Many people through the course of their working life have to perform tasks they would rather avoid.
Sir Kenny Dalglish: Scotland is the job no-one wants.. we don’t have enough quality and the biggest pull is the Tartan Army
It wasn’t so long ago that the aim of most managers was to take charge of their national team.
Danny Stewart: Scotland lacked purpose and clarity under Alex McLeish… Steve Clarke is the man who should replace him
There is a neat irony in the fact Scotland were right to sack Alex McLeish – if only to give a successor the chance to cash in on the one tangible success of his campaign.
Steve Clarke admits he’d love to manage Scotland at ‘some stage’ but is focused on Kilmarnock for now
Steve Clarke has ambitions to manage Scotland at "some stage" but refused to be drawn on the possibility of becoming the successor to Alex McLeish.
Alex McLeish leaves role as Scotland boss with immediate effect as SFA look to ‘reinvigorate’ Euro 2020 campaign
Alex McLeish is to leave his role as Scotland boss with immediate effect, it has been announced.
He was in danger of becoming a nowhere man for club and country.
Sir Kenny Dalglish: Stick with big Alex McLeish… there is not a queue the length of the Hampden car park of genuine contenders to replace him
I always prefer a sense of perspective to a knee-jerk reaction.
Having been the Scotland captain in Kazakhstan, Callum McGregor could do with a boost.
Alex McLeish cites his own experience as the perfect example of how the balance of power has shifted between football managers and medical staff.
Alex McLeish has named his Scotland team for this afternoon's Euro 2020 qualifier against Kazakhstan.
Scotland boss Alex McLeish has said Birmingham forward Che Adams is on his radar as he prepares for the start of the 2020 European Championship qualifiers.