart

Hamish B Allan Stadium, Kilmarnock Pie Cup, 10/12/21 Entrance – £7 Me, £0 Wee Man Attendance – 98 (rough head count) Pie – £4.20, sausage roll, hot dog, coffee Pint – N/A Rutherglen Glencairn Football Club Founded – 1896 Nickname – The Glens Honours – Scottish Junior Cup -1901/02, 1918/19, 1926/27, 1938/39. West of Scotland …

2021/22 – Livingston 0 v 1 Heart of Midlothian

Almondvale, SPFL Premiership, 5/12/21 Entrance – £25 Me, £10 Wee Man Attendance – 5597 Pie – £9.10 Pie x 2, Coffee, Fanta Pint – Bar at capacity on arrival Livingston Football Club Founded – 1943 (1995 name change to Livingston) Nickname – Livi Honours – League Cup-2003/04, First Division-2000/01, Second Division/League 1-1986/87, 1998/99, 2010/11, 2016/17. …

2021/22 – Montrose Roselea 0 v 8 Bridge of Don Thistle

Broomfield Park, SJFA North Region Premier League, 4/12/21 Entrance – Me £5, Wee Man £0 Attendance – 35 (biggest count) Pie – N/A due to last minute change of venue Pint – N/A due to last minute change of venue Montrose Roselea Junior Football Club Founded – 1930 Nickname – The Lea Honours – Tayside …

2021/22 – Clydebank 3 v 1 Troon

Holm Park, WOSFL Premier Division, 3/12/21 Entrance – £7 Me, £0 Wee Man Attendance – ? Pie – £7 chilli chicken burger and cheeseburger Pint – Put to the sword by the traffic at Charing Cross on the way down Clydebank Football Club Founded – 2004 Nickname – The Bankies Honours – Central League Division …

2021/22 – Brechin City 1 v 1 Darvel

Glebe Park, Scottish Cup 3rd Round, 29/11/21 Entrance – £10 Attendance – 577 Pie – £7 Pie x 2 and Diet Coke Pint – Tennents, £2.50, City Bar Brechin City Football Club Founded – 1906 Nickname – The Hedgemen Honours – Second Division – 1982/83, 1989/90, 2004/05, Third Division – 2001/02 Random Fact – The …

2021/22 – East Craigie 9 v 2 Scone Thistle

Craigie Park, Midland League, 27/11/21 Entrance – £6 Attendance -58 (Including Scottish Premier alumni Phil Maguire and Lee Wilkie) Pie – Pie and Coffee £3 Pint – £2 Ossain, Hospitality East Craigie Football Club Founded – 1880 Nickname – The Shipbuilders Honours – ? Random Fact – The club claim to be the oldest Junior …