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England vs Scotland live on talkSPORT: Free commentary stream, kick-off time and team news for Women’s World Cup clash

England vs Scotland live on talkSPORT: Free commentary stream, kick-off time and team news for Women’s World Cup clash

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England kick off their Women’s World Cup campaign against Scotland in Nice as Phil Neville’s side eye a first title.The Lionesses are among the favourites to win the tournament, sitting third in the FIFA rankings – and will hope to make light work of their neighbours. getty England kick off their Women’s World Cup campaign against Scotland in Nice They will they face Argentina and Japan in Group D as they strive to reach the final in Lyon on July 7. This match – and every England and Scotland game this summer – will be live on talkSPORT and here’s how you can tune in. gossip Transfer news LIVE: De Gea to PSG, Man United Koulibaly bid, Bale defiant message
Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish refuses to discuss future

Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish refuses to discuss future

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Media playback is not supported on this device Alex McLeish refused to discuss his future after leading Scotland to one of the nation's most ignominious defeats in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier in Kazakhstan.The Scots were two down inside 10 minutes, and conceded again just after the break to give the Kazakhs only a second win in 21 qualifiers.On Sunday, they face San Marino, who lost their opener 5-0 in Cyprus. "I'll continue to do my job and won't get drawn into that," said McLeish.Speaking to Sky Sports in the immediate aftermath of the abject defeat, the manage...
'I have to be brave' – McLeish after latest Scotland defeat

'I have to be brave' – McLeish after latest Scotland defeat

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Alex McLeish says he will need to "stand up and be brave" as the pressure increases on the Scotland manager.Sunday's 3-1 home loss to Portugal means he has won two of his six games in charge of the national side.The friendly defeat came just three days after a 2-1 collapse away to Israel, ranked 94th in the world, in the Nations League. "It's never easy to lose and that was a tough weekend," said McLeish."I have to stand up and be brave and take it forward."There's other examples of managers being under the cosh - Michael O'Neil and the Russian camp and Stanislav Cherchesov persevered. I'll always retain that determination."Scotland beaten by ruthless PortugalAs it happened: Scotland lose to ...
Israel 2-1 Scotland: Ten-man Scots embarrassed in Nations League

Israel 2-1 Scotland: Ten-man Scots embarrassed in Nations League

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A Kieran Tierney own goal condemned shambolic 10-man Scotland to a bruising Nations League defeat in Israel.Against a side ranked 94th in the world, and with just one win in their past 10 games, Alex McLeish's men let a lead slip in a sobering second half.The Scots were ahead at the break in Haifa but eventually conceded twice and had John Souttar sent off. At the halfway stage of the Nations League group, Scotland, Israel and Albania all have three points.Scotland - ranked 39th in the world - looked on their way to claiming their second win in League C when Charlie Mulgrew slammed home from the spot after Steven Naismith had been fouled.However, Dor Peretz's goal and a shanked clearance from...
Naismith stars as dominant Scotland beat Albania in Nations League

Naismith stars as dominant Scotland beat Albania in Nations League

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Steven Naismith's persistence paid off as Scotland opened their Nations League campaign with a morale-boosting win against Albania.Naismith's header went in off Berat Djimsiti and the Hearts forward nodded the Scots' second after a dreadful piece of goalkeeping at a corner.His second-half showing made up for a glaring first-half miss and having a goal chalked off for offside as the home side dominated at a sodden Hampden that was less than half full. And it was a much more assured performance from Alex McLeish's side with no repeat of the errors that were so ruthlessly punished by Belgium in Friday's 4-0 friendly defeat.Stephen O'Donnell in particular excelled at right wing-back after being a...