Eric’s equaliser in 1973

Lang Syne
Lang Syne

We have opted for a sporting theme for this week after coming across this picture in the archives.

On September 22, 1973, Arbroath defeated Dumbarton 2-1 to record their first league win of the season.

This picture shows Eric Sellars equalising for Arbroath, after his initial attempt was blocked by Sons’ ‘keeper Williams.

Billy Pirie headed home the winner. The team that day was: Marshall, Milne, Rylance, Cargill, Waddell, Murray, Sellars, Fletcher, Pirie, Penman, Payne. Substitutes: Lawson and Yule.

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