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Caithness v Orkney

Action from the Caithness v Orkney Archer Shield match played on 26 May 1968. Caithness won the match 5-3. Orkney goal scorers were Ian Hutchison (2) and W Spence.

The Orkney line-up in 2-3-5 formation was: J Sinclair,L Flett, R Pottinger, R Hutchison, F Hutchison, P Stout, R Groundwater, W Spence, I Hutchison, D Fox & E Craigie.

Anyone know if that's Jim Sinclair in goal or the Caithness keeeper? He has a good head of hair so it could be Jim!

Photo courtesy of Ian Hutchison.
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Picture added on 12 August 2009
I don't think the date can be right. I would think with the line-up that is listed it is more likely to be mid - late fifties.
Orkney had white sleeves in the mid fifties therefore I would guess, going by the men on the posts, that this is Caithness defending a corner/cross so I would say it's the Caithness keeper.
Added by B.Moar on 17 August 2009
Earlier than 1968. '58 perhaps?
Added by Sumteeik on 17 August 2009
Sorry guys, the actual date was 26th May 1956. I was only eight months old at the time so that's my excuse!! My thoughts must have still been on the Faroes game when I entered the date.
Anonymous comment added on 17 August 2009
Maybe the Caithness goalkeeper is Donald Gunn?
Match played on the "Dammies" Thurso
Return match was 7-2 to Orkney.
Added by A.Mackay on 21 July 2012
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