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This is a list of all the Scottish or Scotland soccer articles we have published on the History of Soccer website.

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Pat Nevin: 20 Year Soccer Career In Scotland And England

Pat Nevin played nearly 750 games over a 20-year career in England and Scotland, making him one of the most familiar faces in British soccer. After scoring a hat-trick against Celtic Boys’ Club for his team, Blue Star, he signed …

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Biggest Upsets In World Cup History: 13 Unexpected Defeats

Every World Cup usually has at least one surprise in store, and as this list of World Cup huge upsets proves, sometimes those surprises are so huge that no one could have possibly seen them coming. Here is our list …

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Charles Miller: Instrumental In Bringing Soccer To Brazil

The grave of Charles Miller lies more or less hidden in the corner of a Sao Paulo cemetery. No plaques denote this man’s impact on Brazil’s rich cultural history, no sign to remind visitors that he was even that important. …

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Packie Bonner: Celtic And Republic Of Ireland Shot Stopper

There are soccer players around the world whose lone moment will be remembered forever. Even a stellar career can be ruined by an embarrassing own-goal or a costly penalty miss. Luckily for Packie Bonner, he belongs to a more encouraging …

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Dave Mackay: The Determined Hard Man Of 1960s British Soccer

Dave Mackay was one of the greatest players in British football during the post-war period. A barrel-chested left-half, his gritty determination, and powerful tackle often marked him out as one of the game’s hard men. Still, he also possessed excellent …

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Best Soccer Stadium In The World: 11 Famous Football Arenas

So you ask what football club or national team has the best soccer stadium in the world? If you randomly asked 100 soccer fans today, you’d probably get 60-80 different answers. This article will review 11 iconic soccer fields and …

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Glasgow Rangers: Reviving a Fallen Giant

When Glasgow Rangers entered administration and plummeted out of the Scottish top-flight to the fourth division, it hit rock bottom. Now, eight and a half years later, not only are the Glasgow Rangers FC firmly back among the domestic elite, …

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Soccer World Record: Winning All League Games In One Season

The feat of Arsenal Football Club in avoiding defeat in their 38 English premiership matches during the 2003-04 season has rightly been acclaimed as a marvelous achievement, but not a soccer world record. This is not a unique achievement in …

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Irish Football Association: Early History And The Split

The socio-political complexities of the Irish Question ensured that the development of football in Northern Ireland would follow a different pattern to that in England and indeed other parts of the United Kingdom. Certainly, the political unrest and limited industrialization …

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Sunderland Albion: The Second Professional Team Ends Badly

Celtic vs. Rangers, Everton vs. Liverpool, Arsenal vs. Spurs are just some of today’s biggest inter-town rivalries. If history had turned out differently, there might have been another: Sunderland AFC vs. Sunderland Albion. Sunderland Albion Football Club was one of …

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