Gordon Strachan urges Scotland stars to keep their cool as key players face Slovakia ban
Gordon Strachan has warned Scotland’s tightrope-walkers not to take any silly risks at Hampden tonight.
The national coach has five men including skipper Scott Brown on a suspension high wire and one false step against Malta from crashing down and out of next month’s showdown against Slovakia.
As well as the captain, first-choice striker Leigh Griffiths, midfield ace James McArthur, backline stalwart Charlie Mulgrew and Grant Hanley will be out of the crunch against the Slovaks if they are yellow-carded.
With tonight’s contest also a must-win, Strachan cannot afford to leave anyone to avoid... read more
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