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Here a bit fitbaw glossar: Scots til Inglis fitbaw dictionar.

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  • Accies - n. Student football team; Hamilton Academical FC
  • Adverteesin - n. Advertising
  • Aesome wracker - n. A great shot
  • Afore season glee - n. Pre season tour
  • Affcome - n. Result see forby Ootcome
  • Affside - adv. adj. Offside
  • Affside poseetion - adj. Offside position
  • Agin - prep. Against, versus
  • Aiberdeen - n. Aberdeen FC see forby The Dons
  • Airmbaund - n. Armband
  • Albert, The - n. Hawick Royal Albert FC
  • Albion, The - n. Forfar Albion FC; Stirling Albion FC
  • Ane-aw - adj., n. One all
  • Angle - n. Angle
  • Anglo - n. Scot whose club career is almost wholly played in England
  • Ants, The - n. St Anthony's FC
  • Arab - n. Dundee United fan
  • Assistant referee - n. Assistant referee
  • At baw! - ex. Cry to return ball to game
  • Auld Firm, The - n. Celtic and Rangers
  • Auld Enemy, The - n. England Team
  • Aw time defeat - n. Record defeat
  • Aw time owerhaund - n. Record victory
  • Awa for ile, It's - adj. It's wide of the mark
  • Awa hail - n. Away goal

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  • Backbirl - n. Backspin
  • Back swatch - n. Action replay
  • Backie - n. Goal celebration piggy back
  • Backsie in - n. Player also doubling as goalkeeper
  • Beat, Gat - ptp. Beaten
  • Bairns, The - n. Falkirk FC see forby Fawkirk
  • Bankies, The - n. Armbank United FC seefor by White Brigade; Clydebank FC
  • Barrae!, Pit it in the - ex. Put the ball in the net!
  • Barrae Lade - n. Several goals scored by one side
  • Baw ahint/doun, A - adj. A goal behind
  • Baw boy - n. Ball boy
  • Baw, Dummied the - adv. Let ball pass to another tearn mate without touching it
  • Baw giein - n. Free kick
  • Bawin - n. Football game/match
  • Beanos, The - n. Stirling Albion FC
  • Beirs, The - n. Fochabers junior FC
  • Bell's Scots League - n. Bell's Scottish League
  • Bens - n. Benburb FC
  • Berry Pickers - n. Blairgowrie junior FC
  • Beukin Office - n. Booking office
  • Bhoys, The - n. Celtic FC see forby Glesca Celtic, The Hoops
  • Big Boys - n. Premier Division players
  • Big Team - n. First team
  • Bigwigs - n. Police on match day duty
  • Bink - n. Bench
  • Black an Whites - n. Elgin City FC
  • Blather/bladder - n. Leather football
  • Blind hauf - n. Blind side
  • Blinder - n. Excellent performance
  • Blue Brazil, The - n. Cowdenbeath FC see forby The Cowden
  • Blue Toun, The - n. Peterhead FC see forby Peterheid
  • Blue Touners - n. Peterhead FC supporters
  • Bluenose - n. Rangers supporter
  • Blues, The - n. Stranraer FC see forby Stranraer; Inverness CT FC see forby Caley,

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  • Bluiter - n.The Drive Pass
  • Bobby dazzler - adj. An excellent goal
  • Body skeel - n. Body control
  • Body swerve - adv. Avoiding play
  • Bogie - n. Illegal tackle
  • Bombed oot - ptp. Suspended see forby debaured
  • Bonnie Gemme, The - n. The Beautiful Game
  • Bou(d) - v. Deflect(ed)
  • Bou fae the baw - n. Deflexion
  • Borderers, The - n. Berwick Rangers FC
  • Bot, The - n. Auchinleck Talbot FC
  • Brag - n. Club motto
  • Brains baith, Nae - n. A no score draw
  • Braw player - adj. Fine/Skilful player
  • Breekums - n. Shorts
  • Brig, The - n. Bonnybridge juniors FC
  • Broch, The - n. Fraserburgh FC
  • Brocht doun - adv. Brought down
  • BUs - n. Bo'ness United FC
  • Buddies, The - n. St Mirren FC see forby The Saunts
  • Bully Wee, The - n. Clyde FC
  • Burgh, The - n. Edinburgh Varsity FC; Johnstone Burgh FC; Newburgh FC
  • Burn, The - n. Broxburn Athletic FC
  • Burnie - n. Blackburn United FC; Whitburn FC
  • By - n. Goal kick
  • By, Gien a - adj. On to next round without playing a qualifying game

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  • Cabar - n. Cabarfeidh FC
  • Cabes, The - n. Beith juniors FC
  • Cadger - n. Ticket tout see forby caird hawker
  • Caird hawker - n. Ticket tout
  • Cairy on play - adv. Resume the game
  • Cairthorse - n. Player who lacks pace
  • Caition(it) - n. & v. Caution(ed)
  • Caley - n. Inverness CT FC see forby The jags
  • Can Cans, The - n. Forres Mechanics FC
  • Candy Rock - n. St Roch's FC
  • Captain - n. Team captain
  • Cattachs, The - n. Brora Rangers FC
  • Caw doun - v. Relegate see forby the drap
  • Caw oot - v. Dislocate
  • Cawed doun, Gat - v. Relegated see forby drappit
  • Certificate in mynd o - n. Commemorative certificate
  • Ceety, The - n. Brechin City FC; Edinburgh City FC
  • Ceety Slickers, The - n. Elgin City FC see forby The Michty Men
  • Chackit - adj. Checked
  • Chalk(it) aff - v. Disallow(ed) see forby dichtit
  • Challenge - n & v. Challenge
  • Chaps - vt. Choose team line up
  • Chaunt - n. & v. Chant
  • Chute, Doun the - adj. Sliding towards relegation
  • Chynge o feet - n. Substitute; substitution
  • Clacks - n. Clackmannan FC
  • Claim - v. Mark another player
  • Claim a body - v. Man for man
  • Clean throu him, The baw's - adj. The ball's passed between his legs
  • Clinker - n. Stunning Goal
  • Club gear - n. Club merchandise seeforby club troke
  • Club shield - n. Club logo see forby club tairget
  • Club tairget - n. Club logo see forby club shield
  • Club troke - n. Club merchandise see forby club gear
  • Club uncos - n. Club news
  • Clug on, Pit the - v. Kick another player see forby sub on, steek the buit on
  • Coasters - n. Lossiemouth FC see forby Lossie
  • Coin thraw - n. Coin toss
  • Come awa! - ex. Come on!
  • Come doun - adj. Setback
  • Competeetion - n. Competition
  • Competeetion gemme - n. Cup tie
  • Conter angle - n. Reverse angle
  • Contract - n. Contract
  • Coonty, The - n. Ross County FC see forby The Staggies
  • Cowden, The - n. Cowdenbeath FC see forby The Blue Brazil
  • Craig bender - n. High ball
  • Craigie - n. Craigroyston FC
  • Craw it - adj. Give up; Lose resolve
  • Crew, The - n. Edinburgh Athletic FC
  • Cross, The ~ n. Tollcross United FC
  • Crossbaur - n. Crossbar
  • Crosstalk - n. Rapid commentary
  • Cutty - adj. A player short in stature

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  • Daddie - n. Best player
  • Dae, The - n. Irvine Meadow XI FC
  • Dale - n. Goal place
  • Dale, A shoot at the - adj. Goal chance
  • Dale Grund - n. Goal Area
  • Dale line - n. Goal line
  • Dale, The - n. Armadale Thistle FC
  • Daleman - n. Goalkeeper see forby keppie
  • Dalemooth - n. Goalmouth
  • Daurk Blues, The - n. Dundee FC see forby The Dee
  • Days in Fitbaw - n. Football career
  • Dean, The - n. Gala Fairydean FC
  • Debaur - v. Suspend
  • Debaured - v. Suspended
  • Debaurin - n. Suspension
  • Deceesion - n. Decision
  • Decies - n. Rothes Decimals FC
  • Dee, The - n. Dundee FC see forby Daurk Blues
  • Defeat - n. & v. Defeat(ed)
  • Defence - n. Defence
  • (De)fend - v. Defend
  • Defender - n. Defender
  • Deid baw - n. Dead ball
  • Deid kick - n. Place kick
  • Deidthraws - n. Final minutes/seconds
  • Diamonts, The - n. Airdrieonians FC
  • Dichtit - v. Disallowed see forby chalkit
  • Dick, The Big - n. Richard Donald Stand at Pittodrie
  • Diddie aboot - v. Waste time
  • Diddie, Big - n. Worthless player
  • Diddie gemme - n. Worthless match
  • Diddie Team - n. Small or amateur team
  • Dink - n. Fine, precise kick
  • Direct free kick - n. Direct free kick
  • Dirty beat - adv. Ignominiously beaten
  • Divet - n. Dugout
  • Dons, The - n. Aberdeen FC see forby Aiberdeen
  • Douk, Awa an early - adj. Sent off for bad behaviour
  • Dounhamers, The - n. Queen of the South FC
  • Dour - adj. A boring game
  • Dowp end, At the – adj. Bottorn of the table
  • Dowp tae grund - n. Sliding tackle
  • Drap, The - n. Relegation see forby caw doun
  • Drap kick - n. Drop kick
  • Drappit - ptp. Relegated see forby cawed doun
  • Dressin room - n. Dressing room
  • Drount Grund - adj. Flooded Pitch see forby wattery grund
  • Dubbie grund - adj. Muddy pitch
  • Ducket - n. A small spectator stand
  • Duin oot o - v. Beat rivals for
  • Dundee Unitit - n. Dundee United FC
  • Dux (o the gemme) - n. Man of the match

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  • Easy-osy grund - n. Neutral venue
  • Eekies - adj. Of equal score
  • Effin an Ceein - n & v. Foul language see forby sweirin
  • End, The - n. Aberdeen East End FC
  • Extrae time - n. Extra time

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  • Fair Hornie - adv. Fair play
  • Fair sink - n. Legal tackle
  • Farfar - n. Forfar Athletic FC see forby The Sky Blues, The Louns
  • Faur awa fitbaw - adj. Foreign football seefor by fremmit
  • Fawkirk - n. Falkirk FC see forby The Bairns
  • Fechtin fae the thrang - adj. Crowd violence
  • Feds - n. Broughty Athletic FC
  • Fifers, The - n. East Fife FC
  • First hauf - n. First half
  • Fish supper, Coudna tackle a - adj. Poor tackler
  • Fishermen, The - n. Eyemouth United FC
  • Fitbaw - n. Football see forby kickbaw
  • Fitbaw Associe o England - n, English Football Association
  • FitbaW Associe o Scotland - n. Scottish Football Association
  • Fitbaw buit - n. Football boot see forby sub
  • Fitbaw caisuals - n. Football casuals
  • Fitbaw daft - adj. Mad about football
  • Fitbaw gear - n. Football kit
  • Fitbaw grund - n. Football stadium
  • Fitbaw League o Scotland - n. Scottish Football League
  • Fitbaw manager - n. Football manager
  • Fitbaw shaw - n. Football tournament
  • Fitbaw, Tae dae wi - adv. Football related
  • Fitbawer - n. Footballer
  • Fitless flither - adj. Inept performance
  • Flag in the neuk - n. Corner flag
  • Flagger n. - Linesman
  • Flaggit ptp. Flag waved
  • Flittin beuks - n. Transfer list
  • Flittin fee - n. Transfer fee
  • Fluidlicht - n. Floodlight
  • Follae throu - v. Follow through
  • Follaer o fitbaw - n. Football fan
  • Follaers - n. Supporters see forby supporters
  • Foremaist League - n. Premier League
  • Forrit hauf - n. Centre forward/half
  • Fort, The - n. Fort William FC
  • Foondit, Year - n. Year formed
  • Freendly - n. Friendly game
  • Fremmit fitbaw - n. Foreign football see forby faur awa
  • Frew, The - n. Renfrew FC
  • Fuird - n. Hurlford United FC
  • Full back - n. Full back

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  • Gable Endies, The - n. Montrose FC
  • Gairds - n. Shin Guards
  • Gate - n. Technique
  • Gaun hissel - adv. Player making a lone run
  • Gemme, gemmie - n. Game
  • Gemme affpitten - v. Match postponed
  • Germme lad(die) - n. Bold/cheeky player
  • Gers, The - n. Glasgow Rangers FC see forby Glesca Reengers, Licht Blues
  • Gettin tuir intae - adv. Attacking move
  • Giein it laldie - adv. Fever pitch
  • Gie's a Body! - ex. Fan's incitement
  • Glaizie - n. Fanzine; match magazine
  • Glens - n. Glenafton Athletic FC; Glenrothes junjor FC; Ruglen Glencairn FC
  • Glesgae Celtic - n. Glasgow Celtic FC see forby The Bhoys, The Hoops
  • Glesgae Reengers - n. Glasgow Rangers FC see forby The Gers, The Licht Blues,
  • The Teddy Bears
  • Gluives - n. Gloves
  • Gow - n. Lesmahagow juniors FC
  • Gowden guiss - n. Leading goalscorer
  • Graffiti - n. Mentions
  • Gravat - n. Scarf see forby scaurf
  • Greetin gemme, The - n. Semi final game
  • Grund - n. Pitch; Stadium
  • Grund invasion - n. Pitch invasion
  • Gubbin - adj. Heavy defeat
  • Gubbin o a heid team - adj. League leader's defeat
  • Guid feenish - n. Good finish

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  • Haddie, Big - n. Player who is a poser
  • Hail - n. Goal, goal celebration
  • Hail (the dale) - v. Score
  • Hail, Openin - n. Opening goal
  • Hailed agin - v. Scored against
  • Hailin - v. Scoring
  • Haimer thrawer - n. Brutal centre half
  • Hame braws/colours - n. Home strip
  • Hamecomin - n. Celebrations of winning team in home town
  • Hamer - n. Match official accused of home side bias
  • Hamers - n. Home supporters
  • Harry Wraggs, The - n, Partick Thistle FC see forby The Jags
  • Hashie fendin - adj. Careless defending
  • Hat trick - n. Hat trick
  • Hauch - v. Hamstring
  • Haufback - n. Midfield player
  • Haufwey line - n. Halfway line
  • Haund, By the - adj. & n. In reserve
  • Haund kick - n. Indirect free kick
  • Haundbaw - n. Hand ball
  • Haundlin - v. Handling
  • Haunds at hauf mast - n. hum Defensive wall see forby raw
  • Heezed - v. Promoted see forby promotit
  • Hedge, The - n. The crowd
  • Heich fitbaw - n, League action
  • Heich shot - n. High shot
  • Heid Boy - n. Hardline football casual
  • Heid coont - n. Attendance figure
  • Heid diveesion - n. First division
  • Heid Tassie, The - n. Championship trophy
  • Heid on sinker - n. Block tackle
  • Heider, Heidit - n. Header, v. headed
  • Heids o the League - n. League champions
  • Heidship o the League - n. League championship
  • Herdin - v. jockeying
  • Hert o Midlothian - n. Heart of Midlothian FC see forby The jam Tarts, The Maroons
  • Heuker doun - n. Flat cloth cap formerly worn by goalkeepers.
  • Hi Hi's, The - n. Haddington Athletic FC
  • Hibee - n. Hibernian fan
  • Hibees, The - n. Hibernian FC
  • Hieland League - n. Highland League
  • Hintmaist gemme - n. The final
  • Hochie - n. A lucky goal
  • Honest Men, The - n. Ayr United FC
  • Hoops, The - n. Celtic FC see forby The Bhoys, Glesgae Celtic
  • Hou are we sae guid? - ex. Fans' chant when team is doing great
  • Hummin an hawin - adj. Time wasting
  • Hun - n. Abusive name for a Rangers fan
  • Hurtit - ptp. Injured

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  • Incomers - n. Away supporters
  • Ingate - n. Admission price

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  • Jags, The - n. Buckie Thistle FC; Burghead Thistle FC; East Kilbride Thistle FC;
  • Forres Thistle FC; Inverness CT FC see forby Caley, The Blues; Larkhall Thistle FC; Partick Thistle FC see forby The Harry Wraggs
  • Jam Tarts, The - n. Buchannaven Hearts FC; Heart of Midlothian FC see forby Hert o Midlothian, the Maroons; Kelty Hearts FC
  • Jambo, - n. Heart of Midlothian fan
  • Jersey - n. Football shirt see forby sark
  • Jink - v. Dribble the ball see forby pirl
  • Jinkie - n. Player that dribbles ball with skill
  • Jouk - v. Feinted move
  • Jouk the drap - adv. Avoid relegation
  • Journeyman Player - n. Professional player
  • Jungle, The - n. The Celtic End at Parkhead
  • Juniors - n. Coupar Angus juniors FC

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  • Kaip - n. Cap
  • Kaipit - adj. Capped
  • Keepie up - n. Keeping the ball in the air
  • Keppie - n. Goal keeper see forby daleman
  • Kick aff - n. Kick off
  • Kick o the baw - n. An opportunity
  • Kickbaw - n. Football; a football see forby fitbaw
  • Killie The - n. Kilmarnock FC

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  • Lad o pairts - n. Promising young player
  • Lads efter the teetle - n. Title contenders
  • Laich pass - n. Low pass see forby law
  • Lang, The - n. Cambuslang Rangers FC
  • Law pass - n. Low pass see forby laich
  • Lazy breinge - n. Late tackle
  • Lea - n. Montrose Roselea junior FC
  • League club - n. League club
  • League Fitbaw - n. Association Football
  • Leal follaers - n. Supporters club
  • Licht Blues, The - n. Glasgow Rangers FC see forby Gers, Glesgae Reengers
  • Lily, the – Easterhouses Lily Miners Welfare FC
  • Lily Whites, The - n. Clachnacuddin FC
  • Livie Lions - n. Livingston FC
  • Locs - n. lnverurie Loco Works FC
  • Lock - n. Pollock FC
  • Lossie - n. Lossiemouth FC seeforby Coasters
  • Louns, The - n. Forfar Athletic FC see forby The Sky Blues
  • Lowp shot - n. Volley shot
  • Lowse baw - adj. Loose ball
  • Lowsin time - n. End of the game; the final score

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  • Manager - n. Manager
  • Manager atween haunds - n. Caretaker manager
  • Mannie - n. An older fan
  • Mariners, The - n. Camelon juniors FC
  • Maroons, The - n. Heart of Midlothian FC seeforby Hert o Midlothian, The Tarts; Keith FC
  • Marrae - n. Team mate
  • Medal - n. Medal
  • Merker - n Marker
  • Michty Men, The - n. Elgin City FC see forby The City Slickers
  • Midweek - n. Midweek
  • Model jersey/Sark - n. Replica shirt
  • Moss, The - n. Muggiemoss FC
  • Muckle chiel - n. A big strapping player

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  • Naething - adj. Nil
  • Naething aw - n. Goalless draw
  • Naitional squad - n. National side
  • Ned - n. Hooligan or yob
  • Nedism - n. Hooliganism
  • Neegur - v. Head a football see forby heider
  • Neist roond - n. Next round
  • Neuk - n. Corner Area
  • Neuk ender - n. Corner kick
  • No in the Gemme. - adj. Playing Badly
  • Nomads - n. Dunfermline jubilee Athletic FC

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  • Onybody’s Gemme - n. Informal match
  • Oot o play - adj. Out of play
  • Oot the gemme - adj. Forced to leave game through injury
  • Oot the windae - v. Expelled
  • Ootcome - n. Result see forby affcome
  • Ordinar - n. League game
  • Owerhaund - n. Victory
  • Ower slaw - adj. Game without pace
  • Owerheid pass - n. Overhead pass

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  • Pace, The - n. Dunipace Juniors FC
  • Paikin - n. A sound thrashing
  • Paircel, A - n. A group of supporters
  • Panners, The - n. Preston Athletic FC
  • Pansies - n. Dundee Violet FC
  • Parkheid - n. Parkhead (Celtic Park)
  • Pars, The - n. Dunfermline Athletic FC
  • Passenger - adj. Lazy player
  • Peasie, The - n. Petershill Football & Athletic Club
  • Peel shot - n. Equaliser
  • Pelt it in the poke - v. Kick, it in the goal
  • Peterheid - n. Peterhead FC see forby The Blue Toun
  • Pey - n. Wages
  • Phisie - n. Team medic
  • Pirl - v. Dribble see forby jink
  • Play - n. Sport see forby sport
  • Play fair hornie - adj. Play fair
  • Player - n. Player
  • Pleuch - n. hum Team
  • Ploy - n. Game plan
  • Prentice - n. Trainee player
  • Prentice policie - n. Youth policy
  • Promotit - v. Promoted see forby heezed
  • Prospect - n. Match programme
  • Pudden - adj. Player who messes up a shot
  • Putrit - adj. A very poor game
  • Pynts - n. Points; Boot laces see forby steekers

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  • Qualifee - v. Qualify
  • Qualifeein play aff - n. Qualifying play off
  • Quartermaist - n. Quarter final match

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  • Rare feenish - n. Great finish
  • Raw - n. Defensive wall see forby haunds at hauf mast
  • Reid caird - n. Red card
  • Reid Lichties, The - n. Arbroath FC
  • Referee - n. Referee
  • Referee’d oot - adj. Beaten on Penalty
  • Riggin - n. Goal net seeforbj wabbin
  • Roaster, Played the - adj. Played a great game
  • Rochie - n. Violent football fan
  • Rochle - n. Fight between more than two fans
  • Rose, The - n. Bonnybrigg Rose Athletic FC; Crossgates Primrose FC
  • Rosie Posie - n. Linlithgow Rose FC
  • Rosslyn - n. Rosslyn Sport FC
  • Roond - adj. Round
  • Roondel - n. Centre circle/spot of pitch
  • Roondshouders - n. Fan from consistently losing team
  • Roupie - adj. Rough game
  • Rovers, The - n. Albion Rovers FC; Kello Rovers FC; Raith Rovers FC; Peebles
  • Rovers FC; Threave Rovers FC
  • Rulin - n. Ruling
  • Rummle - v. Attack and jostle the defence
  • Runnin Commentary - n. live match report

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  • Sair ane - adj. & n. Painful injury
  • Sair pairts - adj. & n. Groin injury or strain
  • Sair play - adj. Dangerous play
  • Sark - n. Football shirt see forby jersey
  • Saunts, The - n. Nairn St Ninian FC; St johnstone FC; St Mirren FC see forby The Buddies
  • Sauf - n. & v. Save
  • Scaurf - n. Scarf see for~y gravat
  • Scaurfer - n. Fan adorned in colours
  • Scorries, The - n, Wick Academy FC see forby Weik
  • Scotch Professor - n. Old name for Scot who played outside Scotland
  • Scuilboys Tassie - n. Schoolboys Cup
  • Scunner(t) - v. Foul(ed)
  • Seasiders - n. Saltcoats Victoria juniors FC
  • Season caird (hauder) - n. Season ticket (holder)
  • Seicont diveesion - n. Second division
  • Seicont hauf - n. Second half
  • See - v. Pass
  • See efter - n. Two touch
  • See on - n. One touch
  • Seen ower - ppt. Passed
  • Selt the jerseys - adj. A team which played very badly
  • Seturday Sawnies - n. Regular fans seeforby Terrace Tams
  • Shire, The - n. East Stirlingshire FC
  • Shot ower - n. Cross
  • Shuit - v. Shoot
  • Shy (shyve NE) - n. Throw in
  • Shy line (shyve line NE) - n. By line
  • Sidebirl n. Sidespin
  • Sink - n.& v. Tackle see forby strive wi, yoke on
  • Skailin, The - n. Crowds leaving the terraces
  • Skaith - n. Injury
  • Skaithe - adj. Injure
  • Skaith tyme - n. Injury time
  • Skaithed knee - adj. & n. Knee injury
  • Skeelie player - adj. Quality player
  • Skelp - n. Penalty
  • Skelpin grund - n. Penalty area
  • Skelp Kick - n. Penalty kick
  • Skin, Played oot yer - adj. Played 100%
  • Skippit kaip - n. Peaked cap see forby snootit kaip
  • Skye Blues, The - n. Forfar Athletic FC seeforby Farfar, The Louns
  • Sky the baur - v. Boot the ball over the goal post
  • Skytit - ptp. Rebounded see forby stotit
  • Smaw boukit - adj. A player who is small and slim
  • Smaw League - n. Youth League
  • Smaw team - n. Youth team
  • Snootit kaip - n. Peaked cap see forby skippit kaip
  • Son o the grund - n. Player from a footballing family
  • Sons, The - n. Dumbarton FC
  • Sooper - n. Sweeper
  • Souters - n. Selkirk FC
  • Speeders, The - n. Downfield FC; Queen's Park FC
  • Speysiders, The - n. Rothes FC
  • Spit an gie ower - v. Admit defeat
  • Sponsor - n. Sponsor
  • Sport - n. Sport seeforby play
  • Sportsweir - n. Sportswear
  • Squad - n. Squad
  • Staggies, The - n. Ross County FC see forby The Coonty
  • Stappit up - adv. Advancement of a junior player to a professional team
  • Staund peels - adj. Equal scores
  • Staunds, The - n. The Terracing
  • Steek the buit on - v. Kick a player
  • Steekers - n. Boot laces see forby pynts
  • Stennie - n. Stenhousemuir FC see forby The Warriors
  • Stickit fitbawer - n. Amateur player
  • Stot the baw - v. Play with football by oneself
  • Stot up, The - n. Bounce ball between sides to re start game
  • Stotit - ptp. Rebounded see forby skytit
  • Straiker - n. Striker
  • Stramash - adj. Confused tussle
  • Stranraer - n. Stranraer FC seefor~y The Blues
  • Streamers, The - n. Coldstream FC
  • Streetchin the taes - n. Warm up exercises
  • Streitchered awa - v. Stretchered off
  • Strippit jersey/Sark - n. Striped Shirt
  • Strippit Stockins - n. Striped socks
  • Strive wi - v. Tackle for the ball see forby sink, yoke on
  • Strollers - n. Civil Service Strollers FC
  • Sub - n. Football boot see forby buit
  • Sub on, Pit the - v. Kick another player see forby pit the clug on; steek the buit
  • Subs, Hing up the - adv. Retire from football
  • Supporters - n. Supporters see forby follaers
  • Sweeties aff a bairn/wean - adj. Easy to tackle
  • Sweeties - n. Poor wages see forby wallies
  • Sweirin – n. & v. Foul language See forby effin an ceein
  • Side, The - n. Deveronside FC

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  • Tables - n. Tables
  • Tae ender - n. Kick with toe of the boot
  • Tairtan airmy - n. Scotland supporters
  • Tak the baw - n. Kick off
  • Tap o the league - adj. Top of the league
  • Tassic gemme, The - n. Cup final
  • Tassic winners - n. Cup winners
  • Team - n. Team see forby pleuch
  • Team braws - n. Team strip
  • Team photae - n. Team photograph
  • Teddy Bears, The - n. Glasgow Rangers FC see forby Glesgae Reengers, The Gers,
  • The Licht Blues
  • Teetle Hauders - n. Title holders
  • Tennents Scots Tassie - n. Terments Scottish Cup
  • Terrace Tams - n. Regular Fans see forby Seturday Sawnies
  • Terrors, The - n. Dundee United FC
  • Testimonial - n. Testimonial
  • Thole an aesome hail - n. Single goal defeat
  • Thrang - n. Crowd see forby the hedge
  • Thrawn baw - n. Own goal
  • Thrawn cuit - n. Twisted ankle
  • Thristle, The - n. Lothian Thistle FC; Meadowbank Thistle FC; Tulliallan Thistle FC
  • Throu baw - n. Through ball
  • Ticket haundlin - n. Ticket allocation
  • Tim - n. Abusive name for Celtic fan
  • Tin Pail - n. Vale of Clyde FC
  • Tirlis - n. Turnstile
  • Ton, The - n. Morton FC
  • Torie - n. Blantyre Victoria FC
  • Touch line - n. Touch line
  • Tousie - adj. Disordered/untidy play
  • Trackies - n. Tracksuit
  • Trainer - n. Coach
  • Trainies - n. Training shoes
  • Trainin n. Training
  • Trendie - n. Youth who copies dress style of soccer casuals
  • Tryst(s), The - n. Fixture(s)
  • Twa ane - adj. Two one
  • Twa Naethin - adj. Two nothing
  • Tweedsiders, The - n. Kelso United FC

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  • Unfreend - n. Opponent
  • Unitit - n. Edinburgh United FC
  • Unner 16, 21 etc - n. Under 16, 21 etc
  • Unnertakkers - n. Port Glasgow juniors FC
  • Up the pairk - adj. In the opposing side's half
  • Uppies an dounies - n. The teams in the Kirkwall Xmas an New Year matches

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  • Vale, The - n. Darvel juniors FC; Deveronvale FC; Vale of Leithen FC; Vale of
  • Leven FC
  • Veesitin braws/colours - n. Away strip
  • Veesitors - n. Visitors
  • Verse - v. Oppose

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  • Waw pass - n. Wall pass
  • Wabbin - n. Goal net seeforbj riggin
  • Waedaein - n. Outbreak of trouble between players
  • Wallies - n. Poor wages see forby sweeties
  • Wanderers - n. Forth Wanderers FC
  • Warld, The crack wi the - n. International updates
  • Warld. tassie - n. World cup
  • Warmers - n. Undershorts
  • Warriors, The - n. Stenhousernuir FC see forby Stertme
  • Wasps, The - n. Alloa FC
  • Watt, The - n. Heriot Watt Varsity FC
  • Watterie grund - adj. Flooded pitch see forby drount grund
  • Waysiders - n. Airdrieonians FC
  • Weik - n. Wick Academy FC see forby The Scorries
  • Wee - adj. Any minor team
  • Wee Coonty, The - n. Nairn County FC
  • Wee Rovers, The - n. Albion Rovers FC
  • Wee sleekit - n. Chip shot
  • Wee team - n. Reserve team
  • Wee Vics - n. Irvine Victoria FC
  • Weemens’ Fitbaw - n. Womens’ Football
  • Weenger - n. Winger
  • Welfare, The - n. Whitehill Welfare FC
  • Wall, The - n. Motherwell FC
  • Whe Ho - n. Yoker Athletic FC
  • Wheech - v. Gain possession
  • White Brigade - n. Armbank United FC see forby Bankies
  • Whistle - n. & v. Whistle
  • Wicelike - adj. Playing by the rules
  • Winton, The - n. Ardrossan Winton Rovers FC
  • Wuid, The - n. Thorniewood United FC

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  • Yairder - n. Yarder
  • Yallae caird - n. Yellow card
  • YM - n. Kirkcaldy YMCA FC
  • Yoke o the baw - n. Ball control
  • Yoke on - v. Tackle see forby sink, strive wi
  • Yoker - n. Tackler
  • Yokin on - v. Tackling
  • Young League - n. Reserve League
  • Younkers’ tassie n. Youth cup
  • Yuil tree - n. Fan who wears as much club colours as possible