From the sports’ archives: 30 years ago

Football: Brechin City Under-14s 2, Broughty United 6.
The difference between the teams was making chances and taking them. Broughty’s new centre showed how by scoring four goals and their inside right two. The Brechin trialist centre scored a well taken goal, lobbing the ‘keeper from 20 yards out. Smart scored number two from the spot after Thomson was brought down.

Football: Hearts 1, Brechin City 0.
Brechin City failed to reach the quarter-finals of the Scottish Cup by only one goal. This was scored by Hearts in the fourth round replay at Tynecastle. The goal, in the 65th minute, was against the run of play. City were throughout a well organised team.