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150 years of
Scotland Home kits

Scotland’s dark blue home strip is iconic – and instantly identifiable throughout the game.

We all have our favourite. One that rekindles fond football memories – whether it’s a moment, a match or the player privileged to be wearing it.

Here, we look back at the different designs over the years, ahead of the release of our special 150th anniversary shirt that was unveiled to universal acclaim.


Scotland kit 2022/23.


Scotland 3-0 Ukraine

Steve Clarke’s side deliver a resounding victory over Ukraine to set up promotion to Nations League A for the first time. A brace of headers from Lyndon Dykes sealed the win.

Scotland Kit 2022.


Scotland 1-0 Austria

Abi Harrison nodded home early in the first period of extra time to secure Scotland’s passage to the Playoff Final for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup. Austria brought a formidable reputation, having reached the Quarter Final of EURO 2022.

Scotland kit 2020-22.


Serbia 1-1 Scotland

The boogie in Belgrade. Ryan Christie’s goal took Scotland to the brink before extra-time, penalties and some David Marshall heroics were required to send Scotland’s men to their first major finals in 23 years.  


Scotland kit 2019.


Scotland 3-3 Argentina

Goals from Kim Little, Jen Beattie and Erin Cuthbert gave Scotland one foot in the knockout stage of the Women’s World Cup. Three late goals including a dramatic stoppage time penalty sent Scotland out in heartbreaking fashion.

Scotland kit 2018-20.


Scotland 2-1 Cyprus

Steve Clarke’s reign began with a hard-fought win over Cyprus. Captain Andy Robertson scored the first goal of the Clarke era days after lifting the Champions League trophy with Liverpool. Oli Burke sealed the win late on.

Scotland kit 2016/17.


Scotland 2-2 England

Leigh Griffiths free kicks either side of Joe Hart in the 87th and 90th minutes put Scotland moments away from a famous win over the Auld Enemy. Harry Kane was the villain, netting deep into stoppage time to salvage a draw.

Scotland kit 2014/15.


Germany 2-1 Scotland

In their first competitive game after winning the FIFA World Cup, Germany welcomed Scotland to Dortmund to kick off EURO 2016 Qualifying. Sent through by Steven Fletcher on half-way, Ikechi Anya sped through on goal to slot past Manuel Neuer.

Scotland kit 2011-13.


Croatia 0-1 Scotland

In Zagreb to take on the team ranked 3rd in the FIFA World Rankings, Gordon Strachan’s side delivered a famous victory. Robert Snodgrass reacted quickest to a defensive deflection to prod home the winner.

Scotland kit 2010/11.


Scotland 2-3 Spain

Taking on the reigning European and World Champions under the lights at Hampden, Scotland produced a stirring fightback from 2-0 down to level 2-2 with goals from Steven Naismith and a Gerard Pique own goal. Fernando Llorente would score the winner for Spain.


Scotland kit 2008-10.


Scotland 2-0 Macedonia

In a crucial World Cup Qualifier, James McFadden produced a trademark moment of genius. Picking the ball up inside his own half, Faddy single-handedly beat three opponents before rounding the keeper and finishing into an empty net.

Scotland kit 2007/08.


Scotland 1-0 France

Less than three months after finishing runners-up at the World Cup, France brought a star-studded team to Hampden to take on Walter Smith’s side. In an imperious defensive performance, Gary Caldwell was the hero, sweeping home Paul Hartley’s corner. 

Scotland kit 2005-07.


Scotland 1-1 Italy

Kenny Miller showed all his striking instinct, making an excellent front post run to meet Paul Hartley’s whipped cross with a powerful header past Angelo Peruzzi. Walter Smith’s side would secure a creditable 1-1 draw.

Scotland kit 2003-05.


Scotland 1-0 Netherlands

Young stars Darren Fletcher and James McFadden combined to secure an outstanding win in the first leg of the EURO 2004 Playoff. Fletcher returned McFadden’s pass with a flicked back-heel to allow the Everton man to score past Edwin van Der Sar.

Scotland kit 2002/03.


Scotland 1-1 Germany

Head Coach Berti Vogts secured an impressive draw over his home country. A quickly taken free kick by Colin Cameron sent Kenny Miller into the area to send his shot beyond legendary goalkeeper Oliver Kahn.

Scotland kit 2000-02.


Scotland 2-2 Belgium

A Billy Dodds brace put Scotland in a commanding 2-0 lead over Belgium at Hampden in a 2002 World Cup Qualifier. Daniel van Buyten broke Scottish hearts by netting a stoppage time equaliser to salvage a 2-2 draw.

1980 — 2000

Scotland kit 1998-2000.


Brazil 2-1 Scotland

In their eighth FIFA World Cup Finals appearance, Scotland had the honour of opening the tournament against favourites Brazil. A John Collins penalty levelled the scores in the Stade de France before an unfortunate Tom Boyd own goal gave the Brazilians the win.

Scotland kit 1996-98.


Scotland 2-0 Latvia

Scotland came into the final qualifying game for the 1998 FIFA World Cup with automatic qualifying up for grabs. Goals from Kevin Gallacher and Gordon Durie secured the 2-0 win and passage to the Finals in France.

Scotland kit 1994-96.


Scotland 1-0 Switzerland

Ally McCoist scored a sensational goal at Villa Park to secure the win over Switzerland in the EURO ’96 group stage. Tee’d up by Gary McCallister, McCoist smashed home from outside the box.

Scotland kit 1991-94.


Scotland 3-0 CIS

Scotland rounded out their first appearance at the UEFA EURO Finals with a win over the Commonwealth of Independent States. Paul McStay, Brian McClair and Gary McAllister were the scorers in a comfortable 3-0 win.

Scotland kit 1988-91.


Sweden 1-2 Scotland

After the shock of losing to Costa Rica on the opening day, Andy Roxburgh’s team bounced back with an impressive win over Sweden. Stuart McCall swept home to score the opener.

Scotland kit 1985-88.


Scotland 1-2 West Germany

At the 1986 FIFA World Cup in Mexico, Gordon Strachan opened the scoring against West Germany from a tight angle. After aborting an attempt to vault the advertising hoarding, Strachan settled for resting his foot on it in an iconic celebration.

Scotland kit 1982-85.


Brazil 4-1 Scotland

Taking on the Seleção in Seville, Dundee United’s right back David Narey opened the scoring with an incredible strike. Having made a run from right back, he unleashed a rising effort into the top right corner, uncharitably referred to as a “toe-poke” by pundit Jimmy Hill.

Scotland kit 1980-82.


England 0-1 Scotland

Having defeated Wales and Northern Ireland by 2-0 scorelines in the 1981 Home International Championship, the Tartan Army descended upon Wembley where a John Robertson penalty was enough to seal a famous 1-0 win and see Scotland claim the trophy.

1950 — 1980

Scotland kit 1976-79.


Scotland 3-2 Netherlands

Needing a win against the much fancied Dutch by three clear goals to progress to the knockouts, Archie Gemmill scored one of the best goals in FIFA World Cup history. Picking up the ball on the right, he slalomed through three defenders before scoring.

Scotland kit 1975.


Scotland 3-1 Denmark

Goals from Kenny Dalglish, Bruce Rioch and Ted McDougall saw Scotland defeat Denmark at Hampden in the European Championship qualifiers. Scotland ultimately finished behind Romania and section winners Spain, whom Scotland drew 1-1 with in Valencia.

Scotland kit 1974/75.


Scotland 0-0 Brazil

At the 1974 FIFA World Cup Scotland held holders Brazil to a creditable draw. Willie Ormond’s side contained a side packed with star players who had lifted the Jules Rimet trophy four years previously.

Scotland kit 1972-74.


Scotland 2-1 Czechoslovakia

Scotland ended 16 years away from the FIFA World Cup with a momentous win at Hampden in front of 96,000 fans. A young Joe Jordan sent the nation wild, winning the game with a diving header.

Scotland kit 1965-72.


England 2-3 Scotland

Scotland become unofficial World Champions, handing England their first loss after winning the World Cup in 1966. ‘Slim’ Jim Baxter entered folklore with his keepy-uppy during this game.

Scotland kit 1955-65.


Yugoslavia 1-1 Scotland

Dawson Walker, deputising for the legendary Matt Busby, masterminded Scotland’s first point at the FIFA World Cup Finals. Hearts legend Jimmy Murray nodded home an equaliser from an Eddie Turnbull flick-on.

Scotland kit 1953-55.


Austria 1-0 Scotland

Scotland’s debut at the FIFA World Cup Finals saw Andy Beattie’s side beaten 1-0 by Austria in Zurich. A goal from Erich Probst who was the tournament’s second highest scorer was the difference.

Scotland kit 1936-53


England 1-3 Scotland

Scotland travelled to Wembley in 1949 with England as hot favourites to win, but thanks to Scotland’s forward line and an acrobatic display by Morton’s charismatic goalkeeper Jimmy Cowan, Scotland win 3-1 and retain the Home International trophy.

1900 — 1950

Scotland kit 1922-35.


England 1-5 Scotland

Alex James and Hughie Gallacher pulled the strings as the ‘Wembley Wizards’ entered Scottish football history with a thumping win over England – their biggest at Wembley over the Auld Enemy.

Scotland kit 1920/21.


Scotland 3-0 England

In the 1920 Home International Championship England narrowly beat Scotland 5-4 in a thrilling game at Hillsborough, but Scotland got revenge the following year by defeating England 3-0 at Hampden.

Scotland kit 1910-14.


15th Home International Title

Scotland won their 15th Home International title in 1910 after a 2-0 win over England at Hampden, and won their 16th title in 1912 by virtue of sharing the title with England.

Scotland kit 1908.


Scotland 1-1 England

Scotland and England share the title at the Home International Championships after beating Wales 2-1 and inflicting a 5-0 defeat on Ireland. The climax of the tournament saw Scotland and England play out a 1-1 draw at Hampden.

Scotland kit 1906.


Scotland 2-1 England

Scotland recover from a 2-0 defeat to Wales at Tynecastle by going on to share the Home International Championship title with England, defeating the Auld Enemy 2-1 at Hampden.

Scotland kit 1902-04.


England 2-2 Scotland

Tragedy struck at Ibrox as a section of terracing collapsed during Scotland v England, with 26 people losing their lives. The match was abandoned and replayed at Villa Park, where Scotland took the championship after a 2-2 draw.


Scotland kit 1898.


Scotland 5-2 Wales

Scotland lose out to England on home soil to give the Home International Championship to England, despite beating Wales 5-2 at Fir Park and defeating Ireland 3-0 at Solitude.

Scotland kit 1987.


Scotland 5-1 Ireland

Scotland retain the Home International Championship by drawing 2-2 with Wales before beating Ireland 5-1 at Ibrox and beating England 2-1 at Crystal Palace.

Scotland kit 1895/96.


Scotland 2-1 England

Scotland lose out to England in the 1895 Home International Championship, but bounce back to win the title the following year with a 4-0 win over Wales, a 3-3 draw with Ireland and a 2-1 win over England at Celtic Park.

Scotland kit 1894.


Scotland 2-2 England

Scotland win the Home International Championship after drawing 2-2 with England at Celtic Park. A 5-2 win against Wales at Rugby Park and a 2-1 win over Ireland at Solitude in Belfast put Scotland in pole position ahead of the decider.

Scotland kit 1893.


England 5-2 Scotland

Scotland inflict heavy defeats on Wales (8-0) and Ireland (6-1) but lose the Home International Championship to England after a 5-2 defeat at Richmond in London.

Scotland kit 1883-93.


Scotland 5-0 Ireland

Scotland became the first winners of the British Home International Championship in 1884, defeating Ireland 5-0, England 1-0 and Wales 4-1.

Scotland kit 1881.


England 1-6 Scotland

Scotland take revenge by returning to the Oval and thrash the Auld Enemy 6-1 with goals from John Smith, David Hill and George Ker.

Scotland Kit 1879.


Wales 0-3 Scotland

England edge Scotland in a 5-4 thriller at Kennington Oval before thrashing Wales 3-0 at the Racecourse Ground in Wrexham.

Scotland Kit 1873-79.


Scotland 0-0 England

The West of Scotland Cricket Ground in Partick witnessed history as international football was born. A Scotland 11 of players provided by Queen’s Park played out the goal-less draw in front of a sizeable crowd.

150 years of
Scotland Away kits