Scots football legend made his international debut

Kenny Dalglish at age 16 scoring for Cumbernauld Utd at Guys Meadow, 1967.
Kenny Dalglish at age 16 scoring for Cumbernauld Utd at Guys Meadow, 1967.
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1971

Kenneth Mathieson “Kenny” Dalglish, MBE made his international debut for Scotland’s football team as a substitute in the 1-0 Euro qualifier victory over Belgium.

How The Scotsman recorded the match

How The Scotsman recorded the match

He is Scotland’s most capped player, with 102 appearances. He is also Scotland’s joint leading goal scorer, with 30 goals.

The Scot’s football hero started his career with Celtic FC in 1968. While he was signed in ‘67, Kenny spend the first year on loan to Cumbernauld United.

In 2009, football magazine FourFourTwo named Kenny as the greatest striker in post-war British football, as well as having been inducted into both the Scottish and English Football Halls of Fame.