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Nobody is Buying Gordon Strachan’s ‘Genetics’ Argument After Scotland Failure

Nobody is Buying Gordon Strachan’s ‘Genetics’ Argument After Scotland Failure

Gordon Strachan reckons genetics played a significant role in Scotland failing to qualify for the World Cup – but just about nobody is buying the slightly bizarre explanation.

Strachan’s tenure as Scotland boss now seems extremely uncertain after a second qualifying campaign on his watch ended in disappointment, with last night’s 2-2 draw with Slovenia not enough to secure a playoff spot.

Unbeaten in their last six group matches, it looked like Scotland might actually pull off a remarkable great escape when they defeated Slovakia 1-0 last Thursday night, but the trip to Ljubljana proved one hurdle too far.

Afterwards, Strachan fronted up and faced the media, but not everybody was happy with his explanation:

Is genetics really to blame, Gordon? Well, this lot simply aren’t having it:

What do you think of his explanation? Is there anything in it? And has Gordon Strachan taken his last-ever Scotland match?

Let us know in the comments section below…

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