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John Greig

John Greig

Date of Birth: September 11, 1942 (age 75)

Appearances: 44

Goals: 3

Yellow Cards: 1

Red Cards: 0

Biography

John Greig MBE was born on 11 September 1942 in Edinburgh. Despite his boyhood allegiance to hometown team Heart of Midlothian, John spent his entire career in Glasgow with Rangers as a player, manager and director.

Greig was voted "The Greatest Ever Ranger" in 1999 by the Rangers supporters and has been elected to Rangers' Hall of Fame.

Greig played for Scotland on 44 occasions, 15 times as captain, between 1964 and 1971. He scored the late winner in Scotland's 1–0 victory against Italy at Hampden Park on 9 November 1965.

British International Championship
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
22 May 1971 ENGLAND   3 - 1   SCOTLAND  
18 May 1971 SCOTLAND   0 - 1   NORTHERN IRELAND  
15 May 1971 WALES   0 - 0   SCOTLAND  
25 Apr 1970 SCOTLAND   0 - 0   ENGLAND  
22 Apr 1970 SCOTLAND   0 - 0   WALES  
10 May 1969 ENGLAND   4 - 1   SCOTLAND  
06 May 1969 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   NORTHERN IRELAND  
03 May 1969 WALES   3 - 5   SCOTLAND  
02 Apr 1966 SCOTLAND   3 - 4   ENGLAND  
24 Nov 1965 SCOTLAND   4 - 1   WALES
02 Oct 1965 NORTHERN IRELAND   3 - 2   SCOTLAND  
10 Apr 1965 ENGLAND   2 - 2   SCOTLAND  
25 Nov 1964 SCOTLAND   3 - 2   NORTHERN IRELAND  
03 Oct 1964 WALES   3 - 2   SCOTLAND  
11 Apr 1964 SCOTLAND   1 - 0   ENGLAND  
F.I.F.A. World Cup Qualifier
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
05 Nov 1969 AUSTRIA   2 - 0   SCOTLAND  
22 Oct 1969 GERMANY (WEST)   3 - 2   SCOTLAND  
17 May 1969 SCOTLAND   8 - 0   CYPRUS  
16 Apr 1969 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   GERMANY (WEST)  
11 Dec 1968 CYPRUS   0 - 5   SCOTLAND  
06 Nov 1968 SCOTLAND   2 - 1   AUSTRIA  
07 Dec 1965 ITALY   3 - 0   SCOTLAND  
09 Nov 1965 SCOTLAND   1 - 0   ITALY
13 Oct 1965 SCOTLAND   1 - 2   POLAND  
27 May 1965 FINLAND   1 - 2   SCOTLAND
23 May 1965 POLAND   1 - 1   SCOTLAND  
21 Oct 1964 SCOTLAND   3 - 1   FINLAND  
International Challenge Match
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
21 Sep 1969 REPUBLIC OF IRELAND   1 - 1   SCOTLAND  
16 Oct 1968 DENMARK   0 - 1   SCOTLAND  
30 May 1968 NETHERLANDS   0 - 0   SCOTLAND  
25 Jun 1966 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   BRAZIL  
18 Jun 1966 SCOTLAND   0 - 1   PORTUGAL  
11 May 1966 SCOTLAND   0 - 3   NETHERLANDS  
08 May 1965 SCOTLAND   0 - 0   SPAIN  
12 May 1964 GERMANY (WEST)   2 - 2   SCOTLAND  
U.E.F.A. European Championship Qualifier
Date Home Team - Score - Away Team Goals Cards
29 Oct 1975 SCOTLAND   3 - 1   DENMARK  
03 Feb 1971 BELGIUM   3 - 0   SCOTLAND  
11 Nov 1970 SCOTLAND   1 - 0   DENMARK  
24 Feb 1968 SCOTLAND   1 - 1   ENGLAND  
22 Nov 1967 SCOTLAND   3 - 2   WALES  
21 Oct 1967 NORTHERN IRELAND   1 - 0   SCOTLAND  
15 Apr 1967 ENGLAND   2 - 3   SCOTLAND  
16 Nov 1966 SCOTLAND   2 - 1   NORTHERN IRELAND  
22 Oct 1966 WALES   1 - 1   SCOTLAND  
Team Captain Goal Yellow Card Red Card
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