Craig Brown, the former manager of the Scotland football team, has died

Craig Brown, the former manager of the Scotland football team, has died, Craig Brown is Scotland’s longest-serving manager, in charge of 71 games from 1993 to 2001, during which time Scotland qualified for Euro 96 and the 1998 World Cup, Craig was in charge of the 1986 and 1990 finals. He was also part of the staff.

Speaking on Craig’s death, Aberdeen chairman Dave Cormack said: “Since 2010 Craig has served as manager, director and ambassador, he was a friend to all of us at the club and a mentor to many.

They said he was one of those rare individuals who was not only effective at what he did but universally loved by all who knew him, a gentleman who loved his family, friends and football.

In a statement released by the League Managers’ Association, Ferguson, the former Aberdeen and Manchester United manager, described Brown as an “absolutely brilliant man” and said that Craig and I were friends on the Scotland Schools team in 1957/58.

Although Craig had a successful career managing various clubs, his dedication to his country stands out. “An icon and influential figure in Scottish football, he will always be remembered for his amazing achievements within the game and as a charismatic character on and off the pitch,” read a statement from Brown’s old team Motherwell. Everyone will miss them.

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