From the sports’ archives: 50 years ago

Football: Following two good trail games at full back, Brechin City have signed Alex Stewart, a former Dundee United Winter. Ron Sharp, outside left, has been freed at his own request.
Brechin City’s league game with E. S. Clydebank, was one of those cancelled because of an unplayable pitch on Saturday.

Hockey: Saturday’s friendly with Murray Royal at Perth was cancelled due to the weather. Brechin hope Wards Park will be clear of snow for this week’s tussle with Blairgowrie. 
Team to bully-off at 2.15 p.m. is:- Allison, Christieson, Honeyman, Mitchell, Illingworth, Milne, Ballantine, Burness, Hammond, Reid and Irvine.