Match Programmes Away

A selection of programmes from away matches – friendlies, British Championships, Euro & World Cup Qualifiers plus tournament programmes for the finals that we managed to qualify for.

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November 2016 World Cup Qualifier, London  England 3  Scotland 0

England took three of their four chances whereas Scotland squandered all four of ours. On the plus side – You could get a beer in Wembley stadium and the programme only mentions Frank Haffey once…

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October 2016  World Cup Qualifier, Trnava    Slovakia 3 Scotland 0.

[Scotland’s first-ever match against the eastern half of the former Czechoslovakia doesn’t go too well. A bad omen perhaps was to be found on page 12 of the programme, namely a photograph of Seana Conneryho resplendent in a kilt, white socks and sensible shoes. Shurely shome mishtake…]

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September 2016 World Cup Qualifier, Ta Qali    Malta 1  Scotland 5

[Scotland get off to a flier on the Road to Russia as Robert Snodgrass grabs a hat-trick and we quietly forget that with the score at half-time being 1-1 we were ‘bricking it’. All’s well the ends well however…..]

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March 2016  Friendly match, Prague   Czech Republic 0 Scotland 1.

[Ikechi Anya scores the winning goal as we help the Czech Republic prepare for the Euro 2016 finals.]

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October 2015  Euro Qualifier, Faro, Portugal   Gibraltar 0  Scotland 6.

[Steven Fletcher’s second hat-trick of the campaign but we’re not going to the Euro Finals. It’s our ninth successive unsuccessful qualifying campaign and although, in theory, it’s only a game of football, the pain is tangible].

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September 2015  Euro Qualifier, Tbilisi    Georgia 1  Scotland 0.

[Damning statistic – Scotland did not have one shot on target in the entire 90 minutes].

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June 2015  Euro Qualifier, Dublin –  Republic of Ireland 1  Scotland 1.

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October 2014  Euro Qualifier, Warsaw   Poland 2 Scotland 2.

[Great Stadium, Great game of football, Great Expectations………]

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September 2014  Euro Qualifier, Dortmund – Germany 2  Scotland 1.

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May 2014  Friendly match, Craven Cottage, London  Nigeria 2  Scotland 2.

[Scotland help Nigeria prepare for going to the World Cup Finals in Brazil where they lose at the last sixteen stage to France].

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September 2013  World Cup Qualifier, Skopje   Macedonia 1 Scotland 2.

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August 2013  English F.A. 150th anniversary celebration, Wembley Stadium-

England 3  Scotland 2.

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March 2013   World Cup Qualifier, Novi Sad    Serbia 2  Scotland 0.

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February 2012  Friendly match, Koper    Slovenia 1 Scotland 1

 

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October 2010  Euro Qualifier, Prague   Czech Republic 1 Scotland 0.

[Four-Six-Oh! Dontyaknow? Altogether now ”Craig Levein, you’re having a laugh…”]

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September 2008  World Cup Qualifier,Reykjavik   Iceland 1  Scotland 2.

[The Scotland scorers were Kirk Broadfoot and Barry Robson- Yes, really]

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October 2007  Euro Qualifier, Tbilisi    Georgia 2  Scotland 0.

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June 2007  Euro Qualifier, Toftir    Faroe Islands 0  Scotland 2.

2007AUS2007AUSR

May 2007   Friendly match, Vienna    Austria 0  Scotland 1.

[Seventeen Scotland caps awarded on the night].

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September 2006   Euro Qualifier, Kaunas   Lithuania 1  Scotland 2.

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September 2005  World Cup Qualifier, Oslo   Norway 1  Scotland 2

[A rare away win plus a programme free on entry helped compensate for the extortionate price of a pint in downtown Oslo!]

 

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March 2005  World Cup Qualifier, Milan   Italy 2  Scotland 0.

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April 2003  Euro Qualifier, Kaunas    Lithuania 1  Scotland 0.

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September 2001  World Cup Qualifier, Brussels  Belgium 2  Scotland 0.

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September 1999  Euro Qualifier, Tallinn   Estonia 0 Scotland 0.

1999GER1999GERR

April 1999   Friendly match, Bremen      Germany 0  Scotland 1.

[Everton’s Don Hutchison scores the winner for Scotland as Paul Ritchie, Robbie Winters and Colin Cameron all make their international debuts].

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June 1998   World Cup Finals in France

Paris-Scotland 1 Brazil 2. Bordeaux-Scotland 1 Norway 1.

St.Etienne-Scotland 0 Morocco 3.

[Scotland’s most ‘recent’ finals. Who would have predicted that the wilderness years were about to commence – our very own ‘Millennium Bug[ger]’].

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November 1997  Friendly match, Saint Etienne   France 2 Scotland 1.

[Leicester’s Matt Elliot makes his debut in a World Cup warm-up game].

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April 1997  World Cup Qualifier, Gothenburg   Sweden 2  Scotland 1

1996ENG1996ENGR

June 1996  Euro Finals Group Stage in London    England 2 Scotland 0.

[Alan Shearer+David Seaman penalty save+Paul Gascoigne=Disaster for Scotland].

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June 1996 Euro Finals Group Stage in Birmingham

Scotland 0 Netherlands 0   Scotland 1 Switzerland 0.

1994GREECE1994GREECER

December 1994  Euro Qualifier, Athens    Greece 1  Scotland 0.

[Manager Craig Brown quickly pointed out however that we won more corners than them].

1993MALTA1993MALTAR

November 1993   World Cup Qualifier,Near Valletta   Malta 0  Scotland 2.

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1992 germany

PROG92PROG92R

June 1992   Euro Championship Finals in Sweden

Gothenburg – Scotland 0 Netherlands 1      Norrkoping – Scotland 0 Germany 2

Norrkoping – Scotland 3 C.I.S. 0

[The three match programmes are practically identical,inside and out. Tyskland is Germany whilst the OSS is for the match against the CIS IE the Commonwealth of Independent States, the short-termed label for the then fragmenting USSR].

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September 1991    Euro Qualifier, Berne  Switzerland 2  Scotland 2.

[Scotland come back from being two goals down to earn another valuable away point in what was our first ever successful Euro qualifying campaign].

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November 1990  Euro qualifier, Sofia  Bulgaria 1 Scotland 1

[An Ally McCoist goal helps Scotland to a valuable away point].

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June 1990   World Cup Finals in Italy

1989CYP1989CYPR

February 1989  World Cup Qualifier, Limassol    Cyprus 2  Scotland 3.

[For seven long minutes Cyprus lead 2-1 before two goals from Richard Gough -the second, deep into stoppage time – gave Scotland a barely-deserved victory. The Gods duly punished us however when we got to Italia 90].

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May 1988   Rous Cup, Wembley, London  England 1  Scotland 0.

[Liverpool’s Peter Beardsley does the damage].

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March 1988  Friendly match, Malta – Malta 1 Scotland 1

[Everton’s Graeme Sharp scores his only Scotland goal in his 12th and final appearance for his country].

 

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October 1986   Euro Qualifier, Dublin     Republic of Ireland 0  Scotland  0.

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June 1986   World Cup Finals in Mexico.

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January 1986   Friendly match, Tel Aviv    Israel 0  Scotland 1.

[Celtic’s Paul McStay nets the winner in a rare January match for Scotland].

1985WAL1985WALR

September 1985   World Cup Qualifier, Cardiff     Wales 1  Scotland 1.

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December 1983  British Championship, Belfast  Northern Ireland 2  Scotland 0.

[Aberdeen’s Doug Rougvie makes his only appearance for Scotland against the winners of the last-ever British Championship]

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November 1983  Euro Qualifier,Halle         East Germany 2  Scotland 1.

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June 1983  British Championship, London  England 2 Scotland 0.

[Shunted to a midweek slot – the penultimate Scotland-England B.C. match].

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May 1983  British Championship, Cardiff      Wales 0  Scotland 2

[Andy Gray and Alan Brazil score the goals].

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December 1982  Euro Qualifier, Brussels – Belgium 3 Scotland 2.

[Two great goals from Kenny Dalglish but Nil-Points for Scotland…]

PROG1982PROG1982R

June 1982   World Cup Finals in Spain.

PROG1981PROG1981R

October 1981  World Cup Qualifier, Belfast     Northern Ireland 0  Scotland 0.

AAAAWALES81

May 1981  British Championship, Swansea   Wales 2  Scotland 0

[Ray Stewart of West Ham and Dundee United’s Paul Sturrock make their Scotland debuts].

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September 1980  World Cup Qualifier, Stockholm  Sweden 0  Scotland 1.

[A Gordon Strachan goal gives Scotland a precious away win en-route to Spain 82]

1979NOR1979NORR

June 1979  Euro Qualifier, Oslo    Norway 0  Scotland 4.

AAAAENG79

May 1979   British Championship, London     England 3  Scotland 1

[Ipswich Town’s John Wark gave Scotland the lead after 20 minutes and then it all went horribly wrong.]

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June 1978  World Cup Finals in Argentina.

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October 1977  World Cup Qualifier, Liverpool    Wales 0 Scotland 2.

The hand of Jord, brilliance from Dalglish and ‘Argentina here we come!’

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September 1977  Friendly match, East Berlin     East Germany 1 Scotland 0.

[Goalkeeper David Stewart of Leeds United wins his only Scotland cap behind the ‘Iron Curtain.’ Club-mate Arthur Graham also debuts].

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June 1977  British Championship, London     England 1  Scotland 2.

[The last occasion in which Scotland were outright winners of the British Championship].

 

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October 1976 World Cup qualifier, Prague – Czechoslovakia 2 Scotland 0.

 

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June 1974 World Cup Finals in West Germany.

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June 1974  Friendly match, Oslo   Norway 1  Scotland 2.

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May 1973  British Championship, London  England 1  Scotland 0

[Joe Jordan made his Scotland debut as a second half substitute but a goal from Martin Peters spoiled everything].

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May 1973  British Championship, Wrexham   Wales 0  Scotland 2

[George Graham scores the goals as Peter McCloy, Danny McGrain, Jim Holton, Derek Johnstone and Derek Parlane all debut].

1972DEN1972DENR

October 1972   World Cup Qualifier, Copenhagen     Denmark 1  Scotland 4.

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Brazil Independence Tournament-

29 June 1972  Belo Horizonte     Scotland 2  Yugoslavia 2

2 July 1972   Porto Alegre   Scotland 0  Czechoslovakia 0  

5 July 1972  Rio de Janeiro   Brazil 1  Scotland 0.

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February 1971  Euro Qualifier, Liege   Belgium 3  Scotland 0.

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October 1969   World Cup Qualifier, Hamburg   West Germany 3  Scotland 2.

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May 1969  British Championship, London  England 4  Scotland 1.

[Eddie Gray of Leeds United could have picked a better day to make his Scotland debut]

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May 1969  British Championship, Wrexham   Wales 3  Scotland 5.

[The British Championship is moved to a week-long, end of season affair].

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May 1968  Friendly match, Amsterdam  Netherlands 0  Scotland 0.

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October 1967 British Championship/Euro Qualifier, Belfast    Northern Ireland 1 Scotland 0.

[George Best, Derek Dougan, Terry Neill, Pat Jennings and co inflict a defeat on Scotland that damages our Euro qualification hopes. Ultimately it is England who progress to the Quarter Finals of that competition]

 

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31 May 1967  World Tour Unofficial International, Adelaide Australia 1 Scotland 2

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April 1967  British Championship/Euro Qualifier, London  England 2  Scotland 3.

[In the fantasy world we declare ourselves ‘Unofficial World Champions’ however in the real world Scotland are British Champions who also pick up two valuable Euro qualification points].

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October 1965  British Championship, Belfast   Northern Ireland 3  Scotland 2.

1963ENG1963ENGR

April 1963  British Championship, London   England 1  Scotland 2.

1961ROI1961ROIR

May 1961  World Cup Qualifier, Dublin    Republic of Ireland 0  Scotland 3.

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May 1960 Friendly match, Vienna     Austria 4  Scotland 1

[A crowd of 60,000 saw Dave MacKay net a consolation goal for Scotland]

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October 1959   British Championship, Belfast    Northern Ireland 0  Scotland 4.

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October 1958  British Championship match, Cardiff  Wales 0  Scotland 3

[59,162 pack Ninian Park and see Denis Law score on his international debut]

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June 1958   World Cup Finals in Sweden.

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October 1957   British Championship, Belfast  Northern Ireland 1  Scotland 1.

[Preston’s Tommy Docherty is our skipper, Aberdeen’s Graham Leggat our scorer]

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April 1957  British Championship, London    England 2  Scotland 1.

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October 1956   British Championship, Cardiff    Wales 2  Scotland 2.

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October 1955  British Championship, Belfast  Northern Ireland 2  Scotland 1.

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April 1955  British Championship, London   England 7  Scotland 2

[A bloody sore one with Wolves’ Dennis Wilshaw netting four of them!]

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October 1954  British Championship, Cardiff    Wales 0  Scotland 1.

[Aberdeen’s Harry Yorston wins his only Scotland cap. Three years later Harry retires from football to follow in his Father’s occupation as a fish porter although a big pools win enables him to leave this job].

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October 1953  British Championship/World Cup Qualifier, Belfast N.Ireland 1 Scotland 3.

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April 1953   British Championship, London  England 2  Scotland 2.

[‘Last minute Reilly’ snatches a draw for Scotland]

1951ENG1951ENGR

April 1951   British Championship, London    England 2  Scotland 3.

[Scotland are British Champions with a 100% record]

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October 1950   British Championship, Cardiff      Wales 1  Scotland 3.

[Celtic’s Bobby Collins makes his Scotland debut as does Willie McNaught of Raith Rovers]

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April 1949   British Championship, London   England 1  Scotland 3.

[Scotland are British Champions with a 100% record]

19471947B

April 1947  British Championship, London   England 1  Scotland 1.

[No fewer than seven Scotland players make their international debuts].

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