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Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

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Ricky Gomes with defensive stalwart Ricky Little. Pic by Graham Black.

Ricky Gomes Q&A: profile of Arbroath’s Portu-goalie

Arbroath goalkeeper Ricky Gomes was kind enough to speak to HeraldSport all the way from Portugal last week as we put together a profile of Gayfield’s Iberian stopper.

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Bobby Linn:
title victory at Lichties is the best feeling yet

Bobby Linn: title victory at Lichties is the best feeling yet

The team spirit at Arbroath has been particularly inspiring this season during their march towards the League Two championship.

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Arbroath chairman John Christison bows out after remarkable length of service

Arbroath chairman John Christison bows out after remarkable length of service

At the end of the celebrations following Arbroath’s confirmation as League Two champions, there was a touch of sadness around Forthbank.

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Arbroath FC Sat 6th May 2017 League Cup Winners

Wonderful birthday gesture shows class of Arbroath chairman John Christison

Arbroath fan Dave Ramsay was gutted to be missing the club’s landmark day on Saturday, May 6 as he celebrated his 70th birthday - at Gayfield!

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Arbroath skipper Mark Whatley hails special day

Arbroath skipper Mark Whatley hails special day

Arbroath captain Mark Whatley said it was a great feeling to lift the League Two title trophy to cap off a remarkable season for the club.

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Arbroath goalkeeper Ricky Gomes: deal me in gaffer

Arbroath goalkeeper Ricky Gomes: deal me in gaffer

Arbroath’s title-winning goalkeeper Ricky Gomes says he’s happy to stay with the League Two champions.

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Ricky Little beside goalkeeper Ricky Gomes, celebrating Arbroath's title victory. Pic by Graham Black.

Arbroath hero Ricky Little says supporters deserve League Two title win

Ricky Little has suffered a lot of heartache during his four years with Arbroath - a relegation, a title collapse, and a ninth-placed finish.

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Coach John Young celebrates with the League Two trophy. Pic by Graham Black.

Hamilton and Doris say Arbroath can be a force in League One

Colin Hamilton said winning the League Two title was exactly what he came to Arbroath to do.

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MSP lodges motion to congratulate Lichties

MSP lodges motion to congratulate Lichties

Angus South MSP Graeme Dey has lodged a motion in the Scottish Parliament congratulating Arbroath Football Club on their League Two title victory.

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Jimmy Scott holds the League Two trophy. Pic by Graham Black.

Arbroath title win post-mortem: how the league was won

As a sports reporter covering something of the magnitude of Arbroath’s League Two title victory, you have to search for the best narrative.
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Bryan Prunty.

Arbroath confirmed as SPFL League Two champions

Dick Campbell's Arbroath side have been crowned SPFL League Two champions after an exhilarating final day of the season.

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Neil Doncaster with the SPFL League Two title.

Helicopter Saturday confirmed for thrilling conclusion to League Two title battle

Scottish League Two is set for a thrilling conclusion this Saturday as Angus rivals Arbroath and Forfar Athletic fight it out for the title – and in what has become a Scottish football tradition, the trophy will be delivered to the winners by helicopter.

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Report: Arbroath move top of League Two after McCord hits hat-trick

Report: Arbroath move top of League Two after McCord hits hat-trick

Arbroath travel to Forthbank Stadium on Saturday knowing that a win over Stirling Albion will guarantee that the Ladbrokes League Two title is destined for Gayfield.

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Mark Whatley says title-chasing Arbroath need to stay focused on the task at hand

Mark Whatley says title-chasing Arbroath need to stay focused on the task at hand

Arbroath skipper Mark Whatley has called on his teammates to remain focused on the goal with the Lichties one win away from the title.

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Dick Campbell hails Arbroath and issues battle cry - bring it on

Dick Campbell hails Arbroath and issues battle cry - bring it on

Dick Campbell hailed his Arbroath side for keeping pace with League Two leaders Forfar Athletic then told his players - bring it on.

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Report: Ryan McCord masterclass keeps Arbroath right on Forfar Athletic’s heels

Report: Ryan McCord masterclass keeps Arbroath right on Forfar Athletic’s heels

Arbroath remain firmly snapping at Forfar Athletic’s heels in the chase for the Ladbrokes League Teo title as a win over Cowdenbeath stretched their impressive away record to 14 games undefeated.

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Report: Arbroath miss chance to go top after Edinburgh City land last gasp hammer blow

Report: Arbroath miss chance to go top after Edinburgh City land last gasp hammer blow

With only a few seconds left, the Lichties seemed destined to move to the top of the league with Forfar’s defeat already sealed by Montrose.

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Comfortable Hibs see off Arbroath Vics in league tie

Arbroath Vics were back at home on Saturday but suffered a 3-0 defeat to title-chasers Thornton Hibs.

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Arbroath star Bobby Linn would love to win League Two title for suffering supporters

Arbroath star Bobby Linn would love to win League Two title for suffering supporters

Bobby Linn admitted that Arbroath’s title collapse in 2015 is on his mind as the Lichties battle rivals Forfar Athletic for the League Two crown.

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