Beloved football periodical Nutmeg has teamed up with The Herald to produce a Euro 2024 special edition ahead of the summer tournament in Germany.

As well as a 200-page print edition designed by Nutmeg's acclaimed art department and written by expert writers from both publications, you can also find the articles online at The Herald website.

Read on to keep up with our Euro 2024 special edition.

The Steve Clarke big interview with Dani Garavelli

After years of admiration from afar, writer Dani Garavelli finally got to spend a couple of hours in the company of ‘Sir’ Steve Clarke, the Scotland manager, at a hotel in Leicestershire. Honest, direct and thoughtful – for someone dubbed ‘taciturn’, he wasn’t half chatty.

Munich: The calm before the Scotland vs Germany storm

Editor of Nutmeg magazine Daniel Gray touches down in Munich ahead of the Scotland vs Germany. It was everything another country’s pre-match parade should be – full of the purpose and routine we all know so well.

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How Celtic captain Callum McGregor teamed with Jack Grealish to battle a relegation

Two of Scotland and England’s biggest stars will touch down in Germany as seasoned professionals, but their paths to the top once crossed spectacularly in a formative relegation battle at Notts County, writes Celtic Way writer Ryan McGinlay.

The Scotsmen who made an Englishman an honorary Irishman

Gary Mackay, Ray Houghton and Mick McCarthy are all national treasures – but not necessarily in their home nations. Here’s the curious tale of how a Scotsmen helped and Englishman become an Irish legend, writes Celtic Way writer Anthony Haggerty.

Scotland under Steve Clarke explained: A tactical analysis

Rangers Review editor Joshua Barrie assesses the tactical blueprint of Steve Clarke and what to expect in Germany.

Hungary’s secret Euro 2024 weapon: A 60-year-old right winger

Prime Minister Victor Orban took office with a dream: Make Hungarian Football Great Again. Fourteen years later, with no little controversy surrounding his policies, the country that gave us Puskás has a new generation to shout about, writes The Herald's chief football writer Matthew Lindsay.

How Queen of the South shaped a Scotland star in Lyndon Dykes    

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Even as a proud Doonhamer, I’d concede few would cite a move to Dumfries as the best thing that’s ever happened to them. Born 10,000 miles away, Lyndon Dykes has a point. It began his love affair with Scotland and put the Aussie on the path to becoming a national hero. I caught up with him in Hounslow, writes sports editor Matthew Johnston.

The tragic Scotland fan who helped inspire heroic Dutch draw

Scott Ramsay was one of us. Scotland-daft, adored by his girlfriend and his pals, the Dundee fan passed away after an aneurysm at just 24. Yet, after his death, he inspired his heroes to glory. Senior sports writer Graeme McGarry tells his story.

How Scotland's Belgrade glory lifted the pandemic gloom

Scotland’s dramatic penalty shoot-out victory over Serbia in the Euro 2020 play-off final was about so much more than ending two decades of tournament absence. For a nation gripped by a merciless pandemic, that night in Belgrade sparked the promise of a brighter future, writes Liam Bryce.

How one youth guru brought up two of Scotland's Euro finest

David Irvine talks to David Longwell who brought through two of Scotland’s finest talents during his days as St Mirren academy chief. Despite concerns over their physical development, he knew they were something special.

Uri Geller’s search for Scottish redemption: From enemy of the people to fitba patron

The famous illusionist gives his account of Gary McAllister’s penalty miss, and an unlikely journey from Scottish enemy to patron of a North Berwick amateur football club.  

Euro 2024: The art of the Panenka and the man behind it

Czechoslovakia was a nation torn between toeing the party line and self-expression. And then Antonín Panenka stepped up. 

The TV pundit alchemists who mixed incredulity with disdain

From Jock Brown’s martial obsession to Gary Newbon in flower, television coverage of past European Championships has had its moments. Not always good moments, but still, moments…

The Medes and the Persians: Graham Spiers' Euro 96 memories

(Image: Newsquest) Scotland’s memorable visit to England in the summer of 1996 was the first major tournament of one young sports writer’s career. A Scotland manager with a scholar’s knowledge of history made it even more special.

Why were Scotland absent from early incarnations of the Euros?

Why were Scotland absent from early incarnations of the European Championships? Some of the answers can be found in issues still prevalent today. 

The impact of Soviet Bloc countries on the early evolution of the Euros

The impact of Soviet Bloc countries on the early evolution of the European Championships was profound, and yet their heroes of yesteryear haven’t had their due amid cultural condescension. 

How Rangers helped create and lost a generational Scottish talent

It takes a village to raise a Premier League footballer, and Billy Gilmour has never forgotten it. His relatives and his coaches chart his rise from TASS Thistle to winning the Champions League with Chelsea and heading to the Euros with Scotland. 

Darren Jackson: Scotland's veteran rookie at the age of 28

The former Hibs and Celtic forward went without a senior cap until the age of 28. But from being Euro ’96’s odd man out to starting against Brazil in Paris, he savoured every single moment.