Scotland News

Interim manager Gareth Southgate watches on during England training on October 4, 2016
England move into 12th place in FIFA World Rankings
England move up three places into 12th spot in the updated FIFA World Rankings, while Scotland and Republic of Ireland break into the top 30.
Oct 16, 10:27
Sam Allardyce takes England training on August 30, 2016
Sam Allardyce rules himself out of Scotland job
Former England boss Sam Allardyce backs David Moyes to become the next permanent Scotland manager after ruling himself out of the running for the vacant job.
Oct 15, 10:59
David Moyes watches on during the Premier League game between Everton and Sunderland on February 25, 2017
David Moyes open to prospect of managing Scotland
David Moyes admits that he would not turn down the Scotland job but insists that his first choice is to return to club management.
Oct 14, 10:15
Wigan manager Malky Mackay gives instructions during the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Wigan Athletic at Madejski Stadium on February 17, 2015
Malky Mackay takes interim Scotland charge
The Scottish FA announces that Malky Mackay will take temporary charge for Scotland's friendly with the Netherlands in November.
Oct 13, 15:03
Sunderland manager David Moyes during the Premier League match against Bournemouth on April 29, 2017
Report: David Moyes interested in Scotland manager's job
David Moyes is keen to manage the Scotland national side and has already made contact with the Scottish Football Association, according to a report.
Oct 12, 18:12
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gordon Strachan steps down as Scotland manager
Gordon Strachan steps down as Scotland manager by mutual consent following the team's failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Oct 12, 14:40
A general view of the Hampden Park Stadium on July 25, 2012
Pedro Caixinha: 'Scotland need to focus on main game aspects'
Rangers manager Pedro Caixinha believes that Scotland must focus on tactics and style of play instead of just fitness and physicality.
Oct 11, 21:02
Eric Dier celebrates with teammates after scoring during the World Cup qualifier between England and Slovakia on September 4, 2017
England in top tier of new UEFA Nations League
England are placed in Group A of the new UEFA Nations League, while Wales are joined by Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland in Group B.
Oct 11, 14:25
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Report: Gordon Strachan Scotland future to be decided on Thursday
Gordon Strachan's future as Scotland boss will be discussed at a Scottish FA board meeting on Thursday, according to reports.
Oct 10, 18:40
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan at a press conference on June 3, 2016
Gordon Strachan: 'Wrong time to consider my Scotland future'
Gordon Strachan insists that nobody is feeling the pain of Scotland's latest campaign failure more than his players, as he refuses to confirm whether he will stay on.
Oct 8, 21:09
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gordon Strachan: 'Genetics to blame for Scotland failure'
Gordon Strachan attributes a lack of height in his squad as one of the key reasons behind Scotland's failure to reach another major competition.
Oct 8, 20:55
Michael O'Neill during the Euro 2016 Group C match between Ukraine and Northern Ireland on July 16, 2016
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill: "I feel sorry for Scotland"
Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill says that he 'feels sorry for Scotland' after seeing them miss out on a World Cup qualification playoff spot.
Oct 8, 19:53
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan faces the media during a press conference at Sopwell House on August 13, 2013
Gordon Strachan: 'Slovenia game will be hardest one for Scotland'
Scotland head coach Gordon Strachan believes that Sunday's World Cup qualifying game with Slovenia will be "the hardest one" for his team.
Oct 8, 11:44
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Barry Bannan: 'Slovenia game win-or-bust for Scotland'
Barry Bannan says that hearing the full-time whistle against Slovakia was "the happiest moment" he has had in football, and now wants three more points against Slovenia.
Oct 7, 17:58
Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon in action during his side's World Cup qualifier with England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Craig Gordon: 'Scotland will give it everything'
Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon says that the Tartan Army will "give it everything" when they face Slovenia in their must-win World Cup qualifier on Sunday.
Oct 6, 09:11
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan reacts during the UEFA EURO 2016 qualifier between Scotland and Poland at Hampden Park on October 08, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland.
Gordon Strachan: 'Footballing gods gave Scotland victory'
Gordon Strachan is delighted with the "footballing gods" for giving Scotland a 1-0 win over 10-man Slovakia in Thursday's World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park.
Oct 5, 23:02
Christophe Berra for Ipswich Town on January 4, 2015
Christophe Berra: Players used to "dread" Scotland duty
Scotland defender Christophe Berra says that some players used to "dread" linking up with the Tartan Army for international duty.
Oct 5, 11:03
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gordon Strachan: 'Scotland can cope with pressure'
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan claims that his players can cope with the pressure of having to beat Slovakia in their World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park.
Oct 4, 19:13
Kieran Tierney of Celtic holds off the challenge from Mattias Mostrom of Molde during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Celtic FC and Molde FK at Celtic Park on November 5, 2015 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Kenny Dalglish: 'Kieran Tierney's flexibility key for Scotland'
Kenny Dalglish believes that Scotland defender Kieran Tierney's flexibility at full-back is a key asset for the national team ahead of their final World Cup qualifiers.
Oct 3, 13:27
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gordon Strachan: 'Scotland have midfield strength in depth'
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan insists that he has more than enough capable midfield options, despite being without a number of players.
Oct 2, 18:00
Newcastle United winger Matt Ritchie in action
Matt Ritchie withdraws from Scotland squad, Callum McGregor called up
Matt Ritchie withdraws from Scotland's squad for their upcoming qualifiers, while Stuart Armstrong is called up by Gordon Strachan.
Oct 1, 21:08
Scott Brown of Celtic FC looks on during the UEFA Champions League, Group H match between FC Barcelona and Celtic FC at the Camp Nou Stadium on December 11, 2013
Scott Brown, Stuart Armstrong ruled out of World Cup qualifiers
Injured Celtic duo Scott Brown and Stuart Armstrong will play no part in Scotland's World Cup qualifying double-header against Slovakia and Slovenia.
Sep 29, 14:46
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Scotland hand call-up to Leeds United defender Liam Cooper
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan hands a call-up to Leeds United defender Liam Cooper for the World Cup qualifiers with Slovakia and Slovenia.
Sep 25, 12:12
A general shot of an armband adorned with a poppy prior to England's World Cup qualifier with Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Report: International Football Association Board to lift poppy ban
A ban on players displaying poppies is reportedly expected to be lifted by the International Football Association Board before international games in November.
Sep 24, 21:53
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gordon Strachan explains why Scotland's win over Malta had "low tempo"
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan explains why the players performed at a "low tempo" in their win over Malta.
Sep 4, 23:01
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan at a press conference on June 3, 2016
Gordon Strachan hails Scotland recovery in World Cup qualifying
Gordon Strachan believes that Scotland have taken themselves out of a "bad place" in the battle for World Cup qualification.
Sep 3, 18:37
A general view of the Hampden Park Stadium on July 25, 2012
Oliver Burke eager to win back Scotland place
West Bromwich Albion winger Oliver Burke says that he is ready to reignite his Scotland career after a tricky spell in which he was under "a lot of pressure".
Sep 3, 09:32
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gordon Strachan hails "phenomenal" Scotland performance in Vilnius
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan admits that even he was surprised by how well his side performed against Lithuania, as they cruised to a 3-0 victory in Vilnius
Sep 1, 22:52
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Gordon Strachan: 'Lithuania match not must-win for Scotland'
Gordon Strachan believes that Scotland will still be in with a real shot of qualifying for the 2018 World Cup even if they draw against Lithuania on Friday night.
Sep 1, 14:04
Callum McGregor arrives ahead of the Champions League game between Manchester City and Celtic on December 6, 2016
Brendan Rodgers "surprised" by Callum McGregor's Scotland snub
Brendan Rodgers believes that Callum McGregor has done enough to warrant a call-up to the Scotland squad, admitting that he is "disappointed" to see him left out.
Aug 22, 13:53
Kieran Tierney of Celtic holds off the challenge from Mattias Mostrom of Molde during the UEFA Europa League Group A match between Celtic FC and Molde FK at Celtic Park on November 5, 2015 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers: 'Kieran Tierney can play central for Scotland'
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers says that Kieran Tierney can play in central defence for the Scotland national team.
Jul 6, 21:57
Harry Kane celebrates pulling one back during the international friendly between Germany and England on March 26, 2016
Harry Kane hails "fantastic" England character
England captain Harry Kane describes his side's 2-2 draw with Scotland as a point gained, having scored a 93rd-minute equaliser at Hampden Park.
Jun 11, 20:43
Andrew Robertson of Scotland celebrates scoring their first goal during the International Friendly between Scotland and England at Celtic Park Stadium on November 18, 2014
Andrew Robertson: 'Scotland can still qualify for World Cup'
Scotland full-back Andrew Robertson insists that his side can still qualify for the World Cup despite dropping more points during their 2-2 draw with England.
Jun 11, 20:29
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during the international friendly with Spain at Wembley on November 15, 2016
Gareth Southgate: 'England focused on improving'
England manager Gareth Southgate insists that his side are working towards being able to produce their best form in big games following their 2-2 draw with Scotland.
Jun 11, 13:35
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Graeme Souness: 'Gordon Strachan deserves new Scotland deal'
Graeme Souness calls on the Scottish Football Association to hand Gordon Strachan a new deal as he remains the best candidate to continue leading the national side.
Jun 10, 21:48
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan hails "phenomenal" effort
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan says that he was just seconds away from the "best result" of his career, having seen his side pegged back by England in added time.
Jun 10, 20:00



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