7 Scottish Sporting Books

Books that go beyond just golf

Scotland is (rightly) famous for its sports and its sports stars. The country that invented golf also gave the world Chris Hoy, Andy Murray and Katherine Grainger. Here are just a few books that pay tribute to Scotland's sporting legends, both real and fictional.

List created by

Duncan Wright, one of The League of Extraordinary Booklovers
Duncan Wright

Football obsessive Duncan Wright was School Librarian of the Year 2010 and was a member of The League of Extraordinary Booklovers during Book Week Scotland 2012. He is a librarian who works full-time in a school and spends time encouraging teenagers to read. He also writes a book review blog, iteratureforlads.com. He believes there is a book out there for everyone and he is keen to help the people of Scotland discover a great read.