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# scotland-soccer - Thursday 18 April, 2019

McLeish sacked as Scotland manager after 14 months in charge

The 60-year-old has paid for a run of poor results.

# scotland-soccer - Monday 4 February, 2019

'We expect a big showing from Ireland, not just because they lost their game'

Scotland assistant coach Mike Blair says their plans for the visit of Joe Schmidt’s side have not changed.

# scotland-soccer - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Brilliant night for Scotland as Celtic star's hat-trick secures Euro 2020 play-off place

Alex McLeish’s side were also promoted to the second tier of the Nations League thanks to some clinical James Forrest finishing.

# scotland-soccer - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Wolves star on target as Ronaldo-less Portugal too good for Scotland Outclassed This post contains videos

Wolves star on target as Ronaldo-less Portugal too good for Scotland

Hélder Costa, Macedo Lopes and Tué Na Bangna got the goals for the visitors.

# scotland-soccer - Friday 7 September, 2018

Lukaku, Hazard help Belgium outclass Scotland Too Good This post contains videos

Lukaku, Hazard help Belgium outclass Scotland

Roberto Martinez’s men showed their class and no hangover from their exertions in finishing third in Russia.

# scotland-soccer - Tuesday 17 April, 2018

Rangers suspend club captain and ex-Scotland international following Celtic thrashing

Scotland striker Kenny Miller and club captain Lee Wallace have been punished.

# scotland-soccer - Monday 12 March, 2018

Man United youngster McTominay declares for Scotland

The English-born midfielder has earned rave reviews as he has started the last five games in all competitions.

# scotland-soccer - Thursday 15 February, 2018

Former Birmingham and Villa manager set to return for second spell as Scotland boss

Alex McLeish won seven of 10 games in charge during his previous spell in 2007.

# scotland-soccer - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Northern Ireland's Michael O'Neill inches ever closer to taking Scotland job

Issues involving compensation are believed to have been sorted out.

# scotland-soccer - Thursday 11 January, 2018

Scotland set to break the bank in bid for Michael O'Neill - reports

The manager’s future has been up in the air since Northern Ireland failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

# scotland-soccer - Thursday 9 November, 2017

After another disastrous campaign, the Netherlands' veteran coach is stepping down for a third time

After their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, 70-year-old Dick Advocaat is stepping down as Dutch coach.

# scotland-soccer - Monday 6 November, 2017

Rangers and Scotland striker handed Ireland U18 call-up

Matthew Shiels is taking up the opportunity to represent the Boys in Green.

# scotland-soccer - Monday 9 October, 2017

Letter from Cardiff: Captain Coleman the bearer of good news and Scotland's pain can again be Ireland's gain

Hopes of reaching next year’s World Cup in Russia all come down to a winner-takes-all meeting with Wales.

# scotland-soccer - Sunday 8 October, 2017

'Genetically, we're behind': Gordon Strachan gives bizarre reason for Scottish failures

His side could only draw with Slovenia on Sunday – a result that ensured they missed out on the World Cup play-offs.

Huge boost for Ireland's World Cup hopes, as Slovenia dump Scotland out

Substitute Roman Bezjak inspired his side’s second-half comeback in Ljubljana.

As it happened: Slovenia v Scotland, World Cup qualifier

There is Irish interest today, as anything other than a win for Scotland will mean the Boys in Green can secure a play-off spot at least by beating Wales tomorrow.

# scotland-soccer - Monday 25 September, 2017

Fifa scraps ban of poppies on football shirts

Fifa scraps ban of poppies on football shirts

The organisation’s initial stance was based on a strict interpretation of its laws.

# scotland-soccer - Monday 14 August, 2017

Shamrock Rovers sign Scotland U21 midfielder King

The former Norwich City midfielder has bolstered Hoops boss Stephen Bradley’s options.

# scotland-soccer - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Billy Vunipola named on the bench as England get set for Scotland clash

Meanwhile, Hamish Watson has returned to the Scotland back row.

# scotland-soccer - Sunday 12 February, 2017

France edge past battling Scotland in Paris

Guy Noves’ side bounced back from last weekend’s defeat to England with a 22-16 win.

# scotland-soccer - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Can you recognise these players from the amateur rugby era?

We remember the good old days of ludicrously oversized jerseys.

# scotland-soccer - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Strachan to remain as Scotland boss despite poor start to World Cup qualifiers

The 59-year-old was under big pressure following the recent defeat to England.

# scotland-soccer - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

'We have been playing with nine men for the last eight years'

The RTÉ pundit feels James McCarthy and Glenn Whelan are liabilities to the Irish team.

# scotland-soccer - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Ireland exorcise the ghost of Scotland '87 and more talking points from Vienna

Plus, why the Boys in Green are now in pole position to triumph in Group D.

# scotland-soccer - Friday 11 November, 2016

It was all a little too easy for England against Scotland this evening

Gordon Strachan is a man under pressure after his side’s weary performance.

# scotland-soccer - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Captain Wayne! Rooney will return to England team for showdown with Scotland

Tomorrow night’s World Cup qualifier takes place in Wembley.

# scotland-soccer - Saturday 8 October, 2016

McArthur spares Scotland's blushes, classy Germany cruise

McArthur spares Scotland's blushes, classy Germany cruise

We review all of tonight’s European World Cup qualifying results.

# scotland-soccer - Saturday 19 March, 2016

'There were bodies flat in front of me and I thought why not jump over like NFL'

CJ Stander showed great opportunism to set Ireland on their way to victory earlier.

# scotland-soccer - Friday 9 October, 2015

Here's what Ireland now need to do to gain automatic qualification to the Euros

The Boys in Green are set for a crunch encounter in Poland on Sunday.

After a last-second collapse last night, spare a thought for the Scots today

Gordon Strachan’s side conjured a brilliant comeback only to suffer elimination after conceding with last kick.

# scotland-soccer - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Last-gasp Lewandowski puts slight blemish on Ireland's night

A goal four minutes into stoppage time to earn Poland a 2-2 Group D draw with Scotland

5 talking points ahead of tonight's Ireland-Germany clash

The Boys in Green take on the world champions at the Aviva Stadium tonight.

Do Ireland have any chance of qualifying for the Euros as the best third-place team? Fyi

Do Ireland have any chance of qualifying for the Euros as the best third-place team?

We look at the possible permutations as the Euro 2016 qualifiers approach their climax.

# scotland-soccer - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

'They play more imaginatively than the Scots' - Germany coach talks up Ireland

Defender Mats Hummels is also expecting a tough encounter at the Aviva.

# scotland-soccer - Wednesday 9 September, 2015

'They have some really ordinary players' -- Dunphy insists Ireland can beat Germany

The pundit says the retirement of several stars has weakened Joachim Löw’s side considerably.

Here are all the teams who can still qualify for Euro 2016

Northern Ireland and Wales are on the brink of qualification, while Netherlands are struggling.

# scotland-soccer - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

Scottish FA apologises after disabled fans blocked from watching Germany qualifier

The supporters have been promised a full refund due to the mix-up at Hampden Park.

Here's what the Irish team now must do to qualify for the Euros

The Boys in Green’s chances improved following a crucial win against Georgia last night.

# scotland-soccer - Saturday 5 September, 2015

8 teams Ireland could face if they reach the Euro 2016 qualifying playoffs

The Boys in Green are currently in pole position to finish third in their group.

'Scotland must pick up points against Germany'

Gordon Strachan’s side slipped below Ireland following their loss in Georgia last night.

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