Scott Mckenna

Anthony Ralston and Scott McKenna net first Scotland goals in comfortable win over Armenia

Anthony Ralston and Scott McKenna bagged their first international goals as Scotland began their Nations League campaign with a comfortable 2-0 win over Armenia at rain-soaked Hampden Park.A week after 2022 World Cup hopes ended with a demoralising defeat to Ukraine in the play-off semi-final at the national stadium, Steve Clarke’s side took care of a team ranked 92nd in their Group B1 opener.Celtic full-back Ralston, making his first Scotland start, headed the home side in front in the 28th minute as they dominated before Nottingham Forest defender McKenna doubled that lead with a header five minutes from the break.It...
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Scott McKenna ready to take Scotland chance in absence of Kieran Tierney

Scott McKenna is hoping to get a chance to shine in the absence of Kieran Tierney as Scotland kick off their Nations League campaign.The left-sided Nottingham Forest centre-back has been unable to play for the national team as often as he would like as he has been in competition with the highly-regarded Arsenal man, who is usually one of the first names on Steve Clarke’s team sheet.Leeds captain Liam Cooper got the nod to start the World Cup play-off defeat by Ukraine last week with Tierney out injured, and McKenna is hopeful he will see some game time over the...
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‘Gutted’ Scott McKenna pays tribute to Croatia’s quality after Euros loss

A “gutted” Scott McKenna has said the quality and experience of Croatia proved the difference as Scotland’s Euro 2020 dreams ended in Glasgow. But the Scotland defender feels Steve Clarke’s side can use their exposure to the big stage as a platform to play there more regularly. Callum McGregor fired...

Scotland defender Scott McKenna fully tuned into Euro 2020 campaign

Scott McKenna never previously paid much attention to major tournaments but the Scotland defender insists he is fully tuned in to Euro 2020 now as Steve Clarke’s side get set to end the nation’s finals blackout. Nottingham Forrest centre-back McKenna was still in nappies the last time the Scots appeared...