Euro 2024: Have Scotland ever qualified for the knockout stages of a major tournament?

Scotland Euro 2024 squad Scotland Team Picture during a 2024 UEFA European Football Championship Group A match between Germany and Scotland at the Munich Football Arena, on June 14, 2024, in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Craig Williamson/SNS Group via Getty Images)
Scotland have been to Euro 2020 and Euro 2024 after a 25-year absence from the competition (Image credit: Getty Images)

Scotland kicked off Euro 2024 with a 5-1 defeat to Germany in the tournament's opening game and that left the Tartan Army with a hill to climb in their remaining games against Switzerland and Hungary.

Manchester United midfielder Scott McTominay had got his country off to a dream start against the Swiss, but former Liverpool man Xherdan Shaqiri equalised before the break and there was to be no further scoring.

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Steven Chicken

Steven Chicken has been working as a football writer since 2009, taking in stints with Football365 and the Huddersfield Examiner. Steven still covers Huddersfield Town home and away for his own publication, Steven is a two-time nominee for Regional Journalist of the Year at the prestigious British Sports Journalism Awards, making the shortlist in 2020 and 2023.