40 Years Ago

Boxing: jIMMY Douglas, the Angus boxer who brought home a bronze medal from the Commonwealth Games will be competing in the Scottish Championships. Jimmy, who is working in a Dundee branch of the Royal Bank Ltd lives at Newmonthill, Forfar.

Swimming: Patti Stenhouse of Vancouver who won two gold and one silver swimming medals for Canada in the Commonwealth Games has a Brechin connection, being the grandniece of Mr Bert Stewart.

Football: Clydebank 2 Brechin City 0. This match was to have been cancelled because the pitch was waterlogged after heavy rain, but on Saturday morning the ground was ruled playable.