7 THE SCOTSMAN Saturday 11 May 2019 SCOTSMAN. COM @ THESCOTSMAN Now 67, Eric Tait describes his current role at Berwick Rangers as an ambassadorial one. Tait played 435 times for the Shielfield club and scored 114 goals. In 1981, the build- up to his landmark 100th strike was marked with a classic photo op. He joined Berwick as a fresh- faced teenager in 1970, following a successful trial while at East of Scotland side Coldstream. Tait shoots on goal at Shielfield in the late 1970s, when Berwick won promotion to the second tier. 1 2 2 3 4 3 4 elationship era when Barcelona ball’s glamorama are that age, all Tait had at was enough. illage of Cornhill- onWilf was a shepherd aretaker. Money was on ticket for Shielfield n. He skived school to and on Christmas Day, Berwick’s biggest- ever orfar Athletic. He was ying for Coldstream and League, he was heart skipped a beat. ocal pub and bought aybe I was only going r wick but that neednetted in the trial and nhill telling everyone. n’t think he did, love. aper gives the goal to e was a knock at the tt, our club secretary, cycled down to tell me
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