Tag Archives: Darren Fletcher

Friendlies

Match review: Luxembourg 1-2 Scotland

Scotland fans weren’t asking for too much last night, they weren’t expecting a goals avalanche or some tiki-taka themed football. Just a reason or two to look to the future and say “well maybe it’s not that bad”. Perhaps it wasn’t the fixture to look for it, after all most people had derided the fixture in some shape way or form over the last week. It was a waste of time to take on a minnow, what’s the point of picking the old guard, and then conversely when a clutch of those first choices threw a sickie, what’s the point of picking guys like Shinnie, Barr and Kelly?

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Friendlies

Match preview: Luxembourg v Scotland

On Wednesday night Scotland travel to Luxembourg to take part in a friendly that, frankly, few of their fans are enticed by. The first game of the post Craig Levein era seems somewhat of a damp squib with Billy Stark in caretaker charge and with little chance of landing the job on a permanent basis.

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World Cup 2014 Qualifying

Match preview: Belgium v Scotland

Occasionally there comes along a game when, even as a dedicated supporter you begin to think, “do we really have to?”. Scotland’s trip to face Belgium, four days after defeat in Wales, falls squarely into that category.

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Player Focus

The Fletchers’ Return

When the squad was announced, the return of ‘the Fletchers’ was one that as Scotland fans we were hoping for and wished for.

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World Cup 2014 Qualifying

Match Preview: Wales v Scotland

Scotland will look to get their FIFA World Cup Qualifying campaign on the right track when they face Wales in Cardiff’s Millennium Stadium on Friday night. Having started the campaign with two home fixtures, it was anticipated that Scotland would go into this encounter with at least four points, if not six. Alas, two draws with only one goal means there is work to be done to be if Scotland are to be in with with any chance of qualification.

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