School football captain reflects on past glories

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Current Nicolson Institute Senior Girls Football team captain Eleanor Smith - who won the Scottish Cup with her team last year - reflected on former glories .

Murdo Dan Maciver, formerly of Barvas, was a Lewis football league winner with the Nicolson Institute back in 1938 - edging Athletic by five points.

His daughter Mairi discovered his old medals which were won almost 80-years ago and she has since donated them to the school.

The medals are now on display at the school in Stornoway where almost 80-years after being won by Mr Maciver they are inspiring a new generation of footballers. SGD27691.