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Gordon Strachan On Bizarre Dream Which Led To Robbie Keane Signing

Former Scotland and Coventry manager Gordon Strachan’s dreams came through in 1999 when he signed striker Robbie Keane for the Sky Blues as a teenager. Keane had burst on the scene in English football with Wolves as an 18-year-old and had been attracting attention from the likes of Manchester United thanks to his impressive displays. It was, however, Coventry City …

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England V Scotland: Confirmed Lineups, Sturridge And Rooney Start

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 18: Wayne Rooney of England is pursued by James Morrison of Scotland during the International Friendly match between Scotland and England at Celtic Park Stadium on November 18, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

The most intriguing tie of tonight’s World Cup qualifying action comes from Wembley, where England play host to old foes Scotland. The oldest match in international football takes place for the 112th time as Scotland are looking to end a run that has seen them lose four of there last five games against their southern neighbours. Gareth Southgate’s press conference …

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Which Scotland Players Could Get Into An England XI?

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - NOVEMBER 18: James Morrison of Scotland is pursued by Ross Barkley of England during the International Friendly match between Scotland and England at Celtic Park Stadium on November 18, 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Old rivals England and Scotland clash on Friday night at Wembley in a crucial World Cup Qualifier for both sides. England interim manager Gareth Southgate has another opportunity to stake his claim for the permanent poisoned chalice as England manager. However, he has not impressed in his two previous games in charge with a dour 2-0 win against minnows Malta …

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Jurgen Klopp Was Reportedly Furious After Liverpool Missed Out On ‘Next Gareth Bale’

While some Liverpool fans feel manager Jurgen Klopp should have invested in more key areas of the team this summer, the Anfield boss himself is unhappy at missing out on one particular, and unexpected, top target. Nottingham Forest prospect Oliver Burke joined Red Bull Leipzig in the Bundesliga having been scouted by top European clubs including Bayern Munich, Manchester United and Arsenal …

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Scotland Announce 27-Man Squad For World Cup Qualifier Against Malta

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND - SEPTEMBER 06: Scotland manager Gordon Strachan looks on during a press conference, ahead of their UEFA Euro 2016 qualifier against Germany, at Hampden Park on September 06, 2015 in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images)

Having been the odd one one out in terms of home nations at the European Championships, Scotland begin the road to redemption next month. Gordon Strachan’s side begin their qualification campaign for the next World Cup in 2018 with a relatively handy tie against bottom seeds Malta on September 4th. The Scottish FA have officially announced this morning the 27-man …

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Ireland Need To Discover Big Game Mentality To Beat Scotland

This week saw the 25th anniversary of the day evening that Ireland began their 1990 World Cup campaign with a 1-1 draw with England in Cagliari. Earlier that day incidentally, Scotland had been defeated by Costa Rica in their opening game. As it stands, 1990 remains the last time that these two nations have appeared together in a major tournament …

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Euro 2016: 3 Players Ireland Should Be Wary Of Against Scotland

Ireland face Scotland in the next of their Euro 2016 qualifiers at Celtic Park on the 14th of November. From what we’ve seen so far from both sides this should be a close game. Here we look at three players Ireland should be wary of going into this clash following today’s announcement of the Scottish squad for the Irish game …

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Celtic Linked With Highly Rated Striker

Scotland’s goalscorer against Germany, Ikechi Anya, in their opening Euro 2016 qualifier looks to be on Celtic’s radar. According to the Daily Mail he would be ‘keen’ to move to Glasgow, the city where he is from. Anya currently plays for Championship side Watford, where he has already played four games this season. But Scotland manager Gordon Strachan, quoted in the …

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