The Football Memory Boxes

7th March 2018 Posted in News

Today our Football Memories Project announced it was to receive match-funding from the Scottish Government for its highly successful Football Memory Boxes initiative. The agreement will see the roll-out of the highly successful Football Memory Box project enabling many more communities across Scotland to benefit from vital reminiscence work. Aileen Campbell, Scottish Government Minister for […]

Kick-Off! Engaging with Scotland’s Sporting Heritage.

14th February 2018 Posted in News

On the 23rd February, the Scottish Football Museum is co-hosting an exciting seminar at Hampden called “Kick off! Engaging with Scotland’s Sporting Heritage.” This event celebrates the exciting range of projects promoting and developing sporting heritage collections across Scotland. Our speakers will uncover the unsung heroes of Scottish sport and show how they can be […]


12th December 2017 Posted in News

SCOTTISH FOOTBALL MUSEUM CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR OPENING HOURS   Thursday Dec 21st   Open as normal   Friday Dec 22nd   Open as normal     Saturday Dec 23rd   Sunday Dec 24th     Monday Dec 25th       Open as normal   The final Stadium Tour is at 12.30pm. Last entry to the Museum […]

Scotland v England: The World’s First Football International Fixture.

30th November 2017 Posted in News

It was on this day in 1872, the first ever official international football match was played as Scotland took on England at the West of Scotland Cricket ground at Hamilton Crescent, located in Partick. Scotland v England is therefore the oldest international fixture in world football. International football known today stemmed from that very clash […]

Ibrox 1945: When Rangers tackled the might of Moscow Dynamo

28th November 2017 Posted in History, News

This article was constructed and written by two of our Museum staff members: Graeme Ross and David Sands. It was the most keenly anticipated match in Scotland since the outbreak of World War Two. The crack Russian side Moscow Dynamo, with their revolutionary passing and movement game, which became known as Passvotchka, against the might […]

114 Years of the Hampden Roar.

31st October 2017 Posted in History, News

Yes Hampden Park is 114 years old today! A million people have marched on the road to Hampden. Families and friends together have enjoyed glorious moments that last a lifetime, heartbreaking last minute goals and visions which, at times, are never easily erased. For generations of football fans, Hampden Park in Glasgow has been the […]

Lisbon Lions Team to be Inducted Into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame

26th September 2017 Posted in Events, History, News

The Scottish Football Museum and Scottish Football Hall of Fame Committee can reveal the Celtic team which won the European Cup in 1967 (famously regarded as the Lisbon Lions) is to be inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame at the upcoming dinner on 15th October 2017. The Celtic side made history after becoming […]

New Exhibition. UEFA Women’s EURO 2017

31st August 2017 Posted in Exhibitions, History, News

The Museum’s latest exhibition is one that looks back to only last July’s 2017 UEFA Women’s EURO Championships. In 2016, the Scotland Women’s National Team qualified for a major tournament for the first time in their history. The Squad, coached by Anna Signeul and captained by Gemma Fay, earned a place at the UFEA Women’s […]

The Edinburgh Academical Football Club- Celebrating 160 Years.

25th August 2017 Posted in Exhibitions, History, News

Some may question as to why a rugby club has its own exhibition in the Scottish Football Museum. Though, once the tale of Edinburgh Academical Football Club (EAFC) is shared, then people see why it is reasonable that the Museum’s latest exhibition on a rugby club is relevant to the game of football. The Edinburgh […]

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