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