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(Match 343)  3rd February 1971  (1972 European Championship Qualifying Group 5)
BELGIUM - SCOTLAND  3-0  (1-0)
Referee:   Antonio Sbardella (Italy)
Crowd:     13.931, Stade de Sclessin, Liege
Goals:     1-0 McKinnon (34) own goal, 2-0 Van Himst (55), 3-0 Van Himst (83) penalty
BELGIUM:  (Coach:  Raymond Goethals)
Christian Piot - Georges Heylens, Jean Thissen - Nicolas Dewalque, Jean Plaskie, 
Erwin Van Den Daele - Leon Semmeling, Wilfried Van Moer, Henri Depireux, 
Paul Van Himst [c], Andre Denul.

SCOTLAND:  (Manager:  Robert Brown/22)
James Fergus Cruickshank	     (5/Heart of Midlothian) -
David Hay			     (5/Celtic)
Thomas Gemmell			     (18/Celtic) -
Patrick Gordon Stanton		     (6/Hibernian)
Ronald McKinnon			     (25/Rangers)
Robert Moncur [c]		     (7/Newcastle United) -
Charles Cooke			     (14/Chelsea)
John Greig			     (40/Rangers) 
Colin Anderson Stein		     (14/Rangers)
John O'Hare			     (5/Derby County)
Archibald Gemmill	             (1/Derby County)

Subs:
Anthony Green			     (1/Blackpool)  for Patrick Stanton (HT)
James Forrest                        (3/Aberdeen)   for Colin Stein     (HT)	


(Match 344) 21st April 1971 (1972 European Championship Qualifying Group 5) PORTUGAL - SCOTLAND 2-0 (1-0) Referee: Michael Kitabdjian (France) Crowd: 35.463, Estadio da Luz, Lisbon Goals: 1-0 Stanton (22) own goal, 2-0 EUSEBIO (82) PORTUGAL: (Coach: Jose Gomes da Silva) Vitor Manuel Afonso DAMAS de Oliveira - Amandio Jose MALTA DA SILVA, HUMBERTO Manuel Jesus COELHO - JOSE CARLOS da Silva Jose [c], ADOLFO Antonio da Luz CALISTO, RUI de Gouveia Pinto RODRIGUES - Fernando PERES da Silva, Tamagnini Manuel Gomes Baptista-NENE (Fernando Pascoal das Neves-PAVAO 86), VITOR Manuel Ferreira BAPTISTA (ARTUR JORGE Braga de Melo Teixeira 76), EUSEBIO da Silva Ferreira, ANTONIO SIMOES da Costa. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Robert Brown/23) Robert Brown Clark (4/Aberdeen) - David Hay (6/Celtic) James Brogan (1/Celtic) - Patrick Gordon Stanton (7/Hibernian) Ronald McKinnon (26/Rangers) Robert Moncur [c] (8/Newcastle United) - William Henderson (29/Rangers) James McCalliog (5/Wolverhampton Wanderers) David Thomson Robb (1/Aberdeen) Peter Barr Cormack (6/Nottingham Forest) Alan John Gilzean (22/Tottenham Hotspur) Subs: Andrew Jarvie (1/Airdrieonians) for James McCalliog (63) Anthony Green (2/Blackpool) for Patrick Stanton (75)
(Match 345) 15th May 1971 (76th Home International Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 0-0 Referee: John Keith Taylor (England) Crowd: 19.068, Ninian Park, Cardiff WALES: (Manager: David Bowen) Gareth Sprake - Peter Joseph Rodrigues, Roderick John Thomas - Edward [Glyn] James, John Griffith Roberts, Terence Charles Yorath - Leighton Phillips, William [Alan] Durban, John Benjamin Toshack, Ronald Tudor Davies, Gilbert Ivor Reece. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Robert Brown/24) Robert Brown Clark (5/Aberdeen) - David Hay (7/Celtic) James Brogan (2/Celtic) - William John Bremner (24/Leeds United) Francis McLintock (7/Arsenal) Robert Moncur [c] (9/Newcastle United) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (2/Leeds United) David Thomson Robb (2/Aberdeen) John O'Hare (6/Derby County) Peter Barr Cormack (7/Nottingham Forest) Edwin Gray (5/Leeds United) Subs: John Greig (41/Rangers) for William Bremner (72)
(Match 346) 18th May 1971 (76th Home International Championship) SCOTLAND - NORTHERN IRELAND 0-1 (0-1) Referee: Clive Thomas (Wales) Crowd: 31.643, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 0-1 Greig (14) own goal SCOTLAND: (Manager: Robert Brown/25) Robert Brown Clark (6/Aberdeen) - David Hay (8/Celtic) James Brogan (3/Celtic) - John Greig (42/Rangers) Francis McLintock (8/Arsenal) Robert Moncur [c] (10/Newcastle United) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (3/Leeds United) Anthony Green (3/Blackpool) John O'Hare (7/Derby County) Hugh Patrick Curran (2/Wolverhampton Wanderers) Edwin Gray (6/Leeds United) Subs: Andrew Jarvie (2/Airdrieonians) for John O'Hare (HT) Francis Michael Munro (1/Wolverhampton Wanderers) for Francis McLintock (71) NORTHERN IRELAND: (Manager: William John [Terence] Neill) Patrick Anthony Jennings - Patrick James Rice, Samuel Nelson - William James O'Kane, Allan Hunter, James Joseph Nicholson - Bryan Hamilton, Alexander "Eric" S.McMordie (David James Craig 67), Alexander [Derek] Dougan, David Clements, George Best.
(Match 347) 22nd May 1971 (76th Home International Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 3-1 (3-1) Referee: Jef Dorpmans (Netherlands) Crowd: 91.469, The Empire Stadium, London Goals: 1-0 Peters (9), 1-1 Curran (11), 2-1 Chivers (30), 3-1 Chivers (40) ENGLAND: (Manager: Alfred Ernest Ramsey) Gordon Banks - Christopher Lawler, Terence Cooper - Peter Edwin Storey, Roy Leslie McFarland, Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore [c] - Francis Henry Lee (Allan John Clarke 73), Alan James Ball, Martin Harcourt Chivers, Geoffrey Charles Hurst, Martin Stanford Peters. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Robert Brown/26) Robert Brown Clark (7/Aberdeen) - John Greig (43/Rangers) James Brogan (4/Celtic) - William John Bremner (25/Leeds United) Francis McLintock (9/Arsenal) Robert Moncur [c] (11/Newcastle United) - James Connelly Johnstone (12/Celtic) David Thomson Robb (3/Aberdeen) Hugh Patrick Curran (3/Wolverhampton Wanderers) Anthony Green (4/Blackpool) Peter Barr Cormack (8/Nottingham Forest) Subs: Francis Michael Munro (2/Wolverhampton Wanderers) for Hugh Curran (HT) Andrew Jarvie (3/Airdrieonians) for Anthony Green (82) Notes: Scotland were bottom of the table with only one point. England won the home title.
(Match 348) 9th June 1971 (1972 European Championship Qualifying Group 5) DENMARK - SCOTLAND 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Wolfgang Riedel (East Germany) Crowd: 37.682, Kobenhavns Idraetspark, Copenhagen Goal: 1-0 Laudrup (43) DENMARK: (Coach: Rudolf Strittich) Erik Lykke Sorensen - Torben Nielsen, Mogens Berg - Preben Arentoft, Jorgen Rasmussen, Kresten Bjerre [c] - Finn Laudrup (Bent Outzen 75), Ole Bjornmose, Ulrik le Fevre, Benny Nielsen (Keld Pedersen 75), Jorgen Kristensen. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Robert Brown/27) Robert Brown Clark (8/Aberdeen) - Francis Michael Munro (3/Wolverhampton Wanderers) William Dickson (4/Kilmarnock) - Patrick Gordon Stanton (8/Hibernian) Ronald McKinnon (27/Rangers) Robert Moncur [c] (12/Newcastle United) - Thomas McLean (6/Kilmarnock) Thomas Forsyth (1/Motherwell) Colin Anderson Stein (15/Rangers) Hugh Patrick Curran (4/Wolverhampton Wanderers) James Forrest (4/Aberdeen) Subs: David Thomson Robb (4/Aberdeen) for Thomas Forsyth (HT) John Alexander (Jocky) Scott (1/Dundee) for James Forrest (75)
(Match 349) 14th June 1971 (Friendly match) USSR - SCOTLAND 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Ferdinand Marschall (Austria) Crowd: 20.000, Lenin Central Stadium, Moscow Goal: 1-0 Evryuzhikhin (25) USSR: (Coach: Valentin Nikolaev) Evgeniy Rudakov - Yuriy Istomin, Albert Shesternev [c] - Viktor Matviyenko, Vladimir Kaplichny, Viktor Kolotov - Anatoliy Konkov, Givi Nodiya (Nikolay Dolgov 70), Vladimir Fedotov, Vitaliy Shevchenko, Gennadiy Evryuzhikhin (Vitaliy Khmelnitskiy HT). SCOTLAND: (Manager: Robert Brown/28) Robert Brown Clark (9/Aberdeen) - John Jack Brownlie (1/Hibernian) William Dickson (5/Kilmarnock) - Francis Michael Munro (4/Wolverhampton Wanderers) Ronald McKinnon (28/Rangers) Patrick Gordon Stanton [c] (9/Hibernian) - James Forrest (5/Aberdeen) Robert Watson (1/Motherwell) Colin Anderson Stein (16/Rangers) David Thomson Robb (5/Aberdeen) John Alexander (Jocky) Scott (2/Dundee) Subs: Hugh Patrick Curran (5/Wolverhampton Wanderers) for Colin Stein (71)
(Match 350) 13th October 1971 (1972 European Championship Qualifying Group 5) SCOTLAND - PORTUGAL 2-1 (1-0) Referee: Brunon Piotrowicz (Poland) Crowd: 58.612, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 O'Hare (23), 1-1 RUI RODRIGUES (57), 2-1 Gemmill (58) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/1) Robert Primrose Wilson (1/Arsenal) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (2/Rangers) Edmond Peter Skirving Colquhoun (1/Sheffield United) - Patrick Gordon Stanton (10/Hibernian) David Hay (9/Celtic) William John Bremner [c] (26/Leeds United) - Alexander James Cropley (1/Hibernian) George Graham (1/Arsenal) James Connelly Johnstone (13/Celtic) John O'Hare (8/Derby County) Archibald Gemmill (2/Derby County) Subs: Martin McLean Buchan (1/Aberdeen) for Edmond Colquhoun (87) PORTUGAL: (Coach: Jose Gomes da Silva) Vitor Manuel Afonso DAMAS de Oliveira - Amandio Jose MALTA DA SILVA, Francisco Antonio Galinho CALO (Fernando PERES da Silva 66) - RUI de Gouveia Pinto RODRIGUES, ADOLFO Antonio da Luz CALISTO, JAIME da Silva GRAÇA - Jose ROLANDO Andrade Gonçalves, ANTONIO SIMOES da Costa, Tamagnini Manuel Gomes Baptista-NENE, VITOR Manuel Ferreira BAPTISTA, EUSEBIO da Silva Ferreira (ARTUR JORGE Braga de Melo Teixeira HT).
(Match 351) 10th November 1971 (1972 European Championship Qualifying Group 5) SCOTLAND - BELGIUM 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Einar Johan Bostrom (Sweden) Crowd: 36.500, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Goal: 1-0 O'Hare (5) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/2) Robert Brown Clark (10/Aberdeen) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (3/Rangers) David Hay (10/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (27/Leeds United) Martin McLean Buchan (2/Aberdeen) Patrick Gordon Stanton (11/Hibernian) - James Connelly Johnstone (14/Celtic) Stephen Murray (1/Aberdeen) John O'Hare (9/Derby County) Edwin Gray (7/Leeds United) Alexander James Cropley (2/Hibernian) Subs: Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (1/Celtic) for Alexander Cropley (48) John Angus McDonald Hansen (1/Partick Thistle) for James Johnstone (79) BELGIUM: (Coach: Raymond Goethals) Christian Piot - Georges Heylens, Leon Dolmans - Nicolas Dewalque, Andre Stassart, Erwin Van Den Daele - Leon Semmeling, Wilfried Van Moer (Maurice Martens 57), Johan Devrindt, Paul Van Himst [c], Wilfried Puis (Raoul Lambert 69). Notes: Scotland failed to qualify for the 1972 European Championship Finals in Belgium.
(Match 352) 1st December 1971 (Friendly match) NETHERLANDS - SCOTLAND 2-1 (1-0) Referee: Ferdinand Biwersi (West Germany) Crowd: 18.000, Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam Goals: 1-0 Cruijff (5), 1-1 Graham (58), 2-1 Hulshoff (88) NETHERLANDS: (Coach: Frantisek Fadrhonc) Pieter Schrijvers - Hans Venneker, Rinus Israel - Bernardus "Barry" Hulshoff, Ruud Krol, Johan Neeskens - Johan Cruijff [c], Henk Wery, Theodorus Pahlplatz, Willem van Hanegem (Wim Jansen HT), Piet Keizer (Gerrie Muhren HT). SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/3) Robert Primrose Wilson (2/Arsenal) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (4/Rangers) David Hay (11/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (28/Leeds United) Edmond Peter Skirving Colquhoun (2/Sheffield United) Patrick Gordon Stanton (12/Hibernian) - James Connelly Johnstone (15/Celtic) Archibald Gemmill (3/Derby County) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (2/Celtic) George Graham (2/Arsenal) Edwin Gray (8/Leeds United) Subs: John O'Hare (10/Derby County) for James Johnstone (56) Peter Barr Cormack (9/Nottingham Forest) for Edwin Gray (84)
(Match 353) 26th April 1972 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - PERU 2-0 (0-0) Referee: Patrick Partridge (England) Crowd: 21.001, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 O'Hare (47), 2-0 Law (65) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/4) Alistair Robert Hunter (1/Kilmarnock) - John Jack Brownlie (2/Hibernian) William Donachie (1/Manchester City) - William McInanny Carr (5/Coventry City) Edmond Peter Skirving Colquhoun (3/Sheffield United) Robert Moncur (13/Newcastle United) - William Morgan (2/Manchester United) Richard [Asa] Hartford (1/West Bromwich Albion) John O'Hare (11/Derby County) Denis Law [c] (43/Manchester United) Archibald Gemmill (4/Derby County) PERU: (Coach: Lajos Baroti) Manuel Uribe - Rodulfo Manzo, Jose Velasquez - Hector Chumpitaz, Antonio Trigueros, Ramon Mifflin - Alfredo Quesada, Juan Jose Munante, Teofilo Cubillas, Percy Rojas (Hugo Sotil 56), Juan Orbegoso.
(Match 354) 20th May 1972 (77th Home International Championship) SCOTLAND - NORTHERN IRELAND 2-0 (0-0) Referee: Clive Thomas (Wales) Crowd: 39.710, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Law (86), 2-0 Lorimer (89) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/5) Robert Brown Clark (11/Aberdeen) - John Jack Brownlie (3/Hibernian) William Donachie (2/Manchester City) - William John Bremner [c] (29/Leeds United) William McNeill (27/Celtic) Robert Moncur (14/Newcastle United) - James Connelly Johnstone (16/Celtic) Archibald Gemmill (5/Derby County) John O'Hare (12/Derby County) Denis Law (44/Manchester United) George Graham (3/Arsenal) Subs: Peter Patrick Lorimer (4/Leeds United) for James Johnstone (60) NORTHERN IRELAND: (Manager: William John [Terence] Neill) Patrick Anthony Jennings - Patrick James Rice, Samuel Nelson - William John [Terence] Neill [c], Allan Hunter, David Clements (David James Craig 83) - Daniel Hegan, Alexander "Eric" S.McMordie (Samuel Baxter McIlroy 68), Alexander [Derek] Dougan, William John Irvine, Thomas Jackson. Notes: On 20th May 1972 and 16th May 1973 Terence Neill was Northern Ireland's player-manager in both matches v Scotland.
(Match 355) 24th May 1972 (77th Home International Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 1-0 (0-0) Referee: James Lawther (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 21.332, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 Lorimer (72) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/6) Robert Brown Clark (12/Aberdeen) - Martin McLean Buchan (3/Manchester United) Patrick Gordon Stanton (13/Hibernian) - William John Bremner [c] (30/Leeds United) William McNeill (28/Celtic) Robert Moncur (15/Newcastle United) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (5/Leeds United) Archibald Gemmill (6/Derby County) John O'Hare (13/Derby County) Denis Law (45/Manchester United) Anthony Green (5/Blackpool) Subs: Richard [Asa] Hartford (2/West Bromwich Albion) for Archibald Gemmill (35) Luigi (Lou) Macari (1/Celtic) for John O'Hare (56) WALES: (Manager: David Bowen) Gareth Sprake - Malcolm Edward Page, Roderick John Thomas - William [Terrence] Hennessey [c] (Leighton James 74), Harold [Michael] England, Terence Charles Yorath - William [Alan] Durban, Ronald [Wyn] Davies, Gilbert Ivor Reece, Ronald Tudor Davies, Leighton Phillips.
(Match 356) 27th May 1972 (77th Home International Championship) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 0-1 (0-1) Referee: Sergio Gonella (Italy) Crowd: 119.325, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 0-1 Ball (28) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/7) Robert Brown Clark (13/Aberdeen) - John Jack Brownlie (4/Hibernian) William Donachie (3/Manchester City) - William John Bremner [c] (31/Leeds United) William McNeill (29/Celtic) Robert Moncur (16/Newcastle United) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (6/Leeds United) Archibald Gemmill (7/Derby County) Luigi (Lou) Macari (2/Celtic) Denis Law (46/Manchester United) Richard [Asa] Hartford (3/West Bromwich Albion) Subs: James Connelly Johnstone (17/Celtic) for Archibald Gemmill (50) Anthony Green (6/Blackpool) for William Donachie (74) ENGLAND: (Manager: Alfred Ernest Ramsey) Gordon Banks - Paul Edward Madeley, Emlyn Walter Hughes - Peter Edwin Storey, Roy Leslie McFarland, Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore [c] - Alan James Ball, Colin Bell, Martin Harcourt Chivers, Rodney William Marsh (Malcolm Ian MacDonald 84), Norman Hunter. Notes: This was one of the hardest matches between Scotland and England. In all there were 46 infringements of a physical nature (equally shared) and 20 of these (the worst of the battle) came in the initial 20 minutes. By then the Italian referee, instead of sending off three or four of the worst offenders, did little more than call both captains together for a brief talk and booked the English player Alan Ball and the Scots William McNeill and Asa Hartford before half-time. Scotland and England shared the home title.
(Match 357) 29th June 1972 (Taça Independencia) SCOTLAND - YUGOSLAVIA 2-2 (1-0) Referee: Angel Norberto Coerezza (Argentina) Crowd: 3.492, Estadio Governador Magalhaes Pinto (Estadio Mineirao), Belo Horizonte Goals: 1-0 Macari (40), 1-1 Bajevic (60), 2-1 Macari (67), 2-2 Jerkovic (86) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/8) Alistair Robert Hunter (2/Kilmarnock) - Alexander Forsyth (1/Partick Thistle) Martin McLean Buchan (4/Manchester United) - Edmond Peter Skirving Colquhoun (4/Sheffield United) William Donachie (4/Manchester City) William John Bremner [c] (32/Leeds United) - Richard [Asa] Hartford (4/West Bromwich Albion) George Graham (4/Arsenal) William Morgan (3/Manchester United) Denis Law (47/Manchester United) Luigi (Lou) Macari (3/Celtic) Subs: John Angus McDonald Hansen (2/Partick Thistle) for Alexander Forsyth (HT) James Bone (1/Norwich City) for Denis Law (76) YUGOSLAVIA: (Coach: Vujadin Boskov) Rizah Meskovic - Petar Krivokuca, Josip Katalinski - Blagoje Paunovic, Miroslav Boskovic (Slobodan Santrac 38), Branko Oblak - Miroslav Pavlovic, Jovan Acimovic, Danilo Popivoda (Jurica Jerkovic HT), Dusan Bajevic, Dragan Dzajic. Notes: William Morgan had a 77th minute penalty kick saved by Rizah Meskovic. The Taça Independencia was an international football tournament held in Brazil, from 11th June to 9th July 1972, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Brazilian Declaration of Independence. It was also known as the "Minicopa".
(Match 358) 2nd July 1972 (Taça Independencia) SCOTLAND - CZECHOSLOVAKIA 0-0 Referee: Armando Marques (Brazil) Crowd: 2.000, Estadio Jose Pinheiro Borda (Estadio Beira-Rio), Porto Alegre SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/9) Robert Brown Clark (14/Aberdeen) - Alexander Forsyth (2/Partick Thistle) Edmond Peter Skirving Colquhoun (5/Sheffield United) - Martin McLean Buchan (5/Manchester United) William Donachie (5/Manchester City) William John Bremner [c] (33/Leeds United) - George Graham (5/Arsenal) Denis Law (48/Manchester United) Richard [Asa] Hartford (5/West Bromwich Albion) William Morgan (4/Manchester United) Luigi (Lou) Macari (4/Celtic) Subs: Colin Anderson Stein (17/Rangers) for Denis Law (78) CZECHOSLOVAKIA: (Coach: Ladislav Novak & Ladislav Kacani) Ivo Viktor [c] - Karol Dobias, Ludovit Zlocha - Vladimir Hagara, Jan Pivarnik, Jan Medvid - Jaroslav Pollak, Ladislav Kuna, Vladimir Terneny (Anton Hrusecky 70), Jozef Adamec, Dusan Kabat (Jan Capkovic 60).
(Match 359) 5th July 1972 (Taça Independencia) BRAZIL - SCOTLAND 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Abraham Klein (Israel) Crowd: 80.159, Estadio Jornalista Mario Filho (Estadio do Maracana), Rio de Janeiro Goal: 1-0 JAIRZINHO (80) BRAZIL: (Coach: Mario Jorge Lobo Zagallo) Emerson LEAO - Hercules BRITTO Ruas, VANTUIR Galdino Ramos - Jose Maria Rodrigues Alves-ZE MARIA, CLODOALDO Tavares Santana, MARCO ANTONIO Feliciano - Jair Ventura Filho-JAIRZINHO, GERSON de Oliveira Nunes [c], Roberto RIVELLINO, Eduardo Gonçalves de Andrade-TOSTAO, Joao Leiva Campos Filho-LEIVINHA (DARIO Jose dos Santos 64). SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/10) Robert Brown Clark (15/Aberdeen) - Alexander Forsyth (3/Partick Thistle) Edmond Peter Skirving Colquhoun (6/Sheffield United) - Martin McLean Buchan (6/Manchester United) William Donachie (6/Manchester City) William John Bremner [c] (34/Leeds United) - George Graham (6/Arsenal) Richard [Asa] Hartford (6/West Bromwich Albion) William Morgan (5/Manchester United) Denis Law (49/Manchester United) Luigi (Lou) Macari (5/Celtic) Notes: Scotland were third in Group A in the final round. Brazil won the trophy.
(Match 360) 18th October 1972 (1974 World Cup Qualifying Group 8) DENMARK - SCOTLAND 1-4 (1-2) Referee: Tofik Bakhramov (Ussr) Crowd: 31.200, Kobenhavns Idraetspark, Copenhagen Goals: 0-1 Macari (17), 0-2 Bone (19), 1-2 Laudrup (28), 1-3 Harper (80), 1-4 Morgan (82) DENMARK: (Coach: Rudolf Strittich) Mogens Therkildsen - Torben Nielsen, Henning Munk Jensen - Per Rontved [c], Flemming Ahlberg, John Steen Olsen - Jack Hansen (Bent Jensen 68), Ole Bjornmose, Finn Laudrup, Eigil Nielsen, Henning Jensen. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/11) Robert Brown Clark (16/Aberdeen) - John Jack Brownlie (5/Hibernian) Alexander Forsyth (4/Partick Thistle) - William John Bremner [c] (35/Leeds United) Edmond Peter Skirving Colquhoun (7/Sheffield United) Martin McLean Buchan (7/Manchester United) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (7/Leeds United) Luigi (Lou) Macari (6/Celtic) James Bone (2/Norwich City) George Graham (7/Arsenal) William Morgan (6/Manchester United) Subs: Joseph Montgomery Harper (1/Aberdeen) for James Bone (65) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (3/Celtic) for Lou Macari (87)
(Match 361) 15th November 1972 (1974 World Cup Qualifying Group 8) SCOTLAND - DENMARK 2-0 (1-0) Referee: Charles Corver (Netherlands) Crowd: 47.109, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Dalglish (2), 2-0 Lorimer (47) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Thomas Henderson Docherty/12) David Harvey (1/Leeds United) - John Jack Brownlie (6/Hibernian) William Donachie (7/Manchester City) - William John Bremner [c] (36/Leeds United) Edmond Peter Skirving Colquhoun (8/Sheffield United) Martin McLean Buchan (8/Manchester United) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (8/Leeds United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (4/Celtic) Joseph Montgomery Harper (2/Aberdeen) George Graham (8/Arsenal) William Morgan (7/Manchester United) Subs: William McInanny Carr (6/Coventry City) for Kenneth Dalglish (69) DENMARK: (Coach: Rudolf Strittich) Mogens Therkildsen (Heinz Hildebrandt HT) - Flemming Ahlberg, Henning Munk Jensen - Per Rontved, Johnny Hansen, John Steen Olsen - Allan Michaelsen, Kresten Bjerre [c], Bent Jensen, Jorgen Kristensen (Finn Laudrup 75), Ulrik le Fevre. Notes: Peter Lorimer and Per Rontved were sent off after 84 minutes. William Morgan's 86th minute penalty kick flew over the crossbar.
(Match 362) 14th February 1973 (Friendly match/SFA centenary) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 0-5 (0-3) Referee: Robert Wurtz (France) Crowd: 48.470, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Lorimer (6) own goal, 0-2 Clarke (14), 0-3 Channon (15), 0-4 Chivers (75), 0-5 Clarke (85) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/1) Robert Brown Clark (17/Aberdeen) - Alexander Forsyth (5/Manchester United) William Donachie (8/Manchester City) - William John Bremner [c] (37/Leeds United) Edmond Peter Skirving Colquhoun (9/Sheffield United) Martin McLean Buchan (9/Manchester United) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (9/Leeds United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (5/Celtic) Luigi (Lou) Macari (7/Manchester United) George Graham (9/Manchester United) William Morgan (8/Manchester United) Subs: Colin Anderson Stein (18/Coventry City) for William Morgan (18) ENGLAND: (Manager: Alfred Ernest Ramsey) Peter Leslie Shilton - Peter Edwin Storey, Emlyn Walter Hughes - Colin Bell, Paul Edward Madeley, Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore [c] - Alan James Ball, Michael Roger Channon, Martin Harcourt Chivers, Allan John Clarke, Martin Stanford Peters. Notes: In 1973 the Scottish FA organised three matches at Hampden Park to mark its centenary. The first was against England, their oldest rivals, the second against reigning World Champions Brazil and the third against European Champions West Germany.
(Match 363) 12th May 1973 (78th Home International Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 0-2 (0-0) Referee: James Lawther (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 18.682, The Racecourse Ground, Wrexham Goals: 0-1 Graham (60), 0-2 Graham (70) WALES: (Manager: David Bowen) Gareth Sprake - Peter Joseph Rodrigues, Roderick John Thomas - Trevor Hockey, Harold [Michael] England [c], John Griffith Roberts - Leighton James, John Francis Mahoney, John Benjamin Toshack, Terence Charles Yorath (Ronald [Wyn] Davies 69), Brian Clifford Evans (Peter Anthony O'Sullivan 78). SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/2) Peter McCloy (1/Rangers) - Daniel Fergus McGrain (1/Celtic) William Donachie (9/Manchester City) - Patrick Gordon Stanton [c] (14/Hibernian) James Allan Holton (1/Manchester United) Derek Joseph Johnstone (1/Rangers) - Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (6/Celtic) David Hay (12/Celtic) Derek James Parlane (1/Rangers) George Graham (10/Manchester United) William Morgan (9/Manchester United) Subs: Colin Anderson Stein (19/Coventry City) for Derek Parlane (80) Luigi (Lou) Macari (8/Manchester United) for Kenneth Dalglish (84)
(Match 364) 16th May 1973 (78th Home International Championship) SCOTLAND - NORTHERN IRELAND 1-2 (0-2) Referee: Kenneth Howard Burns (England) Crowd: 39.018, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 O'Neill (3), 0-2 Anderson (16), 1-2 Dalglish (89) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/3) Peter McCloy (2/Rangers) - Daniel Fergus McGrain (2/Celtic) William Donachie (10/Manchester City) - George Graham (11/Manchester United) James Allan Holton (2/Manchester United) Derek Joseph Johnstone (2/Rangers) - Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (7/Celtic) Patrick Gordon Stanton [c] (15/Hibernian) Colin Anderson Stein (20/Coventry City) David Hay (13/Celtic) William Morgan (10/Manchester United) Subs: William John Bremner (38/Leeds United) for Patrick Stanton (50) Luigi (Lou) Macari (9/Manchester United) for George Graham (76) NORTHERN IRELAND: (Manager: William John [Terence] Neill) Patrick Anthony Jennings - Patrick James Rice, David James Craig - William John [Terence] Neill [c], Allan Hunter, David Clements - Bryan Hamilton, Thomas Jackson, Samuel John Morgan, Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill, Trevor Anderson (Robert John Lutton 65).
(Match 365) 19th May 1973 (78th Home International Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Kurt Tschenscher (West Germany) Crowd: 95.950, The Empire Stadium, London Goal: 1-0 Peters (54) ENGLAND: (Manager: Alfred Ernest Ramsey) Peter Leslie Shilton - Peter Edwin Storey, Emlyn Walter Hughes - Colin Bell, Roy Leslie McFarland, Robert Frederick Chelsea Moore [c] - Alan James Ball, Michael Roger Channon, Martin Harcourt Chivers, Allan John Clarke, Martin Stanford Peters. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/4) Alistair Robert Hunter (3/Celtic) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (5/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (3/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (39/Leeds United) James Allan Holton (3/Manchester United) Derek Joseph Johnstone (3/Rangers) - William Morgan (11/Manchester United) Luigi (Lou) Macari (10/Manchester United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (8/Celtic) David Hay (14/Celtic) Peter Patrick Lorimer (10/Leeds United) Subs: Joseph Jordan (1/Leeds United) for Lou Macari (74) Colin Anderson Stein (21/Coventry City) for Peter Lorimer (80) Notes: Scotland were third. England won the home title.
(Match 366) 22nd June 1973 (Friendly match) SWITZERLAND - SCOTLAND 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Achille Verbecke (France) Crowd: 10.000, Wankdorfstadion, Berne Goal: 1-0 Mundschin (62) SWITZERLAND: (Coach: Rene Hussy) Erich Burgener - Jean-Yves Valentini, Peter Ramseier (Ulrich Wegmann HT) - Walter Mundschin, Rene Hasler, Karl Odermatt [c] - Jakob Kuhn, Rolf Blattler (Rene Pierre Quentin 26), Walter Balmer, Fernand Luisier, Otto Demarmels. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/5) Peter McCloy (3/Rangers) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (6/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (4/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (40/Leeds United) James Allan Holton (4/Manchester United) Derek Joseph Johnstone (4/Rangers) - Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (9/Celtic) David Hay (15/Celtic) Derek James Parlane (2/Rangers) John Connolly (1/Everton) William Morgan (12/Manchester United) Subs: Joseph Jordan (2/Leeds United) for John Connolly (70) George Graham (12/Manchester United) for Kenneth Dalglish (80)
(Match 367) 30th June 1973 (Friendly match/SFA centenary) SCOTLAND - BRAZIL 0-1 (0-1) Referee: Kenneth Howard Burns (England) Crowd: 78.181, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 0-1 Johnstone (33) own goal SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/6) Peter McCloy (4/Rangers) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (7/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (5/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (41/Leeds United) James Allan Holton (5/Manchester United) Derek Joseph Johnstone (5/Rangers) - William Morgan (13/Manchester United) David Hay (16/Celtic) Derek James Parlane (3/Rangers) Joseph Jordan (3/Leeds United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (10/Celtic) Subs: George Graham (13/Manchester United) for Kenneth Dalglish (84) BRAZIL: (Coach: Mario Jorge Lobo Zagallo) Emerson LEAO - LUIZ Edmundo PEREIRA, Wilson da Silva PIAZZA [c] - Jose Maria Rodrigues Alves-ZE MARIA, CLODOALDO Tavares Santana, MARCO ANTONIO Feliciano - VALDOMIRO Vaz Franco, Roberto RIVELLINO, Jair Ventura Filho-JAIRZINHO, PAULO CEZAR Lima-CAJU, DIRCEU Jose Guimaraes.
(Match 368) 26th September 1973 (1974 World Cup Qualifying Group 8) SCOTLAND - CZECHOSLOVAKIA 2-1 (1-1) Referee: Henry Oberg (Norway) Crowd: 95.786, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Nehoda (33), 1-1 Holton (41), 2-1 Jordan (75) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/7) Alistair Robert Hunter (4/Celtic) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (8/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (6/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (42/Leeds United) James Allan Holton (6/Manchester United) George Connelly (1/Celtic) - William Morgan (14/Manchester United) David Hay (17/Celtic) Denis Law (50/Manchester City) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (11/Celtic) Thomas Hutchison (1/Coventry City) Subs: Joseph Jordan (4/Leeds United) for Kenneth Dalglish (64) CZECHOSLOVAKIA: (Coach: Vaclav Jezek) Ivo Viktor - Jan Pivarnik, Vaclav Samek - Ludovit Zlocha, Jaroslav Bendl, Premysl Bicovsky - Jozef Adamec, Ladislav Kuna [c] (Karol Dobias 21), Zdenek Nehoda, Pavel Stratil, Antonin Panenka (Jan Capkovic 78). Notes: Denis Law became the 2nd player to reach 50 caps for Scotland.
(Match 369) 17th October 1973 (1974 World Cup Qualifying Group 8) CZECHOSLOVAKIA - SCOTLAND 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Ferdinand Biwersi (West Germany) Crowd: 13.668, Tehelne pole, Bratislava Goal: 1-0 Nehoda (17) penalty CZECHOSLOVAKIA: (Coach: Vaclav Jezek) Ivo Viktor [c] - Jan Pivarnik, Vaclav Samek - Karel Dvorak, Vladimir Hagara, Premysl Bicovsky - Jaroslav Pollak, Frantisek Vesely (Jiri Klement 61), Zdenek Nehoda, Jan Capkovic (Antonin Panenka 78), Miroslav Gajdusek. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/8) David Harvey (2/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (9/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (7/Celtic) - David Hay [c] (18/Celtic) Thomas Forsyth (2/Rangers) John Henderson Blackley (1/Hibernian) - William Morgan (15/Manchester United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (12/Celtic) Denis Law (51/Manchester City) Joseph Jordan (5/Leeds United) Thomas Hutchison (2/Coventry City) Subs: Donald Campbell Clark Ford (1/Heart of Midlothian) for Denis Law (60) Notes: Scotland qualified for the 1974 World Cup Finals in West Germany.
(Match 370) 14th November 1973 (Friendly match/SFA centenary) SCOTLAND - WEST GERMANY 1-1 (1-0) Referee: John Keith Taylor (England) Crowd: 58.235, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Holton (5), 1-1 Hoeness (82) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/9) David Harvey (3/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (10/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (8/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (43/Leeds United) James Allan Holton (7/Manchester United) George Connelly (2/Celtic) - William Morgan (16/Manchester United) James Smith (2/Newcastle United) Denis Law (52/Manchester City) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (13/Celtic) Thomas Hutchison (3/Coventry City) Subs: Peter Patrick Lorimer (11/Leeds United) for James Smith (83) Joseph Jordan (6/Leeds United) for Denis Law (88) WEST GERMANY: (Coach: Helmut Schon) Wolfgang Kleff (Josef Maier HT) - Hans-Hubert Vogts, Horst-Dieter Hottges - Wolfgang Weber, Franz Beckenbauer [c], Herbert Wimmer (Bernhard Cullmann 75) - Jurgen Grabowski, Ulrich Hoeness, Siegfried Held (Heinz Flohe 75), Gunter Netzer, Erwin Kremers (Josef Heynckes HT). Notes: William Bremner had a 77th minute penalty kick saved by Josef Maier.
(Match 371) 27th March 1974 (Friendly match) WEST GERMANY - SCOTLAND 2-1 (2-0) Referee: Paul Schiller (Austria) Crowd: 61.992, Waldstadion, Frankfurt am Main Goals: 1-0 Breitner (33) penalty, 2-0 Grabowski (35), 2-1 Dalglish (77) WEST GERMANY: (Coach: Helmut Schon) Josef Maier - Hans-Hubert Vogts, Paul Breitner - Hans-Georg Schwarzenbeck, Franz Beckenbauer [c], Bernhard Cullmann - Jurgen Grabowski, Ulrich Hoeness, Gerhard Muller, Herbert Wimmer, Dieter Herzog. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/10) Thomson Sandlands Allan (1/Dundee) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (11/Rangers) Erich Peter Schaedler (1/Hibernian) - David Hay [c] (19/Celtic) Martin McLean Buchan (10/Manchester United) Patrick Gordon Stanton (16/Hibernian) - William Morgan (17/Manchester United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (14/Celtic) Denis Law (53/Manchester City) Thomas Hutchison (4/Coventry City) Kenneth Burns (1/Birmingham City) Subs: Donald Campbell Clark Ford (2/Heart of Midlothian) for Denis Law (57) Robert Sharp Robinson (1/Dundee) for Kenneth Burns (57)
(Match 372) 11th May 1974 (79th Home International Championship) SCOTLAND - NORTHERN IRELAND 0-1 (0-1) Referee: Iorwerth Price Jones (Wales) Crowd: 53.775, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 0-1 Cassidy (39) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/11) David Harvey (4/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (12/Rangers) William Donachie (11/Manchester City) - William John Bremner [c] (44/Leeds United) James Allan Holton (8/Manchester United) Martin McLean Buchan (11/Manchester United) - William Morgan (18/Manchester United) David Hay (20/Celtic) Denis Law (54/Manchester City) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (15/Celtic) Thomas Hutchison (5/Coventry City) Subs: James Smith (3/Newcastle United) for William Donachie (HT) Joseph Jordan (7/Leeds United) for Denis Law (65) NORTHERN IRELAND: (Manager: William John [Terence] Neill) Patrick Anthony Jennings - Patrick James Rice, Samuel Nelson - William James O'Kane, Allan Hunter, David Clements [c] - Bryan Hamilton (Thomas Jackson 48), Thomas Cassidy, Samuel John Morgan, Samuel Baxter McIlroy, Christopher Roland McGrath.
(Match 373) 14th May 1974 (79th Home International Championship) SCOTLAND - WALES 2-0 (2-0) Referee: Malcolm Wright (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 41.969, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Dalglish (25), 2-0 Jardine (44) penalty SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/12) David Harvey (5/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (13/Rangers) David Hay (21/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (45/Leeds United) James Allan Holton (9/Manchester United) Martin McLean Buchan (12/Manchester United) - James Connelly Johnstone (18/Celtic) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (16/Celtic) Donald Campbell Clark Ford (3/Heart of Midlothian) Joseph Jordan (8/Leeds United) Thomas Hutchison (6/Coventry City) Subs: James Smith (4/Newcastle United) for Thomas Hutchison (4) Daniel Fergus McGrain (9/Celtic) for Martin Buchan (80) WALES: (Manager: David Bowen) Gareth Sprake - Roderick John Thomas, Malcolm Edward Page - John Francis Mahoney, John Griffith Roberts [c], David Frazer Roberts - Gilbert Ivor Reece (David Paul Smallman HT), Anthony Keith Villars, Terence Charles Yorath, Leslie Cartwright, Leighton James.
(Match 374) 18th May 1974 (79th Home International Championship) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 2-0 (2-0) Referee: Leonardus van der Kroft (Netherlands) Crowd: 94.487, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Jordan (4), 2-0 Todd (30) own goal SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/13) David Harvey (6/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (14/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (10/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (46/Leeds United) James Allan Holton (10/Manchester United) John Henderson Blackley (2/Hibernian) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (12/Leeds United) James Connelly Johnstone (19/Celtic) Joseph Jordan (9/Leeds United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (17/Celtic) David Hay (22/Celtic) ENGLAND: (Manager: Joseph Mercer) Peter Leslie Shilton - David John Nish, Michael Pejic - Emlyn Walter Hughes [c], Norman Hunter (David Vernon Watson HT), Colin Todd - Michael Roger Channon, Colin Bell, Frank Stuart Worthington (Malcolm Ian MacDonald 70), Keith Weller, Martin Stanford Peters. Notes: Scotland and England shared the home title.
(Match 375) 1st June 1974 (Friendly match) BELGIUM - SCOTLAND 2-1 (1-1) Referee: Klaus Ohmsen (West Germany) Crowd: 7.769, Stade Klokke, Bruges Goals: 1-0 Henrotay (22), 1-1 Johnstone (39), 2-1 Lambert (78) penalty BELGIUM: (Coach: Raymond Goethals) Christian Piot - Gilbert Van Binst, Maurice Martens - Nicolas Dewalque (Jean Thissen 40), Ewrin Van Den Daele, Jan Verheyen - Yvo Van Herp, Wilfried Van Moer, Raoul Lambert, Paul Van Himst [c], Roger Henrotay (Julien Cools 68). SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/14) David Harvey (7/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (15/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (11/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (47/Leeds United) Gordon McQueen (1/Leeds United) John Henderson Blackley (3/Hibernian) - James Connelly Johnstone (20/Celtic) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (18/Celtic) Joseph Jordan (10/Leeds United) David Hay (23/Celtic) Peter Patrick Lorimer (13/Leeds United) Subs: William Morgan (19/Manchester United) for James Johnstone (69) Thomas Hutchison (7/Coventry City) for Kenneth Dalglish (80)
(Match 376) 6th June 1974 (Friendly match) NORWAY - SCOTLAND 1-2 (1-0) Referee: Arne Axelsson (Sweden) Crowd: 18.432, Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo Goals: 1-0 Lund (19), 1-1 Jordan (74), 1-2 Dalglish (86) NORWAY: (Coach: George Curtis) Geir Karlsen - Oystein Wormdal, Tore Kordahl - Jan Birkelund, Svein Grondalen, Harald Berg (Stein Thunberg 70) - Tor Egil Johansen, Svein Kvia [c], Helge Skuseth, Tom Lund, Harry Hestad. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/15) Thomson Sandlands Allan (2/Dundee) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (16/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (12/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (48/Leeds United) James Allan Holton (11/Manchester United) Martin McLean Buchan (13/Manchester United) - James Connelly Johnstone (21/Celtic) Thomas Hutchison (8/Coventry City) Joseph Jordan (11/Leeds United) David Hay (24/Celtic) Peter Patrick Lorimer (14/Leeds United) Subs: Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (19/Celtic) for James Johnstone (HT)
(Match 377) 14th June 1974 (1974 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group 2) ZAIRE - SCOTLAND 0-2 (0-2) Referee: Gerhard Schulenburg (West Germany) Crowd: 25.800, Westfalenstadion, Dortmund Goals: 0-1 Lorimer (26), 0-2 Jordan (34) ZAIRE: (Coach: Blagoje Vidinic) Kazadi Muamba - Muepu Ilunga, Lobilo Boba, Buanga Tshimen, Mwanza Mukombo - Kilasu Massamba, Mana Mambuene, Kidumu Mantantu [c] (Kibonge Mafu 78) - Mayanga Maku (Kembo Uba Kembo 64), Ndaye Mulamba, Kakoko Etepe. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/16) David Harvey (8/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (17/Rangers) James Allan Holton (12/Manchester United) John Henderson Blackley (4/Hibernian) Daniel Fergus McGrain (13/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (49/Leeds United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (20/Celtic) David Hay (25/Celtic) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (15/Leeds United) Joseph Jordan (12/Leeds United) Denis Law (55/Manchester City) Subs: Thomas Hutchison (9/Coventry City) for Kenneth Dalglish (75)
(Match 378) 18th June 1974 (1974 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group 2) SCOTLAND - BRAZIL 0-0 Referee: Arie van Gemert (Netherlands) Crowd: 62.000, Waldstadion, Frankfurt am Main SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/17) David Harvey (9/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (18/Rangers) James Allan Holton (13/Manchester United) Martin McLean Buchan (14/Manchester United) Daniel Fergus McGrain (14/Celtic) - William Morgan (20/Manchester United) David Hay (26/Celtic) William John Bremner [c] (50/Leeds United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (21/Celtic) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (16/Leeds United) Joseph Jordan (13/Leeds United) BRAZIL: (Coach: Mario Jorge Lobo Zagallo) Emerson LEAO - Manoel Rezende de Mattos Cabral-NELINHO, LUIZ Edmundo PEREIRA, Mario Perez Ulibarri-MARINHO PEREZ, Francisco das Chagas Marinho-MARINHO CHAGAS - Roberto RIVELLINO, Wilson da Silva PIAZZA [c], PAULO CEZAR Lima-CAJU - Sebastiao Miranda da Silva Filho-MIRANDINHA, Jair Ventura Filho-JAIRZINHO, Joao Leiva Campos Filho-LEIVINHA (Paulo Cezar CARPEGIANI 65). Notes: William Bremner became the 3rd player to reach 50 caps for Scotland. The Brazilian player MARINHO CHAGAS was also known as FRANCISCO MARINHO.
(Match 379) 22nd June 1974 (1974 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group 2) SCOTLAND - YUGOSLAVIA 1-1 (0-0) Referee: Alfonso Gonzalez Archundia (Mexico) Crowd: 56.000, Waldstadion, Frankfurt am Main Goals: 0-1 Karasi (81), 1-1 Jordan (89) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/18) David Harvey (10/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (19/Rangers) James Allan Holton (14/Manchester United) Martin McLean Buchan (15/Manchester United) Daniel Fergus McGrain (15/Celtic) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (17/Leeds United) David Hay (27/Celtic) William John Bremner [c] (51/Leeds United) - William Morgan (21/Manchester United) Joseph Jordan (14/Leeds United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (22/Celtic) Subs: Thomas Hutchison (10/Coventry City) for Kenneth Dalglish (65) YUGOSLAVIA: (Coach: Miljan Miljanic) Enver Maric - Ivan Buljan, Josip Katalinski, Enver Hadziabdic, Vladislav Bogicevic - Branko Oblak, Jovan Acimovic - Dusan Bajevic (Stanislav Karasi 70) - Ilija Petkovic, Ivan Surjak, Dragan Dzajic [c]. Notes: Scotland were knocked out after the 1st round. West Germany won the World Cup.
(Match 380) 30th October 1974 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - EAST GERMANY 3-0 (2-0) Referee: John Keith Taylor (England) Crowd: 39.445, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Hutchison (33) penalty, 2-0 Burns (36), 3-0 Dalglish (75) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/19) David Harvey (11/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine [c] (20/Rangers) Alexander Forsyth (6/Manchester United) - Graeme James Souness (1/Middlesbrough) James Allan Holton (15/Manchester United) Martin McLean Buchan (16/Manchester United) - James Connelly Johnstone (22/Celtic) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (23/Celtic) John Kelly "Dixie" Deans (1/Celtic) Joseph Jordan (15/Leeds United) Thomas Hutchison (11/Coventry City) Subs: Kenneth Burns (2/Birmingham City) for James Holton (12) Derek Joseph Johnstone (6/Rangers) for Kenneth Dalglish (87) EAST GERMANY: (Coach: Georg Buschner) Jurgen Croy - Gerd Kische, Bernd Bransch [c] (Manfred Zapf 38) - Konrad Weise, Siegmar Watzlich, Lothar Kurbjuweit (Harald Irmscher 56) - Reinhard Lauck (Joachim Streich 73), Reinhard Hafner, Hans-Jurgen Kreische, Jurgen Sparwasser, Martin Hoffmann. Notes: Sandy Jardine had a 16th minute penalty kick saved by Jurgen Croy. John Kelly Deans was nicknamed "Dixie" in honour of the great Everton and England centre-forward "Dixie" Dean.
(Match 381) 20th November 1974 (1976 European Championship Qualifying Group 4) SCOTLAND - SPAIN 1-2 (1-1) Referee: Erich Linemayr (Austria) Crowd: 94.331, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Bremner (10), 1-1 "Quini" (36), 1-2 "Quini" (60) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/20) David Harvey (12/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (21/Rangers) Alexander Forsyth (7/Manchester United) - William John Bremner [c] (52/Leeds United) Gordon McQueen (2/Leeds United) Kenneth Burns (3/Birmingham City) - James Connelly Johnstone (23/Celtic) Graeme James Souness (2/Middlesbrough) John Kelly "Dixie" Deans (2/Celtic) Joseph Jordan (16/Leeds United) Thomas Hutchison (12/Coventry City) Subs: Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (24/Celtic) for Thomas Hutchison (64) Peter Patrick Lorimer (18/Leeds United) for Dixie Deans (64) SPAIN: (Coach: Laszlo Kubala) Jose Angel Iribar - Angel Castellanos, Gregorio Benito - Jose Luis Capon, Miguel Bernardo Bianquetti "Migueli" (Juan Sol 75), Enrique Alvarez Costas - Roberto Martinez, Angel Maria Villar, Enrique Castro "Quini", Javier Planas, Carles Rexach [c]. Notes: Thomas Hutchison had a 20th minute penalty kick pushed away by Jose Angel Iribar who then quickly smothered the loose ball before the incoming Sandy Jardine could reach it.
(Match 382) 5th February 1975 (1976 European Championship Qualifying Group 4) SPAIN - SCOTLAND 1-1 (0-1) Referee: Alfred Delcourt (Belgium) Crowd: 40.952, Estadio Luis Casanova, Valencia Goals: 0-1 Jordan (1), 1-1 Megido (67) SPAIN: (Coach: Laszlo Kubala) Jose Angel Iribar - Juan Sol, Gregorio Benito - Enrique Alvarez Costas (Miguel Bernardo Bianquetti "Migueli" 70), Jose Antonio Camacho, Jose Claramunt [c] - Angel Maria Villar, Juan Manuel Asensi, Carles Rexach, Jose Eulogio Garate (Alfredo Megido 66), Enrique Castro "Quini". SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/21) David Harvey (13/Leeds United) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine (22/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (16/Celtic) - William John Bremner [c] (53/Leeds United) Gordon McQueen (3/Leeds United) Martin McLean Buchan (17/Manchester United) - Charles Cooke (15/Chelsea) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (25/Celtic) Joseph Jordan (17/Leeds United) Kenneth Burns (4/Birmingham City) Thomas Hutchison (13/Coventry City) Subs: Derek James Parlane (4/Rangers) for Joseph Jordan (63) Paul Wilson (1/Celtic) for Kenneth Burns (78)
(Match 383) 16th April 1975 (Friendly match) SWEDEN - SCOTLAND 1-1 (1-0) Referee: Svein-Inge Thime (Norway) Crowd: 15.574, Ullevi, Gothenburg Goals: 1-0 Sjoberg (44), 1-1 MacDougall (86) SWEDEN: (Coach: Georg Ericson) Goran Hagberg - Bjorn Andersson, Kent Karlsson - Bjorn Nordqvist [c] (Anders Linderoth HT), Jorgen Augustsson, Conny Thorstensson - Eine Fredriksson, Ralf Edstrom (Roy Andersson HT), Thomas Ahlstrom (Thomas Nordahl 65), Thomas Sjoberg, Jan Mattsson. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/22) Stewart Joseph Kennedy (1/Rangers) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine [c] (23/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (17/Celtic) - Francis Michael Munro (5/Wolverhampton Wanderers) Colin MacDonald Jackson (1/Rangers) Robert Sharp Robinson (2/Dundee) - Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (26/Celtic) Graeme James Souness (3/Middlesbrough) Derek James Parlane (5/Rangers) Edward John MacDougall (1/Norwich City) Luigi (Lou) Macari (11/Manchester United) Subs: Derek Joseph Johnstone (7/Rangers) for Graeme Souness (54) William Hughes (1/Sunderland) for Lou Macari (54)
(Match 384) 13th May 1975 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - PORTUGAL 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Robert Matthewson (England) Crowd: 34.307, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 ARTUR CORREIA (43) own goal SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/23) Stewart Joseph Kennedy (2/Rangers) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine [c] (24/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (18/Celtic) - Martin McLean Buchan (18/Manchester United) Gordon McQueen (4/Leeds United) Bruce David Rioch (1/Derby County) - Charles Cooke (16/Chelsea) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (27/Celtic) Derek James Parlane (6/Rangers) Edward John MacDougall (2/Norwich City) Thomas Hutchison (14/Coventry City) Subs: Colin MacDonald Jackson (2/Rangers) for Martin Buchan (27) Arthur Duncan (1/Hibernian) for Bruce Rioch (77) Luigi (Lou) Macari (12/Manchester United) for Charles Cooke (77) PORTUGAL: (Coach: Jose Maria Pedroto) Vitor Manuel Afonso DAMAS de Oliveira - ARTUR Manuel Soares CORREIA, HUMBERTO Manuel Jesus COELHO [c] - CARLOS Alexandre Fortes ALHINHO, Antonio Monteiro Teixeira de BARROS, OCTAVIO Joaquim Coelho MACHADO - Joao Antonio Ferreira Resende ALVES (VITOR Manuel PEREIRA 66), Antonio Jose da Conceiçao Oliveira-TONI, Tamagnini Manuel Gomes Baptista-NENE (FERNANDO Mendes Soares GOMES 66), Samuel Ferreira FRAGUITO, Mario Jorge MOINHOS Matos (ROMEU Fernando Fernandes da Silva 66).
(Match 385) 17th May 1975 (80th Home International Championship) WALES - SCOTLAND 2-2 (2-0) Referee: Malcolm Wright (Northern Ireland) Crowd: 23.509, Ninian Park, Cardiff Goals: 1-0 Toshack (28), 2-0 Flynn (36), 2-1 Jackson (52), 2-2 Rioch (61) WALES: (Manager: Mike Smith) William [David] Davies - Roderick John Thomas, Malcolm Edward Page - Terence Charles Yorath [c], John Griffith Roberts, Leighton Phillips - John Francis Mahoney, Brian Flynn, Gilbert Ivor Reece, John Benjamin Toshack, Leighton James. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/24) Stewart Joseph Kennedy (3/Rangers) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine [c] (25/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (19/Celtic) - Colin MacDonald Jackson (3/Rangers) Gordon McQueen (5/Leeds United) Bruce David Rioch (2/Derby County) - Luigi (Lou) Macari (13/Manchester United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (28/Celtic) Derek James Parlane (7/Rangers) Edward John MacDougall (3/Norwich City) Arthur Duncan (2/Hibernian) Subs: Francis Michael Munro (6/Wolverhampton Wanderers) for Colin Jackson (77)
(Match 386) 20th May 1975 (80th Home International Championship) SCOTLAND - NORTHERN IRELAND 3-0 (2-0) Referee: Patrick Partridge (England) Crowd: 64.696, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 MacDougall (15), 2-0 Dalglish (21), 3-0 Parlane (80) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/25) Stewart Joseph Kennedy (4/Rangers) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine [c] (26/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (20/Celtic) - Francis Michael Munro (7/Wolverhampton Wanderers) Gordon McQueen (6/Leeds United) Bruce David Rioch (3/Derby County) - Robert Sharp Robinson (3/Dundee) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (29/Celtic) Derek James Parlane (8/Rangers) Edward John MacDougall (4/Norwich City) Arthur Duncan (3/Hibernian) Subs: Alfred James Conn (1/Tottenham Hotspur) for Robert Robinson (76) Alexander Forsyth (8/Manchester United) for Sandy Jardine (89) NORTHERN IRELAND: (Manager: David Clements) Patrick Anthony Jennings - Patrick James Rice, William James O'Kane - Christopher John Nicholl, Allan Hunter (Ronald Victor Blair 83), David Clements [c] - Thomas Finney, Martin Hugh Michael O'Neill (Trevor Anderson 87), Derek William Spence, Samuel Baxter McIlroy, Thomas Jackson. Notes: On 20th May 1975 David Clements faced Scotland as Northern Ireland's player-manager.
(Match 387) 24th May 1975 (80th Home International Championship) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 5-1 (3-1) Referee: Rudi Glockner (East Germany) Crowd: 98.241, Wembley Stadium, London Goals: 1-0 Francis (6), 2-0 Beattie (7), 3-0 Bell (40), 3-1 Rioch (42) penalty, 4-1 Francis (64), 5-1 Johnson (73) ENGLAND: (Manager: Donald Revie) Raymond Neal Clemence - Stephen Whitworth, Thomas [Kevin] Beattie - Colin Bell, David Vernon Watson, Colin Todd - Alan James Ball [c], Michael Roger Channon, David Edward Johnson, Gerald Charles James Francis, Joseph [Kevin] Keegan (David Thomas 85). SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/26) Stewart Joseph Kennedy (5/Rangers) - William Pullar "Sandy" Jardine [c] (27/Rangers) Daniel Fergus McGrain (21/Celtic) - Francis Michael Munro (8/Wolverhampton Wanderers) Gordon McQueen (7/Leeds United) Bruce David Rioch (4/Derby County) - Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (30/Celtic) Alfred James Conn (2/Tottenham Hotspur) Derek James Parlane (9/Rangers) Edward John MacDougall (5/Norwich City) Arthur Duncan (4/Hibernian) Subs: Thomas Hutchison (15/Coventry City) for Arthur Duncan (61) Luigi (Lou) Macari (14/Manchester United) for Edward MacDougall (71) Notes: Scotland and Northern Ireland were both runners-up. England won the home title.
(Match 388) 1st June 1975 (1976 European Championship Qualifying Group 4) ROMANIA - SCOTLAND 1-1 (1-0) Referee: Ertugrul Dilek (Turkey) Crowd: 52.203, Stadionul 23 August, Bucharest Goals: 1-0 Georgescu (22), 1-1 McQueen (89) ROMANIA: (Coach: Valentin Stanescu) Raducanu Necula "Rica Raducanu" - Florin Cheran, Gabriel Sandu - Teodor Anghelini, Alexandru Satmareanu, Cornel Dinu [c] - Zoltan Crisan, Dudu Georgescu (Ilie Balaci 38), Nicolae Dobrin (Attila Kun 82), Ioan Dumitru, Mircea Lucescu. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/27) James Grady Brown (1/Sheffield United) - Daniel Fergus McGrain (22/Celtic) Alexander Forsyth (9/Manchester United) - Francis Michael Munro (9/Wolverhampton Wanderers) Gordon McQueen [c] (8/Leeds United) Bruce David Rioch (5/Derby County) - Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (31/Celtic) William Ferguson Miller (1/Aberdeen) Derek James Parlane (10/Rangers) Luigi (Lou) Macari (15/Manchester United) Arthur Duncan (5/Hibernian) Subs: Thomas Hutchison (16/Coventry City) for Bruce Rioch (66) Robert Sharp Robinson (4/Dundee) for Lou Macari (66)
(Match 389) 3rd September 1975 (1976 European Championship Qualifying Group 4) DENMARK - SCOTLAND 0-1 (0-0) Referee: Robert Schaut (Belgium) Crowd: 40.300, Kobenhavns Idraetspark, Copenhagen Goal: 0-1 Harper (51) DENMARK: (Coach: Rudolf Strittich) Birger Jensen - Flemming Mortensen, Henning Munk Jensen - Lars Larsen, Niels Tune, Ove Flindt Bjerg - Benny Nielsen, Ole Bjornmose, Allan Simonsen, Henning Jensen, Ulrik le Fevre [c]. SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/28) David Harvey (14/Leeds United) - Daniel Fergus McGrain (23/Celtic) Alexander Forsyth (10/Manchester United) - William John Bremner [c] (54/Leeds United) Gordon McQueen (9/Leeds United) Martin McLean Buchan (19/Manchester United) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (19/Leeds United) Joseph Montgomery Harper (3/Hibernian) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (32/Celtic) Bruce David Rioch (6/Derby County) Thomas Hutchison (17/Coventry City) Subs: Arthur Duncan (6/Hibernian) for Thomas Hutchison (70)
(Match 390) 29th October 1975 (1976 European Championship Qualifying Group 4) SCOTLAND - DENMARK 3-1 (0-1) Referee: Rolf Nyhus (Norway) Crowd: 48.021, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Bastrup (20), 1-1 Dalglish (48), 2-1 Rioch (54), 3-1 MacDougall (61) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/29) David Harvey (15/Leeds United) - Daniel Fergus McGrain (24/Celtic) Stewart Mackie Houston (1/Manchester United) - John Greig [c] (44/Rangers) Colin MacDonald Jackson (4/Rangers) Bruce David Rioch (7/Derby County) - Peter Patrick Lorimer (20/Leeds United) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (33/Celtic) Edward John MacDougall (6/Norwich City) Richard [Asa] Hartford (7/Manchester City) Archibald Gemmill (8/Derby County) Subs: Derek James Parlane (11/Rangers) for Edward MacDougall (85) DENMARK: (Coach: Rudolf Strittich) Benno Larsen - John Andersen, Henning Munk Jensen [c] - Lars Larsen, Johnny Hansen, Niels Sorensen - Heino Hansen, Niels Tune (Frank Nielsen 70), Kristen Nygaard, Lars Bastrup, Jens Kolding.
(Match 391) 17th December 1975 (1976 European Championship Qualifying Group 4) SCOTLAND - ROMANIA 1-1 (1-0) Referee: Adolf Prokop (East Germany) Crowd: 11.375, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Rioch (39), 1-1 Crisan (74) SCOTLAND: (Manager: William Esplin Ormond/30) James Fergus Cruickshank (6/Heart of Midlothian) - John Jack Brownlie (7/Hibernian) William Donachie (12/Manchester City) - Martin McLean Buchan [c] (20/Manchester United) Colin MacDonald Jackson (5/Rangers) Bruce David Rioch (8/Derby County) - John Doyle (1/Ayr United) Richard [Asa] Hartford (8/Manchester City) Andrew Mullen Gray (1/Aston Villa) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (34/Celtic) Archibald Gemmill (9/Derby County) Subs: Peter Patrick Lorimer (21/Leeds United) for John Doyle (73) Edward John MacDougall (7/Norwich City) for Kenneth Dalglish (73) ROMANIA: (Coach: Cornel Dragusin) Raducanu Necula "Rica Raducanu" - Florin Cheran, Gabriel Sandu - Teodor Anghelini, Alexandru Satmareanu, Cornel Dinu [c] - Mircea Lucescu (Zoltan Crisan 60), Mihai Romila (Iuliu Hajnal 58), Dudu Georgescu, Ladislau Boloni, Anghel Iordanescu. Notes: Scotland failed to qualify for the 1976 European Championship Finals in Yugoslavia.


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