Nostalgia: Rothesay Old Boys FC, 1946-67

This week's Bits from Bygone Bute picture shows the 'Rothesay Old Boys FC' football team who won the De Boer Cup, the Laurie Rosebowl and the Buteshire Cup in 1946/47. Back row L-R: J. Wright (right half), D. Brown (right back), P. Weir (goalkeeper), T. Johnstone (centre half), W. Shaw (inside left). Front row: G. Rankin (outside right), A. McGregor (centre), N. Mackenzie (left back and captain), J. McDonald (left half), P. Cook (inside right). Front: A. McDonald (outside left).
This week's Bits from Bygone Bute picture shows the 'Rothesay Old Boys FC' football team who won the De Boer Cup, the Laurie Rosebowl and the Buteshire Cup in 1946/47. Back row L-R: J. Wright (right half), D. Brown (right back), P. Weir (goalkeeper), T. Johnstone (centre half), W. Shaw (inside left). Front row: G. Rankin (outside right), A. McGregor (centre), N. Mackenzie (left back and captain), J. McDonald (left half), P. Cook (inside right). Front: A. McDonald (outside left).

This week’s nostalgia trip takes you back to 1946-47 the ‘Rothesay Old Boys FC’ football team who won that season’s De Boer Cup, the Laurie Rosebowl and the Buteshire Cup.

Back row L-R: J. Wright (right half), D. Brown (right back), P. Weir (goalkeeper), T. Johnstone (centre half), W. Shaw (inside left).

Front row: G. Rankin (outside right), A. McGregor (centre), N. Mackenzie (left back and captain), J. McDonald (left half), P. Cook (inside right).

Front: A. McDonald (outside left).

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