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Scotland '74: A World Cup Story

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Description for Scotland '74: A World Cup Story Paperback. For Scotland, the World Cup Finals in West Germany in 1974 promised much. How could Scotland not get to the second phase of the tournament for the very first time? This book tells the story of how, astonishingly, it just didn't happen - even though Scotland ended up as the only unbeaten team in the tournament. Num Pages: 256 pages, 8pp. colour plate section. BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3JJPL; WSBX; WSJA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 157 x 21. Weight in Grams: 400.
For a small footballing nation, Scotland boasts a proud record of having qualified for the World Cup Finals on eight occasions. But this fantastic record is also tarred with the glorious failure of never having reached the latter stages of the tournament. Scotland '74 is a bitter-sweet celebration of the closest Scotland has ever got - so far at least - when a team of superstars managed to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory in the dying seconds. Forty years on, it still hurts. For Scotland, the World Cup Finals in West Germany in 1974 promised much. Group 2 ... Read more

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About Richard Gordon
Richard Gordon is the long-time presenter of BBC Radio Scotland's Sportsound and a life-long Aberdeen FC fan. His passion for football was sparked by the 1970 Scottish Cup semi-final, his beloved Dons winning that day and going on to beat Celtic to lift the silverware. He followed the club throughout their glory years and remains a passionate supporter in these ... Read more

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