Wayne Rooney celebrates after scoring England’s second in their 3-1 win over Scotland at Celtic park

Scotland 1 England 3 For a few moments England had toyed with the idea of making it a more difficult night than necessary. Andy Robertson had just sco(...)

England’s manager Roy Hodgson and his captain Wayne Rooney talk at a press conference ahead of their international friendly at Celtic Park, Glasgow. Photograph: Reuters.

Wayne Rooney has talked to the younger members of the England squad to warn them about the atmosphere at Celtic Park and ensure they are not intimida(...)

Scotland’s defender Grant Hanley challenges Irish keeper David Forde during the Euro 2016 qualifier at Celtic Park in Glasgow last night. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/AFP

Paradise lost. After a raucous and spirited gathering of the clans in east Glasgow, it was Gordon Strachan’s new model Tartan Army which owned the nig(...)

Shane Long reacts to a missed chance at Celtic Park last night. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

No excuses. Scotland were the better team, creating more chances, while Ireland lacked the intent to leave Glasgow with what would have been a valuabl(...)

Richard Keogh heads the ball clear during last night’s European Championship qualifying match at Celtic Park in Glasgow. Photograph: AFP/Ian MacNicol

The day before the match, Scotland manager Gordon Strachan had promised Celtic Park would become Scotland Park for the night. For the first few minute(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill (left) and Scotland manager Gordon Strachan during the Uefa Euro 2016 qualifier at Celtic Park, Glasgow. Photograph: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Shaun Maloney revealed his outstanding winning goal for Scotland against the Republic of Ireland was the result of a well-worked training ground move.(...)

In Brian Kerr’s midfield: Darron Gibson. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Like so many others, I’ve been waiting with warm anticipation of tonight’s game in Glasgow, the occasion brings back nice memories of two previous vi(...)

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan walks out at Celtic Park for a training session on Thursday. Photograph:   Danny Lawson/PA

Gordon Strachan has reminded Republic of Ireland they will be entering Scotland “territory” in Friday night’s 2016 European Championship qualifier at (...)

Gordon Strachan at Celtic Park: “That’s Scottish territory and you’ll know it’s Scottish territory.” Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

“I have problems of ma own,” said Gordon Strachan, deftly deflecting a question about the turbulent night in the Irish camp by describing a marathon (...)

Scotland’s Archie Gemmill scores against the Netherlands in 1978. Coming in a 3-2 win for the Scots, it was one of the most memorable goals in World Cup history. Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

The Scots were once so proud as to be picky about the way in which they qualified for major championships, a fact that makes the last 16 years of stay(...)