Murrayburn Primary School-Football Team – 1954/55.
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Between 1954 and 1956 the School Team won the School Board Cup three times plus four other trophies.
Third from the left in the middle row is Alan Gordon, who went on to play for both Hearts and Hibs in the 1960s.
Back Row :-
? , ? ,Alex Redpath, Stewart Gourlay,? Henderson, Ronnie McLeod,
J Porter, Archie Peffers, ? , Malcolm Walker.
Middle Row :-
Mr Butcher, Jim Kilgour, Alan Gordon, J Todd, ? Keddie, Cliff Read, I Peacock
Front Row :-
Charlie Glen, Charlie Wardell, Graham Young, Kenneth Brown,
John Gellaghtly, Barry Messer, N Hunter.
Murrayburn Football Team 1954-55
Back Row Left to Right: ? (think he lived in Parkhead View), Mckenzie, Redpath, Gourlay, Henderson, McLeod, Porter, Peffers, ?? Walker
Middle Row: Mr Butcher, Kilgour, Gordon, Todd, Keddie, Read, Cpt., Peacock, Mr McLeod
Front Row: Glen, Wardell, Young, Brown, Gellaghty, Messer, Telfor
Mr Butcher was the Headmaster and Mr Macleod was a teacher who helped with the Football Team. His place was later taken by Miss Allen or Miss Brown.
The First Team played in the School colours of Green and Brown,while the Junior team wore Maroon and White stripes.
Thanks to Bill Lamb, Cliff and Marion Read and others for the photo, names and details.
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