Scotland

Features news coverage of Scotland and its players, including match reports and general football news.

On This Day in Football: Duncan Edwards makes debut, Scotland clinch title

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On this day in 1936, Scotland beat England at Wembley to win the British Home Championship. It was the last game of the campaign and...

On This Day in Football: Queen’s Park defy the odds, Scots make history

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On this day in 1884, Queen’s Park football club became the first non-English side to appear in the final of the FA Cup before...

On This Day in Football: Andrew Watson creates history, Arsenal pay their debts

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On this day in 1881, Andrew Watson of Queen’s Park became the first black professional footballer to receive an international cap. And what a debut...

On This Day in Football: First ever international match takes place

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On this day in 1870, England and Scotland played an unofficial friendly, making it perhaps the first ever international game of football between two...

Scott Brown retires from international football

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Celtic midfielder Scott Brown announced his retirement from international football earlier today. The Scottish international revealed that he is struggling to deal with the demands...

On This Day in Football: Sir Stanley Matthews passes away, Scotland 11-0 Ireland

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On this day in 2000, footballing legend Sir Stanley Matthews passed away at the age of 85. A Stoke native, Matthews played for only two...

On This Day in Football: The British Home Championship kicks off

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On this day in 1884, the inaugural British Home Championship kicked off in Belfast with Scotland achieving an emphatic 5-0 win over Ireland. The 1880s...

Celtic confirm the signing of Lewis Morgan

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Celtic have today confirmed the signing of St Mirren winger Lewis Morgan. The 21-year-old moves to Parkhead having signed a four-and-a-half year deal. After completing the move,...

On This Day in Football: First ever official international takes place

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On this day in 1872, England and Scotland played the first ever official international game of football. Played at the West of Scotland Cricket Club’s...

Kris Boyd laughs off Rangers midfielder Ryan Jack’s Scotland call up

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On This Day in Football: First international match in continental Europe takes place

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On this day in 1902, the Austrian and Hungarian national teams met in Vienna in what was the first international game of football not...

On This Day in Football: Violence in Birmingham, Hilarity in Tallinn

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On this day in 1976, Aston Villa played Glasgow Rangers in a friendly. The game had to be abandoned in the 53rd minute as...