Steve Clarke extended his contract as Scotland nationwide coach on Tuesday and acknowledged he and the avid gamers had been hungry to set one other necessary finals after their experiences at this 365 days’s delayed Euro 2020 Championships.
Clarke didn’t handbook the Scots into the knockout stages — though they held eventual finalists England to a 0-0 draw — at their first finals for the reason that 1998 World Cup.
Alternatively, he has been rewarded for getting them to the finals with the extension by the Scottish Football Affiliation.
It would obtain the 57-365 days-inclined outdated West Brom, Reading and Kilmarnock boss thru to the discontinuance of the Euro 2024 campaign.
Clarke’s initial contract changed into as soon as attributable to run out at the discontinuance of the 2022 World Cup cycle.
“Within the origin, I’m proud to elongate my stop as Scotland head coach and I survey forward to working with my crew and avid gamers as we survey to continue bettering as a bunch,” he told the SFA net net page.
“Being gripping about Euro 2020 has given us all an added dedication to return to a foremost match all over again as fleet as seemingly.
“I acknowledged within the dressing room after the Croatia sport that we all needed to be taught lessons from playing at the Euros and to come abet abet stronger.”
The extension is a own shut for Clarke sooner than three World Cup qualifiers with Euro 2020 semi-finalists Denmark 9September 1), Moldova (September 4) and Austria (September 7).
Scotland are within the within the meantime in second area on five choices, four choices adrift of leaders Denmark, after three suits with seven serene to be performed.