40 years ago

Football: Forfar West End 3, Brechin Vics 6. 
G. Allardyce put West End ahead after half an hour, but two minutes later missed from the spot. Gordon Stott equalised in 35 minutes and after a ding-dong struggle, Vics were able to establish their superiority.

Cricket: Brechin v Grove FP’s
In this limited-time match Brechin went down against Grove at Guthrie Park. This time the honours were all for the Brechin prof., A. J. Panchasara, with 19 runs needed to complete a 1000 for the season. With G. Smith also scoring 1000, a record must have been broken. Panchasara went on to score 62 runs. Smith finished 68 not out. Scores were Brechin 167 for five and Grove 168 for six.