From the sports’ archives: 40 years ago

Squash: In a return junior match played at Kintrockat on November 21, Brechin High School again beat the Grange Club, Monifieth by four matches to one. The scores were - Peter Andrews 3, S. McConkey 0; Alan Gauld 3, D. Welch 0; Gordon Craig 3, I McKenzie 0; Niall Andrews 1, R. Haston 3; Scott Ritchie 3, P. Vincent 2.

Football: Raith Rovers 5, Brechin City 2.
After four games without defeat Brechin City found the Fife team tougher opposition than they had expected. They were two goals down at half-time and though the visitors had a good second half (in spite of having to play with 10 men), they finished three goals behind.