Monthly Archives: March 2012

Scotland Greats

Scotland Greats: Jim Baxter

The idea of this series invoked plenty of discussion as to which player should be the first featured. Denis Law and Kenny Dalglish obviously garnered much support but in the end there was only one choice; a man whose face graces the pages of this site, a man whose principal achievement in a Scotland shirt was beating the English, a man who remains one of the greatest talents that Scotland ever produced. James Curran Baxter.

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Under-21s

Under-21s: Scotland 0-0 Netherlands

On Wednesday evening something a little odd happened. There was as much interest in the fortunes of the Scotland Under-21 team as there was in the senior side. Having beaten the Netherlands in Nijmegen in November, there was a sense of anticipation surrounding the return fixture, not least because a win would have sent Billy Stark’s men top of their group.

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Friendlies

Slovenia 1-1 Scotland: Reaction

As other nations turn their minds to preparations for UEFA Euro 2012, Scotland’s failure once again to qualify means that they are focussing, earlier than hoped on the next campaign. With just two more planned friendlies before the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifiers begin in September, last night’s game against Slovenia represented one of the final chances for Craig Levein to look at new players.

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