40 years ago

Football: Eighteen year old Jack Soutter, an apprentice draughtsman of 5 Guthrie Park, who plays for Brechin YMCA football team, has gone to Bristol for trials for English Third Division leaders Bristol Rovers.

Football: Brechin Vics, 3; East Craigie, 2.
Brechin Vics, with five points from five games, have made a good start to their league programme.
It was a hard fought game against East Craigie on Saturday.
The visitors twice equalised but they lost both points through a Michie goal halfway through the second half. 
During the game Stott of Brechin Vics was booked and Barrie of East Craigie was sent off.