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Scotland


Federation founded: 1873
FIFA member since: 1910
Confederation: UEFA
Colours: Dark blue, white and red
Nicknames: -
World Cups qualified for: 8 (of 20)
Best results: 9th place 1974

WORLD CUP RANKING
P 23 W 4 D 7 L 12 GF 25 GA 41 Pts 19
Scotland are 30th on the all-time table.

WORLD CUP SUMMARY
1930 Did not enter
1934 Did not enter
1938 Did not enter
1950 Withdrew * Qualifiers
1954 First round 15 Squad Qualifiers
1958 First round 14 Squad Qualifiers
1962 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1966 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1970 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1974 First round 9 Squad Qualifiers
1978 First round 11 Squad Qualifiers
1982 First round 15 Squad Qualifiers
1986 First round 19 Squad Qualifiers
1990 First round 18 Squad Qualifiers
1994 Did not qualify Qualifiers
1998 First round 27 Squad Qualifiers
2002 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2006 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2010 Did not qualify Qualifiers
2014 Did not qualify Qualifiers
* Qualified but declined to go and withdrew.

TEAM RECORDS
Champions -
Finalists -
Semifinalists (or top 4) -
Quarterfinalists (or top 8) -
Biggest win 5-2 vs New Zealand 1982
Biggest loss 0-7 vs Uruguay 1954
Most wins in a row 2
Most losses in a row 2
Longest unbeaten run 3
Longest run without win 6
Longest run qualifying 5 (1974-90)
Longest run not qualifying 4 (2002-14)
Penalty shoot-outs -
SCO vs Europe W2 - D4 - L4
SCO vs South America W0 - D2 - L6
SCO vs Asia W0 - D1 - L0
SCO vs Africa W1 - D0 - L1
SCO vs N/C America W0 - D0 - L1
SCO vs Oceania W1 - D0 - L0

MOST WORLD CUP APPEARANCES
Jim Leighton 9 1986-98
Kenny Dalglish 8 1974-82
Joe Jordan 7 1974-82
Roy Aitken 6 1986-90
Alan Rough 6 1978-82
Graeme Souness 6 1978-86
Gordon Strachan 6 1982-86

MOST WORLD CUP GOALS
Joe Jordan 4 1974-82
Kenny Dalglish 2 1974-82
Archie Gemmill 2 1978
John Wark 2 1982


 

YEAR RD OPPONENTS RESULT 1954 1R Austria L 0-1 1R Uruguay L 0-7 1958 1R Yugoslavia D 1-1 1R Paraguay L 2-3 1R France L 1-2 1974 1R Za´re W 2-0 1R Brazil D 0-0 1R Yugoslavia D 1-1 1978 1R Peru L 1-3 1R Iran D 1-1 1R Netherlands W 3-2 1982 1R New Zealand W 5-2 1R Brazil L 1-4 1R Soviet Union D 2-2 1986 1R Denmark L 0-1 1R West Germany L 1-2 1R Uruguay D 0-0 1990 1R Costa Rica L 0-1 1R Sweden W 2-1 1R Brazil L 0-1 1998 1R Brazil L 1-2 1R Norway D 1-1 1R Morocco L 0-3



 

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