Scotland

Looking at the Tartan Army’s national teams with the excellent The Fitba Nomad, Ross Kilvington and Chris Marshall.

Around The Football World

Alba / Scotland

  • Capital: Edinburgh / Dùn Èideann
  • Official Languages: English, Scots, Scottish Gaelic
  • Nicknames:The Tartan Army
  • Association:Scottish Football Association (SFA) / Comann Ball-coise na h-Alba / Scots Fitba Association
  • FIFA Code: SCO

Records

  • Best World Cup Result (Men): Group Stage (9 times)
  • Best World Cup Result (Women): Group Stage (2019)
  • Best Euros Result (Men): Group Stage (5 times)
  • Best Euros Result (Women): Group Stage (2017)
  • Highest FIFA Ranking (Men): 13th (October 2007)
  • Highest FIFA Ranking (Women): 19th (March 2014 & September 2018)
  • Lowest FIFA Ranking (Men): 88th (March 2005)
  • Lowest FIFA Ranking (Women): 31st (March 2004)
  • Most Capped Player: Gemma Fay – 203 caps
  • Top Scorer: Julie Fleeting – 116 goals

Scotland has a hugely significant impact in the world of football (arguably more significant than England’s impact to world football). From playing in the first ever international match and being early pioneers and…

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