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Berti Vogts allowed players to drink before Scotland games - O’Connor

Ex-Scotland manager Berti Vogts used to let his players drink the night before an international match, according to Garry O’Connor.

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Stephen McManus at Hampden yesterday where 48 young footballers were inducted into the SFAs performance school programme. Picture: SNS.

Stephen McManus hangs up boots for coaching role at Motherwell

From the Nou Camp to Ainslie Park, north Edinburgh. Stephen McManus has experienced some of the best 
stadiums in world football so calling it a day at the temporary home of Edinburgh City might not have been the plan.

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Central defender Rachel Corsie may be new coach Kerrs choice to lead the team. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Anna Signeul set the standard to move forward

Rachel Corsie, who is one of the leading candidates to be next Scotland captain under new head coach Shelley Kerr, says Anna Signeul’s 12 years at the helm transformed the fortunes of women’s football.

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Andrew Robertson playing for Everton. Picture:  Mark Robinson

Andrew Robertson remembered for a very different debut

Andrew Robertson had his first involvement with Liverpool’s first team squad yesterday when they faced Hertha Berlin, some five years and a day after the Scotland international made his bow in senior football.

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Karamoko Dembele slots home a penalty to make it 2-0 to Scotland. Picture: SNS/Paul Devlin

Scotland defeat Uruguay to win Under-16s International Tournament

Scotland have been crowned champions at the Under-16s International Tournament following a 2-0 win over Uruguay at the Oriam in Edinburgh.

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Scotland and England drew 2-2 at Hampden Park. Picture: Michael Gillen

Fifa fine SFA for Tartan Army booing of English national anthem

FIFA has fined the Scottish Football Association £4,000 after the Tartan Army booed the English national anthem in the World Cup qualifier at Hampden Park in June.

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Scotland and Celtic youngster Karamoko Dembele. Picture: SNS

Late call-up stars as Scotland under-16s defeat England

Scotland Under-16s produced a sparkling performance to beat their English counterparts 2-0 at Forthbank last night.

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Scotland's Caroline Weir celebrates scoring what proved to be the winner against Spain. Picture: UEFA via Getty Images

Scotland Women 1-0 Spain Women: Scots fall agonisingly short

By far Scotland’s best performance at Euro 2017 produced a first-ever major championship victory and also a first win over Spain, but it is the defeated side who will go through to Sunday’s quarter-final against Austria.

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Anna Signeul supervises a training session as Scotland Women prepare for their  with Spain. Picture: PA.

Anna Signeul’s possible Scotland swansong not for faint-hearted

The ground of Go Ahead Eagles in Deventer is where the 12-year and four-month tenure of Scotland head coach Anna Signeul is expected to end tonight. Scotland will play Spain in a match all too reminiscent of the one between the sides for the final place in Euro 2013.

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Erin Cuthbert celebrates her goal for Scotland. Picture: Maja Hitij/Getty

Scorer Erin Cuthbert could start must-win clash with Spain

Chelsea teenager Erin 
Cuthbert could be in line for her first Euro 2017 start against Spain in Deventer tomorrow. Scotland need to win by two goals and also rely on England beating Portugal in the other Group D game to have any chance of making the quarter finals.

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Karamoko Dembele in action with Qatar's Abdulrahman Hassan AS Al-Abdulrahman. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Celtic’s wonderkid Karamoko Dembele stars in Scotland win

Celtic’s 14-year-old starlet Karamoko Dembele came off the bench to be involved in four goals as Scotland thumped Qatar 7-0 in the Under-16 International Tournament.

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Head coach Anna Signeul

Players’ dispute with SFA resolved

Scotland’s squad announcement for Euro 2017 will go ahead as planned on Tuesday after a dispute between the players and the Scottish FA was resolved last night.

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Anna Signeul and her players console themselves with a group hug following their defeat by Portugal. Picture: Lorraine Hill.

Jo Love optimistic as Scotland seek revenge over Spain

Despite all the evidence pointing to the contrary, Glasgow City midfielder Jo Love believes that Scotland can beat a very good Spanish side by two goals on Thursday and reach the Euro 2017 quarter-finals.

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Scotland No2 Vaila Barsley cant hide her despair after defeat by Portugal. Picture: Getty.

Scotland Women 1 - 2 Portugal Women: Scots errors prove costly

Scotland’s hopes of remaining in the Uefa Women’s European Championships hang by a thread – but they have only themselves to blame after losing a second successive Group D game at Rotterdam’s Sparta Stadion.

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The Scotland squad in training prior to their second group match against Portugal tonight. Photograph: Mike Egerton/PA

Scotland’s women determined to do better against Portugal at Euro 2017

Before the tournament officially kicked off, Caroline Weir took part in a promotional skills challenge. Up against England’s Fara Williams, Scotland’s Women’s Player of the Year attempted keepie-uppies in clogs and focused her attentions on trying to hit various Dutch cheeses hanging from the crossbar.

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Scotland women head coach Anna Signeul. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA Wire

‘We can beat Portugal’, says Scotland coach Anna Signeul

Scotland Women head coach Anna Signeul is confident her team’s unity will allow them to bounce back from their six-goal defeat by England as they continue their Euro 2017 campaign against Portugal.

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Lana Clelland is expected to lead the attack for Scotland against Portugal

Clelland has ‘big boots to fill’ as she stands by to carry goal burden against Portugal

Former Spartans striker Lana Clelland is likely to carry Scotland’s goalscoring hopes on her slim shoulders in tomorrow’s must-win Euro 2017 game against Portugal in 
Rotterdam.

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Dejected Scotland players go over to thank supporters after the defeat against England in Utrecht. Picture: Lorraine Hill.

We missed chance to showcase Scottish football - Anna Signeul

Anna Signeul concedes that an unprecedented opportunity to show Scottish women’s football in a good light was lost when her side was defeated 6-0 by England in Utrecht on Wednesday night

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Anna Signeul believes Scotland can improve. Picture: PA.

Anna Signeul says Scotland can bounce back from 6-0 defeat

Anna Signeul remained upbeat after watching her side slump to a demoralising 6-0 defeat in their opening match at the Uefa Women’s European Championship last night.

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