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Souness eager for Scotland post
Graeme Souness wants to be the next Scotland manager
Souness has spoken to the Scottish FA's four-man panel
Graeme Souness has spoken to the Scottish FA and insists he wants to become the next Scotland manager.

"I have been interviewed," he told the Scottish Mail on Sunday. "It was conducted in a very professional manner and I want the job."

Mark McGhee and George Burley have already held talks with the SFA, with Tom ... Read more »

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WORLD CUP QUALIFYING FIXTURES


Friday, 18 Jan 2008

Scotland supporters may be aware that FIFA have altered the dates that are available to Associations to play their qualifying matches for the 2010 World Cup. Previously the play off dates were scheduled for October 2009, meaning that all games had to be completed by then. This was the basis in which we negotiated our Group 9 fixtures late last year.

We have now been informed that the play offs have been scheduled for November 2009 - meaning that dates in October are now available as official match days.

We realise that many supporters will have already made plans to follow the National Team during the campaign and, as such, we have contacted the teams in our group to tell them that we do not wish to alter our schedule to make use of these extra dates.

Obviously, we have to get the agreement of the other National Associations in our group to this. Scotland supporters can be assured ... Read more »
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Croatia To Play Scotland in Hampden Park
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Croatia To Play Scotland in Hampden Park
The Croatian national team will play a friendly match against Scotland in Hampden Park on March 26.
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The head secretary of the Croatian Football Federation, Zorislav Srebric, has managed to settle a friendly match that will be played on March 26. Croatia’s adversary will be Scotland, and the match will be played in Hampden Park, Glasgow.

They talked a lot about this friendly match, and who Croatia’s adversary will be. They mentioned a game against Ireland to be played in Belfast or Zagreb. Another option wou ... Read more »

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Burns doubt in race for Scots job
Tommy Burns has worked with the Scotland squad before
Burns has worked as an assistant to two Scotland managers
Tommy Burns's apparent reluctance to face an interview could cost him the chance of the Scotland manager's job.

The Celtic coach has so far refused to confirm whether he will engage in discussions with the Scottish FA.

The SFA insists no-one has withdrawn from the process, but BBC Sport understands that t ... Read more »

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Scotland to meet Burley, McGhee
George Burley and Mark McGhee
Burley and McGhee have tasted success in England and SPL
George Burley and Mark McGhee have been given permission by their clubs to speak to the Scottish Football Association about their manager's job.

Southampton's Burley and Motherwell's McGhee are on a four-man shortlist with Tommy Bur ... Read more »

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Billy Davies
Davies had previously expressed an interest in the job
Former Derby County boss Billy Davies has pulled out of the race to become Scotland's new manager.

It has been confirmed to BBC Sport that it is now between a shortlist of four candidates to succeed Alex McLeish.

Davies told the Daily Express: "We were informed they wanted to get me involved in the process. We told them we would not be taking things any further."

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Five considered for Scotland job
SFA chief executive Gordon Smith
Gordon Smith said five candidates were vying for the Scotland job
Five candidates are vying to become the new Scotland manager, the Scottish Football Association has revealed.

SFA chief executive Gordon Smith told BBC Scotland: "We have narrowed the shortlist down to five candidates in order to move the process forward."

Celtic coach Tommy Burns, Motherwell manager Mark McGhee and fo ... Read more »

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Scotland close in on new manager
Celtic coach Tommy Burns
Tommy Burns already has coaching experience with the Scotland set-up
The Scottish Football Association remains confident it will have a new national manager in place by the end of the month.

A list of candidates has been drawn up but the SFA have refused to identify the names in the frame.

"We are still on course for a January appointment," said a spokesman for the governing body.

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Category: Scotland National Team | Views: 607 | Added by: itwp | Date: 08-Jan-2008 | Comments (0)

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