Sporting Hall of Fame

Nominate North Lanarkshire's sporting heroes

Sporting Hall of Fame

The first inductees to North Lanarkshire's Sporting Hall of Fame have been announced.

The Lisbon Lions, Sir Matt Busby, John Higgins, Ricky Burns, The Renicks Sisters, Angela Robertson, Lynne McCafferty and Sandy Jones are among those sporting greats being immortalised, at the Ravenscraig Sports Facility.

The 12 boards featuring the inductees runs along the main corridor in the sports centre.

North Lanarkshire has produced remarkable champions at British, European and World level, and North Lanarkshire Council is the first local authority to celebrate the sporting achievements in this way.

The full list of inductees includes:

  • Ricky Burns, boxing
  • Sir Matt Busby, football
  • David Crabb, swimming
  • John Higgins, snooker
  • Sandy Jones, golf
  • Budhi Kunderan, cricket
  • Lisbon Lions, football
  • Lynn McCafferty, handball
  • Tom McKean, athletics
  • Johnathan Paterson, football
  • Louise & Kimberley Renicks, judo
  • Angela Robertson (nee McDowell), swimming


You can nominate your sporting hero for consideration for next year's Hall of Fame below.

Your details won't be passed on to anyone else, but your nomination will be considered by the judging panel. Everyone who nominates a candidate will be entered into a draw and two people will be invited to the North Lanarkshire Sporting Hall of Fame opening, which will take place in the New Year.       

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