From the sports’ archives: 40 years ago

Football: Luncarty 0, Brechin Vics 5.
This game was a good try-out for Vics who have their Scottish Cup tie at Dunbar on Saturday. Vics started well and G. Soutar opened the scoring in three minutes. Vics kept up the attacks and Watson got the next counter. Near the interval Munro scored a good goal for Vics. In the second half G. Soutar added number four for the visitors. Marnie added number five.

Football: Constables Low and Scott, Brechin, were members of the Angus football team which trounced North-Eastern Counties 6-0 at Gayfield, Arbroath, in the second round of the Counties and Burgh Cup Beattie (Montrose) had four goals and Logue (Montrose) and Scott the other two.