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

Famous People From Scotland
Scotland has produced a large number of sports stars who have time and again done the country proud with their victories and accomplishments. Interestingly, sport in Scotland is very popular and varied. Right from athletics to soccer, golf to snooker, cycling to boxing and racing to rugby, Scottish people indulge in all forms of sports. While the list of sportsperson from Scotland is quite huge and extensive, there are a notable few who have created a niche for themselves with their playing style, technique and achievements. And it is to these great Scottish sporting legends that we have this section for. When Andrew Watson played international football, he created history by becoming the first black player to ever do so. He was the first black professional footballer and the first to play in football league. World’s no. 2 tennis champion Andy Murray’s victories and career titles made him join the ranks of the greatest Scottish sporting giants. Sir Alex created history by becoming the most successful British football manager with his 48 trophies. Apart from men, Scootish women too have left an indelible mark on Scot sports. Catriona Matthews is amongst the world’s best known female golfers. Liz McColgan’s achievement on track as a middle and long distance road runner athlete is highly commendable. Know more about the achievements and victories of famous Scottish sportsperson with the biographies given below.
Alex FergusonAlex Ferguson

31 December 1941

Glasgow, Scotland

Capricorn

Bill ShanklyBill Shankly

02 September 1913

29 September 1981

Glenbuck, Scotland

Virgo

Eric LiddellEric Liddell

16 January 1902

21 February 1945

Tianjin

Capricorn

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

Graeme SounessGraeme Souness

06 May 1953

Edinburgh

Taurus

Jackie StewartJackie Stewart

11 June 1939

Milton

Gemini

Denis LawDenis Law

24 February 1940

Aberdeen

Pisces

Paul LambertPaul Lambert

07 August 1969

Glasgow

Leo

Jamie MurrayJamie Murray

13 February 1986

Dunblane

Aquarius

Matt BusbyMatt Busby

26 May 1909

20 January 1994

Bellshill

Gemini

Ryan GauldRyan Gauld

16 December 1995

Aberdeen

Sagittarius

Joanne CalderwoodJoanne Calderwood

23 December 1986

Kilmarnock

Capricorn

Darren FergusonDarren Ferguson

09 February 1972

Glasgow

Aquarius

Steve ClarkeSteve Clarke

29 August 1963

Saltcoats

Virgo

Danny MacAskillDanny MacAskill

23 December 1985

Skye

Capricorn

Gary McAllisterGary McAllister

25 December 1964

Motherwell

Capricorn

Alex McLeishAlex McLeish

21 January 1959

East Renfrewshire

Aquarius

Duncan FergusonDuncan Ferguson

27 December 1971

Stirling

Capricorn

Ikechi AnyaIkechi Anya

03 January 1988

Glasgow

Capricorn

Billy BremnerBilly Bremner

09 December 1942

07 December 1997

Stirling

Sagittarius

Tony WattTony Watt

29 December 1993

Coatbridge

Capricorn

Dougie FreedmanDougie Freedman

25 May 1974

Glasgow

Gemini

Jackie McNamaraJackie McNamara

24 October 1973

Glasgow

Scorpio

Steve KeanSteve Kean

30 September 1967

Glasgow

Libra

Graeme ObreeGraeme Obree

11 September 1965

Nuneaton

Virgo

James McFaddenJames McFadden

14 April 1983

Glasgow

Aries

Charlie NicholasCharlie Nicholas

30 December 1961

Glasgow

Capricorn

Kris BoydKris Boyd

18 August 1983

Irvine

Leo

Judy MurrayJudy Murray

1959 AD

Bridge of Allan

Ross WallaceRoss Wallace

23 May 1985

Dundee

Gemini

Marino FranchittiMarino Franchitti

07 July 1978

Scotland

Cancer

Brian McClairBrian McClair

08 December 1963

Bellshill

Sagittarius

Scott AllanScott Allan

28 November 1991

Glasgow

Sagittarius

Barry FergusonBarry Ferguson

02 February 1978

Hamilton

Aquarius

Steve NicolSteve Nicol

11 December 1961

Irvine

Sagittarius

Mark McGheeMark McGhee

25 May 1957

Glasgow

Gemini

Michaela TabbMichaela Tabb

11 December 1967

Bath

Sagittarius

Craig BurleyCraig Burley

24 September 1971

Ayr

Libra

Pat NevinPat Nevin

06 September 1963

Glasgow

Virgo

Malky MackayMalky Mackay

19 February 1972

Bellshill

Aquarius

Paul SturrockPaul Sturrock

10 October 1956

Ellon

Libra

Walter SmithWalter Smith

24 February 1948

Lanark

Pisces

Steven PressleySteven Pressley

11 October 1973

Elgin

Libra

Jimmy JohnstoneJimmy Johnstone

30 September 1944

13 March 2006

Uddingston

Libra

Paul DickovPaul Dickov

01 November 1972

Livingston

Scorpio

Russell KnoxRussell Knox

21 June 1985

Inverness

Gemini

Mo JohnstonMo Johnston

13 April 1963

Glasgow

Aries

Paul DalglishPaul Dalglish

18 February 1977

Glasgow

Aquarius

Colin MontgomerieColin Montgomerie

23 June 1963

Glasgow

Cancer

Stephen PearsonStephen Pearson

02 October 1982

Lanark

Libra

Archie GemmillArchie Gemmill

24 March 1947

Paisley

Aries

Jim BaxterJim Baxter

29 September 1939

14 April 2001

Hill of Beath

Libra

Sean LamontSean Lamont

15 January 1981

Perth

Capricorn

John WarkJohn Wark

04 August 1957

Glasgow

Leo

Stephen HendrieStephen Hendrie

08 January 1995

Scotland

Capricorn

Marc McNultyMarc McNulty

14 September 1992

Edinburgh

Virgo

Dave MackayDave Mackay

14 November 1934

Edinburgh

Scorpio

Richard GoughRichard Gough

05 April 1962

Stockholm

Aries

Steve ArchibaldSteve Archibald

27 September 1956

Glasgow

Libra

Derek McInnesDerek McInnes

05 July 1971

Paisley

Cancer

Stephen DobbieStephen Dobbie

05 December 1982

Glasgow

Sagittarius

James McCarthyJames McCarthy

12 November 1990

Glasgow

Scorpio

Stephen MaguireStephen Maguire

13 March 1981

Glasgow

Pisces

Jim LeightonJim Leighton

24 July 1958

Johnstone

Leo

Sir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th BaronetSir Cosmo Duff-Gordon, 5th Baronet

22 July 1862

20 April 1931

London

Cancer

Graeme SharpGraeme Sharp

16 October 1960

Cardowan

Libra

Darryl DuffyDarryl Duffy

16 April 1984

Linwood, Renfrewshire

Aries

Derek AdamsDerek Adams

25 June 1975

Aberdeen

Cancer

Billy McNeillBilly McNeill

02 March 1940

Bellshill

Pisces

Billy McKinlayBilly McKinlay

22 April 1969

Glasgow

Taurus

Frank McAvennieFrank McAvennie

22 November 1959

Glasgow

Scorpio

Kenny BurnsKenny Burns

23 September 1953

Glasgow

Virgo

Liam CooperLiam Cooper

30 August 1991

Kingston upon Hull

Virgo

Chris MaguireChris Maguire

16 January 1989

Bellshill

Capricorn

Ralph MilneRalph Milne

13 May 1961

Dundee

Taurus

Graham AlexanderGraham Alexander

10 October 1971

Coventry

Libra

Derek RiordanDerek Riordan

16 January 1983

Edinburgh

Capricorn

Colin HendryColin Hendry

07 December 1965

Keith

Sagittarius

Peter LorimerPeter Lorimer

14 December 1946

Dundee

Sagittarius

Scott ArfieldScott Arfield

01 November 1988

Livingston

Scorpio

Alan McInallyAlan McInally

10 February 1963

Ayr

Aquarius

George GrahamGeorge Graham

30 November 1944

Bargeddie

Sagittarius

Alex NeilAlex Neil

09 June 1981

Bellshill

Gemini

Andrew RobertsonAndrew Robertson

11 March 1994

Glasgow

Pisces

David DentonDavid Denton

05 February 1990

Marondera

Aquarius

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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