Tartan Army

Tartan Army
Tartan Army noun (informal)
The supporters of Scotland's national football team, esp when travelling abroad
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  • Tartan Army — The Tartan Army is a name given to fans of the Scotland national football team. The name derives from the wearing of tartan at football matches and when travelling abroad.During the 1970s, Scotland fans became notorious for their hooliganism,… …   Wikipedia

  • Tartan Army — Schottland Scotland Alba [ˈaləpə] (gäl.) Spitzname(n) Tartan Army Bravehearts Verband Scottish Foo …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • tartan — 1. see plaid. 2. Tartan is used allusively in informal and normally affectionate compounds to denote people or things connected with Scotland; the tartan army is the body of Scottish supporters at football games abroad, and the tartan tax is a… …   Modern English usage

  • (the) Tartan Army — Noun. Collectively, the supporters of the Scottish national football team …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • (the) Tartan Army — Noun. Collectively, the supporters of the Scottish national football team …   English slang and colloquialisms

  • Tartan — For other uses, see Tartan (disambiguation). Three examples of Scottish tartan Tartan is a pattern consisting of criss crossed horizontal and vertical bands in multiple colours. Tartans originated in woven wool, but now they are made in many… …   Wikipedia

  • Tartan Day — Sean Connery at a Tartan Day celebration in Washington D.C. with members of the USAF Reserve Pipes and Drums. Tartan Day is a celebration of Scottish heritage on April 6, the date on which the Declaration of Arbroath was signed in 1320. A one off …   Wikipedia

  • Green and White Army — The Green and White Army is the name given to the very noisy and energetic fans that follow the Northern Ireland national football team. Famed for their passionate support, the Green and White Army turn every Northern Ireland match, whether home… …   Wikipedia

  • Sam's Army — is the primary unofficial supporters club for the United States National Soccer Team. Founded in 1994, following the 1994 FIFA World Cup, the group was intended to emulate well known supporters of other national teams such as Scotland s Tartan… …   Wikipedia

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