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Lochwinnochsaintee last won the day on March 28 2017

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  1. I’m sure 7pm was announced at yesterday’s game.
  2. Utterly brilliant! Let’s hope we can fill our stadium next week as the OF are getting ti fill theirs.
  3. I’ve heard that the club are only opening up some blocks at a time. If this is true, some more singles may yet become available.
  4. I appreciate the constraints the club are working under at present but I feel they could have organised this a bit better. I feel guilty having been successful as this is only my second year as a ST holder and I think longer standing ST holders deserved priority. Alternatively, they could have sent an initial email with YES and NO buttons asking if you wished to be included in the ballot. I would have replied NO. That said, I’m going! I believe the team deserve as rousing a welcome as up to 1000 fans scattered around the ground can give at their first public appearance since winning the cups when they come out tonight in recognition of their successes last season.
  5. Welcome! In this thread https://www.weareperth.co.uk/wapforum/index.php?/topic/29286-stjohnstone-v-ross-county-saturday-20th-march/page/2/&tab=comments#
  6. Utterly amazing. Who’d have thought it at the start of the season. Saints we just love you!!!
  7. A great day indeed, didn’t think I’d have much to add to what’s been said already but on reflection there are some reverse parallels with the 1969 final. I remember that being a game of “what ifs”. What if Henry Hall had managed to score when he was put through in the first minute? What if Benny Rooney’s shot in the second half had not been successfully tipped round the post? This time, what if Zander had failed to make that crucial save in the first half? But it was Saints’s day and another for the memory books. Around 1990 I said to my dad that I predicted Saints would win a major trophy in my lifetime. He just laughed. We now have two but sadly not in his lifetime, he died in 1999. I bought a season ticket for the first time this year and if I had any nagging doubts about renewing it they are well and truly dispelled no matter how Saints do in the rest of the season or how the COVID-19 situation develops. Can’t wait till I can start travelling to Perth to make good use of the season ticket.
  8. Oops, looking at it further it was probably Lord Forteviot. Apologies, I need a history lesson.
  9. Back in the 70s a friend had a summer job at the Royal Perth golf club as a barman. Lord Mansfield came in at lunchtimes and asked for a whisky, which of course had to be Dewars without further inquiry. My mate just could not summon up the courage to ask him “Would you like to try a Bells for a change today , sir?”
  10. Great game, well worth the £15 and no tech glitches
  11. Opened this day in 1960, a silent film of the ceremony can be seen here: https://movingimage.nls.uk/film/2609 I was in primary 2 at Goodlyburn then but don’t remember getting time off to go and see the queen but have vague memories of the Rannoch road newsagents selling flags.
  12. Nearly half way through, a good read and a real page turner. Enjoyed the virtual launch last night, looking forward already to your next novel and in time, the trilogy. I would recommend it as a Christmas stocking filler.