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It’s been another controversial week on Planet football.
Sir, – Like your correspondent Ken Guild (Men of the 51st deserve better, Letters, November 7) my husband and I watched the excellent Channel 4 programme concerning the 51st Highland Division in 1940.
This time next week I’ll be in Estonia for the European Championships.
It is sad news and a shock to the workers, but the closure of the Michelin plant in Dundee is just the beginning of a revolution.
Sir, – To say I am appalled at the loss of the Michelin plant in Dundee would be an understatement; the situation is a disaster for a city which has suffered death from a thousand cuts – Timex, NCR and on and on – over the last 20 years.
Dundee’s game against St Mirren is not a six-pointer - it’s much bigger than that.
It might not be the supermarket of choice in Scotland, where there are only seven branches, mostly in the Central Belt, but over-priced, middle-class Waitrose has a loyal, if small, clientele here.
Sir, – Is there any solution at all to the horrendous scenes witnessed at Tynecastle Park last Wednesday?
Sir, – It was most interesting to follow the recent case involving the naming of Sir Philip Green by Lord Hain, who cited parliamentary privilege to ensure his name entered the public domain.
Sir, – Further to your report about Police Scotland and hate crime (“‘No further action’ on anti-hate complaint”, Courier, October 31), perhaps I could be permitted to respond to Chief Superintendent, John McKenzie?