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Scotland are the big winners when Old Firm enemies leave their rivalry at home

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Scotland celebrate their shoot-out success (Novak Djurovic/PA)

Scotland celebrate their shoot-out success (Novak Djurovic/PA)

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Scotland celebrate their shoot-out success (Novak Djurovic/PA)

At last, the sheer joy of a Caledonia Swing.

With the Old Firm clubs currently coping with the international break, for once it seems that we can take a breath from the intensity of the Premiership. Even some of the players themselves clearly welcome the release.

There is nothing quite like the success of a national side to galvanise a country — especially one where the Glasgow giants hold disproportionate sway over the rest of the clubs in Scotland.


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