Montrose FC 125th Anniversary Celebrations
November 2004 was the 125th anniversary of the founding of Montrose Football Club.
A committee, made up of representatives from the Board of Directors, Commercial Committee, Supporter’s Club and the Gable Endies Trust, was been formed to make the necessary arrangements for the anniversary celebrations.
The season 2004/05 was commemorated with a number of events, kicking off with the match against Aberdeen in July 2004.
To mark the occasion a souvenir programme was also published, covering 125 years of senior football in Montrose. This incorporated player interviews, fan’s stories, photographs etc.
There was also be a formal dinner in November 2004 to commemorate the first match and 125th anniversary souvenir merchandise was available during season 2004/05.
The celebrations ended with a Gala Day at Links Park in May 2005.
MONTROSE FC HALL OF FAME - FINAL VOTING (14/11/04)
The results of the 125th Anniversary Hall of Fame voting was revealed at the Anniversary dinner in November. The top eleven votes for the Hall of Fame were;
David Larter | Les Barr | Colin McGlashan | Alec Stuart
Ian Stewart | Ivo Den Bieman | Harry Johnston | Gary Murray
Martin Allan | Dennis D'Arcy | Bobby Livingstone
Back Row (L to R): - Bobby Livingstone, Alec Stuart, David Larter, Denis D'Arcy
Front Row (L to R): - Colin McGlashan, Les Barr, Martin Allan, Gary Murray
Mising from picture - Ian Stewart, Harry Johnston and Ivo Den Bieman
Willie Johnston with former Montrose FCManager Alec Stuart
Willie Johnston with former Montrose FC manager Ian Stewart