'Our sports are different, but our goal is the same' - Rugby coach Gregor Townsend sends good luck message to Steve Clarke and Scotland
In an open letter published on Twitter, Townsend has passed on the best wishes of all connected with the national rugby side as a Scotland men’s football team gears up for its first major tournament appearance in more than twenty years.
Cheekily referencing Scotland’s stunning Six Nations victory over England at Twickenham in February – their first in 38 years – by suggesting that 2021 is a “good year to take on England on their home turf”, Townsend wrote: “A massive congratulations from everyone at Scottish Rugby on qualifying for Euro 2020 and your excellent work with the Scotland National Team.
"The lift it gave to the country was fantastic and there is a buzz of anticipation at what the team can achieve over the next few weeks.
"It’s been a difficult period for so many Scots, but moments like these remind us how sport has the power to move and inspire people as well as bringing communities together.
"No doubt there will be major challenges ahead for you and the squad, but there are also great opportunities.
"Czech Republic …
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