Scotland vs Poland – Match preview and team news

After two consecutive defeats put them in an unenviable position, Scotland must overcome a strong Poland side if they are to retain any realistic hopes of reaching the Euro 2016 play-offs. They must also rely on the Republic of Ireland failing to beat world champions and Group D leaders Germany at the Aviva Stadium. Four points currently separate the sides after Scotland just fell short against Joachim Low’s side last time out despite a spirited display which saw them show all the fight that was missing in the potentially punishing…

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Scotland vs Germany – Match preview and team news

After the major disappointment of losing away to Georgia on Friday, Scotland now face the biggest test of all as they host Group D leaders and world champions Germany. The toothless attacking display and eventually agonising defeat in Tbilisi has the potential to be hugely damaging to the Tartan Army’s chances of making it to Euro 2016, as they have now slipped behind the Republic of Ireland in the race for a place in the top three. An automatic qualification spot now looks very slim, and it appears they now…

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Georgia vs Scotland – Match preview and team news

With Group D of Euro 2016 qualifying looking likely to right down to the wire, there is little margin for error for Scotland as they travel to Georgia looking for a vital three points. Gordon Strachan’s side undoubtedly emerged the happier following their draw with the Republic of Ireland back in June, as it was a result which kept them two points ahead of the side with which they are vying fiercely for a place in the top three. There is still hope of a place in the top two and…

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Man United legend Roy Keane SUEING Paddy Power for using his face in ad campaign

Notorious hard man Roy Keane is said to be suing betting company Paddy Power for using his face in an advert during Ireland’s recent meeting with Scotland at Croke Park in Dublin. READ MORE: Manchester United News Manchester United working to complete double deal worth £37.7m before pre-season tour Manchester United plan swap deal to seal move for Benfica star The former Manchester United star is currently working as Ireland’s number two behind Martin O’Neil, and Paddy Power, who are notorious for their sometimes controversial guerrilla ad campaigns, are now…

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Republic of Ireland vs Scotland – Match preview and team news

Republic of Ireland meet Scotland at the Aviva Stadium in a crucial match which could have a major say in deciding who qualifies for Euro 2016 from the most intriguingly competitive group of all. This is particularly important for the home side, who will have some catching up to do if they lose this one, after which only four games remain. They currently have eight points, which is two behind Scotland and world champions Germany, and three behind leaders Poland. The late equaliser scored by Shane Long to salvage a…

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