From the sports’ archives: 40 years ago

Football: Brechin Vics 4, Lochee United 0.
Vics were one up in five minutes when Soutar headed a Noble cross well away from the ‘keeper. Fyfe crashed a great shot against the post and Mitchell had only to touch home the rebound. In 50 minutes Munro slipped a high ball down the middle pas the advancing United ‘keeper. Twelve minutes before full time Munro headed home to complete the scoring.

Squash: During the Christmas holidays an invitational tournament was held at Kintrockat for boys in the 13-15 age group. Sixteen entries were received. The final was played on January 10 between Peter Andrews and Alan Gauld. Peter failed to produce his true form, and Alan won 9-3, 9-3, 10-8.