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Scotland's national team
There's a decision expected tomorrow from the SFA over whether they're going to stay at Hampden (possibly buying it from Queens Park and/or redeveloping it) or moving showpiece games to Murrayfield.

Personally, I'd like to see big games (cup finals and important internationals) played at Murrayfield, with smaller games (semi finals featuring smaller teams and international friendlies) played at appropriately-sized stadia elsewhere in the country. Murrayfield is a far superior stadium to Hampden, with better atmosphere, facilities and transport links.

I've had some great experiences at Hampden, but have always felt they were in spite of Hampden, not because of it. It's a right pain to get to and from (queuing for 45 mins in the snow for a train after a midweek defeat to Wales is a personal lowlight) and it barely generates an atmosphere, with fans being so far from the pitch.

I've got no sense of nostalgia towards Hampden because I'm too young to remember it before it was redeveloped last time, and even if I did remember it, that's not really a case to just keep going with it.

I could be persuaded by a comprehensive redevelopment plan, including improved transport links and the dropping of the embarassing notion of Celtic and Rangers ends. However, it's not clear where the finance would come from to do that so I'm not sure how likely it is.

What would others like to see happen?

 
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Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 03-25-2015, 01:13 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Comrie - 03-25-2015, 09:01 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 03-25-2015, 09:14 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 03-25-2015, 11:54 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 03-29-2015, 06:46 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 03-29-2015, 09:00 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Spain - 03-29-2015, 10:08 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 03-29-2015, 10:32 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 09-04-2015, 09:56 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by IDW16 - 09-04-2015, 10:29 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Pete The Jakey - 09-04-2015, 11:43 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by helian - 09-05-2015, 09:31 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by JailendLoyal - 09-05-2015, 08:12 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 09-05-2015, 09:18 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 09-05-2015, 09:37 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by IDW16 - 09-05-2015, 01:11 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 09-05-2015, 10:38 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by StuartTaylor - 09-05-2015, 11:27 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Son of Earl. - 09-06-2015, 03:06 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by JailendLoyal - 09-08-2015, 07:40 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by dawyckstag - 10-08-2015, 07:18 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Spain - 10-08-2015, 08:17 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Spain - 10-08-2015, 09:43 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by dawyckstag - 10-08-2015, 10:07 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by IDW16 - 10-09-2015, 01:09 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 10-10-2015, 10:55 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by JailendLoyal - 10-10-2015, 08:55 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by JailendLoyal - 10-11-2015, 07:43 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 10-12-2015, 07:46 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 10-12-2015, 10:57 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 10-12-2015, 06:05 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 10-12-2015, 06:42 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 10-12-2015, 07:56 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 10-13-2015, 08:58 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 10-13-2015, 09:06 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 10-13-2015, 09:20 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by VanderDalgarno - 10-13-2015, 11:02 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Iker - 10-14-2015, 08:35 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 10-14-2015, 03:59 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Iker - 10-14-2015, 04:17 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Savage Henry - 10-15-2015, 01:58 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 10-14-2015, 10:07 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 10-14-2015, 03:55 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by wemyss77 - 10-16-2015, 09:39 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by JailendLoyal - 11-13-2015, 02:16 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by VanderDalgarno - 11-13-2015, 03:02 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by JailendLoyal - 06-17-2016, 12:33 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 06-17-2016, 07:14 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 06-20-2016, 08:20 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 06-20-2016, 12:55 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by JailendLoyal - 06-22-2016, 07:48 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by StuartTaylor - 06-23-2016, 08:50 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 06-23-2016, 08:36 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 06-24-2016, 11:39 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by dawyckstag - 06-24-2016, 03:19 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 06-23-2016, 08:37 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by tattiedave - 07-02-2016, 08:40 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by NorthernBankie - 06-23-2016, 09:52 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 06-24-2016, 02:04 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by VanderDalgarno - 06-24-2016, 02:50 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by NorthernBankie - 06-24-2016, 08:29 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by wemyss77 - 06-25-2016, 07:11 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by wemyss77 - 06-27-2016, 03:59 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by kenthehood - 06-27-2016, 10:49 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by dorsetstaggie - 07-02-2016, 12:14 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by dawyckstag - 09-04-2016, 09:44 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 09-05-2016, 08:38 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Haitch - 09-05-2016, 05:08 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by CraigyStaggie - 09-28-2016, 11:09 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 09-28-2016, 01:59 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by VanderDalgarno - 09-30-2016, 03:32 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by jamiepscot - 10-05-2016, 10:42 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by jamiepscot - 10-11-2016, 08:28 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by wemyss77 - 10-13-2016, 02:25 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by CraigyStaggie - 11-03-2016, 10:39 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 11-03-2016, 12:18 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 11-04-2016, 12:11 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by wemyss77 - 11-04-2016, 02:42 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 11-04-2016, 02:55 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by dawyckstag - 11-04-2016, 05:19 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by VanderDalgarno - 11-08-2016, 08:38 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 11-09-2016, 02:43 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 11-09-2016, 05:08 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 11-12-2016, 01:02 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by StuartTaylor - 11-09-2016, 04:12 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 11-12-2016, 01:05 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Pete The Jakey - 11-12-2016, 11:08 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by JailendLoyal - 11-12-2016, 01:37 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by wemyss77 - 11-12-2016, 05:36 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by wemyss77 - 11-12-2016, 02:05 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Spain - 11-12-2016, 08:28 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 11-13-2016, 10:22 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Despot - 11-20-2016, 06:49 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by CraigyStaggie - 03-21-2017, 09:40 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by CraigyStaggie - 03-23-2017, 11:26 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by dawyckstag - 03-26-2017, 10:20 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Ross shire buff - 03-26-2017, 10:04 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Despot - 10-08-2017, 01:16 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Despot - 10-09-2017, 07:54 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by StuartTaylor - 10-09-2017, 10:08 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Spain - 10-09-2017, 11:04 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Forfinn - 10-09-2017, 12:41 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Despot - 10-12-2017, 02:54 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by staggie1746 - 10-13-2017, 04:32 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Despot - 10-13-2017, 05:29 PM
RE: Scotland's national team - by Spain - 10-14-2017, 10:43 AM
RE: Scotland's national team - by frankthetank - 10-26-2017, 08:18 PM
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