Tag Archives: World Cup

Strachan’s Softies sent home the think again as the Road to Russia gets set to close
By J Bleasdale |

THIS TIME – that was the battlecry from the SFA’s marketing department to promote the World Cup Qualifying campaign, a bid to end two decades of waiting since our last major tournament appearance. Well, “this time” is heading swiftly towards the same as every other time we’ve attempted to qualify for a major finals since [Read more]

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A double header that could make or break or World Cup hopes
By J Bleasdale |

INTERNATIONAL week is upon us again and players will be reporting to Scotland duty to prepare for a crucial period in their bid to qualify for the World Cup. Gordon Strachan’s men face a double header within a four day period, starting with Lithuania at Hampden on Saturday night before, arguably, the tougher challenge of [Read more]

Braveheart Coates set to destroy Lionhearts this Thursday
By Guest Writer |

  Sebastián Coates will be flying the flag for Scotland this Thursday as Uruguay battles it out against England for the qualifying spot. Previous losses for La Celeste and the Three Lions have left both teams in a vulnerable position, making them all the more bloodthirsty for victory to get through the group stages. What [Read more]

Podcast #3 – Supporting your rivals in Europe and the World Cup draw
By C Adey |

SFF regular presenters Craig and Laurie are joined on this weeks podcast by a regular writer for SFF, Marc. In this weeks podcast we will take a look at the SPL games past, as well as look forward to this weekends upcoming games. With both Hearts and Rangers playing in Europe this week, we felt [Read more]

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Scotland Drawn in World Cup Qualifying Group A
By J. Brownlie |

Our group has been drawn and we now know who we will be competing against for a place at World cup 2014. I thought I’d write up a wee bit about the teams we will play against. Croatia ranked 9th in FIFA rankings – Seeded top in the group and in recent times they stopped [Read more]

Footballing Greats: Pelé
By N Redpath |

We kick off our Footballing Greats series with a profile of arguably the greatest there ever was: Pelé.

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