Gordon Strachan has been the master of his own downfall - he lifted Scotland beyond their own capabilities but then started to tinker
THEY swear unflinching loyalty. In return they have received nothing but their manager’s protection.
And yet yesterday, a bloodied, wounded Gordon Strachan was back in the Midlands searching his own soul and wondering whether he can place his trust in them again.
The Scotland manager stands on the brink of calling time on his own tenure having been let down once too often by this group of players in Slovakia on Tuesday night. No final decision has yet been made but Strachan has been at his wits end since watching his team give up five Group F points over two matches and his own position is... read more
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