Blog 24 – Middlesex Wanderers Tour to France

2017-04-25T07:50:25+00:00 April 14th, 2017|

As I have indicated previously in these blogs, Queen’s Park have close ties with Middlesex Wanderers AFC, who are a touring club based in London, and whose aims are the promotion of the game of football and the fostering of fellowship through sport. Like ourselves, they have a […]

Blog 22 – 150 Years of Scottish Football (4)

2017-03-17T08:01:35+00:00 March 17th, 2017|

As I have previously intimated in these blogs, we have been granted a Civic Reception by Glasgow City Council on Friday 7th July. This will be held in the magnificent City Chambers building. Among our guests will be Sir Alex Ferguson.

Several months ago, we began to draw up […]

Blog 20 – Of kilts, trews, and tartan skirts

2017-02-17T07:30:55+00:00 February 17th, 2017|

On Saturday evening, after our match at Hampden with Alloa Athletic, we will be holding our annual Burns Supper in the J. B. McAlpine Pavilion. This is our first official function of 2017, our sesquicentennial year, and while it is not part of the 150th Anniversary celebrations, I […]

Blog 18 – The Erasmus Project (and the Law of Unintended Consequences)

2017-01-23T10:33:46+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|

I was in Spain last week and took the opportunity to visit our squad of coaches, under-17, and under-16 players who were nearing the end of a 14-day training and educational trip to Albir, in the province of Alicante. The squad was led by Gardner Spiers, our Head […]

Blog 17 – 150 Years of Scottish Football (3)

2017-01-07T14:07:25+00:00 January 6th, 2017|

I would like to wish you all a happy and prosperous New Year. Much has been said in the media about what a dreadful year 2016 was, but for Queen’s Park supporters the opposite is true. Winning promotion last May was a magnificent achievement, and to have amassed […]