You Couldn't Make It Up!

by Jack Little

Sports nutrition in the 1880s was in its infancy. Previewing the following day's Scottish Cup ties (Thistle lost to Dumbarton) the "Dundee Courier" reported on 13/11/1885 that Renton and Cowlairs were both in strict training which meant "eat nothing but dry toast and steak".

Publishing date An original Thistle Archive publication, 07-Sep-2020.
Latest edit date Latest edit version 02-Jun-2020.

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