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James Allan, Glasvegas

Celtic’s 87-88 double-winning side were a bigger influence on Glasvegas frontman James Allan than any musician, but it was striker Andy ‘Elvis’ Walker who really stole his heart…

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Neil White, Freelance Sports Journalist

If you can survive an eight-foot drop onto the concrete concourse around the Brockville pitch and the crowd-surfing title celebration that follows, you get to be a Falkirk supporter for the rest of your life…

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Jim Lalley

The greatest gift a father can give his son? Jimmy Johnstone comes close…

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Pat Crerand

A great Scottish team ends a terrible streak against England and, recalls Pat Crerand, could have taken on the world…

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Ally McErlaine

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

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Richard Wilson

A trial match for Glasgow and District terrifies Richard Wilson, who would rather be at home, watching the game with his dad…

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Eddi Reader

A young Eddie Reader finds herself entranced by the genius of Jimmy Johnstone and repelled by the violence of Atletico Madrid…

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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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Christopher Kerr

A neighbourhood comes together thanks to Packie Bonner’s penalty save at Italia 90…

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Ian Rankin

Have you ever been to a game where there were more players than spectators? Ian Rankin recommends checking out Cowdenbeath reserves…

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Derek Lilley

A hard-fought draw with the Arabs brings an end to a great era…

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Rodge Glass

Funny, the things you remember. For Rodge Glass, the outstanding image of Manchester United’s late, late show against Bayern Munich inside Camp Nou is his father’s glasses going AWOL. A price worth paying…

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Michael Lavery

Super Cooper and memories of THAT goal…

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SUFC 3 SWFC 1 never to be forgotten

William Hattersley – United vs Wednesday 2003

Blades find a cutting edge against their great rivals…

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Simon Glen

Simon Glen recalls his cousin’s battle with the council to preserve a lop-sided view of Firs Park

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Murray Meikle

The great Gazza wins over another club’s fans….

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Marie Cooney

All hope seemed lost ..then up stepped Albert Kidd…

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Douglas Alexander, chief sports writer, Sunday Times Scotland

The summer of 1982. Great football teams compete for the World Cup, and one 11-year-old experiences a state of footballing nirvana he will spend a lifetime in search of, all the while wearing his lucky Naranjito belt…

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George Greig

Fond memories of the Jags…

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Mark McGhee

Don’t drink and play, unless you’re getting watched by the scouts!…

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Tom Leonard

The Scottish poet’s reflection on Celtic’s epic tie with Leeds United in 1970…

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Les Brattesani

Scotland v Hungary, 1954 – live and unmissable on the school loudspeaker system…

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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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McAllister makes his mark

Steven Dow

Livi weren’t mean to win the Cup. Then, Jamie McAllister started running…and running…

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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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Andrew Harbison

Demolition Derby leaves one fan in delirium as he listens in on his pocket radio…

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C.J. Collier

A lucky Celtic supporter receives a birthday present from Lisbon…

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Rob Robertson, Sports Journalist, Scottish Daily Mail

Rob Robertson sees the solemn impartiality of the press box suspended for one international correspondant when Ryan Giggs scores the greatest goal in the history of the FA Cup…

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David J Knowles

When even Colin Hendry starts to show a velvet first touch, you know your name’s on the trophy!…

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Edward Hodge

ournalist Ed Hodge on a glorious New Year for St Johnstone…

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