Scottish American Football Capital Bowl 1989


DateHome TeamAway Team
30.04.1989Musselburgh Magnums12Fife 49ers0
30.04.1989Glasgow Diamonds10Edinburgh Phoenix0
Capital Bowl
30.04.1989Musselburgh Magnums9Glasgow Diamonds6
Capital Bowl Results 1989 [Ref: 1-4]


The Musselburgh Magnums got revenge on the Glasgow Diamonds in the Capital Bowl on 30 April 1989, winning 9-6 in the Final, a result that was a reverse of the Final in 1988.

The Capital Bowl was a Scottish American Football Weekend tournament held annually at Meadowbank Stadium, in Edinburgh.



[1] Anon (1989) “Capital Success” Aberdeen Evening Press. Monday, May 1, 1989. pg. 16

[2] Clyne, Fraser (1989) “American Football” Aberdeen Evening Press. Saturday, May 13, 1989. pg. 10

[3] Anon (1989) “Grid iron” Aberdeen Press and Journal. Monday, May 1, 1989. pg. 18

[4] Clyne, Fraser (1989) “Oilers set for winning start” Aberdeen Press and Journal. Saturday, May 13, 1989. pg. 20

Past Copies of the Aberdeen Evening Press and Aberdeen Press and Journal are available to view online at the British Newspaper Archive at: which is a subscription service.



Thanks to Colm Murray

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