Gordon Strachan’s Scotland future to be decided by end of next week

• Scottish FA board thought to be split over Strachan
• Scotland missed out on World Cup play-offs on goal difference

Gordon Strachan’s future should be determined before the end of next week, with the Scottish Football Association’s board to hold a debrief into a second failed qualification campaign under the guidance of the 60-year-old. David Moyes, Michael O’Neill, Paul Lambert and Alex McLeish will inevitably form part of the discussion if Scotland are to start a search for Strachan’s replacement.

Strachan’s contract formally expires at the end of next month. There has been much speculation as to whether he may be of a mind to call time on his tenure but sources at Scottish football’s governing body have insisted they will have their own thoughts on whether Strachan should be allowed to preside over the bid to reach Euro 2020. That tournament carries extra weight for the Scots – who haven’t featured in a finals since the 1998 World Cup– with some fixtures to be played at Hampden Park.

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• Scottish FA board thought to be split over Strachan• Scotland missed out on World Cup play-offs on goal differenceGordon Strachan’s future should be determined before the end of next week, with the Scottish Football Association’s board to hold a debrief into a second failed qualification campaign under the guidance of the 60-year-old. David Moyes, Michael O’Neill, Paul Lambert and Alex McLeish will inevitably form part of the discussion if Scotland are to start a search for Strachan’s replacement.Strachan’s contract formally expires at the end of next month. There has been much speculation as to whether he may be of a mind to call time on his tenure but sources at Scottish football’s governing body have insisted they will have their own thoughts on whether Strachan should be allowed to preside over the bid to reach Euro 2020. That tournament carries extra weight for the Scots – who haven’t featured in a finals since the 1998 World Cup– with some fixtures to be played at Hampden Park. Continue reading…

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2017/oct/09/gordon-strachan-scotland-future-euro-2020

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