What we miss as Scotland fans: the 1982 World Cup revisited

One of the lucky ones, sports writer Ian MacLean is the only member of the Johnston Press Weeklies Sport department to follow Scotland at a World Cup.
Hawick keeper Craig Saunders makes a save from Graeme McGregor East Stirling.


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Greg Summers of Hawick Royal Albert in blue against Gala Fairydean Rovers at Hawick.

Royalists lose out but signs of improvement

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Scott Booth, now head coach of Glasgow City, believes change should be resisted at all levels of the Scotland set-up

Scott Booth: Scotland must stick with manager and the plan

Genetically modifying Scottish footballers isn’t what Scott Booth believes is required to alter the qualifying fortunes of the country. Change should be resisted on all levels in the Scotland set-up is the firm belief of the 22-times capped former SFA youth coach.

Oliver Burke captained Scotland U20 to victory over Brazil at the Toulon Tournament in June. Picture: Craig Foy/SNS

Oliver Burke will join Scots U21 squad with a point to prove

It would be understandable if representing Scotland under-21s wasn’t uppermost in the mind of Oliver Burke right now. That, though, will be anything but the case according to Scot Gemmill, who will manage him at international level next month.

Bonnyrigg Rose beat Rob Roy in last season's Scottish Junior Cup quarter-finals

Draw made for first round of Scottish Junior Cup

The battle to land Scottish junior football's Blue Riband trophy gets under way next month.

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Picture quiz: Name the Scottish football stars by their Corinthian figurine

Among the seemingly endless number of collectable playground crazes of the 1990s was the popular range of football models produced by Corinthian. At their height, these little figures sold by the truck load.

Keith McAllister sports an anniverary shirt

‘Tradition is everything for Queen’s Park after 150 years’

Queen’s Park turn 150 years old today and the fan who has seen more of their 4,846 games than any other reckons he would stop watching them if they ever gave up their legendary amateur status.

Mark McGhee is glad Wayne Rooney is not in the England squad

McGhee: Wayne Rooney's absence is no bad thing for Scotland

Scotland assistant manager Mark McGhee reckons Scotland could benefit from England not picking all time record goalscorer Wayne Rooney for this weekend’s Auld Enemy clash.

Kenny Aitchison

Kenny takes over at Albert

Hawick Royal Albert have shown age is no barrier by appointing Kenny Aitchison as their new boss.

Hawick Waverley with the Waddell Cup.

Waverley on fire as they beat United in a cup final cracker

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Two ducks taking in a match in May 1966. Picture: TSPL

Quiz: Name the Scottish football grounds

We’ve rooted around in our extensive archives to find 23 photographs of Scottish football grounds from the 1950s and 60s.

Hawick United celebrate winning Forsyth Cup

Another weekend, another cup for high-flying United

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Hawick United celebrate after their cup win

Another trophy in bag as Tangerines’ appeal grows

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Josh bags brace in welcome win

Josh bags brace in welcome win

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