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Strachan named new Scotland boss

Gordon Strachan has been named as the new coach of the Scottish national team today on a three and a half year deal. The former Celtic boss replaces Craig Levein, who was sacked in November after a disastrous start to the FIFA World Cup 2014 qualifying campaign, and will be charged with trying to end Scotland’s long wait for major tournament qualification.

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A year to forget

The year 2012 will not be looked back on with fond memories for Scotland. Only two wins from eight games, not a single one in competitive action, and yet another major tournament passing us by with noses pressed up against the window. Only if you’re into football betting and laid on the inevitability of Craig Levein’s eventual sacking can you have taken any satisfaction from the year as a Scotland fan.

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The next Scotland manager: Bert van Marwijk

Owen Coyle, Gordon Strachan, Alex McLeish, Joe Jordan, the list of names in the running for the Scotland job is hardly inspiring. Frankly, I find it hard to get excited about any of them taking over, even after the disastrous reign of Craig Levein. Likely the only Scot that would cause me to dance in the streets on taking the job would be David Moyes and let’s face it, he wouldn’t go anywhere near it right now.

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An interview with an idiot

In the continuing search for the next Scotland manager, Hamilton Crescent sat down with candidate for the job, Robert McCracken. Robert is an expert Football Manager player, having dominated European football with Porto and was under consideration for the position when Craig Burley was sacked before eventually losing out to Craig Levein.

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The next Scotland manager: Bobby Williamson

Over the coming days, each of the writing team here at Hamilton Crescent will be putting forth their argument for who should take the Scotland job. First up, Shaughan McGuigan.

The short international break has come at just the right time for Craig Levein. He wouldn’t admit it of course, he’d probably talk about wishing he could get straight back in the saddle with another game and turn things around, after all this is a man who was still talking in positives after four points were squandered from two insipid home performances against Serbia and Macedonia.

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