- Brechin City F.C.
Infobox Football club
clubname = Brechin City
fullname = Brechin City Football Club
nickname = "The Hedgemen, City"
founded = 1906
ground = Glebe Park,
capacity = 3,960
chairman = flagicon|Scotland Ken Ferguson
manager = flagicon|Northern Ireland Michael O'Neill
assistant manager = flagicon|Scotland Kevin McAllister | league = Scottish Second Division
season = 2007-08
position = Scottish Second Division, 6th
They were founded in 1906 through the amalgamation of two local junior sides - Brechin Harp and Brechin Hearts - when a deputation from the Forfarshire Football Association met local sportsmen in the Temperance Hall in City Road, and after some persuasion, it was decided that a Senior club was advisable. The team was admitted to the Scottish league in 1923. Brechin currently play at Glebe Park, which has a capacity of 3,960 (1,519 seated) and is famous for the hedge that runs alongside one side of the pitch.
David Will, a former Chairman of the club, was one of the Vice-Presidents of
Last year the club celebrated their centenary year and played a centenary match against Coca Cola Championship side Ipswich Town at Glebe Park.
Last season Brechin City made the Second Division Playoffs, where they lost 6-1 on aggregate to Airdrie United.
On 31st January 2008, Brechin City were thrown out of the Scottish Cup after fielding two inelgible players in their 2-1 fourth round replay win over
Hamilton Academical. Hamilton took their place in the fifth round.Cite web | url=http://news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/football/scot_cups/7215487.stm | title=Brechin ejected from Scottish Cup | publisher=BBC Sport | month=January | year=2008 | accessdate=2008-01-31 ]
*Second Division 1982-83, 1989-90, 2004-05
*Second Division Runners Up 1992-93, 2002-3
*Third Division 2001-02
*Third Division Runners Up 1995-96
*"'Challenge Cup Runners Up 2002-03
Forfarshire Cup1909-10, 1952-53, 1958-59, 1996-97
Scottish League Division C1953-54
Brechin City 2-0 RaithWhite (13)Paton (43)
Brechin produced one of the finest displays Glebe Park has seen in many a year to thoroughly outplay their full-time opponents and gain pole position in division two into the bargain.
*Record Victory: 12-1: vs Thornhill on
*Record for league appearances: David Watt 459
*Record for goals in one season: Ronald McIntosh (26) 1959-60
*Record for all time goals: Ian (Pink) Campbell 131
"As of 3 October 2008."
* [http://www.brechincity.com/ Official site]
* [http://www.bcfctv.webs.com/ Brechin City TV]
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