Jim Scott, a former local athlete who devoted 35 years to Lochee Boys’ Club, has died aged 87.
Born and bred in the Lochee area of Dundee, Mr Scott attended St Joseph’s Primary School and St John’s High.
Aged nine he took up boxing for which he had a natural flair and became a Midlands champion from 1938 to 1939 and in 1944.
He was president of the Amateur Boxing Association from 1976 to 1978 and managed the Scotland international boxing team, which included local fighters Martin Ogilvie, Albert Buchanan and Billy Buchanan.
During the Second World War he served as a Royal Engineer in the bomb disposal squad.
On demob Mr Scott went into the building trade before joining BT, where he worked as an engineer for 25 years.
After the war he began to develop his footballing skills, pulling on the strip for Dundee Arnot, Alhambra Hibs and North End.
Mr Scott married Ann Black (86), who died in July, in 1943.
He is survived by two brothers, four sisters, three sons and two daughters.