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Scottish Football Quiz I

  1. Out of the four divisions of the Scottish Professional Football League, which club comes last alphabetically?




  2. Which Scottish club's ground gets its name from the Pictish for "place of manure"?
  3. When the first ever Scotland versus England match was played, in 1872, the Scottish team were made up entirely of players from which club?
  4. Who holds the record for Scotland international appearances, having played 102 times?
  5. Who was the manager of Scotland at the 1986 World Cup?
  6. Which club did Celtic famously beat to win the European Cup in 1967? And who was Celtic's manager?
  7. In 2001, the Scottish FA appointed the first ever non-Scot as national team coach; who was he? And this manager's lowest point was considered to be a 2-2 draw against which team?
  8. Queen of the South are located in which Scottish market town?
  9. Which club did Sir Alex Ferguson make 95 appearances for between 1969–1973, before finishing his playing career with Ayr United?
  10. Which team play at East End Park, are nicknamed The Pars, and won the Scottish Cup twice, in 1961 and 1968?
  11. What collective name is given for the rivalry between Celtic and Rangers?
  12. Which club, formed in the 1990s, won the Scottish Cup in 2015?

Answers:

  1. Stranraer
  2. Aberdeen (the ground is Pittodrie)
  3. Queens Park





  4. Kenny Dalglish
  5. Alex Ferguson
  6. Inter Milan. Jock Stein was the manager.
  7. Berti Vogts. Faroe Islands.
  8. Dumfries
  9. Falkirk
  10. Dunfermline Athletic
  11. The Old Firm
  12. Inverness Caledonian Thistle



Scottish Football Quiz II

  1. Which player's ashes were buried at Ibrox Stadium in 2001 and two years later a statue was erected in his honour at his hometown, Hill of Beath?
  2. In 1983, Aberdeen substitute striker John Hewitt hit the 112th minute winner against which club in a final to be remembered?
  3. Dens Park, the home of Dundee is how far away from Dundee United's Tannadice Park: (a)300 metres, (b)3 kilometres, (c)30 kilometres?
  4. Which club reached the Scottish Cup Final in 2006, but fell into severe financial difficulties that forced it to dissolve in 2008?
  5. Who was due to manage Scotland at the 1958 World Cup but had to withdraw from the job?
  6. St. John's Toun is the old name for which city, that is reflected in the name of its football club?
  7. Name the only Scottish player to have won the Ballon d'Or award?
  8. Which Glasgow football club is nicknamed the Jags?
  9. Which club, with the motto 'To Play for the Sake of Playing', is currently the only fully amateur club in the Scottish Professional Football League?
  10. Which club by reaching the semi-final of the first ever European Cup in 1955–56 became the first British side to participate in a European competition?
  11. In 1981, the Scottish Player of the Year Award was given to which Partick Thistle player?
  12. Which player won the European Cup, three English league titles, captained Scotland, and scored a world cup wonder goal?
  13. Which Premiership club that plays its games at Rugby Park is the oldest professional club in Scotland?
  14. Which team is the only one to have the letters A, B, C, D and E in its name?

Answers:

  1. Billy Baxter
  2. Real Madrid in the European Cup Winners' Cup (a well used football trivia question is 'who was the last team to beat Real Madrid in any European Final'?)
  3. (a)300 metres - the closest grounds in British professional football
  4. Gretna
  5. Sir Matt Busby (was unable due to injuries he received in the Munich air disaster)
  6. Perth (St Johnstone Football Club is the club)
  7. Denis Law (1964)
  8. Partick Thistle
  9. Queens Park
  10. Hibernian
  11. Alan Rough
  12. Archie Gemmill
  13. Kilmarnock (Queens Park is the oldest Scottish club, but is not professional)
  14. Cowdenbeath



Scottish Football Trivia III

  1. Which club is the only one not to contain any letters from the word 'football' in its name?
  2. Which club won the Premier Division title for its only time, in 1983?
  3. Which football club is based in Dingwall, Highland?




  4. Which football club played in the world's first football stadium to feature a dugout when it was introduced by trainer Donald Colman in the 1920s?
  5. Which football club played at Boghead Park for 121 years between 1879 and 2000?
  6. Only two Scottish players have ever played on the field in a winning team in the Champions League Final, can you name both?
  7. In the 1978 World Cup Finals group stages name the team Scotland beat, the team they lost to, and the team they drew with?
  8. It's the Scottish football classic sports trivia question but which Scottish club has a 100% record in four matches against Barcelona in competitive European ties?
  9. Who was made captain of Celtic at the start of the 1977-78 season after Kenny Dalglish's departure to Liverpool?
  10. Which club was formed in 1874 by a group of friends from a dancing club that decided to use the title of a Walter Scott novel as the new club's name?
  11. Name Rangers' overall top goal scorer, with 355 goals?
  12. Which player holds the record for most number of apperances for Celtic?
  13. Which Scottish legend made 44 appearances for Welsh club Llanelli Town?
  14. Name the only player to captain both English and Scottish FA Cup winning teams?
  15. Which two Edinburgh clubs first played each other on Christmas Day back in 1875?
  16. Whose Tartan Army reached number six in the UK music charts? And in which year?
  17. As of 2019, in which year was the last time Scotland beat England in an international match?
  18. Which clubs regular mascots are Paisley Panda and Mrs Panda?

Answers:

  1. Dundee
  2. Dundee United
  3. Ross County
  4. Aberdeen
  5. Dumbarton
  6. Andrew Robertson (Liverpool (2019) and Paul Lambert in 1997 (Darren Fletcher was an unused substitute in 2008)
  7. They beat Netherlands, lost to Peru, and drew with Iran.
  8. Dundee United





  9. Danny McGrain
  10. Heart of Midlothian
  11. Ally McCoist
  12. Billy McNeil (790, from 1957-75)
  13. Jock Stein (1950-51, he then joined Celtic and made 106 appearances for them.)
  14. Martin Buchan (Aberdeen and Manchester United)
  15. Hearts and Hibs
  16. Ally's Tartan Army. 1978 (World Cup song).
  17. 1999 (1-0, in the European Championship qualifying play-off at Wembley)
  18. St Mirren



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