Scotland are set to travel to Peru and Mexico with just 21 players after John Souttar and Stuart Armstrong took the total number of withdrawals to six.
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.
The news that Stephen Kenny will become an international manager will have raised a few eyebrows at East End Park.
Scotland captain Andy Robertson has declared himself ready to face the next exciting challenge of his career.
Hamburg defender David Bates is ready to ride to injury-ravaged Scotland’s rescue.
The beautiful game is about to do battle with the ugly side of football at the World Cup.
Scotland midfielder John McGinn was taught a harsh lesson from Belgium but is desperate to put his Hampden horror show behind him.
Alex McLeish asked for him and his players to be judged when the real ball came out.
Northern Ireland manager Michael O’Neill has turned down the chance to be the next Scotland boss.
Fiercely determined to be considered Scottish as a youngster growing up in England, Oli McBurnie is now fiercely determined to become a Tartan Army hero.