Bob walks away with football trophy

Bob Blakie (82) who has won the Walking Football Awards' player of the year title.  Bob is pictured with his team mates.
Bob Blakie (82) who has won the Walking Football Awards' player of the year title. Bob is pictured with his team mates.

Bob Blaikie (82) scooped the Player of the Year title in the inaugural Walking Football Awards held recently at Loanhead Miners’ Club.

Voted by the rest of his Midlothian squad, Bob is the oldest player in the team.

The retired self-employed builder from Loanhead played down his achievement. He said: “It’s a bit of fun, that’s what it’s all about really.”