Broken crossbar and turf in remembrance: Wembley belongs to the tartan army on this day in 1977

The crossbar is cropped as Scottish fans celebrate a famous victory against England at Wembley in 1977. Photo: Denis Straughan/The Scotsman

Scotland was in the mid-subjected pump when they obtained consecutive consecutive international triumphs with a 2-1 victory outside on England that day 43 years ago.

Gordon McQueen and Kenny Dalglish struck to secure a famous win and Scottish fans poured onto the Wembley turf full time.

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Scotland took the lead from the start and Dalglish could perhaps consider himself unhappy not to be awarded a penalty after heavy pressure from Mick Mills in the box.

Gordon McQueen scores in Scotland’s victory over England at Wembley in 1977. Photo: Denis Straughan/The Scotsman

The final whistle sparked a frenzied celebration from the traveling fans, as Scotland raised a toast by finishing top of the Home Open standings that year, retaining the trophy they won in 1976. The Scots previously drew 0-0 with Wales and beat Northern Ireland 3-0. .

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