World Cup 2014 Qualifying

Match Review: Serbia 2-0 Scotland

It spoke volumes about the Scottish national sides recent plight, that the only crumb of comfort that some fans felt in yesterdays build up was that at one stage the game in Novi Sad looked as if it was going to be called off. Considering the ineptitude of the performance that surrounded last Friday’s 2-1 home defeat to Wales, the thought of watching another Scotland game felt about as appealing as sitting through a Danny Dyer movie marathon, or tuning into a Babestation special starring Jo Brand.

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World Cup 2014 Qualifying

Match Preview: Serbia v Scotland

Where the hell do I start? Bottom of the group, haven’t won a game, Kenny Miller still playing, lack of ideas, lack of defenders? The problems facing Scotland were laid bare in Friday night’s defeat against Wales and there are many.

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World Cup 2014 Qualifying

Five things we learned from Scotland 1-2 Wales

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On Friday evening Scotland continued their winless run in the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign, once again letting a lead slip to find themselves on the wrong end of a 2-1 scoreline against Wales. The match was Gordon Strachan’s first competitive game in charge, following the 1-0 friendly win over Estonia in February. Both performance and result left a lot to be desired, however, and what follows is five things that the ninety minutes of pain told us:

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Classic Matches

Classic Matches: Scotland 3-3 Wales, 1953

It would be fair to say that Scotland’s current attempt to qualify for a World Cup will almost certainly end up fruitless. Ask most members of the Tartan Army what they’ve thought about the performances over the first 4 games and there’s a reasonable chance that the reply will also start with an f word, in short, its been a dogs dinner of a campaign. Whilst Gordon Strachan’s first competitive match on Friday night against Wales may not have a baring in terms of qualifying, there is still the small matter of pride, and future seedings to play for.

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World Cup 2014 Qualifying

Boyd, Bridcutt and Mackay-Steven included in Scotland squad

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan named the squad this afternoon for his first competitive action since taking the job, and included the uncapped trio of George Boyd, Liam Bridcutt and Gary Mackay-Steven. Scotland face Wales on Friday 22nd March at Hampden before travelling to the Karadorde Stadium in Novi Sad to play Serbia the following Tuesday.

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