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Did you know that the world’s oldest football dates from circa 1540 and was found behind the oak panelling in Mary Queen of Scots bedroom in Stirling Castle ? It is on display at the Smith Museum , Stirling. It is only about half the size of a modern football (but give FIFA time and we may get there), with a cow-hide or deer-hide exterior protecting an inflatable pig’s bladder.

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Alan Hansen | Alexander Thomson | Andy Murray | Charles Napier | Elizabeth Blackadder | George Younger | James III | James IV | John Aitken | John Erskine | John Grierson | John Smith | Norman McLaren | Rob Roy | Thomas Mitchell | Willie Carson |

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