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Part 1. The Scotch Professors
Medal won by the Irvine Valley boys in Barcelona

If football ever had a homeland to come home to it had to be Scotland!

Escoces FC in Barcelona

AS ENGLAND progressed in the recent world cup in Russia and their fans and media joined together in singing “It’s coming home, its coming home, football’s coming home” apart from being scunnered by their brass necks, we Scots knew in our hearts that it just wisnae true - it wis us that taught the world tae kick a baw, so if football ever had a homeland to come home to it had to be Scotland! The problem was that most of us had little knowledge or evidence to back up the claim. Meanwhile with words like Inglés, Anglais, Anglichanin used in most parts of the globe to describe British pioneers of football in their country, the great propaganda machine of English football is delighted to re-patriate these pioneers, translate Inglés as English and claim arrogantly that it was Englishmen who took the game round the world. Nothing could be further from the truth - for there is compelling evidence to back the claim of Scotland as the home of the world’s greatest game.

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iScot issue number 45 2018 124 pages of the best crack in Scotland and beyond. Featuring the very best of wordsmiths in Scotland today. Robbie Dinwoodie, Alyn Smith MEP, James Kelly (iScot goes Pop, Peter A Bell, Jason Michael McCann, Vivien Martin, Allan Martin, Paul Kavanagh’s Wee Ginger Dug, Blaze’s Page,Fiona Grahame of Orkney News, Moira Dalgetty, Bill Dale, Indy Lawyer, Ran Bruce’s Spider, Dave Bowman, Gordon Craigie, Major Bloodnok and the most excellent Billy Kay.