McGregor waiting for his call

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Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor will be ready and waiting if Scotland boss Gordon Strachan names him in his squad for the crucial World Cup qualifier against England at Hampden Park on June 10. Hoops boss Brendan Rodgers recently claimed the 23-year- …

Armstrong on the ball

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Stuart Armstrong’s Scotland debut was the best Gordon Strachan had ever seen but the Celtic midfielder is not taking future caps for granted. The 25-year-old, who was named the Ladbrokes Premiership player of the month for March on Thursday, earned hig …

Gordon is still the man

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I’ve never been so happy for an International manager than I was on Wednesday night for Gordon Strachan and the Scotland players after their 1-0 win over Slovenia. A moment to celebrate in the same old movie where we all know the ending. The end is ind …

Strachan talks Slovenia game

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Gordon Strachan insists there will be no grey areas clouding Scotland’s World Cup rescue plan when they face Slovenia on Sunday. The Scots’ hopes of reaching Russia 2018 have been left dangling by a thread after claiming just four points from their fir …

Scotland must win

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There will no grey areas clouding Scotland’s game plan on Sunday as they try to rescue their World Cup ambitions, according to boss Gordon Strachan. The Scots’ hopes of reaching Russia 2018 have been left dangling by a thread after collecting just four …

Dalglish supports Strachan

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Kenny Dalglish hopes Gordon Strachan is rewarded for the “guts” and “heart” he showed in continuing as Scotland boss. Strachan’s future came under scrutiny after consecutive 3-0 defeats left Scotland in fifth place in Group F of Europe’s World Cup qual …

McGhee wants change

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Scotland coach Mark McGhee admits he would be worried if the team that drew with Canada were going into the crucial World Cup qualifier against Slovenia. But Gordon Strachan’s assistant insists Wednesday’s friendly will have little bearing on Sunday’s …

Ikechi Anya happy at right-back

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Ikechi Anya will gladly continue in the right-back role for Scotland following his man-of-the-match display against Canada at Easter Road on Wednesday night. When the 29-year-old Derby player first came into Gordon Strachan’s plans in 2013 for a double …

Clarity for Strachan

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Scotland manager Gordon Strachan claimed their 1-1 draw against Canada was “invaluable” for his team selection ahead of Sunday’s crucial game against Slovenia. Falkirk midfielder Fraser Aird capitalised on some slack defending in the 11th minute to ope …

Strachan ponders Scottish team

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Scotland boss Gordon Strachan pointed out the selection dilemmas he faces ahead of Wednesday night’s friendly against Canada. The match at Easter Road will serve as a warm-up for the crunch 2018 World Cup qualifier against Slovenia at Hampden Park on S …

Tartan army stay away

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Gordon Strachan is hoping a late surge from the Tartan Army will boost the gate at Easter Road for the visit of Canada on Wednesday night. It was reported that only around 5,000 tickets have been sold for the challenge match which will serve as a warm- …

Armstrong appreciates Rodgers influence

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Stuart Armstrong hailed the impact Brendan Rodgers has had on his career after winning a Scotland call-up. The uncapped midfielder was named in Gordon Strachan’s squad for the friendly with Canada and World Cup qualifier against Slovenia later this mon …