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uefa.comScotland defender Gary Caldwell is confident the Scots can enjoy a successful future under the leadership of Craig Levein after just missing out on a EURO 2012 play-off spot. Scotland saw their chances of reaching their first tournament since 1998 dashed after they were beaten 3-1 by Spain on Tuesday night. However, Wigan defender Caldwell…
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uefa.comScotland skipper Darren Fletcher has admitted his country cannot afford to settle for a point when they take on Spain in their final Euro 2012 qualifier on Tuesday evening. To be certain of a spot in the play-offs, Scotland must beat the world and European champions tonight. The Scots are one point ahead of the…
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Scotland's chances of making the Euro 2012 playoffs are in the balance, however football betting pundits will not give them much of a chance, as they face world champions Spain on Tuesday night. Spain have shown their pedigree in the qualifying process, winning all of their seven games to date in convincing fashion so far.…
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European Championship Qualification Group I – Tuesday 6 September Scotland recovered from a penalty miss to beat Lithuania 1-0 at Hampden and keep their slim hopes of reaching Euro 2012 alive. Scotland: McGregor, Whittaker, Caldwell, Berra, Bardsley (Crainey 70 min), Bannan (Snodgrass 84 min), Morrison (Dorrans 79 min), Cowie, Fletcher, Naismith, Goodwillie. Substitutes: Gilks, Crainey,…
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European Championship Qualifying Group I – Tuesday 8 pm KO Scotland must somehow put the devastation of Saturday’s controversial 2-2 draw with the Czech Republic behind them and focus on getting the win they require against Lithuania in order to keep their slim qualification hopes alive. The Scots are still fuming after Dutch referee Kevin…
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Saturday 3 September – European Championship Qualifying Group I The Czech Republic scored a late equaliser as Scotland were held 2-2 in Group I. Scotland: McGregor, Hutton, Caldwell, Berra, Bardsley (Wilson 76 min), Naismith (Robson 86 min), Fletcher, Adam (Cowie 79 min), Brown, Morrison, Miller. Substitutes: Gilks, Robson, Wilson, Goodwillie, Bannan, Forrest, Cowie. Czech Republic: Lastuvka, Hubnik, Rajnoch,…
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Saturday 3 September 3 pm KO Scotland enter the match in Group I knowing that a defeat will leave them facing a huge struggle to qualify but victory will put them right back in the frame. Points on the board are always preferable to games in hand but Craig Levein and his side know they…
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Defeat to the Czech Republic on Saturday will leave Scotland facing an uphill battle, but victory will put them right back in the race. Craig Levein has already named his side for the match and skipper Darren Fletcher takes his place in midfield after a long spell on the sidelines. watch Highlights here
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Quite remarkably, England have jumped two places to fourth in the latest FIFA world rankings, leapfrogging Brazil and Uruguay in the process. Despite drawing their last two games against Switzerland and Ghana, Fabio Capello’s men have passed the South American duo. England supporters will still wince when they recall the lamentable performance of the national…
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Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed that he nearly took over the helm of Arsenal before sealing a move to Manchester United.  The offer came early in 1986, with the Scot keen to take Walter Smith to the Gunners with him, however Scotland's World Cup campaign that year forced a break in the deal. Ferguson released…
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Brazil took on Scotland in an international friendly today at the Emirates Stadium in London. Canarinho's 2-0 victory was completely overshadowed by Neymar's claims he was racially abused by fans, as he further goes by saying the fans abused him as he was preparing to discharge a penalty kick, he eventually converted it into his…
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Police in Glasgow have issued a warning to football fans not to take smoke bombs and flares to matches. Speaking ahead of Sundays match between Rangers and Celtic at Ibrox Stadium, Ch Supt Andy Bates, said: "Over recent weeks, Strathclyde Police has seen more of these flares and smoke bombs set off at football matches.…