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List of famous Scottish football players with their biographies that include trivia, interesting facts, timeline and life history.

If you thought football is all about a ball being juggled by twenty players with two goalies trying to restrict its entrance at the ends of an approximately 130-yard pitch, you have been living under the rock for sure! The adrenaline-rush and the thumping of the heart in a football ground will tell you what football is to its fans – it’s a religion and not just a sport. Over the decades, modern football that traces its roots back in China have greatly evolved to become one of the most loved and popular sport of the world. The codification of football dates back to 19th century England. With the expanse of the British Empire, football also spread. Football in Scotland has been played since centuries. Scotland served as the host of the world’s first official association football match. What’s more, SFA or Scottish Football Association is the second oldest national football associations of the world. With such a profound history in the game, it is only natural that the country has been home to preeminent footballers who have excelled at the sport. Names like Kenny Dalglish, Denis Law, Jim Baxter, Steven Fletcher, Shaun Maloney, David Marshall are revered in football for their sporting abilities, passion and dedication and tactics and techniques. With this segment, find out in details about the life and career of Scottish football players.
Alex FergusonAlex Ferguson

31 December 1941

Glasgow, Scotland

Capricorn

Bill ShanklyBill Shankly

02 September 1913

29 September 1981

Glenbuck, Scotland

Virgo

Gordon StrachanGordon Strachan

09 February 1957

Edinburgh, Scotland

Aquarius

Alan HansenAlan Hansen

13 June 1955

Alloa

Gemini

Jock SteinJock Stein

05 October 1922

10 September 1985

Burnbank, South Lanarkshire, Scotland

Libra

David MoyesDavid Moyes

25 April 1963

Glasgow

Taurus

Matt BusbyMatt Busby

26 May 1909

20 January 1994

Bellshill

Gemini

Ryan GauldRyan Gauld

16 December 1995

Aberdeen

Sagittarius

Tony WattTony Watt

29 December 1993

Coatbridge

Capricorn

Steve KeanSteve Kean

30 September 1967

Glasgow

Libra

James McFaddenJames McFadden

14 April 1983

Glasgow

Aries

Kris BoydKris Boyd

18 August 1983

Irvine

Leo

Brian McClairBrian McClair

08 December 1963

Airdrie

Sagittarius

Scott AllanScott Allan

28 November 1991

Glasgow

Sagittarius

Steven PressleySteven Pressley

11 October 1973

Elgin

Libra

Steve ArchibaldSteve Archibald

27 September 1956

Glasgow

Libra

Derek McInnesDerek McInnes

05 July 1971

Paisley

Cancer

James McCarthyJames McCarthy

12 November 1990

Glasgow

Scorpio

Graeme SharpGraeme Sharp

16 October 1960

Glasgow

Libra

Liam CooperLiam Cooper

30 August 1991

Kingston upon Hull

Virgo

Colin HendryColin Hendry

07 December 1965

Keith

Sagittarius

Scott ArfieldScott Arfield

01 November 1988

Livingston

Scorpio

Alan McInallyAlan McInally

10 February 1963

Ayrshire

Aquarius

George GrahamGeorge Graham

30 November 1944

Glasgow

Sagittarius

Alex NeilAlex Neil

09 June 1981

Bellshill

Gemini

Andrew RobertsonAndrew Robertson

11 March 1994

Glasgow

Pisces

David WeirDavid Weir

10 May 1970

Falkirk

Taurus

John FleckJohn Fleck

24 August 1991

Glasgow

Virgo

Kevin MacDonaldKevin MacDonald

22 November 1960

Inverness

Scorpio

Paul GallagherPaul Gallagher

09 August 1984

Glasgow

Leo

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