Craig Levein successor to be named by March

Levein successor to be named by March
© PA Photos
The Scottish FA confirm that they will appoint a new manager before next March's qualifier against Wales.

The Scottish Football Association have confirmed that they will appoint Craig Levein's successor by March next year.

SFA chief executive Stewart Regan revealed that the national team's new manager will be in place ahead of the World Cup qualifier against Wales that month.

"We are committed to appointing the best Scotland national coach possible and will take the necessary time to achieve that objective," BBC Sport quotes him as saying.

"The current welter of media speculation and the number of interested parties highlights the attraction of the role of rejuvenating the fortunes of the national team.

"We will work through a list of potential candidates and arrive at a short-list, from which we will establish a preferred candidate and, finally, appoint the new Scotland national coach."

Billy Stark is currently coaching Scotland on an interim basis, winning his first game in charge against Luxembourg this week.

Gordon Strachan, Joe Jordan and Owen Coyle are among the frontrunners to take the job on a permanent basis.

Share this article now:
Craig Levein
Read Next:
Stark refuses to rule out Scotland job
>
You May Like
Recomended from Sports Mole

Loading ...

Failed to load data.

Subscribe to our Newsletter


Transfer Talk Daily
Match previews - twice weekly
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!
Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City27233179205972
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd27175551193256
3Liverpool27159361313054
4Chelsea27165649232653
5Tottenham HotspurSpurs27157552242852
6Arsenal27136851361545
7Burnley279992124-336
8Leicester CityLeicester2798103940-135
9Everton2797113246-1434
10Bournemouth2787123141-1031
11Watford2786133747-1030
12West Ham UnitedWest Ham2779113446-1230
13Newcastle UnitedNewcastle2777132536-1128
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton27610112236-1428
15Crystal Palace2769122542-1727
16Swansea CitySwansea2776142037-1727
17Huddersfield TownHuddersfield2776142347-2427
18Southampton27511112840-1226
19Stoke CityStoke2767142753-2625
20West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom27311132140-1920
Login, I already have my ad-free pass
Log in with Facebook to customise Sports Mole
Buy ad-free access (show me the options)
Buy monthly ad-free access for £1.20/month
Buy yearly ad-free access for £12 (2 months free)
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
Settings - Logout - Manage your account
LIVE SCORES VIDEPRINTER
expand