The group consisted of Dalglish, Connery, Gavin Hastings and Ewan McGregor with Coisty on vocals.

The humble star of Mr. Brown’s Boys. “The nicest person I’ve ever met, in and outside of football,” Jim Leighton says of him.

I remember 1978 and he would say, ‘Argentina, that’s all I want to say.

In a word association game, 1982 would probably produce an answer like “Toepoke.” He only upset the best Brazil in history (he was never world champion). I’m so sorry sir: Alan Handsom and Willie Van Cleef. Again the goal difference “.

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1986? Wee Gordon in his beach shorts: ‘Look, my legs can go up so high. Dirty Uruguay. Can we still get out of contact groups if we spell ‘Nezahualcóyotl’ correctly? “Then there’s the 1990s: ‘Another bad gear, wavy rear heel, Brazil again, Mordo’s coup.’ And the 1992 one: ‘Hello Euro’, We are from Scotland, kiss.

It was still the Euro in 1996: “Is football coming? Come your? Something like that. But the ball moved! Jazza fell into a dentist’s chair and a nation like Laurence Olivier wanted to be. marathon man Completely healthy teeth drill. “

But 1998, who remembers it? I mean, we all know what happened, but at that point, are we starting to take Scotland’s qualification for granted? Did reaching the final seem a bit routine to you? What, are we going to show Brazil again that it is no longer romantic? Stop, you’re spoiling us! Long after that, of course, everything stopped and we switched to non-food items for all subsequent parts.

You probably don’t believe it in ’98 and I think it’s a matter of age. If you were in a moving stage in life 23 years ago when former teacher Craig Brown organized your school trip to the 16th World Cup, then everything about the World Cup in France will still be alive, relevant and true. If not, you may be happy with a BBC documentary from Scotland. Mr. Brown’s children.

Good title, good program. I know all about the submarine mission in Argentina and how, almost tragically, it didn’t really matter, but I totally missed the Bannockburn Four. These are the men who made what should be Scotland’s tallest flagpole shine, hard work, they said, especially in skirts when keys are to be used, and they took the giant salt. From the battle site while visiting the Auld Alliance, temporarily replace it with a matte blanket. The attached note read: “He went to France.

Qualifying for the tournament was very eventful, with a ‘team in Tallinn’ match and confusion over whether Scotland should play Belarus on the day of Princess Diana’s funeral, the Rangers players there consciously objected.

Because France is so close and because it was the era of the professional Scotsman abroad … brave Heart The boys no longer associate the kilt with Adidas Sambas and dirty white socks, there was a lot of fanfare in the final.

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In the movie, Jim Leighton remembers playing Aberdeen at St Johnston when the national season ended and Rudy Grant took his usual spot at a corner post and almost stood on tiptoe of the goalkeeper: “Hi Jim, right?” whistle;

There was a song for the World Cup: “Don’t Come Home Soon” by Del Ametri. Captain Colin Hendry did not like the headline: “What kind of message is this?” – or the cameraman who was ordered to imitate a Ronaldo ad at the time, filmed at an airport: “But I can’t stay awake!” The captain complained.

Craig Burley thinks a better name for the song would have been “Back at the same time as usual.” The hollow-toothed midfielder is arguably the doctor’s star. You might have thought that in 1998 all footballers lived like monks. not quite. “Two nights before the game,” he said, little Johnny, after eating only a salad, was doing push-ups in his room; Meanwhile, we were trying to get the beer out of the fire. “

“Wee Johnny” is John Collins whose body was actually his skeleton. Director Bronn says, “He loved to take off his shirt and show his stomach. Just because of the work he put into his physical form, incredible ”.

This was Brazil in the first game. The opening match of the tournament is also in Paris. Brown had a great idea to add an extra touch to the occasion: the team would enter the French country square in a kilt. “I have always insisted that the players represent Scotland well,” he said. SFA blazers have recommended, uh, more flannel jackets. Brown accepted the request, but it was made of flannel. The drip came down like a storm.

Darren Jackson, perhaps more than most, pushed himself. His career began with Meadowbank Thistle, a part-time worker who worked as a printer during the day, and he suddenly ran into Ronaldo and Rivaldos. Jacko had his little routine: always being the last to leave the locker room. Directly in front of him was Colin Calderwood, who liked to walk in the area hitting himself before a psycho roar: “Come on!” “Unfortunately,” laughs Jacko, “the big man left the room and turned right instead of left.”

Unfortunately Scotland returned too soon. An embarrassment to the team and their boss, with Leighton saying of Brown: “The nicest person I’ve ever met in or outside of football.”

Sin embargo, el ejército de Tartan siempre permanecería en París. “It was like I was in the middle of the world,” recalls one fan, as her music entertainment partner recounts: “Ally McCoist sings “Born to Run” with a band of Kenny Dalglish, Sean Connery, Gavin Hastings, Has Ewan McGregor, Bruce Springsteen beat this ¿hasta ahora?

Mr. Brown Boys airs on BBC1 Tuesdays at 9pm.

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