# Scotland

Last year
# match preview
Ireland out to upset confident Scotland at Hampden Park
The sides square off in the Nations League tonight.
# Steve Clarke
Scotland's leader - 'It suits him for people to think he's a dry shite or doesn't show emotion'
While some Scotland players have spoken about seeking revenge, manager Steve Clarke is not the type to be blinded by emotion facing Ireland.
# Evolution
'We’re not at our full potential' - Kenny promises further Irish improvement
Kenny was speaking on the eve of Ireland’s Nations League tie against Scotland.
# opposition view
Scotland bring in Gallagher and Doig for Ireland's Nations League visit
Meanwhile, John McGinn is delighted with his side’s response after ‘a huge dent in our confidence’.
# bebrave
'It's a waste of time to work on things and then shy away when you make a mistake'
Josh Cullen calls on Ireland players to stand up and be counted when they face a much-improved Scotland on Saturday.
# closingin
Impressive Scotland cruise past Ukraine to lay down marker for Ireland
Win means Scots just need two draws from final two games to top Nations League group ahead of visit of Stephen Kenny’s men on Saturday.
# Hanging up the boots
Former Scotland and Liverpool midfielder Charlie Adam retires at 36
He has been unattached since departing his hometown club Dundee at the end of last season.
# Wrap
Birthday boy Colak at the double for resurgent Rangers as Scales sent off
The former Shamrock Rovers man saw red as his Aberdeen side were beaten 3-1 by Hibernian.
# UK Courts
Arrest warrant issued for Anthony Stokes as footballer fails to appear in UK court
The former Celtic striker was expected at Hamilton Sheriff Court today for sentencing for stalking his ex-partner.
# uefa nations league
Scotland name 25-man squad for Ireland and Ukraine matches
Captain Andy Robertson misses but Ryan Fraser has been recalled by manager Steve Clarke.
# Edinburgh
Man charged after Prince Andrew heckled during procession of queen's coffin in Scotland
Video showed the man being dragged to the ground in an altercation.
# coygig
A closer look at Ireland's potential World Cup play-off opponents
Vera Pauw’s side face the winners of Scotland and Austria away on 11 October.
# Poll
Poll: Do you want to see a rent freeze?
Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to introduce one in Scotland.
# Cold Case
Body washed ashore in Scotland in 2006 may have come from Dublin Bay
The Scottish Cold Case Unit at Glasgow Caledonian University have used facial reconstruction and tidal flows to try and solve the mystery.
# Tories
Sturgeon: Truss will be a disaster as PM if she governs how she has campaigned
But Scotland’s First Minister said she hopes to have a good relationship with whoever is the next occupant of Number 10.
# Scottish scene
Antonio Colak at the double as Rangers ease past Ross County
There was plenty of Irish involvement in Scotland today, with Conor Sammon bagging a brace in League One.
# indyref2
SNP to apply to intervene in Supreme Court indyref2 case
The SNP’s national executive committee said the party has the ‘legal standing’ to put forward its political case.
# los pumas
Last-gasp Boffelli try takes Argentina to Scotland series win
The hosts claimed the decider after losing last week in Salta.
# Scotland
Sturgeon: Independence is ‘essential’ as UK faces 'shift to the right' under new PM
The First Minister spoke out at the launch of a new paper promoting Scottish independence.
# full-time report
Seven-try Ireland end U20 Summer Series on a high with victory over Scotland
Richie Murphy’s side ran out 41-24 winners in Treviso.
# Scotland
'Utterly tragic' if Scottish independence led to 'division' in UK armed forces, Johnson says
Boris Johnson said a second independence poll is not a priority for the UK government.
# indyref2
More than half of Scots do not want independence referendum next October, poll finds
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled plans to hold a second vote on independence in October 2023.
# indyref 2
Scotland to hold second independence referendum in October 2023
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said she is ‘ready and willing’ to negotiate with Boris Johnson to hold a legal vote.
# Not so United
Future Scottish independence referendum ‘should be put to all four UK nations’
The debate comes after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon began laying out the case for a second Scottish independence referendum.
# Debate
Time to move beyond age of reactionary anger when assessing Ireland
The words of Graeme Souness ring true: “It’s the players. You’re either a f****** player or you’re not. You’re a big player or you’re not a big player.”
# Nations League
Stuart Armstrong scores twice as Scotland hit back to beat Armenia
John McGinn and Che Adams were also on target.
# Autopsy
'Where did that come from?' - Clarke still scratching head over Scots' Dublin defeat
‘Football is a strange game at times.’
# Even Keel
'After Belgium people thought we were absolutely brilliant, then we lose a game and it's a catastrophe'
Stephen Kenny reflects on the extremes of reaction that come with his job.
# Concern
Michael Obafemi emerges as doubt for Ukraine game after Scotland heroics
Stephen Kenny also praised Ireland’s ‘most significant home win in seven years.’
# Three and easy
Michael Obafemi stars in Ireland's dominant victory over Scotland
Obafemi scored a stunning goal in what proved to be Ireland’s first-ever win in the Uefa Nations League.
# Selection
Obafemi makes first start as Stephen Kenny rings the changes for Scotland clash
Troy Parrott and Jayson Molumby are also handed starts in a youthful Irish side.
# Preview
Preview: Ireland need unlikely result against Scotland to salvage wretched Nations League campaign
Ireland have lost of their opening two games in the competition so far, and today are seeking a first competitive home win in more than three years.
# Pressure
'Ireland need foothold in group to make games in September meaningful' - Scotland boss Clarke
Visiting manager wary Stephen Kenny’s side can use Dublin clash as the catalyst for a Nations League rescue bid.
# Nations League
Anthony Ralston and Scott McKenna net first international goals as Scotland win
The home side enjoyed a comfortable 2-0 victory over Armenia in the Nations League.
# Shock
Hogg and Russell out of Scotland squad for South America tour
Scotland head coach Gregor Townsend says he hopes Stuart Hogg will continue to captain Scotland upon his international return.
# the jocks
Toughest 10 days of my career – Andy Robertson rues play-off heartbreak
The Scotland captain also came up just short in the Premier League and Champions League with Liverpool.
# Scotland
Scottish government to make refreshed case for independence, says Sturgeon
Nicola Sturgeon said there was a ‘growing sense’ the UK is not currently serving the needs of people in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
# Fossil Fuels
Climate protesters arrested in Scotland over blockading of oil terminal
The activists demand that the British Government ends new oil and gas projects in the UK.
# reflections on an ending
Mixed emotions for McWilliams as Ireland's Six Nations campaign ends with dramatic Scotland win
Ireland avoided the wooden spoon with a last-gasp victory over Scotland.
# Drama At The Death
Incredible scenes as Ireland snatch last-gasp victory to end Six Nations on a high
Enya Breen was the late hero against Scotland at Kingspan Stadium.