Media Release: Andy Murray may have dropped to sixth in the world rankings, but he’s still No. 1 for Scots in London

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SCOTSCARE, the charity for Scots in London, has announced that Andy Murray is the winner of its Scot of the Year 2013 award. Andy, who became the first men’s Wimbledon Champ for 77 years, was a run-away winner in the poll, with 54 per cent of the vote. Sir Alex Fergusson was in second place with 15 per cent and Annie Lennox OBE was third with ten per cent.

The full list of nominees were:

Andy Murray OBE: Wimbledon champion 2013

Sir Alex Fergusson: Arguably the greatest ever football manager and now the most popular author of Christmas 2013

David Moyes: For taking on one of the biggest jobs in football

David Tennant: For his sell-out run and rave reviews as Richard II

Peter Capaldi: He’s Doctor Who isn’t he…

Karen Gillan: For her upcoming role in Marvels ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ and her shaved heid

Eve Muirhead: Skip of the Scottish 2013 World Women’s Curling Championship winning team and Britain’s best chance of a Winter Olympic medal in Russia

Annie Lennox OBE: Music Industry Trusts Award for her outstanding contribution to British music and her charity work

Sir Tom Hunter:  The 2013 Andrew Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy

ScotsCare communications manager, Etienne Duval, said: “As always, our search for Scot of the Year has highlighted the breadth and depth of Scottish talent. This year’s winner truly demonstrates Scottish grit and courage, in victory as well as defeat. Andy is a great role model who never gives up. We have the same attitude here at ScotsCare.”


ScotsCare is the charity for Scots in London.

For further information contact:

Etienne Duval

0207 240 3718

Mobile: 07785 346 356

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