30 years ago

Football: Newly promoted Brechin have a marvellous start to their first season in Division 1. With a bye in the first they are drawn against the League Cup holders Celtic in the second. The first leg will be played at Glebe Park on Wednesday, August 24, and the second on Saturday, August 27, at Celtic Park. The match will be all-ticket as the capacity at Glebe Park is only 7,500.

Darts: Jolly’s A team emerged A League winners after a play-off against Bolag A. West End B won the B League, with Jolly’s B runners-up and Victoria and Albert B were winners of the C League, with Steakhouse runners-up.

Darts: Brechin Super league team won their Tayside section for the very first time this year.