Originally written on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 1/15/13
Former Scotland boss George Burley has backed Gordon Strachan to be a success as national team manager. Former Coventry, Southampton, Celtic and Middlesbrough boss Strachan was presented to the media at Hampden Park on Tuesday after agreeing a deal that will see him take charge of the national side until after the 2016 European Championship. And ex-Ipswich boss Burley believes the 55-year-old has all the attributes to make the transition from club to international management. "It is a great appointment and it is a job that he will enjoy," said Burley. "He knows it will be a difficult job but I think he will adapt fine. "The task is for Scotland to qualify for major championships but there is no magic wand. "You can't change the players that much and you can't buy players, it is not a club job where you are working with them every day. "It's about trying to get the best out of the players you have. But I think it is an excellent appointment." Burley struggled during his time i...
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