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10 Most Passionate Fan Bases In Scottish Football

5) Aberdeen F.C.

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Aberdeen F.C. is a club situated in Aberdeen, Scotland which plays in the Scottish Premiership and has never been relegated since promoting in 1905. It’s the only Scottish club to have 2 European trophies. Sir Alex Ferguson had a huge impact on the club in his time there, winning 11 titles in just 7 years. Aberdeen supporters are known as the Red Army who also gets properly listed in the team’s squad list as ‘number 12 shirt’.

They also have the Red Ultras group and a smaller fan group of hooligans as well who are called the Aberdeen casuals. ‘The Dons’ have an old rivalry with Dundee United and both of these clubs combined are now called ‘The new firm’.

4) Hibernian F.C.

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Usually known as Hibs, Hibernian is a club in the city of Edinburgh, Scotland. The Edinburgh derby between the Hibs and the Hearts is one of the world’s oldest football rivalries. The supporters of the Hibees are like a big passionate family. With the support of their enthusiastic fans, Hibs have won the Scottish League Championship four times and the Scottish cup three times.

The fans choiring “glory, glory to the Hibees” holding green and white scarves in their hands in the Easter Road stadium is a sight to witness. They are regarded as one of the most passionate fan bases in Scottish football.

3) Heart of Midlothian F.C.

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Home of the Hearts, Tynecastle Park provides an exhilarating atmosphere on a match-day. The most recorded attendance for the Hearts was 53,396 fans in a match against the Rangers in 1932. Hearts have enjoyed the next best attendances outside of Celtics and Rangers.

Hearts have won the Scottish League Championship four times. They are the only club other than the Old Firm to have retained the Scottish League cup to complete a league cup double. They have also won the Scottish cup 8 times. All these titles are nothing without the support of the fans. Hearts’ average attendance in the 2019-20 season was 16,750.

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