Scotland coach kept on

Burley keeps job after World Cup failure

September 15, 2009
By Soccernet staff
The Scottish Football Association have "invested faith'' in George Burley by backing him to continue as Scotland manager.

SFA chief executive Gordon Smith claimed Scotland were "moving in the right direction'' under Burley despite a disappointing World Cup qualifying campaign which ended in a 1-0 defeat by Holland last week.

The decision was effectively taken on Monday when Burley met Smith and the three other SFA office-bearers to discuss Scotland's third-place finish in Group Nine ...

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