Andy Robertson celebrates after Scotland’s victory over Israel in a penalty shoot-out in the semi-finals of the  Uefa Euro 2020 playoffs. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Scotland 0 Israel 0 (aet: Scotland won 5-3 on penalties) Scotland had not been involved in extra time since 1961. They have not competed in a major t(...)

David Marshall, at his hair salon on Fade Street, Dublin, before reopening. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / The Irish Times

David Marshall’s hair salon opened on Dubln’s South Great George’s Street in November 1974 and the coronavirus pandemic was the first time it had to c(...)

Ireland manager Martin O’Neill cuts a frustrated figure. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan

There is rarely a good time to hear the strange music of Scottish bagpipes. But an hour into what was supposed to be an exhibition of Irish fury at th(...)

Lee Casciaro celebrates with his Gibraltar  team-mates after scoring their first goal in competitive international football in the Euro 2016 Group D qualifier against Scotland at Hamden Park. Photograph: Andrew Boyers/Action Images via Reuters /Livepic

Scotland 6 Gibraltar 1Mercifully, there are two people who can look back on this fixture with fondness. Lee Casciaro, a policeman who plays part-time (...)