Football

Jim White Confirms Gordon Strachan’s Time as Scotland Manager is Over

Jim White Confirms Gordon Strachan’s Time as Scotland Manager is Over

Sky Sports News presenter Jim White claims Gordon Strachan‘s Scotland tenure has come to an end following today’s meeting with the Scottish FA.

Scotland failed to make it to the World Cup play-offs after being held to a 2-2 with Slovenia on Sunday, with the Tartan Army immediately calling for Strachan to leave his post.

However, with Scotland having finished the campaign strongly – dropping just two points in four games – it wasn’t a forgone conclusion that the ex-Celtic boss would be departing.

Embed from Getty Images

With Strachan refusing to be drawn on his future following the draw in Ljubljana, speculation has been rife as to who will be in control of the team over the long-term.

Luckily, White has stepped in and confirmed via an anonymous source that the 60-year-old’s time in the hotseat is up:

The Scottish FA have since confirmed White’s Tweet via their social media channels:

 

Where do you fall on the Strachan debate?

Was it wrong to sack a man who brought the country so close to a play-off spot?

Or is three failed campaigns enough to warrant Strachan’s departure?

Football
@StuartHynd

Staff Editor

More in Football

Why Picking Tom Rogic in Your Fantasy Football Team Makes a Lot of Sense

Daniel CawOctober 18, 2019

Video: Get to Know Young Celtic Star Armstrong Oko-Flex

Daniel CawOctober 18, 2019

Video: Steven Gerrard Reacts to Ross Wilson’s Appointment as Rangers Sporting Director

Daniel CawOctober 18, 2019

Video: Nikola Katic Targeting ‘Something Special’ After Signing New Long-Term Rangers Contract

Daniel CawOctober 17, 2019

Unai Emery Confirms Kieran Tierney is Ready to Start First Premier League Game

Daniel CawOctober 17, 2019

Video: Scott Allan on His Time at Celtic, Idolising Gazza and His Scotland Ambitions

Daniel CawOctober 17, 2019

Our Round-up of UK and Irish Teams in Euro 2020 Qualifiers

TalkingBawsOctober 17, 2019

Virgil Van Dijk is Bookies’ Favourite to Win Ballon D’Or

Daniel CawOctober 17, 2019

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Some Arsenal Teammates Play Bop It!

Daniel CawOctober 17, 2019