The Sunday Post (Newcastle)
25 YEARS AGO
Pierre van Hooijdonk scored twice to give Celtic a 2-1 win against Hibs at Easter Road.
Pat McGinlay had put the Edinburgh side ahead.
Erik Bo Anderson (above) got a hat-trick as Rangers thrashed Partick Thistle 5-0 at Ibrox, while Colin Cameron, Neil Pointon and Gary Mackay hit the net in Hearts’ 3-1 victory over Raith Rovers.
Southampton beat Manchester United 3-1 at The Dell. Three goals down, United changed from a grey kit to a blue-and-white outfit at half-time after struggling to pick each other out.
45 YEARS AGO
Rangers notched up 19 wins in a row at Ibrox by beating Dundee 3-0.
Bobby McKean, John Greig and Derek Johnstone were the scorers.
Celtic slipped a point behind the Light Blues at the top of the Premier Division after a 3-2 defeat at Dundee United.
Tom McAdam (above) scored twice for the Tangerines, with George Fleming also on target.
Aberdeen’s Billy Williamson was sent off in his side’s 1-1 draw with Ayr United at Somerset Park.
55 YEARS AGO
Celtic reached a century of league goals for the season with a 5-0 win over Morton.
Bertie Auld and Stevie Chalmers both hit doubles. Charlie Gallagher had opened the scoring.
John Greig hit the net in Rangers’ 1-0 victory against Aberdeen at Ibrox.
Henry Hall (above) got a brace in Stirling Albion’s 2-2 draw with Partick Thistle.
John Kinnaird and Ian Henderson scored in Third Lanark’s 2-1 over Stranraer.
George Graham bagged two goals for Chelsea in a 6-2 thumping of West Ham.