More Than a Game

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More Than a Game

  • How Scotland Shaped World Football

How Scotland Shaped World Football

An outreach collaboration between Glasgow Libraries and Glasgow Museums to accompany the Kelvingrove exhibition, celebrating Scotland's love of football, including exhibitions, displays, talks and activities. 


​Mitchell Library Displays

From 25 April - 14 June, the Mitchell Library's Granville Street Foyer will host a display of highlights from the Mitchell's football related photographs, archives and memorabilia from teams past and present. Also on display will be the Open Museum Football Supporters Bus created by Castlemilk Youth Complex. 

The First Ladies of Football

Richard McBrearty, Curator of Scottish Football Museum​ and Stuart Gibbs, Exhibition Artist.
Wednesday 19 June, 6-7.30pm. Jeffrey Room. Free. For Adults. 

The remarkable but largely hidden story of women's football will be explained in this talk revealing the stories behind the First Ladies of Football.

Talk: Scotland and the Birth of World Football

Richard McBrearty, Curator of Scottish Football Museum​
Tuesday 6 August, 6 - 7.30pm. Jeffrey Room. Free. For Adults.

From Shanghai to Sao Paulo, Scotland has played a major role in shaping the global game. Hear about the professional footballers and coaches who advanced the Scottish 'short passing game' abroad. 

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