Wednesday, 9 April 2014

D.C. Thomson / The Rover - Football Team Nicknames


1948-49

Football Team Nicknames
D.C. Thomson / The Rover
18 

More cut-outs from The Rover. There are gaps in the dates, but this is a complete run of The Rover, which only came out for 3 weeks in every 4.


Tottenham Hotspur - The Spurs  -  28 August, 1948

Partick Thistle - The Jags  -  28 August, 1948
Sheffield United - The Blades  -  28 August, 1948
Swansea Town - The Swans  -  28 August, 1948
Blackpool - The Seasiders  -  4 September, 1948
Third Lanark - The Warriors  -  4 September, 1948
Crewe - The Railwaymen  -  4 September, 1948
Southampton - The Saints  -  4 September, 1948
Glasgow Rangers - The Light Blues  -  11 September, 1948
West Ham - The Hammers  -  11 September, 1948
Middlesbrough - The Ironsides  -  11 September, 1948
Barnlsey - The Colliers  -  11 September, 1948
Arsenal - The Gunners  -  25 September, 1948
Queen's Park - The Spiders  -  25 September, 1948
Stockport County - The Hatters  -  25 September, 1948
Derby County - The Rams  -  25 September, 1948
Norwich City - The Canaries  -  2 October, 1948
Brentford - The Busy Bees  -  2 October, 1948
Aberdeen - The Dons  -  2 October, 1948
Hull City - The Tigers  -  2 October, 1948
Everton - The Toffees  -  9 October, 1948
Wolverhampton Wanderers - The Wolves  -  9 October, 1948
Falkirk - The Bairns  -  9 October, 1948
Aston Villa - The Villains  -  9 October, 1948
Stoke City - The Potters  -  23 October, 1948
Motherwell - The Steel Men  -  23 October, 1948
Fulham - The Cottagers  -  23 October, 1948
Bradford City - The Paraders  -  23 October, 1948
Bury - The Shakers  -  30 October, 1948
Nottingham Forest - The Foresters  -  30 October, 1948
Chelsea - The Pensioners  -  30 October, 1948
New Brighton - The Rakers  -  30 October, 1948
Sheffield Wednesday - The Owls  -  6 November, 1948
St. Mirren - The Buddies  -  6 November, 1948
Millwall - The Lions  -  6 November, 1948
Brighton - The Shrimps  -  6 November, 1948
Crystal Palace - The Glaziers  -  20 November, 1948
Lincoln City - The Imps  -  20 November, 1948
Bristol City - The Babes  -  20 November, 1948
Leyton Orient - The O's  -  20 November, 1948
Leeds United - The Peacocks  -  27 November, 1948
Reading - The Buiscuitmakers  -  27 November, 1948
Grimsby - The Mariners  -  27 November, 1948
Norwich - The Canaries  -  27 November, 1948
Heart of Midlothian - The Hearts  -  4 December, 1948
Leytonstone - The Stones  -  4 December, 1948
Cardiff City - The Blue Birds  -  4 December, 1948
Bolton Wanderers - The Trotters  -  4 December, 1948
Airdrie - The V's  -  18 December, 1948
Blackburn Rovers - The Rivers  -  18 December, 1948
West Bromwich Albion - The Throstles  -  18 December, 1948
Northampton Town - The Cobblers  -  18 December, 1948
Coventry City - The Bantams  -  25 December, 1948
Glasgow Celtic - The Celts  -  25 December, 1948
Port Vale - The Valiants  -  25 December, 1948
Arbroath - The Red Lighties  -  25 December, 1948
St. Johnstone - The Saints  -  1 January, 1949
Notts County - The Magpies  -  1 January, 1949
Alloa Athletic - The Wasps  -  1 January, 1949
Montrose Athletic - The Gable Enders  -  1 January, 1949
Dumbarton - The Sons of the Rock  -  15 January, 1949
Leicester City - The Filberts  -  15 January, 1949
Stenhousemuir - The Warriors  -  15 January, 1949
Leith Athletic - The Dockers  -  15 January, 1949
Darlington - The Quakers  -  22 January, 1949
Southport - The Sandgrounders  -  22 January, 1949
Preston North End - Proud Preston  -  22 January, 1949
Exeter City - The Grecians  -  22 January, 1949
Clyde - The Bully-Wee  -  29 January, 1949
Bristol Rovers - The Black Arabs  -  29 January, 1949
Liverpool - The Reds  -  29 January, 1949
Newport County - The Ironsides  -  29 January, 1949


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