From the sports’ archives: 50 years ago

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Football: Brechin Matrix, 3; Alyth United, 0.
Matrix went ahead after five minutes through Carnegie, in the final of the Forfar Businessman’s Trophy at Matrix Park last Wednesday. Douglas added a second goal five minutes later. McAbe, Alyth’s centre half, pulled a muscle and left the field after 35 minutes. Ten minutes after half-time Crabb made sure for Matrix.

Football: Brechin City have signed 19-year-old inside forward Alex Drummond from Thornton Hibs.

Golf: Drew Robertson, the 25-year-old Edzell Golfer, who grew up at Taranty, where his father was club steward, won the Brechin Club’s first-ever men’s open championship with a return of 70.