As of 2020 Craig Brown is the last manager to take Scotland to a major tournament, qualifying the country to Euro 96 and to the 1998 World Cup.
He was appointed manager of Scotland’s senior team in 1993 and held the position until 2001, making him the longest serving Scotland manager. In total, he took charge of Scotland for 70 international matches.
Brown’s coaching career began at Motherwell, where he worked as assistant manager after his playing days were prematurely ended by injury.
He first entered club management with Clyde in 1977. He subsequently coached several of the Scotland youth teams, leading the U16s to the final of the 1989 FIFA U16 World Championship and the U21s to the semi-finals of the 1992 UEFA European U21 Championship.
He later managed in England with Preston North End, and in Scotland with both Motherwell and Aberdeen. He currently serves on the Aberdeen board as a director.