Queen's Park F.C.

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Not to be confused with English football club Queens Park Rangers F.C..
Queen's Park F.C.
Full nameQueen's Park Football Club
Founded1867
GroundHampden Park, Glasgow
Capacity52,500
ChairmanJames Hastie
ManagerGardner Speirs
LeagueScottish Third Division
2008/09Scottish Second Division, 9th

Queen's Park Football Club is a famous football club based in Glasgow, Scotland, and is the oldest football club in Scotland,[1] founded in 1867, and the oldest outside of England and Wales. The club has a lot of history and tradition, and is still the only amateur club in the Scottish League. The club's home is one of 29 UEFA five-star stadia, the all-seated Hampden Park in south east Glasgow, which is also the home of the Scottish national team. Queen's Park have won the Scottish Cup the third most amount of times, behind Rangers and Celtic.

The club's amateur status is reflected by their motto, "Ludere causa Ludendi". This means "to play for the sake of playing".

References[change | change source]

  1. "Scottish FA site". Archived from the original on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2008-08-01.