10 Years of the Football Memories Project

14th June 2019 Posted in Events, Media Appearances, News

Yes, our Football Memories Project is 10 years old. Marking 10 years of the pioneering reminiscence programme, Christina McKelvie MSP, Minister for Older People and Equalities, announced a new initiative between NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) and Football Memories Scotland. The Minister joined Robert Craig, Chair of the Scottish Football Museum, Henry Simmons, CEO […]

Nominations Open for the 2019 Scottish Football Hall of Fame

6th June 2019 Posted in Media Appearances, News

Hearts and Scotland striker Steven Naismith today launched the search for nominees to be inducted into Scottish Football Hall of Fame at this year’s awards dinner. Naismith was winner of two Player of the Year Awards at the Tynecastle club last season, winning both the players’ and the fans’ Player of the Year categories. From […]

The Scottish Curling Exhibition

20th February 2019 Posted in Exhibitions, History, News

The Scots created curling. They wrote the first rules and standardised the stones and the size of the rink. They made its language, from the hog to the house, and they gave it to the world. This exhibition is based on the collection of the late Sheriff David B. Smith which he left to the […]

Football Legend Joe Jordan launches ‘Sporting Heroes’ Cards in exciting new partnership between the Co-op and Football Memories Scotland.

31st January 2019 Posted in Events, Media Appearances, News

Football Memories Scotland, the project of the Scottish Football Museum, are delighted to announce that the Co-op has commissioned Football Memories Scotland to create 200 packs of ‘Sporting Heroes’ cards. The cards will be used by Co-op colleagues who have been trained by Football Memories Scotland to deliver sport reminiscence sessions across the UK, in […]

The Season of 1898-99.

16th January 2019 Posted in History, News

The 7th January is home to a unique record registered in the Scottish football history books. 120 years past, Rangers embarked on one of their most successful seasons in their history, for in the 1898-99 season, the club’s 26th season in football and the ninth season of the Scottish Football League, Rangers went on to […]

Douglas Smith: The Founder of Drumchapel Amateurs.

7th January 2019 Posted in History, News

The beginning of one of Scotland’s famous amateur football teams starts with a Cambridge graduate and high-powered businessman whose family owned one of Clydeside’s most beautiful estates on Ardmore peninsula, near Cardross. The man with the vision to construct one of the best amateur teams in the country was a Mr Douglas Smith, an inspirational […]

George Ramsay – The World’s First Football Manager

19th October 2018 Posted in History, News

One of the most important, and stressful, jobs in the game of football is the position of club manager. Now, more than ever due to intense pressure, ‘the gaffer’ can be removed from their position in just a matter of weeks from monumental success. The job role has modernised and redeveloped through time, though where […]

Scotland’s Record Goalscorer Julie Fleeting to be inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame 2018

1st October 2018 Posted in Media Appearances, News

Women’s football legend Julie Fleeting will be inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame, at this year’s annual dinner at Scotland’s National Stadium, Hampden Park, on Sunday 21st October. An outstanding footballer and ambassador for women’s football in Scotland, Julie Fleeting (married name Stewart) is amongst five inductees to be honoured at this year’s glittering […]

The Scot who Invented the Dugout

24th September 2018 Posted in History, News

They are almost recognisable in every football stadium. Pretty much every manager in the beautiful game has stood in them. They entail praise and abuse by supporters hurled towards them. They are, at times, the location where the eureka moment arrives for a manager to win a match. They come in all different shapes and […]

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