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Scottish FA close to naming new manager with Steve Clarke favourite

• Confirmation of new manager likely by Monday at the latest• Aberdeen’s Derek McInnes still in frame for international postThe Scottish FA aim to be in a position to confirm the country’s new international manager by Monday at the latest with Steve Cl…

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‘Lisbon Lion’ Billy McNeill – a life in pictures

The former Celtic captain and manager has died aged 79. We take a look at the career of the man who in 1967 became first British player to lift European Cup. Continue reading…

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‘Lisbon Lion’ Billy McNeill – a life in pictures

The former Celtic captain and manager has died aged 79. We take a look at the career of the man who in 1967 became first British player to lift European Cup. Continue reading…

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Billy McNeill obituary

Footballer associated with Celtic for more than 60 years – as a player, manager and club ambassador – who won 29 caps for ScotlandAs captain of Celtic, Billy McNeill, who has died aged 79, was the first British footballer to hold aloft the European Cup…

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Billy McNeill, captain of Celtic’s European Cup-winning team, dies aged 79

‘Lisbon Lion’ was first British player to lift European Cup in 1967Managed Celtic in two spells and played 29 times for Scotland Billy McNeill, the first British player to lift the European Cup as captain of the Celtic side that won the trophy in 1967,…

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Alex McLeish sacked as Scotland head coach after 12 matches in charge

‘Performances, results … did not indicate the progress expected’Defeat in Kazakhstan the decisive result for SFAAlex McLeish has been sacked as Scotland head coach, the Scottish Football Association has announced.The Scottish Football Association annou…

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Ivor Broadis obituary

Footballer who was the first Englishman to score twice in a match in the World Cup finalsThe footballer Ivor Broadis, who has died aged 96, played in all three of England’s games in the World Cup finals of 1954 as they reached the last eight in Switzer…

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Every Scot should exult in beating Brazil. Thank God for our women | Kevin McKenna

There are those who carp that the historic victory was achieved by female footballers. More fool themThe result that Scottish football supporters have fantasised about for more than a century became reality last week: Scotland 1, Brazil 0. The match to…

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Alex McLeish’s future as Scotland manager in doubt amid talks with SFA

• Discussions may lead to McLeish’s departure• Scotland lost 3-0 in Kazakhstan last weekTalks between Alex McLeish and the Scottish Football Association on Thursday may well trigger the end of the 60-year-old’s second tenure as the Scotland manager.McL…

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Old Firm hype allows SFA to hide sorry tale of grim football governance | Ewan Murray

Euro 2020 embarrassment has shown Scotland to be bereft of organisation, inspiration and strategy, and the Scottish Football Association is to blameLong before Sunday lunchtime the noise and conspiracy attached to a meeting of Celtic and Rangers will h…

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Johnny Russell adds gloss to Scotland’s uninspiring defeat of San Marino

Scotland made slow headway along the road to redemption as they followed up defeat in Kazakhstan with an uninspiring away win over San Marino.Alex McLeish’s side failed to immediately build on Kenny McLean’s fourth-minute goal against the worst-ranked …

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San Marino v Scotland: Euro 2020 qualifier – live!

Live updates from the San Marino Stadium, kick-off 5pm (GMT)McLeish: Winning is only way for Scotland to apologise for KazakhstanFeel free to email John or tweet @JohnBrewin_ 4.35pm GMT Another reminder that Andy Robertson missed the last game for dent…

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Winning is only way for Scotland to apologise for Kazakhstan, says McLeish

• Scots face San Marino after 3-0 humiliation in Astana• McLeish: ‘We are all hurting … they don’t mean to play badly’Alex McLeish has vowed to keep trying to make amends for Scotland’s shock defeat in Kazakhstan and believes there will be twists and…

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Peter Grant insists Scotland have to make a statement against San Marino

• Next opponents ranked worst in the world• Alex McLeish refuses to give up hope on qualifying for EurosIt was, as assistant coach Peter Grant freely admitted, not good enough. The fallout from Scotland’s calamitous 3-0 defeat against a side ranked 117…

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Alex McLeish confident of ‘bouncing back’ after Kazakhstan debacle

• Scotland manager brushes off questions over future• ‘I’ll continue doing my job … I have to bounce back’The Scotland manager, Alex McLeish, said he was “pretty good at bouncing back” as he brushed off questions over his future in the wake of his si…

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Scotland humiliated by Kazakhstan in opening Euro 2020 qualifier

Scotland suffered one of their most embarrassing defeats as two goals in the opening 10 minutes sent them on their way to defeat in Kazakhstan.A top-two finish in their European Championship qualifying group already looks a slim chance after an opening…

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Kazakhstan v Scotland: Euro 2020 qualifier – live!

Euro 2020 qualifying updates from Astana kick-off 3pm GMTTen things to look out for in the international football actionFeel free to email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle your thoughts 2.35pm GMT And here are a few things to keep your eye on during the inter…

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Does Scottish football really want to tackle wayward fans? | Ewan Murray

With an upsurge in fan misbehaviour, those in power should tackle this disease rather than concentrate on self-preservationIt was hardly a leap of faith to have envisioned sighs of relief in Scottish football’s high offices this month as chaos reigned …

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Allan McGregor decides to retire from international duty with Scotlandxx

• McGregor calls time ahead of Euro 2020 qualifying campaign• ‘It’s important to protect my body’ says Rangers goalkeeperAllan McGregor has retired from international duty in a move that will force Alex McLeish into a goalkeeping change ahead of Scotla…

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Allan McGregor decides to retire from international duty with Scotlandxx

• McGregor calls time ahead of Euro 2020 qualifying campaign• ‘It’s important to protect my body’ says Rangers goalkeeperAllan McGregor has retired from international duty in a move that will force Alex McLeish into a goalkeeping change ahead of Scotla…