Biggest soaking you've had at the football?

Garrioch Bear

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Often in the fifties / sixties when other than the main stand there was no
cover at the grounds. We had the shed
right enough but you couldn’t get ‘70000 ‘ into it.
 

Butterbean

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1976 cup final v Hearts was a wet one as was a Glasgow cup final v the scum at Hampden mid 70s.
 
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govwalker

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Same, river burst it’s banks was in the uncovered end and was that bad that UW ent out at half time and got another ticket somehow and went in the covered end
Forgot about that.

Last ever game on the Terraces there before became all seater.
 

Cooper_11

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The League Cup Final v Hearts in 1996 at the Chamber of Secrets. The one where Gazza has a ‘wee snifter’ at half time.
I was sitting a couple of rows from the front and ended up like a drookit dug. It didn’t stop my celebrations in the ground after the match or in the boozer that night. Good times.
 

dh1963

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There's loads of candidates. These are all just in a 5 year period.

Hearts at Tynecastle in a game Hateley scored a late winner in 1991.
Killie at Rugby Park in 1994.
Paisley in the early 90s, I think Scott Nisbet might have scored.
Dens Park in 1989 or 90 in a 2-2 draw. Davie Dodds played for us.
The 92 Cup semi at Hampden when we beat the vermin with 10 men.
 

rangeral

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Ones that come to mind for me

Hearts away 93? midweek drew 2-2
Celtic semi-final 92
Aberdeen away in 2005 after the game going back to get the bus the heavens opened

Probably a few others but can't them
 

baselbear

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This is the one that sprang to mind for me. Absolutely drenched.
Me too.

I was seated on an old school gym bench at the side of the pitch. Hearts gave you a clear polythene sheet with a neck-hole in it. That ripped when you unwrapped it.
 

Stuart_WATP

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Has anyone mentioned the 0-0 CL group stage game v galatasaray? Round about 99/00?

Bloody torrential that night i got drenched!
 
Ones that come to mind for me

Hearts away 93? midweek drew 2-2
Celtic semi-final 92
Aberdeen away in 2005 after the game going back to get the bus the heavens opened

Probably a few others but can't them

Hearts game stands our for me, if I remember correctly we were 2 nil up at half time and thought we might be soaked but at least we’re winning, didn’t end well though!
 

dcbear

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Hibernian v Rangers, 27th December 1982. Pissed down, it was freezing too, and it was the kind of game you knew was going to end 0-0 after about 10 minutes. Should have stayed home eating Christmas dinner leftovers and watching Bond in the warm. Most of the bus stayed in the pub.
 

rangeral

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Hearts game stands our for me, if I remember correctly we were 2 nil up at half time and thought we might be soaked but at least we’re winning, didn’t end well though!
I think so, remember leaving after 70 mins and by the time we got back to Haymarket it was 2-2
 

Blue Lew

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For me it’s easily the “Davie Robertson” game at Hampden, it was horrendous that night. No one cared though because we put those scumbags to the sword.
I also remember a home game against Hearts (I think) when the floodlights failed for a portion of the game. It was absolutely freezing and pissing down, it was grim. Think I was actually praying for the game to be called off.
 

The Meik's Crombie

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The Scottish Cup Semi Final win in the North Enclosure when Davie Robertson was sent off by Andrew Waddell and Ally scored the winner was a bit “damp”. I remember the draw at Pittodrie when it was touch and go whether the game would start. A game at Tannadice (a draw? with Maurice Johnston scoring for us) when standing on the terracing at the allotments end was also somewhat grim.
 

Pinky Stavo

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A midweek Scotland v Denmark friendly years ago at Hampden Stadium. Was a friggin nightmare as we ended up walking most of the way home as the trains were / are utter shite.
 

budman

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mind the piggery 1982 lost 3-2 pritz and cooper scored, was droont when i got in, and thats just going home, we were under cover.
 

tacneb21

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St johnstone in Scottish Cup 2000, me & my son were soaked running up to ground from car and all through the match, what a great 10th birthday present for him
 

Northampton Lodger

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Hearts away in the 90's on a Saturday afternoon. Rain, snow, sleet and only a Tesco carrier bag as a hat for protection.

4-4 v Celtic was a wet one as well.
 

Stonedandhappy

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Kilmarnock 1994 and it'll never be matched.
The river burst close to Rugby Park burst it banks iiirc.
A rainy saturday at Tynecastle in the early 90’s runs a close second, Super Ally got the winner that day
I was at that game.

We left at half time to go to the pub as you could barely see the the goal at our end nevermind the rest of the park.

Came out the pub and there was about 8 inches of water in the streets.
 

cadge_1959

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Hampden against the Scum 92 we won 1-0 Davie Roberstson sent off was in the uncovered terracing that night.
I was in the Main Stand, but sat where the roof ended. Soaked through, but a great night. Me and old man jumped about in joy when Ally scored, and kept looking at our watches as it was a long way still to go to full time.
 

Blues and Royals

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Tynecastle around mid 1980’s. Incessant heavy sleet all day long, standing freezing and soaked on that open terracing and drenched all the way back to the Glasgow train at Haymarket.
 
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