# Scotland

25th March 2023
# Interview
The Scottish-born winger who caught the eye on his Ireland debut
Mikey Johnston enjoyed a memorable first appearance against Latvia.
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# talking point
Amber Barrett interview epitomises why sport matters
The Ireland striker paid an emotional tribute to the victimes of the Creeslough tragedy after the game.
# hard to beat
‘We’re Irish… We’re so good at putting our bodies on the line’
Chloe Mustaki on the Irish team’s style of play and her hopes that it can evolve gradually.
# looking ahead
Pauw open to Aviva Stadium friendly as part of World Cup preparation
With Tallaght Stadium set to go under construction, the Irish team will have to play elsewhere.
# Tribute
'That goal... I'm dedicating it to those 10 beautiful souls who perished on Friday' - Barrett
Donegal native Amber Barrett was Ireland’s matchwinner against Scotland.
Scotland v Ireland, World Cup playoff
Ireland faced Scotland as they looked to secure their place at the World Cup.
# Disease
Former Celtic and Scotland striker Frank McGarvey diagnosed with cancer
Sons Scott and Sean posted messages on their Twitter accounts confirming the news.
# Sports Psychology
Ireland's number one on playing at Anfield, positive self-talk, and penalties
Courtney Brosnan is hoping to help Vera Pauw’s side secure a momentous win in Scotland.
# Done Deal
RTÉ confirm they will show Ireland's World Cup playoff with Scotland
There had previously been some doubt surrounding the details of the TV coverage.
# Looking Back
Top scorer? Most appearances? Analysing Ireland's last 8 games under Stephen Kenny
The Boys in Green have had some mixed results in recent times.
# Departure
8 months on from controversial signing, David Goodwillie released by Raith
The 33-year-old did not play a single game for the cinch Championship club.
# Opinion
3 winners and losers from Ireland's latest international window
Stephen Kenny has plenty to contemplate after an eventful last few days.
# Stalemate
Scotland stand firm against Ukraine to win Nations League group
The result provided a double boost to Steve Clarke’s side’s hopes of European Championship qualification.
# talking point
Is too much made of Ireland's lack of Premier League starters?
There were just two top-flight regulars in Stephen Kenny’s team to face Scotland.
# Frustration
Man-of-the-match Molumby rues another Irish near miss
Scotland earned a hard-fought victory over the Boys in Green at Hampden Park.
Scotland v Ireland, Nations League
Ireland faced Scotland as they attempted to pick up a second successive win over Steve Clarke’s side.
# Permutations
Disappointment for Ireland as Ukraine beat Armenia
The result means Stephen Kenny’s side can no longer finish top of their Nations League group.
# revenge mission
Scotland out to atone for Dublin drubbing against Ireland, says Scott McKenna
The Scots were thrashed 3-0 by Stephen Kenny’s side at the Aviva Stadium in June.
# Have your say
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Scotland?
Stephen Kenny has some tough calls to make for Saturday’s game.
Former Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper Andy Goram dead at 58
Goram was diagnosed with oesophageal cancer earlier this year.
# Have your say
Do you agree with our Ireland team to face Ukraine?
The Boys in Green have been bolstered by a big win over Scotland on Saturday.
# Reaction
Becoming Ireland's engine in midfield and enjoying newfound stability at club level
Jayson Molumby impressed as the Boys in Green overcame Scotland on Saturday.
# Analysis
The simple reasons why Ireland finally got it so right against Scotland
Stephen Kenny’s side ended a 12-game winless run in the Nations League.
# Great expectations
'If I really want to become a world-class striker and a top player, it’s got to start now'
Michael Obafemi produced an influential display in Ireland’s win over Scotland.
# Boost
Kelleher gets one over on Liverpool teammate as he helps Ireland prevail
It was a disappointing day for Scotland star Andy Robertson.
Ireland v Scotland, Nations League
Ireland faced Scotland as they searched for a first Nations League win.
# problems
‘I was literally trying to get through the next hour without having a drink’
Ex-Ireland international Keith Treacy on how various addictions severely impacted his football career and caused him to seek help.
# Confident
'We believe we can build momentum' – Stuart Armstrong says Scotland can kick on against Ireland
The Scots started their Nations League campaign with a win against Armenia.
# Reaction
'We played for those who fight in trenches, who fight with their last drop of blood' - Ukraine boss
Oleksandr Petrakov dedicated his side’s 3-1 win over Scotland to individuals in his war-torn homeland.
# Despair
World Cup heartbreak for Scotland as Ukraine set up showdown with Wales
Ukraine will now face Wales on Sunday, with a spot at Qatar 2022 up for grabs.
# sad news
Former Scotland goalkeeper Andy Goram reveals terminal cancer diagnosis
The 58-year-old has been told he has around six months left to live.
# Wave Goodbye
Celtic legend Scott Brown announces retirement
The midfielder won 22 domestic honours with the Glasgow giants, including nine successive league titles.
# illness
Ex-Rangers and Scotland goalkeeper Andy Goram receiving treatment for cancer
The Gers have sent their best wishes to the 58-year-old former player.
# Controversy
After uproar, Raith loan striker back to former club
David Goodwillie’s signing provoked an outcry among Rovers fans.
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# Advantage
Stephen Kenny suggests fixture schedule favours Ireland's rivals
The Boys in Green have been paired with Ukraine, Scotland and Armenia in their Nations League group.
# Great Scots
Nathan Patterson on target to help Scotland secure World Cup play-off berth
The Rangers full-back also set up the second for Che Adams in a 2-0 victory over Moldova.
# great scott
Scott McTominay sends Scotland into raptures with late winner against Israel
Deep into six minutes added onto a breathless encounter, McTominay bundled in a corner and bedlam ensued at Hampden.
# Changing It Up
Steve Clarke signs new Scotland contract, ex-Ireland midfielder Stephen Reid leaves backroom staff
Reid joined Clarke’s coaching team in May 2019.
# Euro 2020
Almost 2,000 Scots infectious with Covid attended Euro 2020 events
Nearly two-thirds of cases reported travelling to London for a Euro 2020-related event.
# Exit
'Shattered' Scotland no match for Modric, admits McGregor
McGregor scored his country’s first goal at a major tournament for 23 years, but it proved to be just a consolation.