Brown Awaits Fifa Verdict on McAllister
Shaw, Phil, The Independent (London, England)
After the three seconds in Estonia which sent their name around the globe, Scotland's prospects of a painless path to the World Cup finals may be decided in the space of four days next month, writes Phil Shaw.
On 7 November, the organising committee of Fifa, the sport's world governing body, will adjudicate on Wednesday's bizarre events in Tallinn. The statute book points to Scotland being awarded a 3-0 victory following the host nation's no-show.
However, the Estonian FA yesterday lodged a formal protest against the late rescheduling of the game. Kick-off time had been brought forward nearly four hours by the Fifa delegate after the Scotland manager, Craig Brown, …
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Publication information: Article title: Brown Awaits Fifa Verdict on McAllister. Contributors: Shaw, Phil - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: October 11, 1996. Page number: 26. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.