Scotland go eight unbeaten with Czech Republic win
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 Scotland make it eight games unbeaten - their best run in 32 years - as they resist intense second-half pressure for a hard-fought Nations League win over the Czech Republic at Hampden.
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Scotland is a “nation on the brink of making history”, Nicola Sturgeondeclared, as she insisted the country’s people have the “right” to choosetheir own future in a second independence referendum. While Prime MinisterBoris Johnson has vetoed SNP calls for a fresh vote on the issue, the FirstMinister has said she hopes another ballot could be held in the early part ofthe next term of the Scottish Parliament. The question is set to dominate nextMay’s Holyrood elections, with Ms Sturgeon’s party using the campaign to stepup its demands for another referendum. Recent opinion polls have suggestedthat a majority of Scots now support the country becoming independent. And MsSturgeon, addressing the SNP annual conference, told party activists that “thepeople of Scotland have the right to choose their future”. She stated:“Scotland is now a nation on the brink of making history. “Independence is inclear sight – and if we show unity of purpose, humility and hard work, I havenever been so certain that we will deliver it.”
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A devoted wife and mother whose 50th birthday celebrations were interrupted bya diagnosis of early onset dementia has vowed to focus on life's positives andenjoy every moment with the family she adores. Turning 50 together in 2019,teachers Marie and Neil Ouldridge first fulfilled her lifetime ambition ofholidaying in the US gambling mecca Las Vegas in the February - waking one"magical" morning to see snow on the ground in the desert. Next came Neil'sturn in the July. He celebrated his birthday with a family holiday with hiswife and their children - engineer Joseph, 23, and apprentices Tommy, 21 andGeorgia, 18 - to Andalucía in southern Spain, followed by a romantic weekendwith Marie in Prague, in the Czech Republic.
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England manager Gareth Southgate praised two-goal Phil Foden for downingIceland just weeks after his fledgling international career had threatened togrind to a halt. The Three Lions brought down the curtain on a difficult yearof international football with a comfortable 4-0 Nations League victory atWembley in which Foden starred. The Manchester City forward had made his debutagainst Iceland in September before being sent home for breaking Covidregulations and then dropped for the following month’s triple-header ofEngland games as part of his punishment. But he returned with a bang and hislate brace of fine finishes capped a happy end to the year for Southgate – whohad earlier seen Declan Rice and Mason Mount score in what was a NationsLeague dead rubber.
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Press conference with Gareth Bale ahead of the Nations League gameGareth Balehas expressed concerns over catching Covid-19 after playing for Wales againstRepublic of Ireland opponents who subsequently tested positive. Bale’sTottenham team-mate Matt Doherty and Stoke midfielder James McClean bothtested positive after Wales’ 1-0 Nations League win in Cardiff on Sunday.against Finland in Cardiff on Wednesday.
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