The Founding of the Football League

4th August 2017 Posted in History, News

Last night the English Football League kicked off for the 2017/18 season. The Football League in England is the oldest league system in world football-formed back in April 1888. A landmark moment in history as the first step to the current league systems that orchestrate worldwide today. Though the introduction of the Football league would […]

The Drybrough Cup

2nd August 2017 Posted in History, News

The Scottish League season returns once again with the first round of fixtures commencing this weekend. Indeed, competitive football is already underway with the new Scottish League Cup format; allowing fans to watch their clubs partake in competitive action in July, hoping their team can reach the final at Hampden. Though this is not the […]

The 1948 Great Britain Olympic Football Team.

27th July 2017 Posted in Exhibitions, History, News

Very recently, the Scottish Football Museum has paid tribute to Queen’s Park Football Club on their 150th anniversary with a Queen’s Park exhibition. There are multiple items within this gallery which the public often ask about with curiosity and enthusiasm, however, one football top in particular has led to people inquiring, “what is the story […]

Women’s Football in Scotland.

19th July 2017 Posted in History, News

Tonight, Anna Signeul’s team prepare for their opening match against England at the 2017 Women’s European Championships in Holland. This will be the women squad’s first ever game in a major tournament. To many there is excitement, others nerves, but overall, particularly in Scotland, this recent success in the women’s game has been a long […]

Scottish FA Women’s International Roll of Honour

10th July 2017 Posted in Exhibitions, News

The Scottish FA Women’s International Roll of Honour is a new permanent exhibit within the Scottish Football Museum which will pay tribute to members of the Scottish Women’s National Team who have gained 100 caps. There are currently 12 players who have achieved this remarkable feat within the women’s game in Scotland and they are […]

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 History

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 History

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 Blog, History

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 […]

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