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Bobby Brown, former manager of the Scottish national team and St. Johnstone Football Club

EDM (Early Day Motion) 80: tabled on 20 January 2020

Tabled in the 2019-21 session.

This motion has been signed by 26 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House mourns the passing of Bobby Brown, former manager of the Scottish national team and St. Johnstone FC; notes that his career as goalkeeper began with Queens Park FC, Scotland's oldest football team where, following his wartime service in the Royal Navy, he was selected for his first cap for the national team and remains the last Scotland player to be selected while an amateur; further notes his ten years at Rangers FC, winning five Scottish League championships and four Scottish Cup winners' medals as well as representing the Scottish League on eight occasions; acknowledges his tenure as St Johnstone manager, where he took the club from the lower reaches of Division Two to Division One; notes his landmark appointment as manager of the national team as the first full-time manager of Scotland; recognises his achievement in managing Scotland to victory over the then World champions England 3-2 in his first game in charge; pays tribute to his work in fundraising to support the diagnosis of rare blood diseases; and conveys its condolences and respect to his friends and family.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

Hosie, Stewart
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Dundee East
Docherty-Hughes, Martin
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
West Dunbartonshire
Callaghan, Amy
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
East Dunbartonshire
Cowan, Ronnie
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Inverclyde
Thomson, Richard
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Gordon
Oswald, Kirsten
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
East Renfrewshire
Hendry, Drew
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey
MacNeil, Angus Brendan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Hanvey, Neale
Independent
Signed on 20 January 2020
Kirkcaldy and Cowdenbeath
Thewliss, Alison
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Glasgow Central
Shannon, Jim
Democratic Unionist Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Strangford
Linden, David
Scottish National Party
Signed on 20 January 2020
Glasgow East
Dorans, Allan
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2020
Ayr, Carrick and Cumnock
Edwards, Jonathan
Plaid Cymru
Signed on 21 January 2020
Carmarthen East and Dinefwr
Chapman, Douglas
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2020
Dunfermline and West Fife
Stephens, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 21 January 2020
Glasgow South West
Jardine, Christine
Liberal Democrat
Signed on 22 January 2020
Edinburgh West
Law, Chris
Scottish National Party
Signed on 22 January 2020
Dundee West
Grady, Patrick
Scottish National Party
Signed on 23 January 2020
Glasgow North
Grant, Peter
Scottish National Party
Signed on 5 February 2020
Glenrothes

There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.