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Third Lanark Athletic Club was a Scottish football team that existed from 1872 to 1967 and were based in Glasgow. One of the great clubs of early Scottish Football, Third Lanark were the first high profile Scottish football club to be declared bankrupt and dissolved. Royal motto: Nemo me impune lacessit (English: No one provokes me with impunity) Scotlands location within the United Kingdom Languages English, Gaelic, Scots Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow First Minister Jack McConnell Area - Total - % water Ranked 2nd UK 78,782 km² 1. ... Football (soccer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Glasgow (or Glaschu in Gaelic) is Scotlands largest city and unitary authority area, situated on the River Clyde in the countrys west central lowlands. ...

Third Lanark started as the football team for the Third Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers. Known as 3rd LRV the name was changed to Third Lanark A.C. when the official links with the military were severed. The club was a founder member of the Scottish Football League. They had also won the league championship in 1904, as well as winning the Scottish Cup in 1889 and 1905. The Scottish Football League is a league of football (soccer) teams in Scotland. ... 1903-1904 was the fourteenth season of Scottish league football. ... The Scottish Cup The Scottish FA Cup, also known as The Scottish Cup, is the national cup knockout competition in Scottish football. ...

Third Lanark were known as Thirds, the Warriors, the Redcoats or the Hi-Hi.

Third Lanark played at Cathkin Park. This was previously known as Hampden Park (the second of three grounds to bear this name) before Queen's Park sold it to Third Lanark. Cathkin Park is currently owned by Glasgow City Council, and remains of the terracing can still be seen. Cathkin Park is a municipal park in Glasgow, Scotland. ... Hampden Park from the air Main Entrance, Hampden Park Hampden Park This article is about the Scottish football ground; for the area in Eastbourne, see Hampden Park, East Sussex Hampden Park in Glasgow, Scotland is home to Queens Park F.C. and the Scottish national football team. ... Queens Park Football Club is a Scottish football team with much history and tradition, today it remains as the only amateur club in the Scottish League. ... The City of Glasgow is one of the 32 Scottish unitary authorities and came into being in 1995. ...

The club was declared bankrupt and was liquidated in 1967. Boardroom corruption allegedly played a role in this, the chairman of Thirds may have wished to personally profit from the sale of Cathkin Park for property development. Cathkin still stands as a monument to a once-great football club. Many Third Lanark fans began supporting Pollok in the Scottish Junior Leagues, and most still do so to this day. Bankruptcy is a legally declared inability or impairment of ability of an individual or organization to pay their creditors. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pollok Football Club are a Scottish football (soccer) club based in the southside of the city of Glasgow. ...

However a youth team recently adopted the name Third Lanark Athletic, and are playing from Cathkin Park once more.

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Research and Remembrance - Third Lanark Rifle Volunteers (3231 words)
Third Lanark FC are unique in the annals of Scottish if not British football as they were borne from the 3rd Regiment of the Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers in 1872.
A meeting was duly advised by the intimation of a public notice on the 12th December 1872 by members of the 3rd Lanarkshire Rifle Volunteers and the meeting was convened in the Regimental Orderly room in East Howard Street, Glasgow.
Third Lanark were now playing in the Scottish League Division 2 and played their last ever match against Dumbarton FC on 28th April 1967.
Ally McLeod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1213 words)
He started his playing career at Third Lanark as a provisional signing as a schoolboy in 1947.
In 1953, Ally was in the Thirds side which trounced Alloa in the league cup opener, 10 - 0.
Ally was reluctant to move to St Mirren in 1956, but having secured a guarantee that the reported £8,000 fee would tremendously help Third Lanark's survival, he moved and carved out a superb playing career.
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