Walter Smith has ruled himself out of the running to become the next Scotland manager.
It is believed the former Rangers and Everton boss was not offered the position but ruled himself out after talks with the governing body.
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Gordon Strachan left the Scotland job in October after unsuccessful Euro 2016 and World Cup qualifying campaigns and SFA performance director Malky Mackay took charge for the November friendly defeat by Netherlands.
The Scots’ next games are friendly matches against Costa Rica and Hungary on 23 and 27 March.
Other names on the SFA’s candidates list include 54-year-old Kilmarnock manager Steve Clarke.
- ^ being considered (www.bbc.co.uk)
- ^ turned down (www.bbc.co.uk)
- ^ Mackay among names in frame for Scotland manager (www.bbc.co.uk)
- ^ SFA ‘should ask Clarke Scotland question’ (www.bbc.co.uk)
- ^ What issues will face new SFA chief? (www.bbc.co.uk)
- ^ is also understood to be in the running (www.bbc.co.uk)
- ^ indicated his willingness (www.bbc.co.uk)
- ^ departure of Stewart Regan (www.bbc.co.uk)