Tam Cowan is well used to talking balls on the radio. But he’s juggling balls of a different kind when The Courier calls him at home.
Hamish stokes young men’s dreams into a burning flame’, wrote Michael Marra, the bard of Dundee. The song was in tribute to United’s legendary goalkeeper Hamish McAlpine, but could equally have been penned for another United hero, Ralph Milne, who passed away last week at the age of 54, having lost his long battle with alcohol.
From Bobby Charlton to Attilio Lombardo, from Drew Jarvie to Jim Duffy, the bald footballer has a proud and noble history.