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Orkney v Faroe Islands
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Orkney v Faroe Islands

The Orkney team pictured after the first match in the North Atlantic Cup series which was played between 1968 and 1973.
Orkney won the game 2-0 in Torshavn.

Back: Bruce Donladson, Eric Kemp, Jim Merriman, Brian Kemp, Ian Hutchison & Calvin Slater.

Front: Brian Spence, Jim Davis, Harvey Spence, Eric Hutchison & Keith Hutchison

Substitutes not pictured were: George Wylie, Stewart Spence, Brian Wood & Morgan Harcus.

Photo courtesy of Ian Hutchison.

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Picture added on 12 August 2009
Jim Merriman(China), was my dad's (Gilbert Walls Adamson) best pal. My dad was best man at his wedding to Iris Marwick. They met up again when we went up in 1991. This was the first time my dad had been back home since his dad's (George Moar Borwick Adamson) funeral in 1956. Jim was the father-in-law of my second cousin once removed as we share James Stensgarth, born 1772. As it turns out Jim and my dad were not only best pals but related to each other, unfortunately they never new this.
Added by Keith Adamson on 30 October 2010
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