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EveningTimes Online
Matthew Lindsay: Few Scotland fans will mourn Gordon Strachan's departure - but can his successor do any better?injury-time at Hampden in June, cost them a play-off place and Strachan his job
EveningTimes Online / Posted 8 days ago
injury-time at Hampden in June, cost them a play-off place and Strachan his job. Few in Scotland championed the causes of Ikechi Anya and Chris Martin, two men who have been important players for their adopted homeland. He also handed debuts to... Read more
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heraldscotland
Matthew Lindsay: Few Scotland fans will mourn Gordon Strachan's departure - but will his successor fare any better?injury-time at Hampden in June, cost them a play-off place and Strachan his job
heraldscotland / Posted 8 days ago
injury-time at Hampden in June, cost them a play-off place and Strachan his job. Few in Scotland championed the causes of Ikechi Anya and Chris Martin, two men who have been important players for their adopted homeland. He also handed debuts to... Read more
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8d
Scotsman
Leigh Griffiths: Strachan would have got us to Euro 2020in June he has struck two more goals. Other players have shown their admiratio
Scotsman / Posted 8 days ago
in June he has struck two more goals. Other players have shown their admiration and appreciation for Strachan, including Ikechi Anya and Andrew Robertson, who became international regulars under the manager. Anya wrote on Twitter: “Grateful to... Read more
11d
heraldscotland
No regrets for defiant Gordon Strachan despite another sad Scottish failure as his critics sharpen their knivesbecause you don’t want to put a foot in and give a free kick away with that gro
heraldscotland / Posted 11 days ago
because you don’t want to put a foot in and give a free kick away with that group of lads coming at you. For Barry Bannan, Ikechi Anya, James McArthur, the smaller guys, to keep playing away I am really, really proud of them. It is an absolute... Read more
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11d
Scotsman
Gordon Strachan insists he has no regrets after finals flopteam put out. Strachan was the one who selected Barry Bannan, pictured right, a
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
team put out. Strachan was the one who selected Barry Bannan, pictured right, and then sent on the equally diminutive Ikechi Anya for Chris Martin, among Scotland’s more physical presences. However, minutes after such a gut-wrenching... Read more
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11d
EveningTimes Online
Gordon Strachan unrepentant despite latest Scotland failure as his detractors call for his reign to come to an endbecause you don’t want to put a foot in and give a free kick away with that gro
EveningTimes Online / Posted 11 days ago
because you don’t want to put a foot in and give a free kick away with that group of lads coming at you. For Barry Bannan, Ikechi Anya, James McArthur, the smaller guys, to keep playing away I am really, really proud of them. It is an absolute... Read more
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11d
Scotsman
Should Gordon Strachan stay on as manager of Scotland?The gameplan was going well until that point, let’s see if we can keep it go...
Scotsman / Posted 11 days ago
The gameplan was going well until that point, let’s see if we can keep it go... oh wait, what? Martin is coming off and Ikechi Anya is coming on? For a man who’s been annoyingly slow to change his preferred method of play in the past, this was a... Read more
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12d
Daily Mirror
Five of Gordan Strachan's biggest mistakes as Scotland fail to reach World Cuplast night, with Scotland desperately needing to get back on the front foot in
Daily Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
last night, with Scotland desperately needing to get back on the front foot in Ljubljana, Strachan turned to Ikechi Anya, Robert Snodgrass and Steven Fletcher ahead of McGregor or McGinn despite the centre of midfield struggling to... Read more
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12d
EveningTimes Online
Scotland player ratings: How Gordon Strachan's men fared against Sloveniaearly on he produced a superbly-well timed run to beat offside before planting
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
early on he produced a superbly-well timed run to beat offside before planting a wonderful volley across and beyond Oblak Ikechi Anya 3: On for the ineffective Martin after 52 minutes – equally stale. Robert Snodgrass 4: Replaced McArthur as... Read more
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12d
Football365
Strachan: Scotland are like Spain - 'genetically behind'And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels a
Football365 / Posted 12 days ago
And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels are battling against the odds. The likes of Ikechi Anya, Griffiths, Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney and Barry Bannan were up against bigger opponents and Strachan claimed... Read more
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12d
EveningTimes Online
Scott Mullen: There was nothing glorious about latest Scotland failureDespite the writing being on the wall from the moment Roman Bezjak’s free heade
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
Despite the writing being on the wall from the moment Roman Bezjak’s free header trundled into the net on 52 minutes, only Ikechi Anya was called upon for Strachan at that stage while the rest of the cavalry in the form of Robert Snodgrass and... Read more
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12d
EveningTimes Online
Scotland player ratings: How Gordon Strachan's men rated in defeat to Sloveniaproduced a superbly-well timed run to beat offside before planting a wonderful
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
produced a superbly-well timed run to beat offside before planting a wonderful volley across and beyond Oblak Substitutes Ikechi Anya 3: On for the ineffective Martin after 52 minutes – equally stale. Robert Snodgrass 4: Replaced McArthur as... Read more
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12d
heraldscotland
Scott Mullen: There was nothing glorious about latest Scotland failurethe writing being on the wall from the moment Roman Bezjak’s free header trundl
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
the writing being on the wall from the moment Roman Bezjak’s free header trundled into the net on 52 minutes, only Ikechi Anya was called upon for Strachan at that stage while the rest of the cavalry in the form of Robert Snodgrass and... Read more
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12d
Football.co.uk
Small Scotland have a genetic disadvantage, claims Gordon StrachanAnd he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels a
Football.co.uk / Posted 12 days ago
And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels are battling against the odds. The likes of Ikechi Anya, Griffiths, Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney and Barry Bannan were up against bigger opponents and Strachan claimed... Read more
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12d
TEAMTalk
Bizarre reaction from Strachan after Scotland's World Cup woeAnd he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels a
TEAMTalk / Posted 12 days ago
And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels are battling against the odds. The likes of Ikechi Anya, Griffiths, Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney and Barry Bannan were up against bigger opponents and Strachan claimed... Read more
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12d
Daily Mail
Gordon Strachan believes 'small' Scotland side are at a disadvantageAnd he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels a
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels are battling against the odds. The likes of Ikechi Anya, Griffiths, Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney and Barry Bannan were up against bigger opponents and Strachan claimed... Read more
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12d
North-West Evening Mail
Small Scotland have a genetic disadvantage, claims Gordon StrachanAnd he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels a
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels are battling against the odds. The likes of Ikechi Anya, Griffiths, Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney and Barry Bannan were up against bigger opponents and Strachan claimed... Read more
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12d
The News and Star
Small Scotland have a genetic disadvantage, claims Gordon StrachanAnd he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels a
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels are battling against the odds. The likes of Ikechi Anya, Griffiths, Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney and Barry Bannan were up against bigger opponents and Strachan claimed... Read more
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12d
Whitehaven News
Small Scotland have a genetic disadvantage, claims Gordon StrachanAnd he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels a
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels are battling against the odds. The likes of Ikechi Anya, Griffiths, Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney and Barry Bannan were up against bigger opponents and Strachan claimed... Read more
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12d
Scotsman
Slovenia 2 - 2 Scotland: How the Scotland players ratedthe pressure on the defence. Victim of circumstance after the break, as his man
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
the pressure on the defence. Victim of circumstance after the break, as his manager robbed him of any real support. Ikechi Anya - 4 - On to play as part of a three-man attack but did little to impact the game. Chased lost causes for the most... Read more
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12d
Scotsman
Five things we learned from Scotland 2 - 2 SloveniaStrachan blames genetics as Scotland crash out Strachan’s first substitution b
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
Strachan blames genetics as Scotland crash out Strachan’s first substitution backfired spectacularly To put it mildly. Ikechi Anya coming on made complete sense when it was first revealed he was warming up. Scotland were set up to hit the hosts... Read more
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12d
ESPN.co.uk
Scotland are behind 'genetically' - StrachanAnd he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels a
ESPN.co.uk / Posted 12 days ago
And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels are battling against the odds. The likes of Ikechi Anya, Griffiths, Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney and Barry Bannan were up against bigger opponents and Strachan claimed... Read more
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12d
Scottish Fitba
Slovenia 2 Scotland 2got away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery
Scottish Fitba / Posted 12 days ago
got away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery into the bottom corner from six yards. Ikechi Anya had been waiting on the touchline to come on and Strachan carried through with the tactical switch as Martin came... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Small Scotland have a genetic disadvantage, says Gordon StrachanAnd he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels a
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
And he declared himself honoured to work with a group of players who he feels are battling against the odds. The likes of Ikechi Anya, Griffiths, Andy Robertson, Kieran Tierney and Barry Bannan were up against bigger opponents and Strachan claimed... Read more
12d
EveningTimes Online
Comment: There was nothing glorious about latest Scotland failureDespite the writing being on the wall from the moment Roman Bezjak’s free heade
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
Despite the writing being on the wall from the moment Roman Bezjak’s free header trundled into the net on 52 minutes, only Ikechi Anya was called upon for Strachan at that stage while the rest of the cavalry in the form of Robert Snodgrass and... Read more
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12d
EveningTimes Online
Spotlight turns to Gordon Strachan's future as outclassed Scotland fall short in Russia 2018 qualifying bidRoman Bezjak at a free-kick and then a corner looked to have given them the res
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
Roman Bezjak at a free-kick and then a corner looked to have given them the result they were wanting. Strachan threw on Ikechi Anya for Chris Martin, Robert Snodgrass for James McArthur and Steven Fletcher for Kieran Tierney after his side, who... Read more
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heraldscotland
Comment: There was nothing glorious about latest Scotland failureDespite the writing being on the wall from the moment Roman Bezjak’s free heade
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
Despite the writing being on the wall from the moment Roman Bezjak’s free header trundled into the net on 52 minutes, only Ikechi Anya was called upon for Strachan at that stage while the rest of the cavalry in the form of Robert Snodgrass and... Read more
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heraldscotland
Outclassed Scotland fall short in Russia 2018 qualification bid as focus switches to Gordon Strachan's futureRoman Bezjak at a free-kick and then a corner looked to have given them the res
heraldscotland / Posted 12 days ago
Roman Bezjak at a free-kick and then a corner looked to have given them the result they were wanting. Strachan threw on Ikechi Anya for Chris Martin, Robert Snodgrass for James McArthur and Steven Fletcher for Kieran Tierney after his side, who... Read more
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12d
Wandsworth Guardian
Scotland’s World Cup dream over after Slovenia stalemate– 7, Barry Bannan – 6, James McArthur – 6, Darren Fletcher – 6, Matt Phillips –
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 12 days ago
– 7, Barry Bannan – 6, James McArthur – 6, Darren Fletcher – 6, Matt Phillips – 6, Leigh Griffiths – 7, Chris Martin – 6. Substitutes: Ikechi Anya (for Martin, 53) – 6, Robert Snodgrass (for McArthur, 79) – 7, Steven Fletcher (for Tierney, 80... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Scotland's World Cup hopes dashed after Slovenia drawgot away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 12 days ago
got away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery into the bottom corner from six yards. Ikechi Anya had been waiting on the touchline to come on and Strachan carried through with the tactical switch as Martin came... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Scotland’s World Cup dream over after Slovenia stalemate– 7, Barry Bannan – 6, James McArthur – 6, Darren Fletcher – 6, Matt Phillips –
EveningTimes Online / Posted 12 days ago
– 7, Barry Bannan – 6, James McArthur – 6, Darren Fletcher – 6, Matt Phillips – 6, Leigh Griffiths – 7, Chris Martin – 6. Substitutes: Ikechi Anya (for Martin, 53) – 6, Robert Snodgrass (for McArthur, 79) – 7, Steven Fletcher (for Tierney, 80... Read more
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The News and Star
Scotland's World Cup hopes dashed after Slovenia drawgot away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery
The News and Star / Posted 12 days ago
got away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery into the bottom corner from six yards. Ikechi Anya had been waiting on the touchline to come on and Strachan carried through with the tactical switch as Martin came... Read more
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Whitehaven News
Scotland's World Cup hopes dashed after Slovenia drawgot away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery
Whitehaven News / Posted 12 days ago
got away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery into the bottom corner from six yards. Ikechi Anya had been waiting on the touchline to come on and Strachan carried through with the tactical switch as Martin came... Read more
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Scotsman
Slovenia 2 - 2 Scotland: Strachan’s men fall at final hurdlegot away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder’s inswinging delivery
Scotsman / Posted 12 days ago
got away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder’s inswinging delivery into the bottom corner from six yards. Ikechi Anya had been waiting on the touchline to come on and Strachan carried through with the tactical switch as Martin came... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Scotland draw boosts Ireland's play-off hopes and confirms play-off spot for Northern Irelandgot away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery
Irish Examiner / Posted 12 days ago
got away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery into the bottom corner from six yards. Ikechi Anya had been waiting on the touchline to come on and Strachan carried through with the tactical switch as Martin came... Read more
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West Cumberland Times & Star
Scotland's World Cup hopes dashed after Slovenia drawgot away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery
West Cumberland Times & Star / Posted 12 days ago
got away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery into the bottom corner from six yards. Ikechi Anya had been waiting on the touchline to come on and Strachan carried through with the tactical switch as Martin came... Read more
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Daily Mail
Slovenia 2-2 Scotland: Strachan's men knocked out of World Cupgot away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
got away from the Scotland captain to head the midfielder's inswinging delivery into the bottom corner from six yards. Ikechi Anya had been waiting on the touchline to come on and Strachan carried through with the tactical switch as Martin came... Read more
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13d
EveningTimes Online
Scotland talisman Leigh Griffiths warned to keep his cool in Russia 2018 qualifier against Slovenialittle bit more than you think you can. Then you see the way he stretched to ge
EveningTimes Online / Posted 13 days ago
little bit more than you think you can. Then you see the way he stretched to get to the ball just to toe poke it through to Ikechi Anya. That toe poke won us the game. “That’s the difference at this level. People talk about systems and tactics, but... Read more
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HITC Sport
Scotland’s bumpy road to salvation reaches end game in Slovenialittle bit more than you think you can. Then you see the way he stretched to ge
HITC Sport / Posted 13 days ago
little bit more than you think you can. Then you see the way he stretched to get to the ball just to toepoke it through to Ikechi Anya. That toe poke won us the game. “That’s the difference at this level. People talk about systems and tactics but... Read more
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Scotsman
I’ll need to have a word with Leigh Griffiths, says Strachancrowd gnawing their fingers, the manager kept a cool head when selecting his su
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
crowd gnawing their fingers, the manager kept a cool head when selecting his substitutes. Two of them, Chris Martin and Ikechi Anya, combined to force Martin Skrtel into conceding a late own goal. The supporters exploded with joy but had... Read more
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HITC Sport
Should Leeds give Championship rivals' 29-year-old chance to be their next Ayling?Given how little Ikechi Anya has played for Derby this season, it would hardly
HITC Sport / Posted 13 days ago
Given how little Ikechi Anya has played for Derby this season, it would hardly be a surprise if the suggestion that Leeds should make a loan bid for the Scotsman receives a lukewarm reaction at best. Anya has played just once in the Championship... Read more
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Scotsman
Slovenia stars to miss out | Scotland better than England? | Robertson will play through painreckons Scotland boss Gordon Strachan was spot on in his decision to switch him
Scotsman / Posted 13 days ago
reckons Scotland boss Gordon Strachan was spot on in his decision to switch him on Thursday. Tierney was subbed off for Ikechi Anya with eight minutes left on the clock. Anya’s wing trickery in the late phase of the match helped supply the cross... Read more
14d
HITC Sport
It limits me...Celtic ace comments on playing in unfamiliar roleability. However, just like a model professional, he has supported his manager
HITC Sport / Posted 14 days ago
ability. However, just like a model professional, he has supported his manager’s decision to replace him and bring Ikechi Anya against Slovakia. Strachan may have limited Tierney’s natural instincts going forward, but he is also helping... Read more
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Scotsman
Ikechi Anya’s mum makes eight-hour drive to HampdenThe whole of Hampden bouncing up and down in song after his delicious cross whi
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
The whole of Hampden bouncing up and down in song after his delicious cross which forced the vital Slovakian own goal made Ikechi Anya feel more than a little proud. But what swelled his chest most was the thought of one very special person among... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Tierney happy to be a cheer-leader after making way for match winner Anyawhich was still scoreless when he went off, late in the game. And he was as ex
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
which was still scoreless when he went off, late in the game. And he was as excited as anyone in the stadium when Ikechi Anya, the man who replaced him,fired over the low cross that Martin Skrtel turned into his own net to allow the Scots... Read more
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EveningTimes Online
Ikechi Anya on how Scotland's Derby County connection came good and how it is all down to his mumact which propelled Scotland to the cusp of a World Cup play-off place. Those
EveningTimes Online / Posted 14 days ago
act which propelled Scotland to the cusp of a World Cup play-off place. Those who questioned the late substitutions of Ikechi Anya and Chris Martin ahead of Callum McGregor and John McGinn, two young men who combined for a total of four goals... Read more
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heraldscotland
Mum's the word for Ikechi Anya as Derby County double act pays dividendsact which propelled Scotland to the cusp of a World Cup play-off place. Those
heraldscotland / Posted 14 days ago
act which propelled Scotland to the cusp of a World Cup play-off place. Those who questioned the late substitutions of Ikechi Anya and Chris Martin ahead of Callum McGregor and John McGinn, two young men who combined for a total of four goals... Read more
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Scotsman
Why Strachan was right not to pick John McGinn or Callum McGregorthe course of the match on Thursday I saw calls on social media for McGinn, McG
Scotsman / Posted 14 days ago
the course of the match on Thursday I saw calls on social media for McGinn, McGregor, Robert Snodgrass, Ryan Fraser, Ikechi Anya, Chris Martin and Steven Fletcher to be on the pitch. The fact that there is such an array just goes to prove the... Read more
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Canberra Times
FIFA World Cup 2018: England and Germany top their groups and book their spotsEriksen's 16th minute goal. Scotland defeated Slovakia 1-0 in the battle for s
Canberra Times / Posted 15 days ago
Eriksen's 16th minute goal. Scotland defeated Slovakia 1-0 in the battle for second place in England's group. A cross by Ikechi Anya went in off Martin Skrtel in the 89th minute as the Scots finally broke down a Slovakia side who had Robert Mak... Read more
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caughtoffside
“I think my ear’s hanging off” – watch bloody Scotland star Darren Fletcher calmly report gruesome injury to physioof last night’s fixture it was looking likely to be a frustrating night for the
caughtoffside / Posted 15 days ago
of last night’s fixture it was looking likely to be a frustrating night for the Scots until an 89th minute cross from Ikechi Anya was too much to handle for the Slovakian captain Skrtel. Perhaps even more heroic than the three points secured... Read more
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