This is mainly an image section in which we will try to post photos of players that have represented Scotland over the years playing abroad, whether it’s the likes of Charlie Cooke and Willie Johnston in the NASL or the likes of Law, Souness and Jordan. Check it out from time to time and see who’s been added and feel free to comment and let’s us know who we’ve missed out and where.
Prior to moving to Watford, Ikechi played football in Spain including time with Cadiz
Steve went from Tottenham to Barcelona in 1984 and stayed there ’til 1988.
Eric played for Metz in France from 1986 – ’91
Kris playing in the Green and White of Portland Timbers FC. Maybe if he had a bigger ball he might have been more successful
Kris with his Portland team boss; another Scotland International John Spencer
Alan was sent out on loan by Bobby Robson from Ipswich Town to Detroit Express in 1978
Oliver moved to RB Leipzig in August 2016 for £13m. This is taken just after he has scored 4 minutes into his first start for the club.
Peter in his short stint with the Metro Stars / New York Red Bulls in 2006.
Bobby joined the San Antonio Thunder on loan from Aberdeen in 1976
John even made it into a sticker set in his time with Monaco
Charlie played for a host if U.S teams including the Los Angeles Aztecs and the Memphis Rogues
Dixie gained two caps with Scotland and here he is in action Down Under with Adelaide City
Willie played for the Portland Timbers in the early eighties.
Steven during his period with Marseilles.
Ex- Dundee, Everton and Southampton player Jimmy played for the Seattle Sounders for five years in the late 70’s and indeed would manage and coach them at various points.
Archie played for the Jacksonville Tea Men in 1982; he’s in the front row and is the furthest player on the right.
George played in the NASL with California Surf in 1978
Ex-Leeds goalie Harvey played for the Vancouver Whitecaps in two spells in the early eighties.
Big Jim played with the Miami Toros in 1976 and then Detroit Express in 1980
Bobby gained two Scotland caps in 1968 during his days with West Brom. This is him in 1975 with the Philadelphia Atoms whilst on loan from Birmingham City. Bobby would also play for the Dallas Tornado.
Tommy in his days with the Seattle Sounders in 1980
Mo in his Nantes playing days here.
Later with the Kansas City Wizards
The irrepressible Bud was well loved by fans of the Vancouver Whitecaps playing for them in ’79 and once more in ’81.
Willie famously slugged a beer offered by a fan before taking a corner as time was running out. Vancouver scored as Willie crossed a peach of a ball into the area and in his honour there is a corner of their stadium named after him.
Jimmy played 10 games for the San Jose Earthquakes in 1975
Joe in Italy firstly with AC Milan
Then with Hellas Verona
Paul Lambert lifts the European Cup during his time at Borussia Dortmund
Denis in his brief period with Torino
Peter played for the Toronto Blizzards (’79-’80) and then the Vancouver Whitecaps from ’81 – ’84.
Shaun spent a season with Chicago Fire
Jamie was only ever capped once for Scotland and he can be seen with the beard and the Bindi in his days with Kerala Blasters
Mark spent season 1984-’85 with Hamburg scoring seven goals in 30 League games before moving to Celtic.
He might only have earned three Scotland caps but Rab, played for Twente Enschede for two seasons in the Dutch Eredivisie.
This is Gordon in his brief stay with Seiko SA of Hong Kong in 1985
Charlie in his time with Gold Coast In Australia
Kenny spent an unsuccessful season with Bursapor of Turkey
Here’s ex-Manchester United Willie Morgan during his stint with Chicago Sting
Like Jamie McAllister, Stephen Pearson spent a season in the Indian Super League with the Kerala Blasters
Steven spent a short time in 2008 with Randers of Denmark
Nigel played with IR of Iceland in 2012
Gavin joined Hakoah Sydney City East FC in Australia in 2014
Bruce played for the Seattle Sounders in season ’80-’81
Ex-Aberdeen player Davie Robb played for four teams in North America; Tampa Bay Rowdies (1977-’78), Philadelphia Fury (1979), Tulsa Roughnecks (1980) and finally also in 1980 the Vancouver Whitecaps
Ex- Spurs and Arsenal one cap wonder Jimmy played for the Seattle Sounders in season ’76 – ’77.
Barry Robson spent an unsuccessful season with the Vancouver Whitecaps in 2012.
Jocky Scott playing for the Seattle Sounders in the late ’70’s.
Jamie played for ADO Den Haag in 2004 / 05
Jamie in his days with the Colorado Rapids
Here’s Graeme during his spell at Sampdoria
Ian played with Turkish side Besiktas for the 1989-’90 season winning both the League and Cup with them.
Ron spent a season with the Los Angeles Skyhawks in the American Soccer League in 1976.