Don’t Crack Podcast: Episode 6 – Scottish World Cup Woes

In the sixth addition of the Don’t Crack Podcast, we discuss the continued failure of the Scottish men's football team in their quest for a first World Cup appearance in nearly 20 years! For this episode we were joined by Sports Gazette editor and proud, if long suffering, Scotsman Matt Horsman. LISTEN

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