Will Scotland beat Slovakia and get our World Cup bid back on track? Our writers give their verdicts
THE mood of the football nation is becoming as dark as the winter mornings.
There is no expectancy, no optimism – only a little hope. But even that is diminishing with every game.
And you can’t blame Scotland fans. They’ve been a punch bag for too long, feeling the blow of continuous failure to qualify for a major Finals stretching all the way back to France 98.
But tonight can be different. Tonight Gordon Strachan can guide us back on course for World Cup 2018 qualification. Tonight we can walk tall again.
Will we, though? We asked a small, selected band of our sportwriters to give their... read more
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