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Thirds, too, defeated Celtic 2-1 in the final of the Glasgow Cup final at Hampden in April 1963. ‘That first day sneaking into Cathkin was the catalyst,’ he says. He offers no defence to this charge. New breakfast box delivery service launched across Glasgow. He is not immune to romance but not swayed by it. But the club went under in a tide of money problems, a sea of corruption allegations. ‘If you ask me where Third Lanark will be in 10 years, then I want them to be playing in Scottish senior football, possibly League One by then,’ he says. Two Scottish cups, a league title, a couple of second division titles, the Glasgow Cup, the Charity Cup and 34 of their players had been capped by Scotland. Third Lanark went down with debts of £40,000, around £500,000 today, a trifling sum even then. In the 1962 close season he was transferred, for £14,500, to a then struggling Manchester City in the English First Divison – and he rammed in 32 goals in all, the rest of the side contributing just 39 between them. Crystal Palace 1-0 Brighton LIVE: Wilfried Zaha penalty put Palace ahead as bitter rivals face off in south... Gareth Bale 'was the ONLY Real Madrid player to REJECT a pay-cut' to his £500,000-a-week wages at the height... 'They misjudged the situation': Borussia Dortmund CEO believes Manchester United got Jadon Sancho pursuit... 'We didn't know he can shoot! Thirds manager George Young, the former Rangers and Scotland captain, knew Hiddleston of old and promptly walked out of the club at the AGM together with his staff. Hiddleston's motive in bringing the club so low that it was bound to fail is alleged to have been so that he could profit from selling the ground for housing. The ousted director Robert Martin also left saying prophetically, “Good luck to Thirds and God help them.”. Three cars torched in spate of targeted attacks in East Kilbride, Police are appealing for information following the linked incidents, Christmas jobs in Glasgow: the businesses looking for seasonal staff to fill festive roles. The BBBofC should immediately remove him': Eddie Hearn leads calls for British judge Terry O'Connor to be... 'I don't know how they sleep at night... it's a scandal': Gary Neville gives his damning verdict on the... 'It's a wake-up call': Thibaut Courtois warns Real Madrid they must improve ahead of Champions League opener... Hugh Mcdonald For The Scottish Daily Mail.

‘They are important because they are part of the history of this area. They were league champions in 1903-4 and won the Scottish Cup twice, in 1889 and 1905.

Our. ‘My wife would say I am obsessed,’ he admits. He wanted the game cancelled because injury-ravaged Thirds couldn't raise a team. Thirds finished third, ironically, having conceded a monumental 80 goals in 34 games. If anyone asked us what we were doing we would just tell them we had come in to get our ball. No arrests were made following the incident which involved the use of pyrotechnics. Harley was transferred at the end of that season to Birmingham for £42,000 but, like other Scottish players then, had a fondness for drink and louche entertainment. This vista surely did not include leading the campaign to bring professional football back to the abandoned, forlorn stadium. ‘There is also a wonderful reaction when men or women of a certain age see their grandchildren wear Third Lanark strips.’. 1.7K likes. It worked.

This was at the height of Scottish club football power. His older brother and Cathkin playmate is John, who went on to play senior football for Sheffield United, keeping a certain Jimmy Johnstone out of the side, and fathering Aiden, of whom one may have heard. The Nurmagomedov fighting dynasty: Khabib and his three cousins have a combined record of 67 wins with only... Floyd is in the money! ‘I never drive by it,’ he says of Cathkin Park. ‘I always go in and check it. ‘We had a Bobby Moore ball, size five. The views expressed in the contents above are those of our users and do not necessarily reflect the views of MailOnline. Colleagues at HC-One’s Quayside care home in Yoker made sure Rachel Gorman still had the best possible day despite current circumstances.

‘This is what Cathkin Park once meant to tens of thousands.’. ‘We are desperate for a good news story here and Third Lanark can provide it,’ he says. He sees Third Lanark as the hub of the community. His first step onto the Cathkin pitch more than 50 years ago came only weeks after Lord Fraser issued a winding-up order in the Court of Session and appointed an official liquidator for a club that had an illustrious history and now were summarily executed. It's the place in Glasgow where dreams have gone to die.

It is a dramatic shot. Instead, he moves forwards on two fronts. You could still get into the pavilion and I would stand on the balcony surveying everything in front of me. Glasgow weather: Met Office warning issued for heavy rain with possibility of travel disruption and flooding, As much as 75-100mm of rain might fall tomorrow in the Strathclyde area, Glasgow care home resident celebrates 103rd birthday with prosecco, cake and Frank Sinatra songs. There's precious little there now to commemorate the Hi-Hi. This photograph is one of 200 that McGeady wants to bring back to the club. The Rangers fixture incentive which allows Steven Gerrard's side to open up gap over Celtic, The Ibrox side have a chance to stamp their authority on the title race over the next two weeks, Celtic news headlines and fallout to Rangers defeat as Neil Lennon's agent hits back at critics, Chris Sutton also slammed the "gutless" performance of his old team, Ex Rangers defender feels Celtic's understanding of 3-5-2 is 'basic' as he says team was 'worst in 20 years', Maurice Ross reckons his old club are "by far" the best side in Scotland right now, Glasgow's iconic University Cafe selling Halloween-themed bumper packs. In the 1960/61 season, home and away, Thirds had 555,489 paying customers (gates were shared then), in the final one just 55,543. The man who led the line was the greatest Scottish striker you've probably never heard of. But even his goals could not prevent them being relegated.

‘It was planned,’ says the younger. explains more about how we use your data, and your rights. We are no longer accepting comments on this article. Ally MacLeod of Third Lanark heads home against Rangers at a packed Cathkin Park, Alex Harley celebrates Jim Goodfellow's deflected goal for Third Lanark against Rouen in the Franco British Friendship Cup in 1962, The empty and overgrown terraces at Cathkin Park today, Dave Hilley scores goal for Thirds against Hibernian, Third Lanark manager George Young (left) in July 1961 with players Dave Hilley and Alec Harley, decked out in cricket whites, Bill Shankly and his brother, Third Lanark manager Bob at Cathkin Park in 1958, George McCallum rises above a pack of his Third Lanark team mates at a training session at Cathkin Park in July 1960, Paint it black: The vandalised sign at Third Lanark's old ground, Cathkin, The incredible story of how an alcohol-fuelled Scottish party introduced football to Spain, The story of Glasgow's original Godfather, Walter Norval, Single Glasgow pub remains open to punters hell-bent on a visit to the boozer. From Pandora to Royal Mail - there's already some great jobs up for grabs. And it was no fluke. How Scottish football lost Third Lanark, a cherished club destroyed by one man’s greed 19/04/2019 by Matthew Evans T all trees rustle in the Glasgow breeze as the early spring sun’s rays permeate their branches and glisten against the grass. ‘The grass was slightly long but it was still a proper football pitch. ‘I believe it will take £5,000 and we have raised about two grand so far,’ he says. But I have never forgotten that feeling of being inside Cathkin Park.’.

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