Celtic boss Neil Lennon rules himself out of Scotland job

Celtic boss Neil Lennon feels the next Scotland boss should be a Scottish tactician as he ruled himself completely out of the job.

 

The Northern Irish tactician, whose current contract at the Parkhead club runs out in the coming summer, has been connected with the position following the exit of Alex McLeish on Thursday.

 

Berti Vogts, a German, and former FIFA World Cup winner is the only non-Scot tactician to have been Scotland boss.

 

The 47-year-old Lennon said there are a lot of good candidates in the running and it is a prime role still.

 

Lennon believes the role is for experienced tacticians, and that even though he has been a coach for over nine or 10 seasons, club football is his priority.

 

In other news, Celtic and rivals Hearts have been handed an equal share of match-day tickets for this year’s Scottish Cup final game at Hampden.

 

Both teams are getting a 20,220 sit allocation for their clash on May 25 at the Scotland National stadium.

 

The Scottish Football Association has also frozen ticket fees for fans attending the clash for the third term running.

 

The Hoops, who knocked out Aberdeen by 3-0 in the last-four, are close to a treble treble as they edge close to their eighth back-to-back Scottish title.

 

Premiership outfit Hearts eased by Inverness 3-0 at the Semi final stage on the path to the final match for the very first time in 7 seasons.

 

In other news, five persons are to appear in a Glasgow court over a brawl that took place in the Capital City after an Old Firm match that left three male adults hospitalized.

 

The hospitalized men were severely injured in the centre of the City on March 31, with a case being handled as attempted murder case.

 

The trouble followed the Hoops 2-1 Victory over arch-rivals Rangers at Parkhead, which moved the side a step closer to an 8th back-to-back Premiership title success.

 

 

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