Rewind to 1986

Scotland savaged by La Celeste

June 13, 2013
By Robin Hackett
(Archive)
On June 13, 1986, Scotland came up against Uruguay in their final group game of the World Cup. The Scots - led by Alex Ferguson following the shock death of Jock Stein - were without a point from their two games, while Uruguay had taken just one. The match represented one last chance to make it into the knockout rounds and provide Stein with a fitting tribute, but what followed was one of the most bitter experiences of Ferguson's career.

"This is the most important match of my life," Alex ...

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