(Match 751) 22nd March 2017 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - CANADA 1-1 (1-1) Referee: Jakob Kehlet (Denmark) Crowd: 9.158, Easter Road, Edinburgh Goals: 0-1 Aird (11), 1-1 Naismith (35) SCOTLAND: (Coach: Gordon Strachan/34) Allan McGregor (36/Cardiff City) - Ikechi Anya (25/Derby County) Christophe Berra (35/Ipswich Town) Charles Mulgrew (25/Blackburn Rovers) Lee Wallace (10/Rangers) - Thomas Cairney (1/Fulham) Darren Fletcher [c] (78/West Bromwich Albion) - Robert Snodgrass (22/West Ham United) Steven Naismith (44/Norwich City) Oliver Burke (5/RB Leipzig) - Christopher Martin (11/Fulham) Subs: Barry Bannan (25/Sheffield Wednesday) for Oliver Burke (HT) Andrew Robertson (13/Hull City) for Lee Wallace (HT) Leigh Griffiths (11/Celtic) for Christopher Martin (62) Jordan Rhodes (14/Sheffield Wednesday) for Steven Naismith (62) John McGinn (3/Hibernian) for Thomas Cairney (76) CANADA: (Coach: Michael Findlay) Simon Thomas (Jayson Leutwiler HT) - Nikolas Ledgerwood [c], John [Adam] Straith, Manjrekar James, Maxim Tissot (La'Vere Corbin-Ong 68) - Scott Arfield (Charlie Trafford 90+4), Samuel Piette - Fraser Aird, Marco Bustos, David Hoilett Jr. - Simeon Jackson (Benjamin Fisk 76). Notes: Darren Fletcher gained his 78th cap becoming Scotland's third most capped player. He overtook Alexander McLeish who finished his international career on 77. On 18th January 2017 Allan McGregor (Hull City) joined Cardiff City on loan until the end of season 2016-17. Sources give different dates for the end of the loan period. His last match for Cardiff City was on 28th April 2017. Therefore McGregor was a Cardiff City player on 22nd March 2017 when Scotland played Canada. On 31st January 2017 Jordan Rhodes (Middlesbrough) joined Sheffield Wednesday on loan until 30th June 2017. The Canadian player David Hoilett Jr. is most commonly known as Junior Hoilett to distinguish him from his father, David Sr.
(Match 752) 26th March 2017 (2018 World Cup Qualifying Group F) SCOTLAND - SLOVENIA 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Bjorn Kuipers (Netherlands) Crowd: 20.435, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 C.Martin (88) SCOTLAND: (Coach: Gordon Strachan/35) Craig Gordon (46/Celtic) - Kieran Tierney (3/Celtic) Andrew Robertson (14/Hull City) - Russell Martin (29/Norwich City) Charles Mulgrew (26/Blackburn Rovers) Stuart Armstrong (1/Celtic) - James Morrison (43/West Bromwich Albion) Scott Brown [c] (52/Celtic) Leigh Griffiths (12/Celtic) Robert Snodgrass (23/West Ham United) James Forrest (17/Celtic) Subs: Steven Naismith (45/Norwich City) for Leigh Griffiths (50) Ikechi Anya (26/Derby County) for Robert Snodgrass (75) Christopher Martin (12/Fulham) for James Morrison (82) SLOVENIA: (Coach: Srecko Katanec) Jan Oblak - Aljaz Struna, Miral Samardzic, Bostjan Cesar [c], Bojan Jokic - Jasmin Kurtic, Rene Krhin, Kevin Kampl (Nik Omladic 87) - Josip Ilicic, Valter Birsa (Robert Beric 69), Roman Bezjak (Benjamin Verbic 58).
(Match 753) 10th June 2017 (2018 World Cup Qualifying Group F) SCOTLAND - ENGLAND 2-2 (0-0) Referee: Paolo Tagliavento (Italy) Crowd: 48.520, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 0-1 Oxlade-Chamberlain (70), 1-1 Griffiths (87), 2-1 Griffiths (90), 2-2 Kane (90+3) SCOTLAND: (Coach: Gordon Strachan/36) Craig Gordon (47/Celtic) - Kieran Tierney (4/Celtic) Andrew Robertson (15/Hull City) - Christophe Berra (36/Heart of Midlothian) Charles Mulgrew (27/Blackburn Rovers) James Morrison (44/West Bromwich Albion) - Stuart Armstrong (2/Celtic) Scott Brown [c] (53/Celtic) Leigh Griffiths (13/Celtic) Robert Snodgrass (24/West Ham United) Ikechi Anya (27/Derby County) Subs: James McArthur (28/Crystal Palace) for James Morrison (HT) Ryan Fraser (1/Bournemouth) for Robert Snodgrass (67) Christopher Martin (13/Derby County) for Ikechi Anya (81) ENGLAND: (Manager: Gareth Southgate) Charles Joseph (Joe) Hart - Kyle Walker, Ryan Bertrand - Eric Dier, Gary Cahill, Christopher Smalling - Marcus Rashford (Alexander Oxlade-Chamberlain 65), Jake Livermore (Jermain Defoe 90+2), Harry Kane [c], Bamidele (Dele) Alli (Raheem Sterling 84), Adam Lallana.
(Match 754) 1st September 2017 (2018 World Cup Qualifying Group F) LITHUANIA - SCOTLAND 0-3 (0-2) Referee: Carlos del Cerro (Spain) Crowd: 5.067, LFF stadionas, Vilnius Goals: 0-1 Armstrong (25), 0-2 Robertson (30), 0-3 McArthur (72) LITHUANIA: (Coach: Edgaras Jankauskas) Ernestas Setkus - Egidijus Vaitkunas, Tadas Kijanskas, Georgas Freidgeimas, Valdemar Borovskij - Arturas Zulpa (Lukas Spalvis 68), Mantas Kuklys - Fedor Cernych [c], Vykintas Slivka (Ovidijus Verbickas 79), Arvydas Novikovas - Darvydas Sernas (Deivydas Matulevicius 82). SCOTLAND: (Coach: Gordon Strachan/37) Craig Gordon (48/Celtic) - Kieran Tierney (5/Celtic) Andrew Robertson (16/Liverpool) - Christophe Berra (37/Heart of Midlothian) Charles Mulgrew (28/Blackburn Rovers) James McArthur (29/Crystal Palace) - Stuart Armstrong (3/Celtic) Scott Brown [c] (54/Celtic) Leigh Griffiths (14/Celtic) Matthew Phillips (5/West Bromwich Albion) James Forrest (18/Celtic) Subs: Matthew Ritchie (15/Newcastle United) for James Forrest (66) Christopher Martin (14/Derby County) for Leigh Griffiths (79) John McGinn (4/Hibernian) for Stuart Armstrong (85)
(Match 755) 4th September 2017 (2018 World Cup Qualifying Group F) SCOTLAND - MALTA 2-0 (1-0) Referee: Jakob Kehlet (Denmark) Crowd: 26.371, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goals: 1-0 Berra (9), 2-0 Griffiths (49) SCOTLAND: (Coach: Gordon Strachan/38) Craig Gordon (49/Celtic) - Kieran Tierney (6/Celtic) Andrew Robertson (17/Liverpool) - Christophe Berra (38/Heart of Midlothian) Charles Mulgrew (29/Blackburn Rovers) James McArthur (30/Crystal Palace) - Stuart Armstrong (4/Celtic) Scott Brown [c] (55/Celtic) Leigh Griffiths (15/Celtic) Matthew Phillips (6/West Bromwich Albion) James Forrest (19/Celtic) Subs: James Morrison (45/West Bromwich Albion) for James McArthur (HT) Grant Hanley (28/Norwich City) for Charles Mulgrew (56) Christopher Martin (15/Derby County) for Leigh Griffiths (70) MALTA: (Coach: Pietro Ghedin) Andrew Hogg - Samuel Magri, Andrei Agius, Zach Muscat - Steve Borg (Alexander Muscat 86), Bjorn Kristensen (Paul Fenech 85), Ryan Fenech, Stephen Pisani, Joseph Zerafa - Andre Schembri [c] (Luke Gambin 71), Alfred Effiong.
(Match 756) 5th October 2017 (2018 World Cup Qualifying Group F) SCOTLAND - SLOVAKIA 1-0 (0-0) Referee: Milorad Mazic (Serbia) Crowd: 46.773, Hampden Park, Glasgow Goal: 1-0 Skrtel (89) own goal SCOTLAND: (Coach: Gordon Strachan/39) Craig Gordon (50/Celtic) - Kieran Tierney (7/Celtic) Andrew Robertson (18/Liverpool) - Christophe Berra (39/Heart of Midlothian) Charles Mulgrew (30/Blackburn Rovers) Barry Bannan (26/Sheffield Wednesday) - James Morrison (46/West Bromwich Albion) Darren Fletcher [c] (79/Stoke City) Leigh Griffiths (16/Celtic) Matthew Phillips (7/West Bromwich Albion) James Forrest (20/Celtic) Subs: Christopher Martin (16/Derby County) for James Forrest (61) James McArthur (31/Crystal Palace) for Darren Fletcher (79) Ikechi Anya (28/Derby County) for Kieran Tierney (82) SLOVAKIA: (Coach: Jan Kozak) Martin Dubravka - Peter Pekarik, Martin Skrtel [c], Jan Durica, Tomas Hubocan - Juraj Kucka (Norbert Gyomber 80), Jan Gregus, Stanislav Lobotka, Robert Mak - Adam Nemec (Vladimir Weiss 79), Marek Hamsik (Ondrej Duda 79). Notes: Robert Mak was sent-off after 23 minutes. Craig Gordon became the 31st player to reach 50 caps for Scotland.
(Match 757) 8th October 2017 (2018 World Cup Qualifying Group F) SLOVENIA - SCOTLAND 2-2 (0-1) Referee: Jonas Eriksson (Sweden) Crowd: 11.123, Stadion Stozice, Ljubljana Goals: 0-1 Griffiths (32), 1-1 Bezjak (52), 2-1 Bezjak (72), 2-2 Snodgrass (88) SLOVENIA: (Coach: Srecko Katanec) Jan Oblak - Aljaz Struna (Nejc Skubic HT), Miha Mevlja, Bostjan Cesar [c], Bojan Jokic - Jasmin Kurtic, Rajko Rotman - Jan Repas (Roman Bezjak HT), Josip Ilicic, Benjamin Verbic - Tim Matavz (Amedej Vetrih 89). SCOTLAND: (Coach: Gordon Strachan/40) Craig Gordon (51/Celtic) - Kieran Tierney (8/Celtic) Andrew Robertson (19/Liverpool) - Christophe Berra (40/Heart of Midlothian) Charles Mulgrew (31/Blackburn Rovers) Barry Bannan (27/Sheffield Wednesday) - James McArthur (32/Crystal Palace) Darren Fletcher [c] (80/Stoke City) Leigh Griffiths (17/Celtic) Christopher Martin (17/Derby County) Matthew Phillips (8/West Bromwich Albion) Subs: Ikechi Anya (29/Derby County) for Christopher Martin (53) Robert Snodgrass (25/Aston Villa) for James McArthur (79) Steven Fletcher (31/Sheffield Wednesday) for Kieran Tierney (80) Notes: Bostjan Cesar was sent-off after 92 minutes. On 25th August 2017 Robert Snodgrass (West Ham United) joined Aston Villa on loan until 31st May 2018. Scotland failed to reach the play-offs for the 2018 World Cup Finals in Russia. Four days after the end of their qualification campaign Strachan's tenure as national team coach was brought to an end by "mutual consent", taking immediate effect.
(Match 758) 9th November 2017 (Friendly match) SCOTLAND - NETHERLANDS 0-1 (0-1) Referee: Ruddy Buquet (France) Crowd: 17.833, Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen Goal: 0-1 "Memphis" (40) SCOTLAND: (Manager: Malcolm (Malky) Mackay/1) Craig Gordon (52/Celtic) - Ryan Jack (1/Rangers) Andrew Robertson (20/Liverpool) - Kieran Tierney [c] (9/Celtic) Christophe Berra (41/Heart of Midlothian) Kenneth McLean (2/Aberdeen) - James Forrest (21/Celtic) John McGinn (5/Hibernian) Matthew Phillips (9/West Bromwich Albion) Callum McGregor (1/Celtic) Ryan Christie (1/Aberdeen) Subs: Charles Mulgrew (32/Blackburn Rovers) for Christophe Berra (HT) Ryan Fraser (2/Bournemouth) for James Forrest (71) Jason Cummings (1/Nottingham Forest) for Callum McGregor (87) NETHERLANDS: (Coach: Dick Advocaat) Jacobus "Jasper" Cillessen - Evans [Timothy] Fosu-Mensah (Joel Veltman 72), Virgil van Dijk - Karim Rekik, Nathan Ake, Daley Blind - Quincy Promes (Steven Berghuis 76), Kevin Strootman [c], Ryan Babel, Georginio Wijnaldum, Memphis Depay "Memphis". Notes: On 13th October 2017 former Scotland defender and current Scottish FA performance director Malky Mackay was appointed interim manager for the 9th November 2017 friendly with the Netherlands at Pittodrie. On 17th June 2017 Ryan Christie (Celtic) joined Aberdeen on loan until 31st May 2018.
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