Hugh’s Gems: 11

Hugh’s Gems pages are quite popular with regular viewing figures to prove it.    We start this time with a photograph of John Anderson, former national coach, and of course of Gladiators fame at the age of 94.

Below: Allan Wells in the Ibrox Trophy Room

Celtic Sports, 1910  (courtesy Eric Giacoletti)

Ian McCafferty at the back in a race at the dog track in Tranent at the start of a short lived professional career.

Below: Back in the day – but before yours and mine !   Dam Park in 1898

Herb Elliott, everybody’s hero in the 1950’s, with the much under rated Laurie Reed the Brit in third

A short report on the founding of the Glasgow Academicals Club  –  in 1866!

Early cross-country: from Rugby School arcioves