Who Is The Most Capped Scottish Footballer?


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The most-capped player for Scotland is former Liverpool and Celtic legend, Kenny Dalglish. Kenny managed to play for his country one hundred and two times, in what was a highly-successful playing career.

The most capped player in Scottish football Dalglish is still the only player in Scotland's history to amass one hundred caps for his nation.

Following his 22-year playing career, he returned to football in a management capacity.
  • Liverpool (was manager during the Hillsborough disaster of 1989)
  • Blackburn
  • Newcastle
  • Celtic
  • Liverpool (returned to Liverpool to oversee a poor 2011-12 campaign. His contract was subsequently terminated).
The second most-capped player in Scottish football
Former Manchester United and Aberdeen goalkeeper Jim Leighton comes in second, after amassing ninety one caps. Leighton was one of Manchester United bosses Alex Ferguson's first signings when he took over at the Manchester giants, and he won an FA cup winners' medal in 1990.

And, in third to fifth place, are:
In third place comes ex-Rangers and newly-appointed national coach, Alex McLeish, who managed to play seventy seven times for his nation.

Paul McStay comes in fourth, with a creditable seventy-six caps for Scotland.

Celtic legend Tommy Boyd comes in at fifth place, as the former hoops player turned out for his country on seventy two occasions.

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