It was a football season like no other, before or since. In 1966-67 Scottish football was the best in Europe, if not the world. The Scotland national team humbled world champions England and on their own
Wembley turf too. Celtic became the first British side to win club
football's most glittering prize, the European Cup. Rangers kept pace
with their ancient rivals all the way to a European final of their own. Kilmarnock and Dunfermline performed with distinction in Europe as
well and Dundee United, in their first ever European tie, humbled
mighty Barcelona both home and away.
In the domestic game a tense title battle, keen contests for European places, relegation dogfights and battles for promotion kept interest alive until the last ball was kicked. The Scottish Cup witnessed the greatest upset of all time when little Berwick Rangers knocked out their Glasgow namesakes. Then at the end of this momentous season, one of Scottish football's oldest names, Third Lanark, vanished after 95 years.
For the first time the story of this thrilling season is told in print. Re-live the days when Scottish football bestrode the world, when to be a football fan and Scottish was...