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 […]

Blog 15 – QP and Player Registration Issues

2016-12-27T08:47:39+00:00 December 18th, 2016|

Many of you will have seen the article in Friday’s Daily Record which implied that Queen’s Park have abandoned 150 years of our amateur tradition, and further, that the forms we are asking some of our players to sign may be subject to scrutiny under employment legislation. I […]

Blog 13 – Middlesex Wanderers AFC

2016-12-02T06:47:22+00:00 December 2nd, 2016|

On Friday 26th November, in the company of Past Presidents Peter Buchanan, Ross Caven, Jim Hastie, and Jim Nicholson, I represented the Club at the Annual Dinner of Middlesex Wanderers AFC in London.

Middlesex Wanderers have a long and proud history of being ambassadors of football throughout the world, […]