Dundee United’s generous legend Jim McLean | Letter

01 March 2020 06:13
Danny Sullivan remembers a gift of football ticketsRe your review of Smile, the play about the legendary Dundee United football manager Jim McLean now on at Dundee Rep theatre (G2, 24 February), I had quite a countercultural experience of the man in the 1970s.I had – with permission – brought two boys in care from the school where I taught in Kent for a holiday to my parents’ in Scotland. I wanted to take them to a Glasgow Celtic match, but Celtic were away to Dundee United. I rang the club’s offices to see if I could get tickets; the phone was answered by McLean himself, and he told me that three tickets would be at reception on the day of the match. Continue readingreadfullarticle

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