The Scotland Highland Football League has produced some of the most talented footballers in the world. From legends of the game to current stars, the league has seen a wealth of talent grace its pitches over the years. In this article, we will take a look at the top 10 players of all time in the Scotland Highland Football League.
Billy Urquhart is considered one of the greatest players to have ever played in the Highland Football League. He spent the majority of his career playing for Fraserburgh FC, where he scored an incredible 150 goals in just 157 appearances. Urquhart also represented Scotland at the amateur level, and his goalscoring record speaks for itself.
Davie Allan is another Highland Football League legend. He spent his entire career playing for Elgin City FC and is still their all-time top scorer with an impressive 320 goals. Allan also represented the Scottish Football League XI and was inducted into the Scottish Football Hall of Fame in 2017.
Martin Johnston played for Brora Rangers FC and is widely regarded as one of the greatest defenders to have ever played in the Highland Football League. He was a crucial part of the Brora Rangers team that won three Highland League titles in a row from 2013 to 2015.
Dennis Wyness played for a number of Highland League clubs throughout his career, including Forres Mechanics, Caley Thistle, and Huntly FC. He is one of the league’s all-time top scorers and was named the Highland League’s player of the year in 2004.
Donnie Munro played for Clachnacuddin FC and was a key part of their team in the 1960s and 1970s. He was a prolific goalscorer and helped Clachnacuddin win the Highland League title in 1968.
Robbie Williamson played for Buckie Thistle FC and was one of the most talented players in the league during the 1990s. He was a versatile midfielder who could play in a number of positions, and his ability on the ball was second to none.
John Henderson played for Keith FC and is widely regarded as one of the greatest goalkeepers to have ever played in the Highland Football League. He played for Keith for over a decade and helped them win the Highland League title in 1997.
Brian Thomson played for Inverness Thistle FC and was one of the most gifted midfielders in the league during the 1980s. He was a creative player who could score goals as well as set them up, and his performances helped Inverness Thistle win the Highland League title in 1986.
Dennis Macleod played for Clachnacuddin FC and is considered one of the greatest players to have ever played for the club. He was a skilful midfielder who helped Clachnacuddin win the Highland League title in 1968 and went on to have a successful career in the Scottish Football League.
Colin Hendry is a former Scottish international who played for Nairn County FC early in his career. He went on to play for a number of top clubs, including Blackburn Rovers and Rangers, and was a key part of the Scotland team that played in the 1998 World Cup.