The curse of Scotland

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(Card Playing) the nine of diamonds.

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The Spurs striker netted 38 times in 41 games last term and was the scourge of Scotland with a last-gasp leveller in last week's 2-2 draw at Hampden.
2 SCOURGE of Scotland Harry Kane scored again but this time England were the ones left suffering.
Goals from Andrea Pirlo, the scourge of Scotland in the San Siro, and Alberto Gilardino inflicted the first defeat of Brian Kerr's Ireland managerial career on home soil.
THEY are the scourge of Scotland and the bane of tourists - but now the midge is about to meet its maker.
But Jason Koumas soon equalised with his first goal for Wales before Earnie, hat-trick scourge of Scotland last time out, fired the winner.
While Shilton proved to be the scourge of Scotland for the best part of two decades, he was powerless to prevent England slipping to defeats in 1974 and 1985, both in Glasgow.
Police and government figures have also condemned what has been described as the scourge of Scotland.
But Souness is adamant that he's matured beyond recognition from the days when he made Rangers the scourge of Scotland.
RANGERS' forgotten man Andrius Velicka swears Lithuania are ready to be the scourge of Scotland by claiming a memorable qualifying win on Friday.
SCOURGE of Scotland when Norway last came to Hampden as his match-winning penalty all but ended our hopes of going to the 2006 World Cup.
SOUTH Africa striker Benni McCarthy last night revealed he is out to win himself a move to Rangers by being the scourge of Scotland in Hong Kong this morning.
Tory justice spokesman John Lamont said: "Drug abuse destroys lives, wrecks communities and has been the scourge of Scotland for over a generation.