Alan Pattullo

Mexico's Rafael Marquez and Scotland's Oliver McBurnie vie for the ball during their international friendly football match at the Azteca stadium. Picture; Getty

Match report: Mexico 1 Scotland 0

It wasn’t quite a full-blown miracle of Estadio Azteca but it was a minor one. Somehow, against all the odds, Scotland left this intimidating venue with dignity intact and their future prospects looking perhaps a little brighter.

Alex Young training at Tynecastle in 1959. Picture: The Scotsman

Hearts and Everton say farewell to revered player Alex Young

When making his last poignant entrance, he did so to the Theme From Z-Cars. It was as Alex Young had done so many times in his pomp for Everton, including 50 years ago to the very day when emerging from the tunnel at Goodison Park for a famous FA Cup quarter-final victory over Liverpool in 1967.

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