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Dornoch 3rd Eleven Football team 1953
Dornoch 3rd Eleven Football team 1953

Monochrome photograph of Dornoch 3rd eleven football team (12 players) with two silver trophies; mounted on cardboard.
Picture added on 17 October 2008
Back - Sanders Macdonald: Denis Bethune: ?Panda Macdonald: ?: ?: Iain Fraser
front:?: ?: Ian Maclean: Ali Maclean: Ali Grant: ??Robert Murray
Added by CALUM GRANT on 25 May 2009
Between Panda and Iain Fraser is Murdo Matheson from Clashmugadh, Clashmore
Added by CALUM GRANT on 05 July 2009
Goalkeeper Billy Cowie (Embo)and front row 2nd from Right Uisdean Macleod (Hooty)
Added by CALUM GRANT on 08 August 2009
Sorry 2nd from right is Uisdean MACLEAN not Macleod as per my last e mail !!
Added by CALUM GRANT on 09 August 2009
Calum, the goalkeeper looks to me very like Kenny Ratell (Selina's brother)from Embo and not Billy Cowie. What do you think? But I hear that Billy is now living in Golspie and Kenny in Southampton so perhaps we might even get a chirp from either of them to put the matter to rest.
Added by Kenneth Mackay on 01 March 2010
Kenneth - That could well be the case - from speaking with Panda and Dennis
they seemed to think that Billy Cowie was their Goalkeeper but of course on the day when the photo was taken he may not have been there ! Lets hope that they have a look at the photo and can remember what they looked like then !!
Added by CALUM GRANT on 03 March 2010
I've just come across this photo, and Calum's contributions from six years ago. Calum's identification of one of the players as Ian MacLean is incorrect, as my brother Ian is not in the photo at all. Also, I'd question the caption's description of the team as "Dornoch 3rd Eleven". I think it's clearly a youth team (under 17, under 18, or whatever) rather than a third eleven.
Added by David MacLean on 26 September 2015
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