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Cromarty Football Club - 1962
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Cromarty Football Club - 1962

This picture shows the team which beat Conon in the Munro cup final that year.
Back Row - D MacPhee, R Winton, I MacPhee, D Robertson, R MacLean, J Gillies.
Front Row - H Kniarzyk, K Pickett, F McIver, D Kelly, A Shepherd.

The posts on the pitch were set up to take ropes to hold back the crowd at Cromarty home games after a particularly rowdy match against Alness. The referree, Colin Murray from Evanton, threw his case into the harbour afterwards, saying he'd never ref another game again, and the antics got Cromarty FC onto the back page of the Sunday Post.
Picture added on 01 January 2003
Comments:
My Dad has recognised his former army mate "Abu" Shepherd from this photo.

My Dad and him were stationed together in Hameln, W Germany with 125 company, Royal Army Service Corps, B platoon, attached to 26 Field Royal Engineers Bridging Unit. 1955 - 1957.
Added by Paula Lovitt on 07 August 2006
I found my Dad at last. Shame his name is not spelt that way - it's Kniarzyk.
[OK Sandie. Sorted now]
Added by Sandie Kniarzyk on 07 November 2009
Who is F Mciver? is it no suposed to be Mackie Mciver?
Added by Steven Mciver on 17 June 2011
Freddie Mciver used to live up the mains and left in the 60's to go to Leicester where he still lives. He comes back to Cromarty fairly regularly.
Added by Rhona Garratt on 23 June 2011
Yes, I'm sure it was Freddie. Late 50`s early 60's.
Added by Dorothy Ewen (Robertson) on 23 June 2011
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