Scottish Football Association chief executive Stewart Regan insists Hampden bosses did not discuss sacking Gordon Strachan in the wake of this month's defeat to Slovakia.
Scotland's hopes of reaching the next World Cup are hanging by a thread after taking just four points from their first three qualifiers.
Strachan must now hope his team can somehow claim a victory at Wembley when they face England next month or the Scots can all but wave goodbye to a place at Russia 2018.
That remains a tall order...
Scotland have named Celtic prodigy Karamoko Dembele in their Victory Shield squad.
The 13-year-old has been included in the Scotland under-16s pool just weeks after making his debut for Celtic under-20s.
Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers later vowed to shield Dembele from further media coverage after he played nine minutes against Hearts in the SPFL Development League.
Leigh Griffiths has every right to feel angry about his Scotland snub, according to Chris Sutton.
The BT Sport pundit believes Gordon Strachan has called it wrong after claiming his need to balance physicality with skill makes it difficult for Griffiths to lead the line for his country.
The national team boss has selected Derby's Chris Martin and Steven Fletcher of Sheffield Wednesday up top for the Scots' three World Cup qualifiers so far, leaving Celtic hitman Griffiths to be satisfied with two...
Hull and Scotland have suffered a blow with the news that left-back Andy Robertson faces two months on the sidelines.
The 22-year-old limped off in the 63rd minute of his team's 6-1 Premier League defeat at Bournemouth on Saturday and tests revealed bad news.
Robertson will now miss his country's World Cup qualifier against England at Wembley on Nov. 11.
A Hull statement read: "Andy Robertson is likely to be sidelined for up to eight weeks with the injury sustained against Bournemouth at the weekend.