The SFA’s latest slogan is “Nothing Matters More” but they should have finished it off by adding “Than Not Gifting Games To Your Opponents.”
Hampden may have felt haunted but at least Scotland exorcised their Kazakhstan ghost.
As a celebration of the progress the Scotland women’s football team has made in recent years and as a send-off for next month’s World Cup, this friendly was an unequivocal success.
Steve Clarke has admitted that Scotland need to take something from Monday night’s clash with world number one-ranked Belgium to keep their hopes alive of automatic qualification for Euro 2020.
John Souttar has described the achievement of his pal Andy Robertson in winning the Champions League as “incredible.”
None of the footballers in Shelley Kerr’s squad has been to a World Cup with Scotland before. But there is a player who has been to one…… with Germany.
Alex McLeish has had selection issues thrown at him from left, right and centre.
Playing a first ever game in a World Cup was always going to be a step into the unknown for Scotland.
It is a sobering thought that a Scotland international swigging from a bottle of alcopops was one of the sights of the season.
Given the choice between explaining the new Uefa Nations League or quantum mechanics I would pick the latter.