famous teams
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home and away
social context
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Proud Beginnings, Intro

Much has been written on the social circumstances behind many of Scottish football’s great figures. For many players and managers, football was a way of escaping the drudgery and danger of working in large scale industries such as shipbuilding or coal mining.

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