WITH Rangers set to host an unfashionable Albion Rovers side in the Scottish Cup quarter-final, Shaughan McGuigan delves into the archives to remind us of the Vers’ astonishing achievements in 1919-20 competition.
“THIS is the one!” sang The Stone Roses. Who knows what they were referring to but it’s very likely they were describing the final piece of the Top 25 Superstars of the Lower League feature. This is it, this is where the real heroes lie.
“WHERE can I go to find out who might be the very best players in Scotland below the Premiership, I must know!” exclaimed the woman. Have no fear, dear lady, your pals at Tell Him He’s Pelé have just the list.
YOUR friends at Tell Him He’s Pelé have cut through the bias to bring you the best 25 players in the lower leagues. Starting at 25 and working up to 16, we examine those special talents in loving detail.
A DRAW would have been enough… What would have happened had Clyde defeated Inverness Caledonian Thistle on 8 May 2004? Lawrie Spence remembers the 2003-04 First Division title race and imagine what could have been.
TALL oaks from little acorns grow… Sir Alex Ferguson is the greatest football manager of all time, but his humble beginnings at East Stirlingshire are often overlooked. We remember his 17-game spell in charge of the Firs Park club.