Three former Hibs’ players were inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of fame on Sunday night.
Allan McGraw who played for Hibs in the sixties and is best remembered by the supporters for scoring the winning goal in the League Cup semi-final against Dundee at Tynecastle whilst badly injured also scored 140 goals in 176 appearances for Morton and was named First Division Manager of the Year after winning the title
The famous Celtic team that became the first British side to win the European Cup were also inducted. That eleven included former Hibs’ goalkeeper Ronnie Simpson who was sold to Celtic by Jock Stein and Bertie Auld who joined Hibs in the seventies.
John Clark, Jim Craig and former Hearts’ striker Willie Wallace were all inducted individually as well.
Four members of the side that defeated Inter Milan 2-1 in the final in Lisbon attended the dinner, with Bertie Auld, Bobby Lennox, Jim Craig and John Clark representing the team.
The Queen’s Park side of 1883/84 was also one of the inductees in the year the club – the oldest football club in Scotland – celebrates its 150th anniversary.
Also receiving the Hall of Fame accolade were former Nottingham Forest captain John McGovern, who lifted the European Cup twice with the Midlands club, and legendary broadcaster, writer and commentator Archie Macpherson.
The Scottish Football Hall Of Fame is a permanent feature within the Scottish Football Museum/Hampden Experience.
It honours the truly great players, managers and officials who have reached the pinnacle of their profession and made a significant contribution to Scotland’s football reputation through their skill, spirit and determination.