Visit From WSDC 2018 Group Ahead of Symposium

24th July 2018 Posted in Events, News

One of the groups from the World Down Syndrome Congress (WDSC) popped in for a visit to the Scottish Football Museum, ahead of the Health Symposium taking place at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) tomorrow. A fun afternoon in which all who attended thoroughly enjoyed, viewing the museum, sitting in the dressing rooms, to standing at the […]

New Exhibition: The Internationalists- Scotland’s Story on the World Stage.

23rd July 2018 Posted in Exhibitions, History, News

Take a walk down to Scotland’s National Stadium and gaze upon our latest gallery, displaying remarkable items and memorabilia of Scotland on the world stage. At the turn of the century, international football became increasingly popular and the need for a single body to oversee association football became more apparent. The Federation International de Football […]

Football Memories Scotland Nominated for Prestigious Scotland’s Dementia Award

13th July 2018 Posted in Events, Media Appearances, News

GROUND-BREAKING dementia project Football Memories Scotland has been shortlisted for the prestigious Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2018. Nominated in the ‘Most Innovative Partnership’ category, the shortlisting recognises Football Memories Scotland’s collaboration with Alzheimer Scotland to deliver vital community reminiscence work, helping people living with dementia in Scotland. Scotland’s Dementia Awards, a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS […]

Scottish Influence on Spanish Football.

20th June 2018 Posted in History, News

Did you know that there was influential Scottish presence as Spain began to impose the beautiful game to their population? During the latter half of the 1890’s, textile workers sent from Newmilns- in Ayrshire- to a factory in Barcelona, would form the Escoces Football Club. The club competed in local competitions and a number of […]

Scottish Influence in Shaping Uruguayan Football.

20th June 2018 Posted in History, News

Uruguay, a country with such impressive footballing history and success, have a strong chance of achieving World Cup glory in Russia. Their nation is incredibly passionate about the game, and offer undying loyalty to anyone who wears the famous Sky Blue jersey. If you were to investigate the origins of Uruguayan football, you would find some […]

The Scottish Influence at the Beginning of English Football.

18th June 2018 Posted in News

Our respected neighbours may enjoy participating in the Major Tournaments much more than ourselves these days, and have a fantastic, rich history of establishing the rules and regulations of the footballing sport. However, it is important to remember the importance of Scottish influence in helping England produce fantastic football structures and heritage. By the late […]

Scottish links to Belgian Football.

18th June 2018 Posted in News

History archives reveal some interesting stories which show the presence of Scots in the early stages of Belgian football. During a leisure holiday, two affluent Scottish families, the Blairs and Fairlies, decided to potentially create “The Foot Ball Club Spa” near the Belgian region of Liege in 1863. Both families, according to research, appear to […]

The Scottish Influence in Swedish Football.

18th June 2018 Posted in News

Similar to other countries around the world, the nation of Sweden, who begin their Russia 2018 World Cup journey today,  would see help from Scottish migrants in introducing football to their country. During the early 1890’s, a group of textile workers from Newmilns in Ayrshire were sent to Gothenburg to work at a sister factory. […]

How Scotland brought football to Brazil.

17th June 2018 Posted in News

Many consider Brazil to be the best football nation in terms of rich history and brilliant past players- such as Pele, Zico, Ronaldo and Ronaldinho. The country is often referred as the template of how football should be played using flare, dribbling, attractive football. Yet, such lessons and teachings are always passed on by previous […]

Scottish Influence in Mexican Football

17th June 2018 Posted in News

The nation of Mexico is very contrasting to Scotland in many ways but there is one thing the Scots and Mexicans have in common: a passion for football. This passion from both countries is visible for all to see. Interestingly, Mexican football archives would reveal the story of how Scottish immigrants would help shape the […]

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