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(Match 481)  28th January 1986  (Friendly match)
ISRAEL - SCOTLAND  0-1  (0-0)
Referee:   Bep Thomas (Netherlands)
Crowd:     7.000, National Stadium, Ramat Gan
Goal:      0-1 McStay (59)
ISRAEL:  (Coach:  Yosef Mirmovich)
Avi Ran - Eitan Aharoni, Zion Marili - Efraim Davidi, Avi Cohen I [c] (Rafi Osmo 70), 
Menashe Shimonov - Zahi Armeli, Uri Malmilian, Motti Ivanir (Eli Cohen HT), 
Rifaat Turk (Eyal Begleivter 85), Eli Ohana (Roni Rosenthal 56).

SCOTLAND:  (Manager:  Alexander Chapman Ferguson/4)
James Leighton			     (26/Aberdeen) -
Charles [Richard] Gough		     (21/Dundee United)
Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas	     (7/Dundee United) -
Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken	     (18/Celtic)
David Narey			     (26/Dundee United)
William Ferguson Miller [c]	     (45/Aberdeen) -
James Bett		             (16/Aberdeen)
Paul Michael Lyons McStay            (14/Celtic)
Graeme Marshall Sharp	             (5/Everton)
Charles Nicholas                     (13/Arsenal)
Eamonn John Bannon	             (7/Dundee United)

Subs:
Paul Whitehead Sturrock		     (16/Dundee United)  for Graeme Sharp (68)
			

(Match 482) 26th March 1986 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - ROMANIA 3-0 (2-0) Referee: Volker Roth (West Germany) Crowd: 53.589, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Strachan (18), 2-0 Gough (27), 3-0 Aitken (82) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Alexander Chapman Ferguson/5) Andrew Lewis Goram (2/Oldham Athletic) - Charles [Richard] Gough (22/Dundee United) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (8/Dundee United) - Graeme James Souness (51/UC Sampdoria) David Narey (27/Dundee United) William Ferguson Miller (46/Aberdeen) - Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish [c] (100/Liverpool) Gordon David Strachan (34/Manchester United) Graeme Marshall Sharp (6/Everton) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (19/Celtic) Eamonn John Bannon (8/Dundee United) Subs: Charles Nicholas (14/Arsenal) for Graeme Sharp (HT) Alan David Hansen (23/Liverpool) for William Miller (60) Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (1/Chelsea) for Gordon Strachan (72) ROMANIA: (Coach: Mircea Lucescu) Silviu Lung - Mircea Rednic, Lica Movila - Nicolae Ungureanu, Ioan Andone (Nita Cireasa 75), Gino Iorgulescu [c] (Alexandru Nicolae HT) - Marcel Coras (Romulus Gabor 70), Michael Klein, Rodion Camataru, Dorin Mateut, Gheorghe Hagi. Notes: Kenneth Dalglish became the first player to reach 100 caps for Scotland.
(Match 483) 23rd April 1986 (Stanley Rous Cup) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 2-1 (2-0) Referee: Michel Vautrot (France) Crowd: 68.357, Wembley Stadium, London Goals: 1-0 Butcher (27), 2-0 Hoddle (43), 2-1 Souness (57) penalty ENGLAND: (Manager: Robert William Robson) Peter Leslie Shilton - Michael [Gary] Stevens, Kenneth Graham Sansom - Glenn Hoddle, David Watson, Terence Ian Butcher - Stephen Brian Hodge (Gary Andrew Stevens 75), Raymond Colin Wilkins [c] (Peter Reid HT), Mark Wayne Hateley, Trevor John Francis, Christopher Roland Waddle. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Alexander Chapman Ferguson/6) Alan Roderick Rough (53/Hibernian) - Charles [Richard] Gough (23/Dundee United) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (9/Dundee United) - Graeme James Souness [c] (52/UC Sampdoria) Alexander McLeish (42/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (47/Aberdeen) - Stephen Nicol (8/Liverpool) David Robert Speedie (5/Chelsea) Charles Nicholas (15/Arsenal) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (20/Celtic) Eamonn John Bannon (9/Dundee United) Subs: Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (2/Chelsea) for Charles Nicholas (57) Notes: England won the Rous Cup.
(Match 484) 29th April 1986 (Friendly match) NETHERLANDS - SCOTLAND 0-0 Referee: Helmut Kohl (Austria) Crowd: 14.500, Philips Sportpark, Eindhoven NETHERLANDS: (Coach: Rinus Michels) Hans van Breukelen [c] - Dirk "Danny" Blind, Jan "Sonny" Silooy - Ronald Koeman, Adri van Tiggelen, Jan Wouters - Gerald Vanenburg, Michel Valke (Wilbert Suvrijn 72), John Bosman, John van't Schip, Robert de Wit. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Alexander Chapman Ferguson/7) Andrew Lewis Goram (3/Oldham Athletic) - Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (10/Dundee United) Arthur Richard Albiston (13/Manchester United) - David Narey (28/Dundee United) Alexander McLeish (43/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller [c] (48/Aberdeen) - Paul Whitehead Sturrock (17/Dundee United) James Bett (17/Aberdeen) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (1/Rangers) Robert Connor (1/Dundee) David Cooper (14/Rangers)
(Match 485) 4th June 1986 (1986 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group E) SCOTLAND - DENMARK 0-1 (0-0) Referee: Lajos Nemeth (Hungary) Crowd: 18.000, Estadio Neza 86, Nezahualcoyotl Goal: 0-1 Elkjaer (57) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Alexander Chapman Ferguson/8) James Leighton (27/Aberdeen) - Charles [Richard] Gough (24/Dundee United) Alexander McLeish (44/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (49/Aberdeen) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (11/Dundee United) - Gordon David Strachan (35/Manchester United) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (21/Celtic) Graeme James Souness [c] (53/Rangers) Stephen Nicol (9/Liverpool) - Charles Nicholas (16/Arsenal) Paul Whitehead Sturrock (18/Dundee United) Subs: Francis McAvennie (3/West Ham United) for Paul Sturrock (61) Eamonn John Bannon (10/Dundee United) for Gordon Strachan (74) DENMARK: (Coach: Josef Piontek) Troels Rasmussen - Soren Busk, Morten Olsen [c], Ivan Nielsen, Soren Lerby - Jesper Olsen (Jan Molby 83), Klaus Berggreen, Michael Laudrup, Jens Jorn Bertelsen - Frank Arnesen (John Sivebaek 75), Preben Elkjaer.
(Match 486) 8th June 1986 (1986 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group E) WEST GERMANY - SCOTLAND 2-1 (1-1) Referee: Ioan Igna (Romania) Crowd: 28.000, Estadio La Corregidora, Queretaro Goals: 0-1 Strachan (17), 1-1 Voller (22), 2-1 Allofs (51) WEST GERMANY: (Coach: Franz Beckenbauer) Harald "Toni" Schumacher [c] - Klaus Augenthaler - Karlheinz Forster, Norbert Eder - Thomas Berthold, Lothar Matthaus, Wolfgang [Felix] Magath, Pierre Littbarski (Karl-Heinz Rummenigge 76), Hans-Peter Briegel (Ditmar Jakobs 64) - Rudolf Voller, Klaus Allofs. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Alexander Chapman Ferguson/9) James Leighton (28/Aberdeen) - Charles [Richard] Gough (25/Dundee United) William Ferguson Miller (50/Aberdeen) David Narey (29/Dundee United) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (12/Dundee United) - Gordon David Strachan (36/Manchester United) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (22/Celtic) Graeme James Souness [c] (54/Rangers) Stephen Nicol (10/Liverpool) - Steven Archibald (27/FC Barcelona) Eamonn John Bannon (11/Dundee United) Subs: Francis McAvennie (4/West Ham United) for Stephen Nicol (61) David Cooper (15/Rangers) for Eamonn Bannon (74) Notes: William Miller became the 10th player to reach 50 caps for Scotland.
(Match 487) 13th June 1986 (1986 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group E) SCOTLAND - URUGUAY 0-0 Referee: Joel Quiniou (France) Crowd: 15.000, Estadio Neza 86, Nezahualcoyotl SCOTLAND: (Manager: Alexander Chapman Ferguson/10) James Leighton (29/Aberdeen) - Charles [Richard] Gough (26/Dundee United) William Ferguson Miller [c] (51/Aberdeen) David Narey (30/Dundee United) Arthur Richard Albiston (14/Manchester United) - Gordon David Strachan (37/Manchester United) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (15/Celtic) Stephen Nicol (11/Liverpool) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (23/Celtic) - Paul Whitehead Sturrock (19/Dundee United) Graeme Marshall Sharp (7/Everton) Subs: Charles Nicholas (17/Arsenal) for Paul Sturrock (69) David Cooper (16/Rangers) for Stephen Nicol (69) URUGUAY: (Coach: Omar Borras) Fernando Alvez - Eduardo Acevedo, Victor Diogo, Nelson Gutierrez, Dario Pereyra - Jose Batista, Jorge Barrios [c], Sergio Santin, Enzo Francescoli (Antonio Alzamendi 84) - Venancio Ramos (Mario Saralegui 70), Wilmar Cabrera. Notes: Jose Batista was sent off after 53 seconds. Scotland were knocked out after the 1st round. Argentina won the World Cup.
(Match 488) 10th September 1986 (1988 European Championship Qualifying Group 7) SCOTLAND - BULGARIA 0-0 Referee: Erik Fredriksson (Sweden) Crowd: 35.076, Hampden Park, Glasgow SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/1) James Leighton (30/Aberdeen) - Charles [Richard] Gough (27/Tottenham Hotspur) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (13/Dundee United) - Paul Michael Lyons McStay (16/Celtic) David Narey (31/Dundee United) William Ferguson Miller [c] (52/Aberdeen) - David Cooper (17/Rangers) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (24/Celtic) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (10/Celtic) Gordon David Strachan (38/Manchester United) Charles Nicholas (18/Arsenal) Subs: Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (101/Liverpool) for Charles Nicholas (53) BULGARIA: (Coach: Hristo Mladenov) Borislav Mihaylov - Plamen Nikolov, Georgi Dimitrov [c] - Petar Petrov, Nikolay Iliev, Plamen Simeonov (Georgi Karushev 78) - Hristo Kolev, Ayan Sadakov, Petar Aleksandrov (Lachezar Tanev 89), Nasko Sirakov, Iliya Voynov.
(Match 489) 15th October 1986 (1988 European Championship Qualifying Group 7) REPUBLIC OF IRELAND - SCOTLAND 0-0 Referee: Einar Halle (Norway) Crowd: 48.000, Lansdowne Road, Dublin REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: (Manager: John Charlton) Patrick Joseph Bonner - David Francis Langan, James Martin Beglin - Michael Joseph McCarthy, Kevin Bernard Moran (Gerard Anthony Daly 71), William Brady - Paul McGrath, Raymond James Houghton, Frank Anthony Stapleton, John William Aldridge, Kevin Mark Sheedy. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/2) James Leighton (31/Aberdeen) - Raymond Struan McDonald Stewart (8/West Ham United) David Narey (32/Dundee United) - Paul Michael Lyons McStay (17/Celtic) Charles [Richard] Gough (28/Tottenham Hotspur) Alan David Hansen (24/Liverpool) - Gordon David Strachan (39/Manchester United) Graeme Marshall Sharp (8/Everton) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (11/Celtic) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (25/Celtic) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (2/Celtic)
(Match 490) 12th November 1986 (1988 European Championship Qualifying Group 7) SCOTLAND - LUXEMBOURG 3-0 (2-0) Referee: Eysteinn Gudmundsson (Iceland) Crowd: 35.078, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Cooper (24) penalty, 2-0 Cooper (38), 3-0 Johnston (70) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/3) James Leighton (32/Aberdeen) - Raymond Struan McDonald Stewart (9/West Ham United) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (3/Celtic) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (26/Celtic) Charles [Richard] Gough (29/Tottenham Hotspur) Alan David Hansen (25/Liverpool) - Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (3/Chelsea) Brian John McClair (1/Celtic) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (12/Celtic) Kenneth Mathieson Dalglish (102/Liverpool) David Cooper (18/Rangers) Subs: Alistair Murdoch McCoist (2/Rangers) for Murdo MacLeod (64) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (18/Celtic) for Alan Hansen (73) LUXEMBOURG: (Coach: Paul Philipp) John Van Rijswijck - Marcel Bossi, Gianni Di Pentima - Hubert Meunier [c], Laurent Schonckert, Guy Hellers - Jean-Pierre Barboni, Carlo Weis, Theo Scholten (Jeff Saibene 89), Robert Langers, Theo Malget (Gerard Jeitz 79).
(Match 491) 18th February 1987 (1988 European Championship Qualifying Group 7) SCOTLAND - REPUBLIC OF IRELAND 0-1 (0-1) Referee: Henk van Ettekoven (Netherlands) Crowd: 45.081, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 0-1 Lawrenson (8) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/4) James Leighton (33/Aberdeen) - Raymond Struan McDonald Stewart (10/West Ham United) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (14/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (27/Celtic) Charles [Richard] Gough (30/Tottenham Hotspur) Alan David Hansen (26/Liverpool) - Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (4/Chelsea) Brian John McClair (2/Celtic) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (13/Celtic) Gordon David Strachan (40/Manchester United) David Cooper (19/Rangers) Subs: Paul Michael Lyons McStay (19/Celtic) for David Cooper (HT) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (3/Rangers) for Maurice Malpas (67) REPUBLIC OF IRELAND: (Manager: John Charlton) Patrick Joseph Bonner - Paul McGrath, Ronald Andrew Whelan - Michael Joseph McCarthy, Kevin Bernard Moran, William Brady (John Byrne 60) - Mark Thomas Lawrenson, Raymond James Houghton, Frank Anthony Stapleton [c], John William Aldridge, Anthony Galvin.
(Match 492) 1st April 1987 (1988 European Championship Qualifying Group 7) BELGIUM - SCOTLAND 4-1 (1-1) Referee: Michel Vautrot (France) Crowd: 26.650, Stade Constant Vanden Stock (Parc Astrid), Brussels Goals: 1-0 Claesen (8), 1-1 McStay (14), 2-1 Claesen (55), 3-1 Vercauteren (76) 4-1 Claesen (85) BELGIUM: (Coach: Guy Thys) Jean-Marie Pfaff [c] - Georges Grun, Frank Van Der Elst (Guy Vandersmissen 89) - Leo Clijsters, Patrick Vervoort, Frank Vercauteren - Stephane Demol, Nico Claesen, Erwin Vandenbergh, Vincenzo Scifo (Leo Van Der Elst 73), Philippe Desmet. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/5) James Leighton (34/Aberdeen) - Charles [Richard] Gough (31/Tottenham Hotspur) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (15/Dundee United) - Paul Michael Lyons McStay (20/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (45/Aberdeen) David Narey (33/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (28/Celtic) James Edward McInally (1/Dundee United) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (4/Rangers) James Bett (18/Aberdeen) Paul Whitehead Sturrock (20/Dundee United) Subs: Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (5/Chelsea) for James Bett (80)
(Match 493) 23rd May 1987 (Stanley Rous Cup) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 0-0 Referee: Dieter Pauly (West Germany) Crowd: 64.713, Hampden Park, Glasgow SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/6) James Leighton (35/Aberdeen) - Charles [Richard] Gough (32/Tottenham Hotspur) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (4/Celtic) - Paul Michael Lyons McStay (21/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (46/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (53/Aberdeen) - Alistair Murdoch McCoist (5/Rangers) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (29/Celtic) Brian John McClair (3/Celtic) Neil Simpson (4/Aberdeen) Ian William Wilson (1/Leicester City) Subs: Charles Nicholas (19/Arsenal) for Brian McClair (58) ENGLAND: (Manager: Robert William Robson) Christopher Charles Eric Woods - Michael [Gary] Stevens, Stuart Pearce - Glenn Hoddle, Mark Wright, Terence Ian Butcher - Bryan Robson [c], Stephen Brian Hodge, Mark Wayne Hateley, Peter Andrew Beardsley, Christopher Roland Waddle.
(Match 494) 26th May 1987 (Stanley Rous Cup) SCOTLAND - BRAZIL 0-2 (0-0) Referee: Luigi Agnolin (Italy) Crowd: 41.384, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 RAI (51), 0-2 VALDO (60) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/7) Andrew Lewis Goram (4/Oldham Athletic) - Charles [Richard] Gough (33/Tottenham Hotspur) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (5/Celtic) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (30/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (47/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (54/Aberdeen) - Paul Michael Lyons McStay (22/Celtic) James Edward McInally (2/Dundee United) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (6/Rangers) Ian William Wilson (2/Leicester City) David Cooper (20/Rangers) Subs: Brian John McClair (4/Celtic) for James McInally (58) BRAZIL: (Coach: Carlos Alberto Silva) CARLOS Roberto Gallo - JOSIMAR Higino Pereira, Geraldo Dutra Pereira-GERALDAO [c] - RICARDO Roberto Barreto da ROCHA, William DOUGLAS Humia de Menezes, Nelson Luiz Kerchner-NELSINHO - Luiz Antonio Correia da Costa-MULLER, RAI Souza Vieira de Oliveira, Francisco Ernandi Lima da Silva-MIRANDINHA, Carlos Eduardo Marangon-EDU MARANGON, VALDO Candido de Oliveira Filho. Notes: From 1987 a different South American team was invited to play for the Rous Cup each year to give more interest to the competition. Scotland were third. Brazil won the Rous Cup.
(Match 495) 9th September 1987 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - HUNGARY 2-0 (1-0) Referee: Jan Keizer (Netherlands) Crowd: 21.128, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 McCoist (34), 2-0 McCoist (62) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/8) James Leighton (36/Aberdeen) - Stephen Clarke (1/Chelsea) Stephen Nicol (12/Liverpool) - Paul Michael Lyons McStay (23/Celtic) Charles [Richard] Gough (34/Tottenham Hotspur) William Ferguson Miller (55/Aberdeen) - Gordon David Strachan (41/Manchester United) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (31/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (7/Rangers) Ian Durrant (1/Rangers) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (14/FC Nantes) Subs: Eric Black (1/FC Metz) for Maurice Johnston (71) James Bett (19/Aberdeen) for Paul McStay (77) HUNGARY: (Coach: Jozsef Garami) Peter Disztl - Sandor Sallai, Arpad Toma - Jozsef Keller, Zoltan Peter, Imre Garaba [c] - Gyorgy Bognar, Jozsef Csuhay, Kalman Kovacs (Ferenc Lovasz 87), Ferenc Meszaros, Gyula Hajszan.
(Match 496) 14th October 1987 (1988 European Championship Qualifying Group 7) SCOTLAND - BELGIUM 2-0 (1-0) Referee: Paolo Casarin (Italy) Crowd: 20.052, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 McCoist (14), 2-0 McStay (79) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/9) James Leighton (37/Aberdeen) - Stephen Clarke (2/Chelsea) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (16/Dundee United) - Paul Michael Lyons McStay (24/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (48/Aberdeen) Gary Thompson Gillespie (1/Liverpool) - Maurice John Giblin Johnston (15/FC Nantes) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (32/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (8/Rangers) Ian Durrant (2/Rangers) Ian William Wilson (3/Everton) Subs: Derek Whyte (1/Celtic) for Maurice Malpas (53) Graeme Marshall Sharp (9/Everton) for Maurice Johnston (72) BELGIUM: (Coach: Guy Thys) Michel Preud'homme - Eric Gerets, Georges Grun - Leo Clijsters, Patrick Vervoort, Frank Vercauteren - Frank Van Der Elst, Luc Beyens (Philippe Desmet 55), Nico Claesen, Marc Degryse, Jan Ceulemans [c].
(Match 497) 11th November 1987 (1988 European Championship Qualifying Group 7) BULGARIA - SCOTLAND 0-1 (0-0) Referee: Helmut Kohl (Austria) Crowd: 49.976, Natsionalen stadion Vasil Levski, Sofia Goal: 0-1 Mackay (87) BULGARIA: (Coach: Hristo Mladenov) Borislav Mihaylov - Plamen Nikolov, Krasimir Bezinski - Petar Petrov, Nikolay Iliev, Plamen Simeonov (Lyuboslav Penev 88) - Hristo Stoichkov, Ayan Sadakov, Petar Aleksandrov (Iliya Voynov 42), Nasko Sirakov [c], Bozhidar Iskrenov. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/10) James Leighton (38/Aberdeen) - Stephen Clarke (3/Chelsea) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (17/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (33/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (49/Aberdeen) Gary Thompson Gillespie (2/Liverpool) - Stephen Nicol (13/Liverpool) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (25/Celtic) Graeme Marshall Sharp (10/Everton) Brian John McClair (5/Manchester United) Ian William Wilson (4/Everton) Subs: Gary Mackay (1/Heart of Midlothian) for Paul McStay (57) Gordon Scott Durie (1/Chelsea) for Graeme Sharp (71)
(Match 498) 2nd December 1987 (1988 European Championship Qualifying Group 7) LUXEMBOURG - SCOTLAND 0-0 Referee: Manfred Neuner (West Germany) Crowd: 2.022, Stade de la Frontiere, Esch-sur-Alzette LUXEMBOURG: (Coach: Paul Philipp) John Van Rijswijck - Hubert Meunier [c], Marcel Bossi - Carlo Weis, Pierre Petry, Jean-Paul Girres (Jeff Saibene 87) - Gerard Jeitz, Jean-Pierre Barboni, Theo Scholten, Robert Langers, Jeannot Reiter (Armin Krings 54). SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/11) James Leighton (39/Aberdeen) - Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (18/Dundee United) Derek Whyte (2/Celtic) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (34/Celtic) Alexander McLeish [c] (50/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (56/Aberdeen) - Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (6/Chelsea) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (26/Celtic) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (16/FC Nantes) Graeme Marshall Sharp (11/Everton) Ian William Wilson (5/Everton) Subs: Gary Mackay (2/Heart of Midlothian) for Derek Whyte (60) Eric Black (2/FC Metz) for Patrick Nevin (60) Notes: Scotland failed to qualify for the 1988 European Championship Finals in West Germany. Alexander McLeish became the 11th player to reach 50 caps for Scotland.
(Match 499) 17th February 1988 (Friendly match) SAUDI ARABIA - SCOTLAND 2-2 (1-0) Referee: Abdullah Al Naseer (Saudi Arabia) Crowd: 30.000, Al-Malaz Stadium, Riyadh Goals: 1-0 Jazah (16), 1-1 Johnston (47), 1-2 Collins (49), 2-2 Majed (71) SAUDI ARABIA: (Coach: Omar Borras) Abdullah Al-Deayea - Bandar Suroor, Saleh Al Neimah, Ahmed Jamil, Mohammed Abduljawad - Bassem Abu Dawood, Zaki Al Saleh, Khaled Massad (Fahad Al Bishi 65) - Majed Abdullah (Hussam Abu Dawood 82), Yousef Jazah, Hathal Al Dawsari (Saad Mubarak 52). SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/12) James Leighton (40/Aberdeen) - Stephen Clarke (4/Chelsea) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (19/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (35/Celtic) Charles [Richard] Gough (35/Rangers) William Ferguson Miller (57/Aberdeen) - Stephen Nicol (14/Liverpool) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (27/Celtic) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (17/FC Nantes) Francis McAvennie (5/Celtic) John Angus Paul Collins (1/Hibernian) Subs: Henry George Smith (1/Heart of Midlothian) for James Leighton (HT) Alexander McLeish (51/Aberdeen) for William Miller (HT) John Colquhoun (1/Heart of Midlothian) for Stephen Nicol (HT) Gary Mackay (3/Heart of Midlothian) for Paul McStay (63) Robert Connor (2/Aberdeen) for Francis McAvennie (81)
(Match 500) 22nd March 1988 (Friendly match) MALTA - SCOTLAND 1-1 (0-1) Referee: George Courtney (England) Crowd: 3.470, National Stadium, Attard Goals: 0-1 Sharp (21), 1-1 Busuttil (54) MALTA: (Coach: Horst Heese) David Cluett - Edwin Camilleri, Alex Azzopardi - Joe Brincat, Martin Scicluna, John Buttigieg - Carmel Busuttil, Raymond Vella [c], David Carabott, Charles Micallef (Charles Scerri 10), Michael Degiorgio. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/13) James Leighton (41/Aberdeen) - Stephen Clarke (5/Chelsea) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (20/Dundee United) - Derek Ferguson (1/Rangers) Alexander McLeish (52/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (58/Aberdeen) - Ian Durrant (3/Rangers) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (36/Celtic) Graeme Marshall Sharp (12/Everton) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (9/Rangers) Gary Mackay (4/Heart of Midlothian) Subs: Brian John McClair (6/Manchester United) for Alistair McCoist (51) James Edward McInally (3/Dundee United) for Gary Mackay (55) John Colquhoun (2/Heart of Midlothian) for Ian Durrant (75)
(Match 501) 27th April 1988 (Friendly match) SPAIN - SCOTLAND 0-0 Referee: Carlos Alberto da Silva Valente (Portugal) Crowd: 15.000, Estadio Santiago Bernabeu, Madrid SPAIN: (Coach: Miguel Munoz) Andoni Zubizarreta - Pedro Tomas Renones "Tomas", Miguel Soler - Manuel Sanchis, Victor Munoz "Victor", Rafael Gordillo [c] - Julio Salinas (Eloy Olaya "Eloy" 78), Jose Miguel Gonzalez "Michel", Emilio Butragueno, Ricardo Gallego (Miguel Tendillo HT), Rafael Martin Vazquez. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/14) James Leighton (42/Aberdeen) - Charles [Richard] Gough (36/Rangers) Stephen Nicol (15/Liverpool) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (37/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (53/Aberdeen) Gary Thompson Gillespie (3/Liverpool) - Alistair Murdoch McCoist (10/Rangers) William Ferguson Miller (59/Aberdeen) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (18/FC Nantes) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (28/Celtic) Ian Durrant (4/Rangers) Subs: Brian John McClair (7/Manchester United) for Alistair McCoist (68)
(Match 502) 17th May 1988 (Stanley Rous Cup) SCOTLAND - COLOMBIA 0-0 Referee: Vitor Correia (Portugal) Crowd: 20.489, Hampden Park, Glasgow SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/15) James Leighton (43/Aberdeen) - Charles [Richard] Gough (37/Rangers) Stephen Nicol (16/Liverpool) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (38/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (54/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (60/Aberdeen) - Kevin William Gallacher (1/Dundee United) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (29/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (11/Rangers) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (6/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (19/FC Nantes) Subs: Derek Ferguson (2/Rangers) for Alistair McCoist (58) Andrew Walker (1/Celtic) for Kevin Gallacher (67) COLOMBIA: (Coach: Francisco Maturana) Rene Higuita - Luis Herrera, Luis Carlos Perea - Andres Escobar, Carlos Hoyos, Alexis Garcia - Leonel Alvarez, Carlos Valderrama [c], Arnoldo Iguaran, John Trellez (Jaime Arango 68), Bernardo Redin.
(Match 503) 21st May 1988 (Stanley Rous Cup) ENGLAND - SCOTLAND 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Joel Quiniou (France) Crowd: 70.480, Wembley Stadium, London Goal: 1-0 Beardsley (12) ENGLAND: (Manager: Robert William Robson) Peter Leslie Shilton - Michael [Gary] Stevens, Kenneth Graham Sansom - Neil John Webb, David Watson, Anthony Alexander Adams - Bryan Robson [c], Trevor McGregor Steven (Christopher Roland Waddle 72), Peter Andrew Beardsley, Gary Winston Lineker, John Charles Bryan Barnes. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/16) James Leighton (44/Aberdeen) - Charles [Richard] Gough (38/Rangers) Stephen Nicol (17/Liverpool) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (39/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (55/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (61/Aberdeen) - Neil Simpson (5/Aberdeen) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (30/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (12/Rangers) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (7/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (20/FC Nantes) Subs: Thomas Burns (8/Celtic) for Neil Simpson (74) Kevin William Gallacher (2/Dundee United) for Alistair McCoist (77) Notes: Scotland were third. England won the Rous Cup.
(Match 504) 14th September 1988 (1990 World Cup Qualifying Group 5) NORWAY - SCOTLAND 1-2 (1-1) Referee: Luigi Agnolin (Italy) Crowd: 22.769, Ullevaal Stadion, Oslo Goals: 0-1 McStay (14), 1-1 Fjortoft (44), 1-2 Johnston (62) NORWAY: (Coach: Ingvar Stadheim) Erik Thorstvedt - Hans Herman Henriksen, Erland Johnsen - Rune Bratseth, Anders Giske [c], Kjetil Osvold - Sverre Brandhaug, Karl Petter Loken, Goran Sorloth, Tom Sundby (Orjan Berg 4) (Jahn Ivar "Mini" Jakobsen 85), Jan Age Fjortoft. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/17) James Leighton (45/Aberdeen) - Stephen Nicol (18/Liverpool) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (21/Dundee United) - Gary Thompson Gillespie (4/Liverpool) Alexander McLeish (56/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (62/Aberdeen) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (40/Celtic) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (31/Celtic) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (21/FC Nantes) Brian John McClair (8/Manchester United) Kevin William Gallacher (3/Dundee United) Subs: Ian Durrant (5/Rangers) for Roy Aitken (68)
(Match 505) 19th October 1988 (1990 World Cup Qualifying group 5) SCOTLAND - YUGOSLAVIA 1-1 (1-1) Referee: Karl-Heinz Tritschler (West Germany) Crowd: 42.771, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Johnston (17), 1-1 Katanec (36) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/18) Andrew Lewis Goram (5/Hibernian) - Charles [Richard] Gough (39/Rangers) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (22/Dundee United) - Stephen Nicol (19/Liverpool) Alexander McLeish (57/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller [c] (63/Aberdeen) - Paul Michael Lyons McStay (32/Celtic) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (41/Celtic) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (22/FC Nantes) Brian John McClair (9/Manchester United) James Bett (20/Aberdeen) Subs: Alistair Murdoch McCoist (13/Rangers) for James Bett (55) David Robert Speedie (6/Coventry City) for Roy Aitken (70) YUGOSLAVIA: (Coach: Ivan Osim) Tomislav Ivkovic - Vujadin Stanojkovic, Predrag Spasic (Dragoljub Brnovic 83) - Davor Jozic, Faruk Hadzibegic, Ljubomir Radanovic - Dragan Stojkovic, Srecko Katanec, Borislav Cvetkovic (Refik Sabanadzovic 89), Mehmed Bazdarevic, Zlatko Vujovic [c].
(Match 506) 22nd December 1988 (Friendly match) ITALY - SCOTLAND 2-0 (0-0) Referee: Alain Delmer (France) Crowd: 25.600, Stadio Renato Curi, Perugia Goals: 1-0 Giannini (48) penalty, 2-0 Berti (70) ITALY: (Coach: Azeglio Vicini) Walter Zenga (Stefano Tacconi 50) - Giuseppe Bergomi [c] (Ciro Ferrara 50), Paolo Maldini - Franco Baresi, Riccardo Ferri, Giancarlo Marocchi - Massimo Crippa, Nicola Berti, Gianluca Vialli, Giuseppe Giannini, Aldo Serena. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/19) Andrew Lewis Goram (6/Hibernian) - Charles [Richard] Gough (40/Rangers) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (23/Dundee United) - David Narey (34/Dundee United) Alexander McLeish (58/Aberdeen) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (8/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) - Ian Ferguson (1/Rangers) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (33/Celtic) Kevin William Gallacher (4/Dundee United) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (42/Celtic) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (23/FC Nantes) Subs: Brian John McClair (10/Manchester United) for Paul McStay (56) Gordon Scott Durie (2/Chelsea) for Ian Ferguson (71) David Robert Speedie (7/Coventry City) for Richard Gough (87)
(Match 507) 8th February 1989 (1990 World Cup Qualifying Group 5) CYPRUS - SCOTLAND 2-3 (1-1) Referee: Siegfried Kirschen (East Germany) Crowd: 25.000, Tsireio Stadio, Limassol Goals: 0-1 Johnston (9), 1-1 Koliantris (14), 2-1 Ioannou (47), 2-2 Gough (54), 2-3 Gough (90+6) CYPRUS: (Coach: Panikos Iacovou) Giorgos Pantziaras - Charalambos Pittas, Costas Miamiliotis (Antonis Antrellis 76) - Giorgos Christodoulou, Makis Socratous, Yiannakis Yiangoudakis [c] - Christos Koliantris, Pavlos Savva (Costas Petsas 36), Giorgos Savvidis, Floros Nicolaou, Yiannos Ioannou. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/20) James Leighton (46/Manchester United) - Charles [Richard] Gough (41/Rangers) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (24/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (43/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (59/Aberdeen) David Narey (35/Dundee United) - Stephen Nicol (20/Liverpool) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (34/Celtic) Brian John McClair (11/Manchester United) David Robert Speedie (8/Coventry City) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (24/FC Nantes) Subs: Ian Ferguson (2/Rangers) for Stephen Nicol (9) Alan McInally (1/Aston Villa) for David Speedie (68) Notes: The referee allowed seven minutes of additional time.
(Match 508) 8th March 1989 (1990 World Cup Qualifying Group 5) SCOTLAND - FRANCE 2-0 (1-0) Referee: Jiri Stiegler (Czechoslovakia) Crowd: 65.204, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Johnston (28), 2-0 Johnston (52) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/21) James Leighton (47/Manchester United) - Charles [Richard] Gough (42/Rangers) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (25/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (44/Celtic) Alexander McLeish [c] (60/Aberdeen) Gary Thompson Gillespie (5/Liverpool) - Stephen Nicol (21/Liverpool) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (35/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (14/Rangers) Ian Ferguson (3/Rangers) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (25/FC Nantes) Subs: Gordon David Strachan (42/Manchester United) for Ian Ferguson (56) Brian John McClair (12/Manchester United) for Alistair McCoist (69) FRANCE: (Coach: Michel Platini) Joel Bats - Manuel Amoros [c], Franck Silvestre - Luc Sonor, Patrick Battiston, Franck Sauzee - Jean-Philippe Durand (Stephane Paille 57), Thierry Laurey, Jean-Pierre Papin, Laurent Blanc, Daniel Xuereb (Christian Perez 73).
(Match 509) 26th April 1989 (1990 World Cup Qualifying Group 5) SCOTLAND - CYPRUS 2-1 (1-0) Referee: Gudmundur Haraldsson (Iceland) Crowd: 50.081, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Johnston (26), 1-1 Nicolaou (62), 2-1 McCoist (63) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/22) James Leighton (48/Manchester United) - Charles [Richard] Gough (43/Rangers) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (26/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (45/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (61/Aberdeen) David McPherson (1/Heart of Midlothian) - Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (7/Everton) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (36/Celtic) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (26/FC Nantes) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (15/Rangers) Gordon Scott Durie (3/Chelsea) Subs: David Robert Speedie (9/Coventry City) for Gordon Durie (59) Charles Nicholas (20/Aberdeen) for Patrick Nevin (74) CYPRUS: (Coach: Panikos Iacovou) Andreas Charitou - Spyros Kastanas, Charalambos Pittas (Antonis Antrellis 68) - Giorgos Christodoulou, Makis Socratous, Yiannakis Yiangoudakis [c] - Costas Petsas, Floros Nicolaou, Giorgos Savvidis, Yiannos Ioannou, Christos Koliantris.
(Match 510) 27th May 1989 (Stanley Rous Cup) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 0-2 (0-1) Referee: Michel Vautrot (France) Crowd: 63.282, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Waddle (20), 0-2 Bull (82) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/23) James Leighton (49/Manchester United) - Stewart McKimmie (1/Aberdeen) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (27/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (46/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (62/Aberdeen) David McPherson (2/Heart of Midlothian) - Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (8/Everton) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (37/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (16/Rangers) Robert Connor (3/Aberdeen) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (27/FC Nantes) Subs: Peter Grant (1/Celtic) for Robert Connor (57) ENGLAND: (Manager: Robert William Robson) Peter Leslie Shilton - Michael [Gary] Stevens, Stuart Pearce - Neil John Webb, Desmond Sinclair Walker, Terence Ian Butcher - Bryan Robson [c], Trevor McGregor Steven, John Fashanu (Steve Bull 31), Anthony Richard Cottee (Paul Gascoigne 75), Christopher Roland Waddle.
(Match 511) 30th May 1989 (Stanley Rous Cup) SCOTLAND - CHILE 2-0 (1-0) Referee: Alexis Ponnet (Belgium) Crowd: 9.006, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 McInally (4), 2-0 MacLeod (52) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/24) James Leighton [c] (50/Manchester United) - Stewart McKimmie (2/Aberdeen) Gary Thompson Gillespie (6/Liverpool) Alexander McLeish (63/Aberdeen) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (28/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (47/Celtic) Peter Grant (2/Celtic) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (9/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (38/Celtic) - David Robert Speedie (10/Coventry City) Alan McInally (2/Aston Villa) Subs: Maurice John Giblin Johnston (28/FC Nantes) for David Speedie (HT) Derek Whyte (3/Celtic) for Gary Gillespie (70) CHILE: (Coach: Orlando Aravena) Roberto Rojas [c] - Patricio Reyes, Hugo Gonzalez, Leonel Contreras, Hector Puebla - Jaime Vera, Alejandro Hisis, Jaime Pizarro, Juvenal Olmos (Jaime Ramirez 65) - Hugo Rubio, Juan Covarrubias (Juan Carlos Letelier HT). Notes: Scotland were runners-up. England won the last Rous Cup. James Leighton became the 12th player to reach 50 caps for Scotland.
(Match 512) 6th September 1989 (1990 World Cup Qualifying Group 5) YUGOSLAVIA - SCOTLAND 3-1 (0-1) Referee: Marcel Van Langenhove (Belgium) Crowd: 42.500, Stadion Maksimir, Zagreb Goals: 0-1 Durie (37), 1-1 Katanec (54), 2-1 Nicol (58) own goal, 3-1 Gillespie (59) own goal YUGOSLAVIA: (Coach: Ivan Osim) Tomislav Ivkovic - Predrag Spasic, Mirsad Baljic - Srecko Katanec, Faruk Hadzibegic, Dragoljub Brnovic - Safet Susic, Mehmed Bazdarevic, Dragan Jakovljevic (Dejan Savicevic 73), Dragan Stojkovic, Zlatko Vujovic [c]. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/25) James Leighton (51/Manchester United) - Gary Thompson Gillespie (7/Liverpool) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (29/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (48/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (64/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (64/Aberdeen) - Stephen Nicol (22/Liverpool) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (39/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (17/Rangers) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (10/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) Gordon Scott Durie (4/Chelsea) Subs: Alan McInally (3/FC Bayern München) for Gordon Durie (68)
(Match 513) 11th October 1989 (1990 World Cup Qualifying Group 5) FRANCE - SCOTLAND 3-0 (1-0) Referee: Kurt Rothlisberger (Switzerland) Crowd: 25.000, Parc des Princes, Paris Goals: 1-0 Deschamps (25), 2-0 Cantona (61), 3-0 Nicol (89) own goal FRANCE: (Coach: Michel Platini) Joel Bats [c] - Franck Silvestre, Eric Di Meco - Yvon Le Roux (Bernard Casoni HT), Franck Sauzee, Bernard Pardo - Didier Deschamps, Christian Perez (Daniel Bravo 81), Jean-Philippe Durand, Jean-Marc Ferreri, Eric Cantona. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/26) James Leighton (52/Manchester United) - Charles [Richard] Gough (44/Rangers) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (30/Dundee United) - Stephen Nicol (23/Liverpool) Alexander McLeish (65/Aberdeen) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (49/Celtic) - Gordon David Strachan (43/Leeds United) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (40/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (18/Rangers) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (29/Rangers) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (11/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) Subs: Alan McInally (4/FC Bayern München) for Gordon Strachan (64) James Bett (21/Aberdeen) for Murdo MacLeod (76) Notes: Eric Di Meco was sent off after 57 minutes.
(Match 514) 15th November 1989 (1990 World Cup Qualifying Group 5) SCOTLAND - NORWAY 1-1 (1-0) Referee: Michal Listkiewicz (Poland) Crowd: 63.907, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 McCoist (44), 1-1 Johnsen (89) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/27) James Leighton (53/Manchester United) - David McPherson (3/Heart of Midlothian) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (31/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (50/Celtic) Alexander McLeish (66/Aberdeen) William Ferguson Miller (65/Aberdeen) - Maurice John Giblin Johnston (30/Rangers) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (41/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (19/Rangers) James Bett (22/Aberdeen) David Cooper (21/Motherwell) Subs: Murdo Davidson MacLeod (12/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) for William Miller (63) Brian John McClair (13/Manchester United) for David Cooper (74) NORWAY: (Coach: Ingvar Stadheim) Erik Thorstvedt - Hugo Hansen, Rune Bratseth [c] - Terje Kojedal (Jan Halvor Halvorsen 83), Stig Inge Bjornebye, Erland Johnsen - Tom Gulbrandsen, Per Egil Ahlsen, Bent Skammelsrud (Lars Bohinen 59), Goran Sorloth, Jan Age Fjortoft. Notes: Scotland qualified for the 1990 World Cup Finals in Italy. Roy Aitken became the 13th player to reach 50 caps for Scotland.
(Match 515) 28th March 1990 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - ARGENTINA 1-0 (1-0) Referee: Frans Houben (Netherlands) Crowd: 51.537, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 McKimmie (32) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/28) James Leighton (54/Manchester United) - Charles [Richard] Gough (45/Rangers) Craig William Levein (1/Heart of Midlothian) Alexander McLeish [c] (67/Aberdeen) - Stewart McKimmie (3/Aberdeen) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (42/Celtic) James Bett (23/Aberdeen) Andrew [Stuart] Murray McCall (1/Everton) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (13/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) - Alan McInally (5/FC Bayern München) Robert William Fleck (1/Norwich City) Subs: Brian John McClair (14/Manchester United) for Alan McInally (74) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken (51/Newcastle United) for James Bett (89) ARGENTINA: (Coach: Carlos Bilardo) Nery Pumpido [c] - Edgardo Bauza, Oscar Ruggeri (Pedro Monzon 60), Nestor Fabbri, Roberto Sensini - Gabriel Calderon, Sergio Batista, Jose Basualdo, Jorge Burruchaga (Pedro Troglio 49) - Claudio Caniggia, Jorge Valdano (Abel Balbo HT).
(Match 516) 25th April 1990 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - EAST GERMANY 0-1 (0-0) Referee: Neil Midgley (England) Crowd: 21.868, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 0-1 Doll (73) penalty SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/29) Andrew Lewis Goram (7/Hibernian) - Charles [Richard] Gough (46/Rangers) Gary Thompson Gillespie (8/Liverpool) - Craig William Levein (2/Heart of Midlothian) Alexander McLeish [c] (68/Aberdeen) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (14/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) - Andrew [Stuart] Murray McCall (2/Everton) Gary McAllister (1/Leicester City) John Angus Paul Collins (2/Hibernian) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (31/Rangers) Gordon Scott Durie (5/Chelsea) Subs: Paul Michael Lyons McStay (43/Celtic) for Gary Gillespie (57) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (20/Rangers) for Gordon Durie (68) EAST GERMANY: (Coach: Eduard Geyer) Perry Brautigam - Stefan Boger, Heiko Peschke - Hendrik Herzog, Matthias Lindner, Dirk Schuster - Matthias Sammer, Rainer Ernst [c], Jorg Stubner (Steffen Buttner 85), Ulf Kirsten, Thomas Doll.
(Match 517) 16th May 1990 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - EGYPT 1-3 (0-2) Referee: Rune Pedersen (Norway) Crowd: 23.000, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Goals: 0-1 Abdelhamid (15), 0-2 H.Hassan (28), 1-2 McCoist (73), 1-3 Youssef (83) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/30) Bryan James Gunn (1/Norwich City) - Stewart McKimmie (4/Aberdeen) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (32/Dundee United) - Gary Thompson Gillespie (9/Liverpool) Alexander McLeish [c] (69/Aberdeen) Charles [Richard] Gough (47/Rangers) - Gordon Scott Durie (6/Chelsea) James Bett (24/Aberdeen) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (21/Rangers) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (44/Celtic) David Cooper (22/Motherwell) Subs: Andrew [Stuart] Murray McCall (3/Everton) for Stewart McKimmie (HT) Craig William Levein (3/Heart of Midlothian) for Alexander McLeish (89) EGYPT: (Coach: Mahmoud El-Gohary) Ahmed Shobeir - Ibrahim Hassan, Rabie Yassin - Hany Ramzy, Hesham Yakan, Ahmed Ramzy - Ismail Youssef, Magdi Abdelghani (Alaa Mayhoub 60), Hossam Hassan (Adel Abdelrahman HT), Gamal Abdelhamid [c], Ahmed El-Kass (Tarek Soliman HT).
(Match 518) 19th May 1990 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - POLAND 1-1 (1-0) Referee: Joseph Bertram Worrall (England) Crowd: 25.142, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Johnston (42), 1-1 Gillespie (59) own goal SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/31) Andrew Lewis Goram (8/Hibernian) - Gary Thompson Gillespie (10/Liverpool) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (33/Dundee United) - Charles [Richard] Gough (48/Rangers) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (52/Newcastle United) Craig William Levein (4/Heart of Midlothian) - Andrew [Stuart] Murray McCall (4/Everton) Gary McAllister (2/Leicester City) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (22/Rangers) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (32/Rangers) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (15/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) Subs: John Angus Paul Collins (3/Hibernian) for Murdo MacLeod (65) Alan McInally (6/FC Bayern München) for Maurice Johnston (73) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (45/Celtic) for Gary McAllister (83) POLAND: (Coach: Andrzej Strejlau) Jaroslaw Bako - Dariusz Kubicki, Zbigniew Kaczmarek [c] - Damian Lukasik (Piotr Soczynski HT), Dariusz Wdowczyk, Waldemar Prusik - Piotr Czachowski, Janusz Nawrocki (Leszek Pisz 70), Jacek Ziober, Dariusz Dziekanowski, Roman Kosecki.
(Match 519) 28th May 1990 (Friendly match) MALTA - SCOTLAND 1-2 (1-1) Referee: Carlo Longhi (Italy) Crowd: 3.938, National Stadium, Attard Goals: 0-1 McInally (5), 1-1 Degiorgio (43), 1-2 McInally (81) MALTA: (Coach: Horst Heese) Reginald Cini - Silvio Vella, David Carabott - Joe Galea (Edwin Camilleri HT), Kristian Laferla, John Buttigieg - Jesmond Zerafa, Raymond Vella [c], Martin Gregory (Joe Zarb 62), Michael Degiorgio, Bernard Licari (Charles Scerri 77). SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/32) Andrew Lewis Goram (9/Hibernian) - Charles [Richard] Gough (49/Rangers) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (34/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (53/Newcastle United) David McPherson (4/Heart of Midlothian) Gary Thompson Gillespie (11/Liverpool) - Maurice John Giblin Johnston (33/Rangers) James Bett (25/Aberdeen) Alan McInally (7/FC Bayern München) Andrew [Stuart] Murray McCall (5/Everton) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (46/Celtic) Subs: Craig William Levein (5/Heart of Midlothian) for Gary Gillespie (41) James Leighton (55/Manchester United) for Andrew Goram (HT) Gary McAllister (3/Leicester City) for James Bett (HT) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (23/Rangers) for Maurice Johnston (68) John Angus Paul Collins (4/Hibernian) for Paul McStay (80)
(Match 520) 11th June 1990 (1990 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group C) COSTA RICA - SCOTLAND 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Juan Carlos Loustau (Argentina) Crowd: 30.867, Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris (Marassi), Genoa Goal: 1-0 Cayasso (49) COSTA RICA: (Coach: Bora Milutinovic) Luis Gabelo Conejo - Roger Flores [c], Ronald Gonzalez, Mauricio Montero, Jose Carlos Chaves - German Chavarria, Oscar Ramirez, Roger Gomez, Hector Marchena - Juan Cayasso, Claudio Jara (Hernan Medford 85). SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/33) James Leighton (56/Manchester United) - Charles [Richard] Gough (50/Rangers) Alexander McLeish (70/Aberdeen) David McPherson (5/Heart of Midlothian) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (35/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (54/Newcastle United) Paul Michael Lyons McStay (47/Celtic) James Bett (26/Aberdeen) Andrew [Stuart] Murray McCall (6/Everton) - Maurice John Giblin Johnston (34/Rangers) Alan McInally (8/FC Bayern München) Subs: Stewart McKimmie (5/Aberdeen) for Richard Gough (HT) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (24/Rangers) for James Bett (73) Notes: Richard Gough became the 14th player to reach 50 caps for Scotland.
(Match 521) 16th June 1990 (1990 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group C) SWEDEN - SCOTLAND 1-2 (0-1) Referee: Carlos Maciel (Paraguay) Crowd: 31.823, Stadio Comunale Luigi Ferraris (Marassi), Genoa Goals: 0-1 McCall (10), 0-2 Johnston (81) penalty, 1-2 Stromberg (85) SWEDEN: (Coach: Olle Nordin) Thomas Ravelli - Roland Nilsson, Glenn Hysen [c], Peter Larsson (Glenn Stromberg 75), Stefan Schwarz - Anders Limpar, Jonas Thern, Klas Ingesson, Joakim Nilsson - Stefan Pettersson (Johnny Ekstrom 63), Tomas Brolin. SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/34) James Leighton (57/Manchester United) - David McPherson (6/Heart of Midlothian) Craig William Levein (6/Heart of Midlothian) Alexander McLeish (71/Aberdeen) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (36/Dundee United) - Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (55/Newcastle United) Andrew [Stuart] Murray McCall (7/Everton) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (16/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) Gordon Scott Durie (7/Chelsea) - Robert William Fleck (2/Norwich City) Maurice John Giblin Johnston (35/Rangers) Subs: Paul Michael Lyons McStay (48/Celtic) for Gordon Durie (76) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (25/Rangers) for Robert Fleck (83)
(Match 522) 20th June 1990 (1990 World Cup Finals, 1st Round, Group C) BRAZIL - SCOTLAND 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Helmut Kohl (Austria) Crowd: 62.502, Stadio delle Alpi, Turin Goal: 1-0 MULLER (81) BRAZIL: (Coach: Sebastiao Lazaroni) Claudio Andre Mergen TAFFAREL - RICARDO GOMES Raymundo [c], RICARDO Roberto Barreto da ROCHA, MAURO Geraldo GALVAO - Jorge Amorim de Oliveira Campos-JORGINHO, Carlos Caetano Bledorn Verri-DUNGA, Ricardo Rogerio de Brito-ALEMAO, VALDO Candido de Oliveira Filho, Claudio Ibrahim Vaz Leal-BRANCO - Antonio de Oliveira Filho-CARECA, ROMARIO de Souza Faria (Luiz Antonio Correia da Costa-MULLER 64). SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/35) James Leighton (58/Manchester United) - Stewart McKimmie (6/Aberdeen) Alexander McLeish (72/Aberdeen) David McPherson (7/Heart of Midlothian) Robert Sime "Roy" Aitken [c] (56/Newcastle United) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (37/Dundee United) - Paul Michael Lyons McStay (49/Celtic) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (17/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) Andrew [Stuart] Murray McCall (8/Everton) - Maurice John Giblin Johnston (36/Rangers) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (26/Rangers) Subs: Gary Thompson Gillespie (12/Liverpool) for Murdo MacLeod (38) Robert William Fleck (3/Norwich City) for Alistair McCoist (77) Notes: Scotland were knocked out after the 1st round. West Germany won the World Cup.
(Match 523) 12th September 1990 (1992 European Championship Qualifying Group 2) SCOTLAND - ROMANIA 2-1 (1-1) Referee: Ildefonso Urizar Azpitarte (Spain) Crowd: 12.800, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Camataru (13), 1-1 Robertson (37), 2-1 McCoist (75) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/36) Andrew Lewis Goram (10/Hibernian) - Stewart McKimmie (7/Aberdeen) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas (38/Dundee United) - Gary McAllister (4/Leeds United) Brian Irvine (1/Aberdeen) Alexander McLeish (73/Aberdeen) - John Grant Robertson (1/Heart of Midlothian) Paul Michael Lyons McStay [c] (50/Celtic) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (27/Rangers) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (18/BV Borussia 09 Dortmund) Robert Connor (4/Aberdeen) Subs: Thomas Boyd (1/Motherwell) for Robert Connor (59) Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (9/Everton) for Gary McAllister (73) ROMANIA: (Coach: Gheorghe Constantin) Silviu Lung - Dan Petrescu, Michael Klein - Emil Sandoi, Iosif Rotariu, Gheorghe Popescu - Marius Lacatus, Dorin Mateut (Ioan Sabau 70), Rodion Camataru (Florin Raducioiu 63), Gheorghe Hagi, Ioan Lupescu. Notes: Paul McStay became the 15th player to reach 50 caps for Scotland.
(Match 524) 17th October 1990 (1992 European Championship Qualifying Group 2) SCOTLAND - SWITZERLAND 2-1 (1-0) Referee: Esa Antero Palsi (Finland) Crowd: 27.740, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Robertson (34) penalty, 2-0 McAllister (52), 2-1 Knup (66) penalty SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/37) Andrew Lewis Goram (11/Hibernian) - Stewart McKimmie (8/Aberdeen) Stephen Nicol (24/Liverpool) - Andrew [Stuart] Murray McCall (9/Everton) David McPherson (8/Heart of Midlothian) Alexander McLeish [c] (74/Aberdeen) - John Grant Robertson (2/Heart of Midlothian) Gary McAllister (5/Leeds United) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (28/Rangers) Murdo Davidson MacLeod (19/Hibernian) Thomas Boyd (2/Motherwell) Subs: Gordon Scott Durie (8/Chelsea) for Thomas Boyd (68) John Angus Paul Collins (5/Celtic) for Gary McAllister (79) SWITZERLAND: (Coach: Ulrich Stielike) Philippe Walker - Blaise Piffaretti (Beat Sutter 80), Peter Schepull (Frederic Chassot 63) - Dominique Herr, Andre Egli, Thomas Bickel - Adrian Knup, Heinz Hermann [c], Kubilay Turkyilmaz, Alain Sutter, Stephane Chapuisat. Notes: Alistair McCoist's 24th minute penalty kick went wide. Andre Egli was sent off after 89 minutes.
(Match 525) 14th November 1990 (1992 European Championship Qualifying Group 2) BULGARIA - SCOTLAND 1-1 (0-1) Referee: Friedrich Kaupe (Austria) Crowd: 31.462, Natsionalen stadion Vasil Levski, Sofia Goals: 0-1 McCoist (9), 1-1 Todorov (74) BULGARIA: (Coach: Ivan Vutsov) Borislav Mihaylov - Pavel Dochev, Dimitar Mladenov - Zlatko Yankov, Kalin Bankov, Kostadin Yancev (Nikolay Todorov 70) - Georgi Yordanov, Hristo Stoichkov [c], Lyuboslav Penev, Nasko Sirakov, Krasimir Balakov (Emil Kostadinov 75). SCOTLAND: (Manager: Andrew Roxburgh/38) Andrew Lewis Goram (12/Hibernian) - Stewart McKimmie (9/Aberdeen) Maurice Daniel Robert Malpas [c] (39/Dundee United) - James Edward McInally (4/Dundee United) David McPherson (9/Heart of Midlothian) Gary Thompson Gillespie (13/Liverpool) - Gordon Scott Durie (9/Chelsea) Gary McAllister (6/Leeds United) Alistair Murdoch McCoist (29/Rangers) Brian John McClair (15/Manchester United) Thomas Boyd (3/Motherwell) Subs: Patrick Kevin Francis Michael Nevin (10/Everton) for Gordon Durie (72)


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