From the sports’ archives: 50 years ago

Football: Stracathro Hospital’s football team who lost 6-2 in their first match against the team from the US Navy Base at Edzell had their revenge last Wednesday when they defeated a strong American side by eight goals to one. The leading scorer foe the Hospital side was Ron Honeyman who netted six. Ian Reid and Ken Smith accounted for the other two.

Football: Brechin City 1, Stirling Albion 3
From the kickoff Stirling tried for an early goal but Will Tocher (Matrix) foiled them time and time gain. Albion went ahead in the 16th minute due to a defensive slip. McKinnon scored Albion’s second in the second half, before Thomson added a third. City got a consolation goal in the final minutes, with Dawson the scorer.