‘There’s no such thing as glorious failure!’ – Fans react to Scotland failing to qualify for Euro 2016

first_img Scotland [View the story “‘There’s no such thing as glorious failure!’ – Fans react to Scotland failing to qualify for Euro 2016” on Storify] 1center_img Northern Ireland have done it. England have done it. Wales and the Republic of Ireland will probably do it.But Scotland have not.Gordon Strachan’s men failed to qualify for Euro 2016 and look like they will be the only one of the home nations not crossing the English Channel to France next summer. Scotland drew 2-2 with Poland at Hampden Park after a late, late Robert Lewandowski goal summed up the misery of what looked like it could be a memorable Scottish night at one point.Republic of Ireland’s late Shane Long goal meant they had guaranteed themselves at least a play-off place, meaning Scotland cannot finish higher than fourth in Group D.The reactions on social media were a mixture of despair (from Scottish fans) and hilarity (from everyone else).See the best tweets below. last_img read more

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