Alex McLeish has been in the game long enough to know it is seldom smooth sailing.
Gary Mackay-Steven, Graeme Shinnie, Scott McKenna and Mikey Devlin have all been named in the Scotland squad.
Billy Mckay revelled in his return to Caledonian Stadium as a Ross County player for the first time – and the former Inverness Caley Thistle striker believes his old club will be among the title contenders come the end of the season.
The second Highland derby of the season ended in four goals, a record-breaking 23-game unbeaten run for Inverness and a seventh draw in a row.
Scotland winger James Forrest insists he and his team-mates must be ready to produce two big performances when they return for the next international break in November.
Scotland forward Oli McBurnie has urged the Tartan Army to keep faith with the national team and manager Alex McLeish.
Scotland midfielder John McGinn insists the national team must be prepared to accept the criticism coming their way following last week’s defeats against Israel and Portugal.
Former Scotland defender Kevin McNaughton feels national team coach Alex McLeish has not been helped by the withdrawal of numerous players.
Scotland defender Stephen O’Donnell concedes he is disappointed to have been involved in a number of the goals conceded in the double header against Israel and Portugal.
Scotland goalkeeper Craig Gordon feels his side are giving themselves little chance to compete in matches through the loss of soft goals.
Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna admits he needs to score more goals for both club and country following a costly miss in Scotland’s 3-1 friendly loss to Portugal on Sunday.
Alex McLeish is feeling the pressure following a miserable start to his second spell in charge of the national team.
Scotland suffered a second defeat in the space of four days as they went down 3-1 to a slick Portugal side at Hampden Park.
Aberdeen duo Michael Devlin and Gary Mackay-Steven, and Celtic attacker Ryan Christie have been called into the Scotland squad for tomorrow’s friendly against Portugal at Hampden.
Aberdeen defender Scott McKenna empathised with the Tartan Army as they reacted angrily to the hammering in Haifa.
Scotland should count their blessings as they leave the Holy Land because this defeat could have been so much worse.
John Souttar saw red as Scotland slumped to a 2-1 defeat by Israel in Uefa Nations League Group C1.
Scotland look to extend their unbeaten run against Israel in the UEFA Nations League tonight.
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Stephen O’Donnell’s long-held admiration for James Forrest is such he will bear no grudge if he pips him to Scotland’s right wing-back position for tomorrow’s UEFA Nations League match against Israel.
Scotland coach James McFadden insists the job of reaching EURO 2020 will be far from done if Alex McLeish’s men can win their UEFA Nations League group.
Scotland defender Charlie Mulgrew insists the idea of opting out of international duty is one he has never considered.
Scotland midfielder John McGinn views this week’s double header against Israel and Portugal as ideal respite from the ongoing problems at Aston Villa.
Scotland coach James McFadden insists fitness concerns would never have stopped him representing his country in the wake of Leigh Griffiths’ decision to pull out of Alex McLeish’s squad.
Scotland manager Alex McLeish insists there is no guarantee striker Leigh Griffiths will regain his place in his squad after his withdrawal from the squad to face Israel and Portugal.
Scotland midfielder John McGinn views the double-header against Israel and Portugal as ideal respite from the ongoing problems at his club Aston Villa.
Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has withdrawn from the Scotland squad.
Scotland manager Alex McLeish is pleased to see striker Leigh Griffiths respond to being dropped from the national team’s starting 11 by hitting the goal trail with Celtic.
Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths was today convicted of a speeding hours before he was due on the park for the Hoops' Europa League tie with Rosenborg.
Tommy Wright will never criticise his players for trying to stay on their feet in the penalty box – even if it costs St Johnstone a penalty as it did at the weekend.
Stuart Armstrong’s move to Southampton from Celtic has landed Dyce Boys Club a six-figure cash windfall.
Stephen O'Donnell may have broken into Scotland's starting line-up but the Kilmarnock defender reckons he has still to prove he belongs there.