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Wednesday 25 August 2010
Craig Levein will rely on experience as he tries to guide Scotland through their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign after recalling 40-year-old David Weir and Paul Hartley, 33, to his squad. The pair have been brought back for the double header against Lithuania and Liechtenstein next month with Levein, the manager, wanting the veterans around as Scotland begin "playing for real".
Tuesday 24 August 2010
David Weir is set to make a dramatic return to the Scotland team.
Wednesday 11 August 2010
Darren Fletcher insists Scotland's friendly in Sweden is a more than worthwhile exercise despite Craig Levein's side suffering a raft of withdrawals with the game taking place just days before the start of the new domestic season.
Wednesday 04 August 2010
Austrian authorities were yesterday investigating links between the late right-wing politician Jörg Haider and foreign dictators following claims that he had hidden a £40m fortune in secret accounts in Liechtenstein.
Monday 02 August 2010
Allan McGregor has been named as expected this morning in the Scotland squad for next Wednesday's friendly against Sweden in Stockholm.
Friday 16 July 2010
Craig Levein admits Scotland's Euro 2012 qualification campaign has been dealt a blow following the news that goalkeeper Craig Gordon has suffered a broken arm.
Saturday 19 June 2010
David James is imaginative enough to believe in redemption, though even he would not have imagined that 43 days short of his 40th birthday he would finally make his World Cup finals debut.
Saturday 29 May 2010
Liechtenstein is rarely the centre of the football world but the Football Association will be focusing on the tiny principality tomorrow afternoon as the England Under-17s attempt to win the nation's first major trophy since 1993.
Thursday 25 March 2010
The latest raft of anti tax avoidance measures are set to raise £1.6bn towards plugging the hole in Britain's public finances, the Government said yesterday.
Sunday 28 February 2010
An international manager is always strategising, and Craig Levein's intention is to govern expectations. A rush of optimism is generated by a new appointment, and the prospect of a fresh qualifying campaign. This is a wellspring for Levein, but hubris has soured Scottish hearts too often in the past. He is trying to restrain anticipation, so that it remains an ally.
Sunday 07 February 2010
Saturday 06 February 2010
Saturday 30 January 2010
An informant has offered to sell the German government the data of 1,500 possible tax evaders with bank accounts in Switzerland, a respected German daily reported today, without identifying its sources.
Thursday 19 November 2009
England have been named among the top seeds for February's European Championship qualifying draw - but Scotland are in the third band after falling down the rankings.
Wednesday 11 November 2009
Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
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- 3 Richard Dawkins on babies with Down Syndrome: 'Abort it and try again – it would be immoral to bring it into the world'
- 4 London restaurant 34 creates champagne glass modelled on Kate Moss’ left breast
- 5 ALS ice bucket challenge co-founder Corey Griffin drowns, aged 27