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Hello everyone, 

i have been asked to write an article for an upcoming magazine piece and I’m looking at focussing on Scottish Football’s iconic pie huts/refreshment stands around the grounds! 

I’ve already got the iconic pie hut from Arbroath but where else do you think should feature and can anyone help with access to take some photos at them? 
 

Thanks

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East Stirling before they moved out of Firs Park had a pie hut that sold freshly made pakoras and other Indian delights. My team Raith were playing there in an early season cup game and it was the only time I had the chance to visit and savour these half-time delights.

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I mind a few years back at borough briggs the royal engineers had a wee catering tent up serving curry and rice with a naan bread for £1.50 was a bargain for the amount you got 

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Don’t think there are too many ‘iconic’ ones, although there’s a really traditional one in the dusty old main stand at Starks which I kinda like.

Also loved the old ‘canteen’ at Stranraer, but that disappeared 30 years ago. It had a lovely smell of pies and Bovril. Shame it’s been replaced by a van.

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I might have some photos somewhere which I could post here 

Brechin and Forfar have old fashioned wooden huts. Elgin actually have two good examples at Borough Briggs (but only one sells chips!)

And there are various examples in non League football- the hut at Sunnybank's Heathryfold comes to mind 

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Falkirk Stadium (A Shire game in this case)

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Elgin

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Bathgate Thistle

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Guess

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Guess again

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Whitburn Juniors

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Fauldhouse United

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Dundonald Bluebell

I eat a lot of pies. 

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Taking pics of people buying a pie; you must be on some police watch register somewhere!

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8 hours ago, Chris_the_rover said:

East Stirling firs Park used to be run by a local Indian takeaway was magic,half time pakora

It was outstanding. Another reason to mourn the loss of Firs Park.

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Seeing all these refreshment stands is making me impateint just to watch a game of fitba and have a good pie and bovril 😂

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15 hours ago, Hampden Diehard said:

Taking pics of people buying a pie; you must be on some police watch register somewhere!

Don't be shy, show us yer pie!

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20 hours ago, tamthebam said:

Don't be shy, show us yer pie!

Which leads to your probable next photographic exploit - Pissers of the SPFL. Ya massive big perv!

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On 07/02/2021 at 20:35, Hampden Diehard said:

Which leads to your probable next photographic exploit - Pissers of the SPFL. Ya massive big perv!

I can start this off!  Guess the ground

 

 

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