From the sports’ archives: 30 years ago

Football: Kilmarnock 1, Brechin City 1.
Manager Fleming was quite pleased with his team’s form at Kilmarnock on Saturday. They came back with a well-earned point and in the fourth place on the League table have made quite a promising start to the new season, he says.

Football: Kirriemuir 0, Brechin Harp 9.
The W. Walker Cup first leg match was the first game of the season for both teams. Brechin took the lead after 10 minutes. They then overran the Kirrie boys with Sean Sweeny playing superbly in midfield and led 5-0 at half time. They eased up in the second half, but still scored four goals. Scorers - A. Pucci, I. Rosie, S. Sweeney, E. Grieve, N. Peters (2), S. Oag (2) and M. Cameron.