SFA chief executive Stewart Regan said Scotland's game against England next month is "really important for Gordon Strachan".
Hull left-back Andrew Robertson has been ruled out for eight weeks after suffering a calf injury.
Scotland women started their preparations for Euro 2017 with a hefty 7-0 friendly defeat to the Netherlands.
Celtic's Leigh Griffiths has changed his Twitter handle to #Shorty after Gordon Strachan claimed he is too small.
Celtic's schoolboy sensation Karamoko Dembele has been called up by the Scotland U16 squad.
Gordon Strachan remains "perfectly suited" to the Scotland job despite recent results, according to Brendan Rodgers.
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