From the sports’ archives: 50 years ago

Football: Matrix 7, Kirrie Thistle, 1.
Matrix took the lead after 10 minutes after Low beat Millar from close range. Two minutes later Carnegie tapped the ball home from a Smith cross. Kirrie’s right back handled a shot from R. Tocher on the goal line and W. Tocher made no mistake from the spot. Annandale made it four near the interval. In the second half, the goals game from Robertson (2) and Smith, while Wilkie scored a consolation goal for Thistle.

Football: Raith Rovers 2, Brechin City 1.
First to score at Starks Park on Wednesday, City gave the Fifers a good run for the points. Indeed, right up to the final whistle, with a bit of luck, they might have finished level.