From the sports’ archives: 30 years ago

Football: Brechin City 4, Meadowbank 1.
Manager Fleming, for a change, had praise all round for his team on Saturday, with special commendation for George Mackie, Ken Eadie and Ian Campbell. Eadie, moved to centre forward, scored his first hat-trick for City and Campbell got the homester’s number four.

Basketball: On Sunday, October 14, Manulife Chiefs played hosts to their old rivals NCR from Dundee. Brechin had a full pool of 10 players who were all eager to get on the court. Brechin were able to maintain a high work-rate throughout the game and ran out worthy winners on a satisfactory 71-31 score line. Top scorers were S. Finlayson (26), B. Eaton (10) P. Craig (9) and A. Wilson (8).