Scotland striker Jane Ross signed for Manchester City Women this week and will become the latest in a long line of Scotland internationals to pull on the light blue jersey.
From Wembley Wizard and FA Cup finalist Jimmy McMullan to City’s play-off hero Paul Dickov, here are seven players who link Scotland with the blue half of Manchester:
McMullan was already a big name within Scottish football when he made the move from Partick Thistle to Manchester City in 1926. Considered to be one of the greatest half-backs of his era, McMullan made over 200 appearances for City and famously captained Scotland in their 5-1 ‘Wembley Wizards’ victory over England in 1928.
Scotland's joint highest-ever goalscorer broke the British transfer record when he signed for City from Huddersfield for £55,000 in 1960. Law gained the majority of his 55 Scotland caps during an hugely successful spell across the city at Manchester United but was welcomed back to Maine Road in 1972. The Lawman played his final game at Maine Road in 1974.
Jane Ross will have one familiar face in the Manchester City dressing room when she joins up with the squad – Scotland teammate Jennifer Beattie (currently on loan at Melbourne Storm). The defender joined Manchester City Women from Montpellier HSC in 2015 and has made 14 appearances for the first team. Prior to that Beattie enjoyed spells with Arsenal, Celtic and Queen’s Park FC and has 21 goals in 89 appearances for her country.
The Clydebank-born midfielder signed for Manchester City from West Brom in 1974, making 185 appearances overall. He made an immediate impact at Maine Road starring in City's 1976 League Cup final triumph over Newcastle at Wembley. In 1979 he moved to Nottingham Forest (to replace the departing Archie Gemmill) but returned for a second spell at City in 1981.
DID YOU KNOW - Manchester City's first major honour, the 1903/04 FA Cup, was won under the guideship Tom Maley, a former Partick Thistle, Hibernian, Third Lanark and Celtic player. Maley is credited with bringing the 'Scottish playing style' to Manchester and was the brother of Willie Maley, Celtic's first ever manager.
Left-back Willie Donachie made over 350 appearances during a fifteen year spell in Manchester between 1965 and 1980 and has the 10th most appearances of any City player. He gained 35 caps for Scotland during his time at City, making his international debut against Peru in 1972.
'Braveheart' himself enjoyed a short spell at Manchester City between 1989 and 1991. The defender was voted player of the year in his first season and scored 5 goals in 63 appearances before moving onto Blackburn Rovers. It was at Rovers that Hendry established himself on the international scene, gaining 51 Scotland caps.
The Livingston-born striker is still fondly remembered by the blue half of Manchester for his contributions to City’s rise up from the old Second Division in the mid-1990s. Dickov scored an injury time equaliser in the 1998-99 Play-off final, later voted as City’s Greatest Ever Goal. The Scotland international re-joined City in 2006 where he added to his 158 appearances for the club.