How many Scottish teams have won European Cups?

April 11, 2020 Off By idswater

How many Scottish teams have won European Cups?

Three Scottish teams have lifted at least one European trophy. Celtic won the European Cup in 1967, Rangers won the Cup Winners’ Cup in 1972 and Aberdeen won the Cup Winners’ Cup and Super Cup in 1983.

How many Scottish football clubs have won the European Cup?

Scottish football clubs have participated in European association football competitions since 1955, when Hibernian entered the inaugural European Cup. Scottish sides have won four UEFA competitions between them, with Celtic becoming the first side from the British Isles to be European champions by winning the 1966–67 European Cup .

Who are Scottish football players who have won Champions League?

In honour of Liverpool’s triumph over Tottenham Hotspur in Saturday’s final, we’ve put together a list of players who’ve won the most prestigious prize in the game since 1993 and played in Scottish football at one point. The inspiration for this gallery came from a Sporacle quiz.

Who are the current winners of the Euro Cup?

At Euro 2016 Portugal became the current euro cup winners beating France 1-0 at the Stade de France stadium on 10 July 2016. The European football championship was originally the UEFA European Nations Cup before it was renamed to the UEFA European Championship in 1968 but it’s more commonly referred to “the Euros” or Euro 2020 (adding the year).

Who was the first team Scotland played in the World Cup?

Scotland had the honour of playing the opening match of the tournament against the champions Brazil, who had become Scotland’s recurring World Cup nemesis. It was arguably the biggest match in Scottish football history. The stage was set and the world was watching.

Scottish football clubs have participated in European association football competitions since 1955, when Hibernian entered the inaugural European Cup. Scottish sides have won four UEFA competitions between them, with Celtic becoming the first side from the British Isles to be European champions by winning the 1966–67 European Cup .

Who is the only Scottish footballer to win the European Footballer of the Year award?

Denis Law, who shares with Dalglish the record for the most goals scored for the national team, is the only Scottish player to have won the European Footballer of the Year award. This list includes all players with 25 or more appearances for the national team. When a player reaches that landmark, they are presented with a commemorative medal.

When did Celtic first win the Scottish Cup?

Rangers have won a record number of league championships and League Cups, while Celtic have won a record number of Scottish Cups. European competition started in 1955 with the European Cup and the Inter-Cities Fairs Cup, which was succeeded by the UEFA Cup for the 1971–72 season.

Who is the only Scottish player to have played in the World Cup?

Even though Scotland has participated in eight FIFA World Cup and two UEFA European Championship final tournaments, the team has never progressed beyond the first round of any major tournament. Kenny Dalglish, the only man to have won more than 100 caps for Scotland, was the only Scottish player named in the FIFA 100.