Evening News nostalgia

Evening News nostalgia

Nostalgia: Family snapshots of another era

It is a story that began with the city's tram network where two locals met and fell in love.

Nostalgia: Not so beautiful game

There was anger this week when a 13-year-old rising football star was told she was banned from playing in a national cup final - because she is a girl.

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Nostalgia: Blazing a trail through history

They have flooded our letter boxes with leaflets, taken over our television screens and trekked the Capital's streets for weeks in a bid to win our votes.

Nostalgia: Over the courses of time

THEIR merger will result in the creation of one of the biggest colleges in the UK, catering for tens of thousands of students eager to further their education.

Nostalgia: Waverley's just the ticket

Most of us will have many happy memories of Waverley Station. Family holidays and day trips beginning or ending at the busy city terminal, or simply the arrival of loved ones from far away. It is indeed the scene for many a tearful reunion.

Hibee History: Hibs 3-1 Airdrie, April 10, 1971

Hibs players disproved a theory they had been using all season in an effort to explain their appalling form when they hammered Airdrie 3-1 at Easter Road. They didn't need a big crowd and atmosphere to produce their best, for only 6000 seen them play their slickest stuff for months.

Maroon Memories: Hamilton 0-2 Hearts April 10, 1982

Little Alex MacDonald carried Hearts all on his own at Douglas Park.

Nostalgia: We've been around the houses

IT WAS a challenge that had Evening News readers racking their brains for weeks.

Nostalgia: Green and present land

For the thousands of pupils, parents and members of staff who have ever walked through its doors, it is a school with a community ethos they are proud to put their names to.

Dundee Utd 1-1 Hearts, March 21, 1995

A FINE individual performance from Allan Johnston helped Hearts take a point at Tannadice which consolidated the Jambos' mid-table position but did little to ease Dundee United's worries as they remained in the relegation zone.

Hibs 3-1 Clyde, March 23, 1966

Hibs continued to win points the hard way although this success at Easter Road made their record 11 points from six games, and they stood in with a fair chance of finishing fourth in the League.

Hibbee History: Celtic 0-1 Hibs, March 16, 1985

Paul KANE eased Hibernian's worries with a well-taken first-half goal, he had another effort disallowed in the second half. Still, it was enough to outshine a Celtic side who were lacking ideas in attack and earned jeers from their own fans.

Maroon Memories: Hearts 5-0 Falkirk, March 13, 1963

The score did not exaggerate Hearts' superiority. Willie Wallace, an inspiring leader of a fluent forward line was undoubtedly the man of the match with Willie Hamilton and Alan Gordon giving him first-class support.

Nostalgia: In the running on Pancake Day

In their masses, hundreds of locals came out to cheer on participants as they tore down Portobello Promenade, tossing pancakes for the annual Shrove Tuesday race in 1982.

Nostalgia: Play to the crowd

It has not been a good week for two of the city's biggest and most popular theatres.

Maroon Memories: Motherwell 0-2 Hearts, February 28, 1970

Hearts provided a satisfying finish to a scrappy game at Motherwell by scoring one of their smartest goals of the season. It was made by Tommy Traynor and scored by Rene Moller.

Hibee History: Hibs 2-0 Airdrie, February 26, 1972

It was sweet music to Alan Gordon's ears to hear how almost 16,000 fans acclaimed his match-winning move against Airdrie.

Nostalgia: Legends are taking the mic

Blues legend BB King has announced what is likely to be his final gig in the Capital later this year. His 85-year-old face is a familiar one to the tour circuit, with the celebrated performer famously averaging 275 concerts a year in his heyday.

Nostalgia: Capital's galaxy of stars

Edinburgh has long been a draw-card for many major Holywood names. It's perhaps fitting, then, that some of Hollywood's biggest names will help curate this year's Film Festival, given the long association between the two cities.

Hibee History: Celtic 2-2 Hibs, February, 11 1995

THE boot which Hibs boss Alex Miller administered, metaphorically speaking, to his players' backsides after their pitiful performance against struggling Partick Thistle the match before clearly had the desired effect.

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