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List of the best soccer players from Scotland. List includes the top soccer (or “football”) players from Scotland, along with photos when available. This list of best Scottish soccer players is ordered by popularity, so only the greatest players are at the top of the list. If you're searching for a particular famous Scottish soccer player you can use the "search" box to find what you're looking for.

These players, like Barry Ferguson and Billy Davies include images when available.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Scottish footballers?" and "Who is the greatest Scottish soccer player of all time?"

You can click on the names of these popular soccer players of Scotland in order to get more information about each one. If you're a sports lover then you can use this list of popular Scottish soccer players to discover some new athletes that you might really enjoy watching.
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Kenny Dalglish is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Kenny Dalglish Forward

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Denis Law is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Denis Law Forward

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Jimmy Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Jimmy Johnstone Outside forward, Midfielder

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Jim Baxter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Jim Baxter Midfielder

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Graeme Souness is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Graeme Souness Midfielder

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Davie Cooper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Davie Cooper Midfielder

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Archie Gemmill is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Archie Gemmill Midfielder

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Gordon Strachan is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Gordon Strachan Midfielder

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Billy McNeill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Billy McNeill Defender

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Alan Hansen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Alan Hansen Defender

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Gary McAllister is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Gary McAllister Midfielder

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Billy Bremner is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Billy Bremner Midfielder

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Jimmy McGrory is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Jimmy McGrory Forward

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John Greig is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
John Greig Defender

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Andy Goram is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Andy Goram Goalkeeper

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Danny McGrain is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Danny McGrain Defender

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Joe Jordan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Joe Jordan Forward

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Bobby Lennox is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Bobby Lennox Outside forward, Forward

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Alex McLeish is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Alex McLeish Defender

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+ - 17 5
Bobby Evans is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Bobby Evans Defender

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Bertie Auld is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Bertie Auld Outside forward, Midfielder

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Ian Durrant is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Ian Durrant Midfielder

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Alan Morton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland

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Billy Liddell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland

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Ally McCoist is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Ally McCoist Forward

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Alan Gilzean is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Alan Gilzean Forward

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+ - 9 1
Colin Stein is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Colin Stein Forward

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Bobby Murdoch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Bobby Murdoch Midfielder

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Stuart McCall is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Stuart McCall Midfielder

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Ian St. John is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Ian St. John Forward

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+ - 8 2
Derek Parlane is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Derek Parlane Forward

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Paul McStay is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Paul McStay Midfielder

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Peter Lorimer is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Peter Lorimer Forward

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Gordon McQueen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Gordon McQueen Defender

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David Provan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
David Provan Midfielder

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Andy Gray is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Andy Gray Forward

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Derek Johnstone is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Derek Johnstone Defender, Forward

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Jim Leighton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Jim Leighton Goalkeeper

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+ - 10 5
Alex James is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland

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+ - 8 3
Bobby Collins is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Bobby Collins Midfielder

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+ - 12 7
Colin Hendry is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Colin Hendry Defender

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+ - 6 1
Eddie Gray is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Eddie Gray Midfielder

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+ - 9 4
Graeme Sharp is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland

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+ - 10 5
Jim Tolmie is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland

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John Collins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
John Collins Midfielder

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Kenny Miller is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Kenny Miller Forward

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Kevin Gallacher is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Kevin Gallacher Forward

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+ - 19 15
Alex Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
Alex Ferguson Forward

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+ - 14 10
John Clark is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland
John Clark Defender

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John Colquhoun is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Soccer Players from Scotland