Match

Glasgow Celtic 2 Inter Milan 1

The Lisbon Lions led by Jock Stein won the European Cup final against Italian champions Inter Milan in 1967. The Scottish champions, Glasgow Celtic came from a goal down to secure a famous victory over the Nerazzurri with goals coming from Tommy Gemmell and Stevie Chalmers.

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Quiz

Quiz: How many can you name?

On this day in 1989, Scotland U16’s faced Saudi Arabia U16’s in the FIFA World Cup final at Hampden Park in front of a 50kstrong crowd. Despite going two goals to the good within 25 minutes the home side we’re pegged back to 2-2. Extra time couldn’t separate the two teams which meant the game […]

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Match

Wales 1 Scotland 1 1985

During World Cup qualification for Mexico 1986, British rivals Wales and Scotland clashed at Ninian Park in the final group game with both teams needing points to qualify. Manchester United forward Mark Hughes put the Welsh one goal to the good after just 13 minutes before Rangers Davie Cooper equalised from the spot with 10 […]

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Blog

International Goals Galore

The early days of association football saw a mainly attacking and free flowing goal scoring game. There were many high scoring matches with double figure scorelines and one-sided thrashings. The first official ‘international’ game took place in 1872 between Scotland and England and it ended in a 0-0 draw. England were chiefly one of the […]

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Gallery

Big Jim

Imposing defender, Jim Holton was born on 11th April 1951 in Scotland. The centre back spent his early career at West Bromwich Albion but unfortunately he didn’t get the breakthrough at The Hawthorns. After being released by WBA, Jim finally made his professional debut for Shrewsbury Town in 1972 and he established himself as a […]

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Player Q&A

90 seconds with David ‘Speedo’ Speedie

Born in Scotland but raised in Yorkshire, Speedie worked as a coalminer before signing professional terms with Barnsley in 1978. Without having scored a single goal for Barnsley in 21 appearances, he was off to Darlington where his talent was apparent to Chelsea Manager John Neal, who signed him for £80,000 in May 1982. In his five year spell at Stamford Bridge […]

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Player Q&A

90 seconds with Brian ‘Choccy’ McClair

The Scotland international started his professional career at Motherwell in 1981 before heading to his boyhood club, Glasgow Celtic. After a very successful spell with The Celts which included a SPL title and Scottish Cup win, Sir Alex Ferguson signed him for £850,000 to play for Manchester United where he spent the next 11-year’s of […]

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Polls

Bremner Vs Souness

Former Scotland midfield generals, Billy Bremner and Graeme Souness will both be remembered for being fierce competitors on the pitch for club and country. As captains they we’re both leaders of men, driving the Tartan Army into battle like William ‘Braveheart’ Wallace at the Battle of Stirling Bridge. They both had footballing ability which meant […]

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Match

England 2 Scotland 0

Back in 1996, the Tartan Army and the Three Lions locked horns in the group stages of the European Championships at Wembley Stadium. A header from Alan Shearer and a wonder goal from Paul Gascoigne gave England victory over the Auld enemy Scotland. SHOP the official England and Scotland retro collections at 3Retro.com

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