The nightmare in Norway - Norway 4 - 0 Scotland

August 14th, 2009 by Danny Hall

It is often suprising in football just how frequently big games can hinge on small decisions.  
Amd so it proved in Oslo on Wednesday night, when Scotland were on top of their Norweigan counterparts for long spells of the game; before referee Alain Hamer booked defender Gary Caldwell twice in two minutes, the Scots fell apart [...]

Scotland v Norway preview

August 12th, 2009 by Danny Hall

Scotland go into tonight’s World Cup qualifier with Norway without Craig Gordon, who is still struggling with a back injury.
Manager George Burley will hand ‘keeper David Marshall a start, preffering the Cardiff man to his Rangers counterpart Neil Alexander.
“It’s a massive blow losing Craig but it gives someone else a chance,” Burley said, ahead of [...]

mixed emotions

September 11th, 2008 by joecoops

The 2-1 win over Iceland was an important one for Scotland boss George Burley ,Not only did it give the Tartan Army the first three points of the World cup campaign,It also took the weight off Burley after the fans were starting to question his ability.
 
After the defeat to Macedonia in which was by no means a [...]

Fiesty affair ends all square

August 21st, 2008 by joecoops

Scotland0-0Northern Ireland

Whoever thought that this was just a friendly,Will be eating his words,Tempers even flared before the first kick.
 
When the traditional National anthem ”God save the Queen” was sung,It was met by thousands of jeers from the home crowd,An act in which surely boiled the tempers of the Northern Ireland faithful.
 
The Scots never really troubled Northern Ireland keeper Maik Taylor in [...]

Tartan vs Norn Iron, the teams & the latest news

August 19th, 2008 by joecoops

Nothing to play for its only a friendly,Try telling the Tartan army that.
Its the battle of the British, In what proves to be a key test for George Burleys men before the 2010 World cup Qualifying.Ticket prices have been reduced so a good crowd aswell as a good atmosphere is expected at Hampden Park.
There’s also good news [...]