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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 […]

Danny McLennan: The Explorer.

9th September 2018 Posted in History, News

International football has returned this weekend which see players receive the greatest honour of being selected to play for their respected country. As told from the galleries within the museum, many fortunate players and managers have been involved in the Scotland National team. Besides the Scotland side, in relation to football, there has been cases […]

Visit From WSDC 2018 Group Ahead of Symposium

24th July 2018 Posted in Events, News

One of the groups from the World Down Syndrome Congress (WDSC) popped in for a visit to the Scottish Football Museum, ahead of the Health Symposium taking place at the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) tomorrow. A fun afternoon in which all who attended thoroughly enjoyed, viewing the museum, sitting in the dressing rooms, to standing at the […]

New Exhibition: The Internationalists- Scotland’s Story on the World Stage.

23rd July 2018 Posted in Exhibitions, History, News

Take a walk down to Scotland’s National Stadium and gaze upon our latest gallery, displaying remarkable items and memorabilia of Scotland on the world stage. At the turn of the century, international football became increasingly popular and the need for a single body to oversee association football became more apparent. The Federation International de Football […]

Football Memories Scotland Nominated for Prestigious Scotland’s Dementia Award

13th July 2018 Posted in Events, Media Appearances, News

GROUND-BREAKING dementia project Football Memories Scotland has been shortlisted for the prestigious Scotland’s Dementia Awards 2018. Nominated in the ‘Most Innovative Partnership’ category, the shortlisting recognises Football Memories Scotland’s collaboration with Alzheimer Scotland to deliver vital community reminiscence work, helping people living with dementia in Scotland. Scotland’s Dementia Awards, a partnership between Alzheimer Scotland, NHS […]

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