All posts tagged "Scotland"

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    The SFA Board Sanction £1.5M of Early Payments to Help Clubs with Coronavirus Pandemic

    The Scottish footballing authorities have sanctioned paying out £1.5 million early to help clubs deal with the financial shortfall caused by the Coronavirus pandemic sweeping the globe. Some clubs in Scotland haven’t had the income generated by a home fixture since as far back as the first weekend of the month, and...

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    Decision to be Made on Scottish Cup and Nations League Playoff After Tuesday’s UEFA Conference

    An official decision will be made on the Scottish Cup semi-finals, as well as Scotland‘s Nations League playoff semi-final with Israel, after UEFA’s conference call between members tomorrow. Football leagues across the globe are still in lockdown following the spread of coronavirus, with no fixtures played over the weekend, and it remaining...

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    Scotland’s New Light Blue Away Kit Gets a Big Thumbs Up from Supporters

    Scotland have released their brand new away kit – hopefully for this summer’s European Championships – and it seems to have gone down well with most of the Tartan Army. Steve Clarke’s side are currently preparing for a Nations League semi-final play-off against Israel at Hampden later this month, with the winner...

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    Video: Alan Shearer Lavishes Praise on Chelsea’s ‘Magnificent’ Billy Gilmour

    Chelsea advanced to the quarter-finals of the FA Cup this evening by beating Liverpool – and it was Scottish youngster Billy Gilmour who stole the show at Stamford Bridge. Having been promoted to the first-team permanently by Frank Lampard last month, Gilmour, 18, was given the nod to start tonight’s clash against...

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    Celtic Fans Lavish Praise on Ryan Christie After Reaching Scottish Cup Semi-Finals

    Celtic saw off a stubborn St Johnstone side in Perth this afternoon, and plenty of the club’s supporters are lavishing praise on Ryan Christie for his part in the 1-0 victory. In a Scottish Cup tie of few clear-cut opportunities, Christie’s whipped free-kick evaded everybody in the penalty box in the 81st...

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    Video: Rangers-Daft Scotland Striker Oli McBurnie Trolls Celtic After Europa League Exit

    Rangers-daft Oli McBurnie has gleefully taken the opportunity to troll Celtic following the Hoops’ disastrous Europa League exit at the hands of FC Copenhagen. The Premiership champions were subjected to a shock 3-1 home defeat against their Danish opponents and were sent crashing out of the competition 4-2 on aggregate, in a...

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    Video: Steven Gerrard Says SFA Should Make Balls Lighter and Smaller Instead of Banning Headers

    Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has said the SFA should try to make balls lighter, instead of banning children from heading balls. As it was revealed earlier today, the Scottish Football Association has issued new guidelines for coaching across the country, and it’s pretty strong on the use of heading in the junior...

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    Arsenal Update On Kieran Tierney Means Scotland Play-Off Place is in Serious Doubt

    Arsenal’s update on Kieran Tierney should worry Steve Clarke and Scotland on his involvement in their play-off against Israel. The Gunners full-back limped out of Monday night’s Premier League clash with West Ham. It looked like a shoulder knock for Tierney at the time, but fans would have hoped he’d not sustained...

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    Plenty of Scotland Fans Are Demanding Russia are Expelled from Euro 2020

    Plenty of football fans – particularly Scotland supporters – are demanding Russia are banned from next summer’s European Championships. Scotland just completed their Euros qualifying campaign in the same section as Russia, and finished third in the group on 15 points – a whopping nine points behind the Soviet nation – leaving...

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    Scotland Now Know Who Will Be In Their Euro 2020 Group if They Qualify

    Scotland now know who will be in their Euro 2020 group if they manage to qualify for the tournament next summer. Steve Clarke’s men have an opportunity to make the competition proper if they can overcome a playoff semi-final against Israel and a final against either Norway or Serbia. It’s a tough...