AFTER Gary McAllister had his penalty kick for Scotland saved by David Seaman in a defeat to England at Wembley during Euro '96, he believed nothing he experienced in football would ever compare to the crushing disappointment.
Stoke midfielder Charlie Adam will wear a protective mask in the match at Swansea after breaking his nose in training.
BILLY McKinlay has hailed the appointment of Jimmy Nicholl as Northern Ireland assistant manager as the perfect foil for Michael O'Neill.
THE appeal of a future cross-border cup competition to Scottish clubs is an obvious one.
Manchester United have reported revenue down 14 per cent for the second quarter of their financial year as a result of being absent from the Champions League.