When Glenrothes were Scottish Cup champions

Glenrothes - Junior Cup winners.Glenrothes - Junior Cup winners.
Glenrothes - Junior Cup winners.
While on lockdown this week, remember to raise a glass for our Scottish Cup heroes.

That’s been the message coming out of Glenrothes FC this week as they celebrate the 45th anniversary of the club winning the Junior Scottish Cup.

Glens, who made the transition from the junior ranks to the senior set-up in more recent times, had a day to remember on April 26, 1975 when they returned to the Kingdom with the biggest honour in the junior game.

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The club was set to remember the achievement of its winners over the weekend, but plans had to be shelved due to coronavirus.

Despite the celebrations being put on the back burner, Glenrothes is determined to remember its cup winners all the same.

“Those who were there will never forget that day but those who weren’t wont ever forget either,” said the club.

“We should be all getting together and remembering a day like the 26th April 1975 and celebrating, but that’s not possible.

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“So we ask that all of you raise a toast today today to those incredible Glens on and off the pitch that made that day such a special day in our history.”

In front of a crowd of 17,776 at Hampden Park, Glenrothes became champions after a 1-0 win over Rutherglen Glencairn thanks to a Willie Cunningham goal.

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