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World Cup glory replayed

IT has been called the best goal scored by Scotland at the World Cup and has even inspired a ballet.

Now football fans can enjoy Archie Gemmill's wonder strike from the 1978 game in Argentina all over again. The BBC has announced it will screen the 3-2 win over Holland in full in the run-up to the competition in Rio de Janeiro.

The match, which brought to an end Scotland's unsuccessful campaign, is one of a number of classic games that will appear on the BBC before the tournament kicks off in Brazil.

Although many Scotland fans will likely shrug with indifference at the broadcast of the 1966 World Cup final, there will also be a chance to see the "hand of God" match when Diego Maradona sent England crashing out in 1986 with two goals.

They will be screened "live" on the BBC's digital services from May 30, with running text commentary and guest contributions on the action from figures such as Gary Lineker.

Head of BBC Sport interactive Ben Gallop said: "We're looking forward to giving the country a way to experience those highs and lows like never before."

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