Tuesday, March 13, 2007

The Big Man Remembered


Ah see MSPs are lobbying ti git Jock Stein a knighthood eftir aw these years. Aboot time tae. Bit in Bo'ness thir wi eiweys be yin Manager who bet thum aw.

The legendary (Saint) Futin Det managed the Grangepans Cosmos through their golden era in the late Seventies, leading the Shore Park team to a number of prestigious trophies, including the Grangepans World Cup in 1977, n consecutive Dirthump League Championship victories fi 1977-1981, beatin teams such as Links United and Bridgeness Academicals in the process.

In the foaty above a statuesque Det is seen just eftir receiving the Jules Rimet Subbuteo Trophy, the ultimate prize in Grangepans soccer history, eftir beating Links United 11-10 in a final thit is still talked aboot in the drying greens i the Bronx. Also pictured is Bill 'Struth' Gibson, long-time manager i the Links Utd team who wid later utter they oft quoted words:

"Fut - you're immortal now".

5 comments:

futin det said...

Foul, Ducky, Foul !!

yan said...

Choo choo, you can't catch me!

Nevets said...

Is Billy Gibson standing in a trench?

WeeGC said...

No, Billy's still the same size.

Tricky said...

alleg... bored now