Scotland : Look to the Euros

Unbeaten in our last 5 matches, which has included away wins to Croatia, Macedonia and Poland it seems Scotland are in a long awaited purple patch of relative success. It’s a pity it doesn’t really mean anything. Gordon Strachan has come in at the tail end of a failed campaign and instilled a coherent playing […]

Scotland claim historic win.

All this time I was deceiving myself, Scotland are going to Brazil after all. Tonight’s historic 1-0 win against Estonia signifies a seismic change in our fortunes. To be fair we had a couple of quality performances from Charlie Mulgrew, Chris Burke and Robert Snodgrass especially. There were many changes in the second half and while no-one set […]

Strachan starts against Estonia

 In 2014 football will truly return home and Scotland has about as much chance as the Vatican City of making it. An awful start to the qualifying campaign sees us languishing at the bottom of Group A, 2 points from 4 games and 8 points of the pace. It has been a hideous start and […]

No real surprises in Strachan’s first squad

Gordon Strachan has named his squad to face Estonia next week. Despite the previous managers reservations in picking any 3rd Division, Rangers players Strachan has pulled in Lee Wallace. The squad has a familiar feel with the majority of players coming from the Championship and EPL. Chris Burke returns after a long hiatus and Kenny Miller is […]

Strachan named Scotland boss.

In the midst of league reconstruction blundering and general mismanagement, the Scottish Football Association has at last acted and confirmed Gordon Strachan as the national team manager. It’s a sensible and popular choice.       Strachan represented Scotland  50 times, including in the Spain 82 and Mexico 86 World Cups and is best remembered for his fine […]