Ferguson not easing up

Published Add your comment

Football News
Scotland captain Barry Ferguson admits he doubted the side´s chances of qualifying for Euro 2008 when the draw paired them in the same group as World Cup finalists Italy and France, as well as quarter-finalists Ukraine.

However, after eight games Alex McLeish´s men are one point behind leaders France and one point ahead of World Cup-holders Italy and Ferguson, who will return to the side against the French at the Parc des Princes after serving a one-game ban, now hopes to guide Scotland to their first major tournament since the 1998 World Cup.

He said: "No-one gave us a chance when the draw was made. I even thought to myself, ´Oh no, here we go again´, but fair play to the lads, we´ve done so well to get to this stage. Now we´re here we don´t want to let it slip away."

Copyright (c) PA Sport 2007, All Rights Reserved.

Premier League
Barry Ferguson

Read more

Report author of article

Please let us know if you believe this article is in violation of our editorial policy, please only report articles for one of the following reasons.

Report author


This article has been written by a member of the GiveMeSport Writing Academy and does not represent the views of or SportsNewMedia. The views and opinions expressed are solely that of the author credited at the top of this article. and SportsNewMedia do not take any responsibility for the content of its contributors.

Want more content like this?

Like our GiveMeSport Facebook Page and you will get this directly to you.

Already Subscribed to Facebook, don't ask me again

Follow GiveMeSport on Twitter and you will get this directly to you.

Already Following, don't ask me again