The Italian Trail - Three Scots played pivotal roles in the early days of calcio, Italian football, one as a player, one as a backer of sport in general and football in particular and the third as a sportsman, a champion cyclist, then football organiser and administrator.
The first was Johnny Moscardini, the Falkirk-born, Italian-Scot, who taught the land of his father about centre-forward play. His is also a story of Barga, one of the two Scots-toons in Italy.
The second was James Henderson, son of a Paisley weaver, who went on to be a successful in business, in diplomacy and be knighted for his deeds.
And the third was Angus-born George Davidson, the Italian Chris Moy of his day, who would first professionalise the Italian round-ball game and then create one of the World's great cycle races.
And then there is the wee story of Italy's other Scots-toon thrown in. Click here or on the trail map to the left for further detail.
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