- Rothesay Brandane F.C.
Rothesay Brandane Amateur Football Club are a
football (soccer)club playing in the town of Rothesay on the Isle of Butein the Firth of Clydein Scotland. They were formed in 1946and after joining the Scottish Amateur Football Associationwere accepted to compete in the West of Scotland Amateur League, before transferring to the Scottish Amateur Football Leaguein 1947. After competing in that competition for almost sixty years, they resigned membership in 2004to play in the Caledonian Amateur Football League, the league they compete in today.
Nicknamed "the Danes", the team have reached the semi-final of the
Scottish Amateur Cupon one occasion in season 1948-49, losing by a 4-3 scoreline to Greenock High School Former Pupils. They take the name "Brandane" as this is the term given to indigenous inhabitants of Rothesay.
* [http://www.web-teams.co.uk/Home.asp?team=brandanes Website]
* [http://www.butesonsanddaughters.co.uk/brandanesfc.shtml History of Rothesay Brandane]
Also in their history, Rothesay Brandane have won the West of Scotland Amateur Cup, The Coronation Cup, The Colin Munroe Cup, and on 2 occasions, the highest scorers trophy
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