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

David MoyesDavid Moyes

25 April 1963

David CoulthardDavid Coulthard

27 March 1971

Eric LiddellEric Liddell

16 January 1902

Bill ShanklyBill Shankly

02 September 1913

Gordon StrachanGordon Strachan

09 February 1957

Jock SteinJock Stein

05 October 1922

Alan HansenAlan Hansen

13 June 1955

Joanne CalderwoodJoanne Calderwood

23 December 1986

Eilish McColganEilish McColgan

25 November 1990

Liz McColganLiz McColgan

24 May 1964

Ethan HamiltonEthan Hamilton

18 October 1998

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Andrew RobertsonAndrew Robertson

11 March 1994

Matt BusbyMatt Busby

26 May 1909

Scott ArfieldScott Arfield

01 November 1988

Stephen MaguireStephen Maguire

13 March 1981

Kris BoydKris Boyd

18 August 1983

John HigginsJohn Higgins

18 May 1975

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Colin MontgomerieColin Montgomerie

23 June 1963

Liam CooperLiam Cooper

30 August 1991

Ryan GauldRyan Gauld

16 December 1995

Derek McInnesDerek McInnes

05 July 1971

Brian McClairBrian McClair

08 December 1963

James McFaddenJames McFadden

14 April 1983

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Tony WattTony Watt

29 December 1993

Steve ArchibaldSteve Archibald

27 September 1956

Colin HendryColin Hendry

07 December 1965

Steven PressleySteven Pressley

11 October 1973

Judy MurrayJudy Murray

08 September 1959

Scott AllanScott Allan

28 November 1991

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Alan McInallyAlan McInally

10 February 1963

Steve KeanSteve Kean

30 September 1967

Graeme SharpGraeme Sharp

16 October 1960

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

22 July 1862

Kirsty GilmourKirsty Gilmour

21 September 1993

George GrahamGeorge Graham

30 November 1944

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John FleckJohn Fleck

24 August 1991

David WeirDavid Weir

10 May 1970

James McCarthyJames McCarthy

12 November 1990

Paul GallagherPaul Gallagher

09 August 1984

Alex NeilAlex Neil

09 June 1981

Kevin MacDonaldKevin MacDonald

22 November 1960

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David DentonDavid Denton

05 February 1990