From the sports’ archives: 30 years ago

Football: Brechin City is retaining all this year’s staff with the exception of the manager’s brother, Chris Fleming and Alan Hart, who have been given free transfers. Iain Fleming is looking for four or five new players - “players”, he insists, “who will fight for Brechin City.”

Football: Brechin City, 3; Forfar Athletic, 1. 
City had some consolation for their downfall at the hands of Raith Rovers when they player Division 2 champions Forfar Athletic and beat them 3-1. A crowd of 750 saw this testimonial game for Brian Reid and Dave Watt. The “old crocks” team who played at half time included such former Glebe Park personalities as Dennis Gillespie, Jim Young, Dick Campbell and Brian Nicol.