Zane Watt


DOB: 08/05/53

Which years did you play for Deveronvale ?

1970-1975.

Who signed you for the Vale and what attracted you to sign for the club ?

It was either Ian McDonald or Bob Ross who signed me. I'm not sure. I wanted to play for Vale because I supported them as a youngster. They were my local team.

What are your fondest memories of playing for Vale ?

Playing in at least 2 Aberdeenshire Cup Finals. Just generally playing for Deveronvale which was a dream of mine. .

What is the most memorable game you played in for Vale ?

Playing Fraserburgh in the Aberdeenshire Cup. We got beat at Banff 4 - 2. Playing against Hibs at Banff in memory of the late George Bagshaw.

8. Who were the characters at the club ?

Alan Scott, the late Martin Allan and Irvine Chalmers, Eddie Jackson, Sandy Gordon, Donald McKinnon and Brian Mercer.

Who were the best players you played with at the Vale ?

Alan Scott, Des Bremner, Norrie McBain, Johnny Mackie, Frank Laws, Martin Allan and Billy Anderson.

And who were the best players you played against ?

Charlie Duncan, Eric Wilson, George Gilbert and Bertie Bowie.

What have you done in a football sense since you left the Vale ?

I was at Turriff for 3 years, and Deveronside ( when Alan Scott became manager of a very successful team at the time.) .

What does a normal Saturday afternoon entail for you these days ?

Watching my son, Graeme, play for Deveronvale. When not doing that, playing golf



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