Sure and steadfast?

21st May 2004 at 01:00
Great confessions of our time. David Eaglesham, SSTA general secretary, might not look it now but was once a proud young athlete in Knightswood BB company football team.

At 5ft 6ins, Eaglesham towered over, well, one or two opposing Glasgow forwards. Behind him in goal was a keeper who went on to become a Scottish international legend, no less than Alan Rough, of Partick Thistle and Hibs.

Plenty of practice then, Alan?

Log-in as an existing print or digital subscriber

Forgotten your subscriber ID?


To access this content and the full TES archive, subscribe now.

View subscriber offers


Get TES online and delivered to your door – for less than the price of a coffee

Save 33% off the cover price with this great subscription offer. Every copy delivered to your door by first-class post, plus full access to TES online and the TES app for just £1.90 per week.
Subscribers also enjoy a range of fantastic offers and benefits worth over £270:

  • Discounts off TES Institute courses
  • Access over 200,000 articles in the TES online archive
  • Free Tastecard membership worth £79.99
  • Discounts with Zipcar,, Virgin Wines and other partners
Order your low-cost subscription today