Archive for March, 2010

Scotland to face Sweden in August

Posted in Friendlies with tags , on March 18, 2010 by Tartan Army Soldier

It has been reported on the SFA website that Scotland will be playing against Sweden this coming August 11. Venue and ticket allocation remain to be be decided.

This is going to be another weekday game. I really think the SFA need to try and arrange some Saturday fixtures. Midweek games never attract huge crowds, so the money coming in to the SFA must be a lot less than if it were to organise weekend matches. I’m sure this isn’t helping to keep ticket prices down.

Scotland win 1-0 against Czech Republic

Posted in Craig Levein, Euro 2012, Friendlies with tags , on March 4, 2010 by Tartan Army Soldier

Last night was a rare thing – a Scotland friendly victory. Against future Euro 2012 qualifier opponents, Czech Republic, Scott Brown scored the winning goaScott Brownl to secure a 1-0 scoreline.

It was a great result, but not a great game. I’m as chuffed as anyone about the result. 1-0 against the might of the Czechs is impressive. However we played a typically defensive game, that saw our goal net under constant attack. And if we want to qualify for Euro 2012, or anything else, Levein is going to have to play a more offensive, attacking football to ensure further victories. If we’re not looking to succeed, what’s the point of taking part.

Well done the Scotland Squad, but let’s see some more aggressive football in future.