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Scottish Football Museum & Hampden Stadium Tour EARNS 2017 TRIPADVISOR CERTIFICATE OF EXCELLENCE

23rd June 2017 Posted in News

The Scottish Football Museum & Hampden Stadium Tour has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence. Now in its seventh year, the achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year. Certificate of Excellence recipients include restaurants, accommodations and attractions located all over the world that have continually delivered […]

How Scots Brought Football to the World.

17th June 2017 Posted in News

The FIFA Confederations Cup begins this evening in Russia. The tournament is contested between the six holders of the Regional competitions- such as European Championships, Confederation of African Football and Oceania Football Confederation- the World Cup holder and the next World Cup host city. The Confederations Cup will help fill an empty void to all […]

Top Five Scotland v England matches at Hampden

9th June 2017 Posted in News

With the 114th Scotland v England game upon us, we look back at the top five ‘Auld Enemy’ clashes to be played at our historical National Stadium Hampden Park: Scotland v England, British Championships, Hampden Park 09/04/1921 The 45th meeting between the two countries aroused as much interest as ever in Scotland; with a great […]

The Day Lisbon Belonged to Celtic.

25th May 2017 Posted in News

For one to describe a particular football event as ‘romantic’ takes something very special. Leicester’s fantastic league triumph in 2016, Pep Guardiola’s wonderful footballing Barcelona team of 2011 are fairly recent examples of the term being used to paint the unimaginable football triumph. Scotland is fortunate enough to have romantic footballing history and none come […]

There’s Only One Sandy McBain

21st May 2017 Posted in News

It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of former colleague and dear friend, Sandy McBain. Sandy worked at the Museum since our opening in 2001 up till his retirement in 2013. His charm, sense of humour, warm heart, and incredible knowledge of Scottish football, made working alongside him an […]

The Greatest Game Ever Played

18th May 2017 Posted in News

There are very few things stronger than the love affair between the Scots and the beautiful game. Scotland  has brought football to the world since the nineteenth century, the nation’s rich history in the world’s number one sport is a talking point from every corner of the country. One piece from Scotland’s rich past discussed […]

The Tale of Third Lanark AC.

27th April 2017 Posted in News

This year marks remarkable anniversaries in the history of Scottish football. The 1966/67 season is one looked by some as possibly the best ever of the Scottish game; where fans were witnessing a golden generation playing at a very high standard domestically, across Europe and with the Scotland national team. Yet, in the middle of […]

One Packed Afternoon at Hampden

17th April 2017 Posted in News

Hampden Park is arguably the most historical pitch in world football. Since the site of Hampden Park was attained by Queen’s Park in 1903, major football matches and events have taken place in Mount Florida. There had been years of large crowds in the south side of Glasgow but never one any bigger anywhere in Europe […]

The Unofficial World Champions of 1967

14th April 2017 Posted in News

Fifty years ago, football was back on the agenda more than ever in Scotland. Not that it had ever really disappeared for the love affair of a Scotsman with his national game is an eternal phenomenon, but people were becoming more and more animated, and they approached this England game at Wembley with more than […]

Ferenc Puskás- Nobody’s Fool

2nd April 2017 Posted in News

It is a calm Sunday in the Scottish Football Museum with the usual concentrated, fascinated silence from visitors- taking in the wonderful heritage and items that surrounds them- is felt in the air. A man and his little girl are intrigued by a plaque that has caught their eye. She asks her father who is […]

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