SCOTTISH Rugby are offering 100 football fans the chance to take an exclusive tour of Murrayfield as the stadium bids to become the new home of Scottish football. 

The SFA's lease of Hampden Park is set to expire and a decision on the future venue of international matches is expected this summer. 

Murrayfield is bidding to host games from 2020 onwards and SFA Supporters Club members and season ticket holders have been invited to a tour of the country's largest stadium on Thursday 3 May. 

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Scottish Rugby say that the tour 'will showcase the rich sporting history of BT Murrayfield and give football fans behind-the-scenes access.'

That includes visits to the trophy room, dressing room and press gallery.

Scottish Rugby’s Chief Operating Officer Dominic McKay said: “Rugby has a long tradition of hospitality and we are excited about giving fans of football a chance to see BT Murrayfield for themselves.

“We are very proud of BT Murrayfield and want to showcase the both the great facilities we have and the rich history our sport enjoys.

“As Scotland’s biggest stadium we feel it has a real role to play in the future of hosting both the national rugby and football teams, and this open day will give fans the chance to experience it first-hand.”

The 100 places will be filled on a first come first served basis and applications can be made on the Scottish Rugby website, with tours taking place at 4pm, 5pm and 6pm on 3 May.