Skip to content

Scotland welcome England with funny sticker at the border

Ah, the good old rivalry between Scotland and England. It’s like a never-ending game of “who’s got the better bragging rights.”

And it seems our Scottish friends have just played their latest card – or should we say sticker – at the border.

Picture this: English fans making their way north, eagerly anticipating the football showdown between the two nations.

As they approach the border, what do they see? A road sign proclaiming, “Better water. Better football.” It’s a bold claim, to say the least.

Scotland fans welcome England fans with a humorous message – ‘Better water, better football’

Now, let’s break this down. First, the purity of Scottish water. We’ve all heard the tales of pristine lochs and crystal-clear streams, but how does that translate to football prowess?

Perhaps they’ve been secretly hydrating with Highland spring water for centuries, and we’ve been missing out on the ultimate sports drink.

But the real question here is whether the Scottish football stars can back up their cheeky boast. Last time we checked, banter doesn’t win you matches.

And speaking of matches, last November marked the 150th anniversary of the first-ever international match between these two nations.

It all started in Glasgow, where the rivalry was born, and it’s been a fiery love-hate relationship ever since.

England might have had some recent success with semi-finals, finals, and quarter-finals in their last three major tournaments, but who needs those when you have pristine water sources, right?

Joking aside, Scottish manager Steve Clarke’s squad has a glimmer of hope. If they can pull off a win, and Norway and Georgia decide to share the spoils in their match, Scotland could clinch Euro 2024 qualification.

That would make Scotland the first team in all of Europe to secure a spot in the finals in Germany. Imagine the bragging rights then!

“We might not have made it to the final, but we were the first ones there!” they’ll say, sipping their water from the purest of lochs.

So, folks, as we gear up for another Scotland vs. England showdown, keep an eye out for those clever Scottish stickers.

They may not win the match, but they’ve certainly won the banter game – and maybe, just maybe, they’ll have the last laugh as they qualify for Euro 2024.

Until then, let’s all raise a glass of our (hopefully) good enough water and enjoy the beautiful rivalry that is Scottish and English football. Cheers!

Gareth Southgate questions Phil Foden’s desire to play in a central role