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Patrick Barclay, Chief Football Writer, The Times

The Dundee team that reached the semi-final of the European Cup stole the hearts of most who saw them. Patrick Barclay also lost the banner he took to Dens Park when his team, inspired by the great Alan Gilzean, crushed Cologne 8-1…

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David Neish

George Best in a Hibs shirt … the dream becomes reality…

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Arthur Montford

STV’s commentary legend remembers George Best not just for his jinking genius, but for his politeness and a passion for Hibs…

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Mark Falco scores Rangers' first

Scott McDermott, football journalist, Daily Record / Sunday Mail

A cardboard sign, with a felt-tip scrawl: NEED ONE TICKET. But it’s a European Cup night and Ibrox and everyone says there’s no chance getting in. Well, maybe not no chance…

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Douglas Thomson

Some goals stay with you forever. Like this one…

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Stephen Morris

A snapshot from a glorious era for Celtic…

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John Hendrickson

Billy Sipson…

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Mogaji Mustapha Olakunle

3-0 down in the 2005 Champions League final to AC Milan – Game over, right? Wrong…

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William Brophy

Simple yet effective for Ireland…

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Ally McErlaine

Abbey Road studios. Watching the 6-2 game and scraping jaws off the floor…

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Graeme Cozens

The generosity of small-time clubs keep the magic of football ignited…

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Jamie McDonough

A true Geordie hero, Alan Shearer, gets a spine-tingling send-off at St James’ Park…

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Josh Cain

Mikel Arteta reduces Josh Cain to tears. In a good way…

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Lorraine finally gets to see Dundee United win a cup final.

Lorraine Kelly

The queen of daytime telly falls in love with Dundee United on a first date at Tannadice and lays claim to the most biased piece of football journalism ever broadcast…

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Murray Meikle Memories from the 70’s

A boy’s Heart-felt childhood dream comes true…

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Ewan Smith, freelance sports journalist

A gutted Raymond Domenech is faced with a grinning Scottish hack the morning after Faddy’s cracker…

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Ronnie MacKay

James McFadden cures a broken heart in Paris…

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Christopher Bennison

United 0 Rangers 0. Same old story, then up steps David Robertson and Tannadice erupts!…

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Daniel Gray

Daniel Gray never got closer to football than the season Juninho came to his beloved Middlesbrough, a heady ride that ended in a moment, not quite shared, that is with him forever…

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Kenny Logan

Kenny Logan may have a lifelong love affair with Rangers, but not even celebrating an Ally McCoist sclaff could trump an unforgettable night at the 2005 Champions League final in Istanbul…

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Jim Drysdale

Tynescastle in the Seventies was an unforgettable experience for one young Jambo…

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Iain McMillan

Iain McMillan is not the only Scottish schoolboy to pretend to be Denis Law…

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Jo Marsh

Jo Marsh remembers the players who helped England win the 1966 World Cup…

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Dougie Donnelly

Dougie Donnelly has seen and done it all – Opens, Grand Slams – but Scotland v France at World Cup 1998 proved the most emotional and uplifting experience of his career…

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William Platt

Victory over the mighty Juventus sends one fan into ecstasy…and another into misery…

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Duncan Booker

The rise and rise of the Albion in the 1970s captured the heart of one young fan…

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Colin Liddell Obe

How to save a football club, by one of the Falkirk consortium that did just that in 1996…

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Daniel Doe

Some Wembley memories don’t last the whole 90 minutes – but are cherished all the same…

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Johnathan Mitchell, Greenock Telegraph

It ended in glorious failure, but a 2-2 draw with Dundee United in a packed Cappielow in 1996 will live long in the memory…

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Stuart McCall

The Motherwell manager, now Scotland coach, on making the transition from the terraces to the pitch…

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