Dave Smith

Year inducted: 2017  The former Aberdeen, Rangers and Scotland player who joined as Player Manager in 1976 and in 1978/9 became the first manager to lead the club to a championship and recognised by many as the best player ever to wear the black and gold.

John James (Ian) Oliver

Year inducted: 2017 Best known as ‘P’ who played for the club in the late 1950’s then joined Dave Smith in the late 70’s intially to help out with the reserves. Became kit man and still in that role at Shielfield. He and Dennis McCleary have a joint service of around 90 years with Berwick.

Jimmy Crease

Year inducted: 2017 Jimmy played in the early 70’s, then became Manager on three different occasions and also a former associate director. A popular figure in his career with the club.

Dennis McCleary

Year inducted: 2017 Club Secretary who joined as Assistant Secretary in 1970 then moved up in 1976 and despite a couple of short spells away from the club still fills the role today after 47 years.

Martin Neil

Year inducted: 2017 Martin was one of the few real local successes at Shielfield. In total he spent almost 17 seasons at Shielfield broken only by a brief, largely unsuccessful short spell at Dundee United. He signed in 1988 from local side Shielfield Rangers and left in 2005 having made a total of 245 appearances […]

Gary O’Connor

Year Inducted: 2016 A loyal and determined character, O’Connor has been a fine servant to the club, joining the club on no less than six separate occasions. Though O’Connor only featured prominently in three of those spells, it is testament to his passion for the club that he’d return to fill in whenever the ‘Gers were in goalkeeping […]

Russell Craig

Year Inducted: 2016 A tough-tackling midfielder, Russell is another of the famous 1967 team which shocked Scottish football by running out 1-0 winners over giants Glasgow Rangers in front of 13,000 people at Shielfield Park back in 1967. A Rangers fan himself, Craig credits former boss Jock Wallace for the win, noting his tactical attention to detail […]

Sammy Reid

Year Inducted: 2016 Born 13th October 1939, Reid was an inside forward. Though he didn’t arrive at the club until later on in a career which was ultimately to be cut short by injury, he undoubtedly made an impact – netting what to this day is the club’s most famous goal. In what is often still […]

Eric Tait

Year Inducted: 2016 Born 17th June 1951, Eric has done it all at Shielfield Park. Arguably the best to have ever played for the club, Tait joined Berwick from Coldstream back in 1969, and holds the club records for most appearances made, with 526,  of which 435 were made in league action, and most goals scored, […]