Scotland manager Gordan Strachan will remain as national team coach, as confirmed by The Scottish FA.

The Scottish hierarchy have determined that Strachan is still the right man to take the country forward, despite mounting displeasurement over recent performances.

Scotland are currently second from bottom in their World Cup Qualification group – which England top – and were comprehensively beaten by Gareth Southgate’s side on Friday.

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England swept Scotland aside, with Daniel Sturridge, Adam Lallana and Gary Cahill all scoring headers in a 3-0 win at Wembley.

This led to intense speculation over Strachan’s future, with a number of potential successors mooted with the position.

However, The Scottish FA have made their decision and Strachan will retain his job as Scotland manager. Although, their next fixture does not come until next March.

This means that Strachan has almost four months to prepare for his next match as Scotland manager to make sure his side improves upon recent results.