Archive for April, 2009

24 April 1909


100 years ago today was Cup Final day in England, with the two finalists, Manchester United and Bristol City, both having reached this stage for the first time in their history. The natch was played at the Crystal Palace in front of 71,000 fans with United winning with a single  goal, Sandy Turnbull netting after […]

Issue 22


Issue 22 has now been finalised and includes the following articles: Football and Community Singing, how Abide with me became associated with the Cup Final; the story of John Walker, the first black player to appear in the Scottish League; a statistical record of Scotland’s East Regional League in 1939-40; the professional footballer who became a conscientious […]