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How many of us have a special family member who took us to our first games? Off the Ball's Stuart Cosgrove received his footballing education from his Uncle Billy, at Muirton Park.

– : Stuart Cosgrove
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Istanbul, 2005 - Jerzy Dudek defies the odds and Spoony's Liverpool hit the jackpot

– : DJ Spoony
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Even Olympic legends have to hustle to get tickets for the big game - and it doesn't help when you get swindled by Bayern Munich fraudsters.

– : Sir Steve Redgrave
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The Goldblade frontman, still fighting the punk rock war can also be found following the tangerine dream....

– : John Robb
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STV's commentary legend remembers George Best not just for his jinking genius, but for his politeness and a passion for Hibs

– Hibernian: Arthur Montford
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Who needs Maradona when you have King Kenny? Jon Fratelli recalls marvelling at "the greatest player our country has ever produced" on the night Kenny Dalglish won 100 Scotland caps

– Scotland: Jon Fratelli
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The return of the King of Kings. Stuart Braithwaite is among the Celtic supporters welcoming back Henrik Larsson in his first match following a horrific leg break in 1999

– Celtic: Stuart Braithwaite, Mogwai
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Kenny Logan may have a lifelong love affair with Rangers, but not even celebrating an Ally McCoist sclaff could trump an unforgettable night at the 2005 Champions League final in Istanbul

– Liverpool: Kenny Logan
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Dougie Donnelly has seen and done it all - Opens, Grand Slams - but Scotland v France at World Cup 1998 proved the most emotional and uplifting experience of his career

– Scotland: Dougie Donnelly
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Four goals and three red cards and, later, a court case. In 1987, a young Graeme Dott sat by his radio and marvelled at one of the most notorious Old Firm games of all time

– Rangers: Graeme Dott
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Rangers' Treble-winning heroes of 1964 © The Herald

Andy Cameron remembers Rangers' win in the the 1964 Scottish Cup final like it only happened yesterday - but it was one of their scorers, Jimmy Millar, who inspired a lifetime of hero worship

– Rangers: Andy Cameron
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Better than Elvis: Andy Walker © The Herald

Celtic's 87-88 double-winning side were a bigger influence on Glasvegas frontman James Allan than any musician, but it was striker Andy 'Elvis' Walker who really stole his heart

– Celtic: James Allan, Glasvegas
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Noel Gallagher was mindblown by the 6-2 game

250,000 fans at Knebworth? Pah. 60,000 fans at Celtic Park singing Roll With It was the "greatest thing" the former Oasis songwriter has ever seen

– Celtic: Noel Gallagher
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A young Eddie Reader finds herself entranced by the genius of Jimmy Johnstone and repelled by the violence of Atletico Madrid

– Celtic: Eddi Reader
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When Billy met Bobby (copyright: The Herald)

Best, Charlton, Law. Who? Jim Kerr recalls Jock Stein's giants tearing a star-studded Manchester United side to shreds in 1966

– Celtic: Jim Kerr
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Dougray Scott tries to explain to Tom Cruise who Alex McLeish is, before guiding the former Hibs manager through his acting debut

– Hibernian: Dougray Scott
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Nine-nil behind with seconds remaining, the only thing on Hilton Primary School's goalkeeper was to avoid a double-figure scoreline. One final save should do it...

– : Buff Hardie, Scotland the What?
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'Trust me, son,' said Alex Salmond's father as he held his lad aloft to see Hearts win the 1962 League Cup final, 'there will be many more days like this'. The two of them waited 36 years to see Hearts win another trophy, and another encounter with a Tynecastle hero

– Hearts: Alex Salmond
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John Collins strikes the penalty Amy's sister couldn't bear to watch

This is the life - watching Scotland in the opening match of a World Cup against Brazil. What could possibly go wrong for Amy Macdonald?

– Scotland: Amy Macdonald
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Lorraine finally gets to see Dundee United win a cup final.

The queen of daytime telly falls in love with Dundee United on a first date at Tannadice and lays claim to the most biased piece of football journalism ever broadcast

– Dundee United: Lorraine Kelly
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