Everybody is Trolling Scotland Over FIFA’s New World Cup Plans

Everybody is Trolling Scotland Over FIFA’s New World Cup Plans

FIFA have decided to expand the World Cup – but everybody reckons there still won’t be any room for Scotland.

Earlier today, football’s governing body voted to allow 16 extra teams into the game’s flagship competition from the 2026 tournament onwards, meaning there’s obviously a much greater chance for smaller countries to qualify – like the Scots.

Scotland haven’t reached a major finals since the 1998 World Cup in France and look doomed in their bid to reach the 2018 tournament in Russia following November’s 3-0 defeat to England at Wembley.

After two decades in the footballing wilderness, you’d think today’s news would have Scots everywhere rejoicing but it seems them, and others throughout the UK, have just taken it as an opportunity to royally troll Gordon Strachan’s team:

What do you make of the expansion plans? Is a 48-team tournament really a positive step?

And does it give Scotland a much better chance of qualifying?

Let us know in the comments section below…



In this week’s show, Daniel is joined by team members Jonny Boyle, Connor Boylan and Scott MacArthur as they bring you a Mc25 special.
We released our list of the top 25 players in Scotland over 2016 on Monday and followed it up with this comprehensive podcast to discuss who we selected, where we selected them and why we selected them:

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