If there were people hoping that the Steve Clarke effect would result in a stampede of returning Scotland players, the national coach’s first squad announcement would have left them cold.
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.
Alex McLeish’s fate was sealed by the 3-0 defeat last month in Kazakhstan.
Alex McLeish walked into the room with cup of tea in hand and a smile on his face.
Alex McLeish is no longer the Scotland manager.
The fate of Scotland manager Alex McLeish will be decided at a meeting at Hampden today.
Scotland are a work in progress, goalkeeper Scott Bain has admitted.
Ryan Fraser has opened up on the “abuse” he took for missing Scotland’s ill-fated trip to Kazakhstan, insisting that the decision for him not to play on an artificial pitch was a collective one.
Marc McNulty’s pride in becoming a Scotland international is matched only by his determination to make sure the call-ups and caps keep coming.
Scotland's Euro 2020 qualifying campaign got off to a disastrous start as Alex McLeish's men fell to a 3-0 defeat by Kazakhstan.