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      PLEASE READ: TAMB is not closing!   10/12/2017

      Just to provide an update on the future of the Tartan Army Message Board. To be clear the board will not be closing and instead will be staying open and will hopefully go from strength to strength. Who Are We? We are a group of Scotland supporters who have varied skills and expertise, along with experience of  being involved in football and running football message boards. When we heard the TAMB faced closure, we contacted the old team with a detailed plan which involved financing and running the board. After speaking to the old team on a number of occasions they have allowed us to put our plan into action. While speaking to them and going on their experience and that of those before them, we have elected to keep our identity private, however rest assured we have the best intentions for the board and those on it. Our Plans. Our plan will involve a number of stages which we hope will not only keep the board going but help improve and rejuvenate it. Our first step will be to do a bit of a clean-up of the board. This will involve some downtime for a few hours where posting will be disabled. We plan to do this early next week, a full notice will be posted on the board then. Once that is completed we will be upgrading the current board platform, both behind the scenes and hopefully aesthetically too. There will be an ongoing process of board improvements which we hope you, the user will help us with, so you have a board you will enjoy We thank the old board team for all their hard work, dedication and their help during this handover and hope you will all help support our plans going forward.

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  1. Next Scotland Manager ?

    A single goal? Try 5. And even if it was one, its still failure.
  2. New jerseys?

    Would love to see something similar to that again.
  3. Strachan's gone

    Can't argue with that mate. Strachan was picking players that weren't even getting a game never mind being in form. How the hell are you supposed to go from not being good enough for the Championship to international level, even from a mental point of view.
  4. Strachan's gone

    He's had 5 years, how much longer should he have got? Nope.
  5. Strachan's gone

    Oh aye, forgot about them ?
  6. Strachan's gone

    No, we have a problem with managers who can't manage their team to take 6 points off the lower seeded teams in our groups. All three managers you mention are guilty of it.
  7. Strachan's gone

    Only if you assume Smith, McLeish and Strachan are great managers.
  8. Strachan's gone

    I don't believe, after seeing Slovenia, Wales, N Ireland, Iceland and Rep Ireland qualify for recent tournaments, people are still peddling the "we don't have the players" crap.
  9. Next Scotland Manager ?

    You could argue there is circumstances to the failures thought. For Lambert, Randy Lerner shut the cheque book up after O'Neill left and gave him nothing, they've since been relegated. He went to Blackburn, who are a shambles, where he walked, probably after realising what a shambles they are. They've since been relegated. He then went to Wolves who were in a relegation fight and left with a 42% win ratio. As for Moyes, I still say his problem has been choice of employment. Probably shouldn't have went to Spain, but at least gave it a go and he should never have touched Sunderland with a bargepole. That's a club that's been on a downward spiral for years. Again, just my opinion.
  10. Next Scotland Manager ?

    I'd always seen it as Moyes was appointed by David Gill, Woodward's predecessor, and that Woodward didn't give Moyes time so that he could bring in his own man. Would explain why Woodward didn't get transfers over the line. Just my opinion though.
  11. Next Scotland Manager ?

    You'll come struggle to find a manager with no failures.
  12. Strachan's gone

    A draw at home to Lithuania is IMO worst than drawing away to Faroes and Moldova.
  13. Strachan's gone

    It may or may not been a pishy group, but he still had to build a team from scratch, a few of which ended up being the spine of the team for years and still did his day job of getting to the play offs at least. Apart from the campaign when we had Italy, France and Ukraine, almost every campaign should have given us a chance to qualify, including the last one, but nobody else managed it, cause somewhere along the like we choked against a Georgia or a Belarus or a Lithuania. Vogts had arguably the hardest Scotland job ever with arguably one of the worst and certainly inexperienced Scotland squads ever, but still got to the play offs.
  14. Strachan's gone

    It's amazing that so many people don't see that. People forget that Vogts had to completely build a team from scratch and yes, we did have some bad results, but he still got us to a play off, something nobody else has managed.
  15. To stay or go?

    Aye, a knew that, forgot to type almost. Moyes would do a job for us if he was manager, he has by far the best credentials and experience at a higher level. His mistakes were in taking jobs he had no chance of success in.