Gordon Brown

Remember BOZ playing with Fernhill Ath,Cathkin Utd,Hamilton Amateurs and Govanhill - no nonsense defender

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Posted by Bald Eagle
Friday 06th of July 2012 19:36:09
Passed the G man doing his Van Gough in Burnside the other day top player in his time good to see he still retains his hair more than I can say for myself.
Posted by Stiff Little Fingers
Tuesday 08th of May 2012 22:32:01
Was reading his post about practicing over the pitches when he was young the big man staived my thumb a couple of times he could hit a mean penalty.To this day I do not know why I let myself take that punishment for his benefit.
Posted by Burnie Stats Man
Thursday 12th of April 2012 10:35:03
Dont know how you remember all the stuff from the past but try and keep it coming really enjoying the stories.Thought i was doing well slagging you about the game for Springvale.
Posted by Spoofer
Thursday 29th of March 2012 19:56:37
The G man nearly scored a goal once with his right if it hadnt been for a field mouse running in front of him as he pulled the trigger. He tripped over it and left poor wee jerry for dead luckily the trainer came on and gave it mouse to mouse after an apology from big G wee jerry went on his way if i remember right Fernhill went on to win no thanks to G mans miss.I agree with below that big man always wanted to win
Posted by Gloria
Sunday 18th of March 2012 00:36:44
Would have killed to have his hair back in the 70s remember him in the Burnside Hotel back then
Posted by Archie Bald
Tuesday 28th of February 2012 20:59:41
The Man with the Golden Left Peg : probably never scored a goal with his right foot. Must be one of the best left-footed footballers from Rutherglen. Many pundits think left peggers are the most technically gifted and creative footballers. They bring balance, creativity and grace to a team. It is good to have a single footer in a team. Big G left scorch marks on every park he played on – he liked to win. Also a nice guy away from the battle field of the fitba park – once climbed to the top of a 30 foot tree in Fernhill to rescue a stranded ginger cat called Ginger.
Posted by Dorian Gray
Monday 27th of February 2012 22:20:29
Big G a leg end sorry legend in his own life time. Like his photo hasnt changed a bit just like myself
Posted by GAB
Saturday 25th of February 2012 18:34:45
As for comments below tried to forget about that game thats why i was a defender mainly although i did enjoy playing upfront that day regards Dan Druff comments only ever scored one hat trick with Fernhill against the Bickendorf team(3 penalties) when we beat them 10-1 the same night the big team won 1-0
Posted by Burnie Stats Man
Thursday 23rd of February 2012 22:41:12
Just heard about site good to see big Gordon on it regards how big man celebrated scoring remember story from one sunday night in the Burnside many moons ago he played his first game for Springvale at East Kilbride.He was playing as a left winger the team won by roughly 22-0 and he didnt score took a pounding that night but to be fair to him he set up quite a few some laugh
Posted by Sunday Poster
Sunday 19th of February 2012 10:34:55
If you go onto YOUTUBE.COM and search on " dimitri maths ", you will see how GB used to celebrate the Maths test... - This is also how he used to celebrate a goal over the Fernhill Parks. Classic stuff. Once you've got the rhythme, you never lose it.
Posted by Dan Druff
Sunday 19th of February 2012 09:24:54
The big man was the Jim Baxter from Fernhill. He could play with one foot. Also had a rebellious streak against authority and when things were not done fairly. Baxter once scored a hat trick and at the end of the game put the ball up his jersey and wanted to keep it. The ref came into the chaning room and demanded his ball back: Jimmy refused. The ref went away and got the President of the SFA ( Willie Allan who Baxter did not like ): he asked for the ball. Again Jimmy refused. That caused some grief. Not sure if GB ever nicked a ball up his duke, ( don't remember him ever scoring a hat trick ), but he was a great player player to have in your team. I think he deserves more votes.
Posted by The Chelsea pensioner
Sunday 05th of February 2012 22:31:25
Did my best to get him to use that right peg, total waste of time anyway he's got more votes than me,must have been a good teacher.When you have a great left foot who needs a right anyway.Top man well deserves his place on this list of Rutherglens finest.
Posted by Jimbo
Tuesday 31st of January 2012 20:24:07
Big G also played for a spell with Rutherglen FPs at left back solid
Posted by anonymous
Sunday 29th of January 2012 21:04:08
Cheers for the info Bully Wee on John Jo and Rab
Posted by Ed Band
Sunday 08th of January 2012 16:14:05
Played with Boz for years remember my last game with him at fernhill it was just before half time and i heard the snap there was hair everywhere they worked on him during haif time and managed to put a pony tail in but it wouldnt hold had to come off after an hour never played with him again
Posted by The Bully Wee
Sunday 08th of January 2012 09:29:18
Name was John Jo McGeever ( I think ). Fine player hard as nails. Also Rab Ferris was at Clyde in the mid 1970;s. Started as a centre forwward and then moved to full back. Rab was on the verge of a big money move to England when he unfortunately had a serious knee injury. He was known as The Cannonball Kid due to his shooting power. Really top player. I think he ended up playing in Australia
Posted by anonymous
Sunday 08th of January 2012 00:02:52
Govanhill what a team remember Boz and Duill playing alongside John jo somebody cannot remember his second name and Rab Ferris who went on to play with Clyde great days one solid defender
Posted by Dixie
Saturday 07th of January 2012 23:15:28
Good to see big Gordon on the list, played with him many years ago,smashing player,cracking guy !!!!!
Posted by J.P
Wednesday 04th of January 2012 12:06:39
Think it was big Andy Semple that put Govanhill team together use to watch them at Toryglen pitches big man was cracking at the back in a cracking team
Posted by MUNN HEADTEACHER
Sunday 01st of January 2012 17:03:51
BOZ DOC AND CHINK WHAT A MIDFIELD DONE ACADEMY PROUD
Posted by BOZ
Thursday 29th of December 2011 20:00:34
Missed a few names out Willie Irvine,Mick Quinn,Charlie Docherty and Stuart Keenan all great guys to have played with at both teams
Posted by BOZ aka GAB
Wednesday 28th of December 2011 17:54:02
Have to mention the guys from outside Rutherglen who played with me at Cathkin and Hamilton all cracking players Alan Dempsey,John McGhee,Pat Ward,John Donnachie and Davie Harvie not forgetting Liam Markie,David Black and Robert McCALLUM
Posted by anonymous
Tuesday 27th of December 2011 20:10:24
Remember Boz from Cambus Court days some laughs didnt know he played
Posted by linford
Friday 23rd of December 2011 20:30:20
An artist. Also a cracking guy.
Posted by anonymous
Friday 23rd of December 2011 20:25:38
Super left peg could hit a mean dead ball pity about his right
Posted by anonymous
Monday 19th of December 2011 00:01:23
Another of three on list Boz played left half with Academy great side to watch back then
Posted by Jimmy
Friday 16th of December 2011 11:11:49
Was sure Boz was more into the doors than playing the game then again must be true he never did BREAK ON THROUGH solid centre half though
Posted by anonymous
Wednesday 14th of December 2011 22:14:31
Dont know how he could play back then must have been blinded wi all that hair
Posted by Toryglen Ken
Wednesday 14th of December 2011 00:32:33
Played wi the big man at Fernhill and with a super Cathkin team in the 70s turned down the chance to go to Hamilton with him big mistake even better side

Gordon Brown

Gordon Brown

defender

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