You Couldn't Make It Up!

by Jack Little

Watch your feet! The friendly defeat (4-1) by Cowlairs at the Clyde Brigade Army Camp on 13/7/1889 must have tested the players. The "Glasgow Herald" reported that "the ground was only in fair condition, time not having been found to fill up a number of ditches and rabbit holes. One wonders what an unplayable pitch would have looked like!

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

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