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Venue decided for Scotland’s final Nations League match against Ukraine

SCOTLAND will play their final Nations League match against Ukraine in the Polish city of Krakow after the war-torn nation finally told UEFA their decision just 41 days before the game. Steve Clarke's side face the Ukrainians again next month, after they knocked Scotland out of the World Cup by winning the delayed Hampden semi-final play-off in June.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  6 hours ago 1
Venue decided for Scotland’s final Nations League match against Ukraine

Barrie McKay's Hearts form deserves Scotland call up insists Andy Halliday as he targets 'every' trophy

Halliday also hailed the Jambos recruitment and opening Premiership results despite not being at their best Andy Halliday insists Barrie McKay’s Hearts form is deserving of a Scotland call-up. The wide man scored an excellent winning goal as the Jambos won their opening day Premiership clash against Ross County at Tynecastle.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  5 days ago 0
Barrie McKay's Hearts form deserves Scotland call up insists Andy Halliday as he targets 'every' trophy

Inside flop Kilmarnock boss Angelo Alessio’s bizarre training methods as Kirk Broadfoot lifts lids on men v mannequins

ANGELO ALESSIO'S time as Kilmarnock boss isn't exactly a spell that's remembered fondly by the Rugby Park fans. It's even less fondly remembered by former Killie defender Kirk Broadfoot who left the club after becoming disillusioned with the Italian's methods. A former assistant to Antonio Conte at Juventus, Italy and Chelsea, Alessio was picked to succeed Steve Clarke as Kilmarnock boss in June 2019.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  12 days ago 0
Inside flop Kilmarnock boss Angelo Alessio’s bizarre training methods as Kirk Broadfoot lifts lids on men v mannequins

Jordan Jones: Kilmarnock return for Northern Ireland winger on loan from Wigan Athletic

Northern Ireland winger Jordan Jones is "desperate to get back to my best" at Kilmarnock after rejoining on a season-long loan from Wigan Athletic. The 27-year-old, who has 12 caps, ended last season on loan to St Mirren, playing 13 times. Jones played 118 games in a three-year stint at Kilmarnock from 2016, helping the club finish fifth and third under Steve Clarke.

bbc.com ,  28 days ago 1
Jordan Jones: Kilmarnock return for Northern Ireland winger on loan from Wigan Athletic

Syndication Ratings: ‘Jeopardy!’ Back on Top

Quiz show inches up 2% in week ended July 3 to retake game, syndie lead Jeopardy! ticked up 2% to a 5.0 live-plus-same-day national household rating, according to Nielsen, to regain the game and syndication lead from Debmar-Mercury’s Family Feud in the week ended July 3.

nexttv.com ,  1 month ago 0
Syndication Ratings: ‘Jeopardy!’ Back on Top

Three Counties Running Club takes on heat, hills and water

Members of Three Counties Running Club recently took part in two very different events. Tracey Else took part in the Marcus Gynn Newmarket 10k race, hosted by Newmarket Joggers, which started and finished at Stretchworth Leisure Centre. This was the first time Tracey had run this event, and she was hoping to get near or beat her 10k personal best.

wisbechstandard.co.uk ,  1 month ago 1
Three Counties Running Club takes on heat, hills and water

Steven Fletcher happy to play the role of elder statesman

Steven Fletcher isn’t a kid anymore. Thirteen years after he left Hibernian, he’s returned to Scotland with Dundee United. Now a 35-year-old, he realises he is expected to lead by example. Having played a key role in the development of Jacob Brown at his former club Stoke City, Fletcher hopes to be the elder statesman youngsters coming through at Tannadice can turn to for advice.

thetimes.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
Steven Fletcher happy to play the role of elder statesman

I’ve been overlooked by Steve Clarke and I deserve a Scotland call-up after my England form insists Murray Wallace

EX-FALKIRK star Murray Wallace has revealed his frustrations at not being given his chance for Scotland. The 29-year-old believes he has what it takes to be part of Steve Clarke's squad. Currently at Millwall, Wallace has been making himself known with stand-out performances in the English Championship.

thescottishsun.co.uk ,  1 month ago 4
I’ve been overlooked by Steve Clarke and I deserve a Scotland call-up after my England form insists Murray Wallace

Hearts land transfer windfall as Aaron Hickey joins Brentford in big money move from Bologna

The Scotland international has made the move for an undisclosed fee - signing a four-year deal with The Bees. He will hook up with former Celtic defender Kristoffer Ajer. Aaron Hickey has completed his move from Bologna to the English Premier League with Brentford - with Hearts set to land a sell-on bonus for the full-back.

edinburghlive.co.uk ,  1 month ago 5
Hearts land transfer windfall as Aaron Hickey joins Brentford in big money move from Bologna

Chelsea star spotted training with another club amid Premier League transfer exit rumours

Billy Gilmour has been linked with a transfer away from Chelsea this summer and seen training with another club The first group of Chelsea players will return to Cobham this weekend for pre-season training, while those who had international commitments will join a week later or meet the squad in Los Angeles ahead of the club's tour of the USA.

football.london ,  1 month ago 405
Chelsea star spotted training with another club amid Premier League transfer exit rumours

Scotland missed out on £8m by failing to reach 2022 World Cup, says SFA chief

Scotland missed out on around £8m by failing to qualify for this year's men's World Cup, according to Scottish FA chief executive Ian Maxwell. But he is backing manager Steve Clarke in the wake of "knee-jerk" criticism. After a meek play-off loss to Ukraine, the Scots were stunned 3-0 by Republic of Ireland in the Nations League.

bbc.com ,  1 month ago 4
Scotland missed out on £8m by failing to reach 2022 World Cup, says SFA chief

Manchester United in talks to sign ex-Kilmarnock keeper Daniel Bachmann from Watford

DANIEL BACHMANN is reportedly close to sealing a dream move to Manchester United. The Reds are said to be in talks with Watford to sign the Austria No.1. Bachmann, 27, was on loan at Kilmarnock just three years ago. He signed in the summer of August 2018 under Steve Clarke.

glasgowtimes.co.uk ,  1 month ago 1
Manchester United in talks to sign ex-Kilmarnock keeper Daniel Bachmann from Watford

There is no doubt that Steve Clarke is the right man for the Scotland job and will not face the axe, insists Ian Maxwell

SFA chief executive Ian Maxwell has told Steve Clarke’s critics to get real. He insisted there’s NO chance of the Scotland boss losing his job over the dismal defeats to Ukraine and Ireland. The gut-wrenching World Cup play-off semi-final loss — which cost £8million in lost revenue — was a massive blow.

thesun.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
There is no doubt that Steve Clarke is the right man for the Scotland job and will not face the axe, insists Ian Maxwell

'There's no conversation to have': Scotland boss Steve Clarke given strong assurances over future

Ian Maxwell, the SFA chief executive, has stressed that nothing has happened in recent weeks to give him cause to regret handing Scotland manager Steve Clarke a new contract last year. The international side suffered a bruising as well as exhausting last international window when they suffered World Cup elimination at the hands of Ukraine and then crashed 3-0 to Republic of Ireland in the Nations League in Dublin.

scotsman.com ,  1 month ago 0
'There's no conversation to have': Scotland boss Steve Clarke given strong assurances over future

Anthony Ralston tipped for Celtic success in the Champions League as one other unsung hero backed to make the grade

Ralston has impressed for both club and country as he looks to earn a chance among Europe's elite. Celtic duo Anthony Ralston and proved their burgeoning value to manager Ange Postecoglou throughout a glorious Premiership title win. Such was their outstanding form that Scotland boss Steve Clarke started them both in games during the Nations League programme.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  1 month ago 0
Anthony Ralston tipped for Celtic success in the Champions League as one other unsung hero backed to make the grade

Steve Clarke should learn Celtic lesson from Ange Postecoglou and realise the media are not the enemy - Hugh Keevins

The Scotland boss hasn't been pleased with some of the questions after defeats to Ireland and Ukraine. Legendary Scotland manager Tommy Docherty once delivered a memorable quote that summed up his view of Press relations within football. “I’ve always said there’s a place for the Press,” he said.

dailyrecord.co.uk ,  1 month ago 8
Steve Clarke should learn Celtic lesson from Ange Postecoglou and realise the media are not the enemy - Hugh Keevins

Craig Brown on Scotland's striker problem - and how to fix it

THERE is more than one reason for Scotland’s failure to reach the World Cup finals in Qatar but the lack of even one dependable game-changing goalscorer would be close to the top of the list. Aston Villa midfielder John McGinn, who has 13 goals from his 48 appearances, carries most of the burden when it comes to finding the net for the national team: the four strikers selected for the recent games against Ukraine, Armenia and the Republic of Ireland have 11 international goals between them from 49 outings.

www-tmp.thenational.scot ,  1 month ago 1
Craig Brown on Scotland's striker problem - and how to fix it

Where Scotland are under Steve Clarke - understandable criticism, no drastic action, to-do list

Currently in Edinburgh is the Van Gogh Alive exhibition, an immersive experience paying homage to the life of the famous Dutch artist. Sitting, taking in his most important pieces art as Van Gogh's somewhat tortured life is documented, one of his quotes stood out to a an eye and brain which relates most things back to football.

scotsman.com ,  1 month ago 0
Where Scotland are under Steve Clarke - understandable criticism, no drastic action, to-do list