The last time Andy Robertson led out a team as captain it was one of his final games for Dundee United.
From the Dundee United teenager deemed too soft to be a centre-back to the 21-year-old Premiership regular with Hearts whose international call-up came as a surprise to no-one, John Souttar’s route to the Scotland squad hasn’t been cushioned with rose petals.
There are plenty of international footballers whose commitment to their country starts to wane at the back end of their careers.
You don’t have to possess an encyclopedic knowledge of Scottish football to figure out in which position the national team is blessed with greatest strength in depth.
Andy Robertson’s rise from teenage rejection to captain of his country is the perfect story to inspire a revival of the Scottish game, according to national team assistant coach Peter Grant.
Gordon Strachan may have had his faults as Scotland boss but he knew a player when he saw one.
England couldn't have made a better start to the World Cup, albeit against low level opposition, and are now being talked about as potential winners. Courier Sports Writer Ian Roache identifies five reasons football might be coming home
With the four-year wait over and the tournament set to get underway in Moscow this afternoon, Courier Sports Editor Eric Nicolson draws up his World Cup wish list.
The beautiful game is about to do battle with the ugly side of football at the World Cup.
A makeshift and inexperienced Scotland side were beaten but not disgraced in their 2-0 loss to World Cup-bound Peru at the frenzied Estadio Nacional in Lima.