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1949 Orkney County Football Team
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1949 Orkney County Football Team

A photo by J.W.Sinclair of the Orkney team from 1949. On display are the Archer Shield for beating Caithness and the Milne Cup for beating Shetland.
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Picture added on 21 October 2007
Comments:
I can name a few of these great players, but can anyone name them all?
Added by Fred Johnston on 29 October 2011
I'll have a guess at some of the names. Back Row,
Bill Sim ( Thorfinn)?, ?.

Middle. Jim Donaldson (Thorfinn), Davie Fox (Thorfinn), John Donaldson( Thorfinn), Jackie Hutchison (Dounby), Magnus (Mugga) Tait (Stromness).

Front. Russell Croy( Rovers), Freddie Hutchison (Dounby), Arthur Dainty ( Holm).

In my opinion, this was the best ever Orkney team.
Added by Fred Johnston on 29 October 2011
The missing two on the back row are Arnold Rendall Tankerness goalie and Jock Cusiter from Orphir.
Added by Edwin Rendall on 08 November 2011
Who did Arnold Rendall play for? I think that Jock Cursiter played for Rovers.
Added by Fred Johnston on 10 November 2011
My great grendad is Arthur Dainty, front row right :)
Added by Michelle Dainty on 04 May 2016
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