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Argentina striker Lionel Messi
Scotland fans won't see Argentina striker Lionel Messi at Hampden

The Scottish Football Association have pulled out of the proposed November friendly against Argentina at Hampden.

SFA chief executive Gordon Smith canvassed supporters on the viability of the match but negative reaction has led to the idea being dropped.

It would have cost around £1m to stage resulting in increased ticket prices.

"Despite support for the idea, people said there were issues around paying a premium price for a midweek match at that time of yea ... Read more »

Category: Scotland National Team | Views: 871 | Added by: itwp | Date: 14-Jul-2008 | Comments (1)

Hearts captain Christophe Berra
Skipper Berra will miss the trip to Northern Ireland

Hearts captain Christophe Berra has not travelled with the squad for Monday's pre-season friendly against Glentoran.

The 23-year-old defender picked up an ankle injury in training and will miss the match at the Oval in Belfast.

However, the Scotland international is expected to recover in time for Wednesday's friendly against Dunfermline at East End Park.

Berra, who made his Scotland debut in June, has recentl ... Read more »

Category: SPL News | Views: 724 | Added by: itwp | Date: 14-Jul-2008 | Comments (0)

Interactive coverage of T in the Park, Channel T: Live 1 - 19:00-midnight

Category: Live Streaming | Views: 793 | Added by: itwp | Date: 13-Jul-2008 | Comments (0)