The Fife Cup Final, 25 May 1935
Lochgelly Albert won their first trophy as a Junior club on 25 May 1935, defeating Rosslyn 2-0 in the final of the Fife Cup. Both goals were scored by the Albert’s prolific centre-forward, Andrew Harley.
The game was played at Starks Park, Kirkcaldy, and watched by a lare crowd that included Rangers manager, Bill Struth. East Fife, Leith Athletic, St Bernards and Hamilton Academicals were the other senior clubs represented.
The Albert’s team was Donnachie, Miller, Graham (Capt.), Taylor, McGuinness, Whyte, Stewart, Sneddon, Harley, Hamilton and Christie. There were no players with a Lochgelly address in the Albert line-up.
With both clubs having the same colours, black and gold, Rosslyn appeared in blue and white, with Albert in maroon jerseys.
The following week the Club completed a double, securing the West Fife Cup after defeating Hearts of Beath 3-0 in a replay. Harley (two) and Christie scored Lochgelly’s goals.
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