BROONY HAS LAST LAUGH
Celtic skipper free to play as win over SFA is celebrated
BY CHRIS JACK
STEVEN GERRARD believes the Scottish FA should appoint a homegrown boss to lead the national side as he played down the prospect of former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson moving to Hampden.
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Eriksson is just one of a host of foreign bosses that have been linked with the position so far and the likes of Slaven Bilic, Dick Advocaat have also been touted as possible contenders in recent days.
The Swede has moved to CELTIC forced the Scottish FA into a climb-down last night when Scott Brown walked out of Hampden a free man having had a potential two-match ban for his recent Old Firm celebration thrown out by the disciplinary committee.
In what will be seen as a great win for Celtic, the charge of “failing to act in the best interest of Scottish football” was not proven.
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Gerrard said: “It doesn’t surprise me as he has a decent CV and a lot of experience. So it doesn’t surprise me he’s in the frame.
“But as someone managing in Scotland, who has a vested interest in the game here, I hope they stay Scottish.
“I think there are good enough coaches domestically and I hope someone Scottish gets the opportunity.
“Where Scottish football is now, it makes sense to go domestic.”
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