Motherwell had four first team players representing their respective countries across the world in the June international break.
Motherwell captain Stephen O’Donnell watched from the bench as Ukraine advanced to the World Cup Playoff final after beating Scotland 3-1.
The full back would not feature in Scotland’s squads against Armenia and Republic of Ireland.
In their fourth match, O’Donnell was back on the bench as Scotland secured a 4-1 victory against Armenia in Yerevan.
Liam Kelly was once again named in Steve Clarke’s Scotland squad as he pushes towards his first Scotland cap. One of four goalkeeping options, Kelly made the bench for all four matches while Zander Clark was left out of the match day squads against Ukraine and Armenia.
With David Marshall announcing his retirement from international football, the Motherwell stopper moves up the pegging order as he looks to push Craig Gordon for the number one jersey.
Tierney was selected for Republic of Ireland Under 21 duty as they rounded off their UEFA European Under 21 Championship qualifying campaign.
In their first match against Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ireland came away with a huge three points after a 3-o victory. Tierney played 65 minutes, setting up Mipo Odubeko for the second goal in the game.
In their second match, a 3-1 win over Montenegro, Tierney was on the bench and didn’t feature.
Before their final match in this run of fixtures, Ireland knew they would finish no lower than second in their group.
As a result, they knew, at the very least, they would be one of theeight teams who would be drawn into four ties in the play-offs for a space at the UEFA Euro Under 21 Championship.
Ireland played Italy in their last game knowing a win against them would see them finish top of their group and secure automatic qualification for the Euros. Tierney was once again named on the bench as the Italians came away with a 4-1 victory.
With this defeat, Ireland dropped into the play off. This was the first time they have achieved this and will discover their opponents later this month with the games taking place in September.
Uganda got their AFCON 2023 qualifiers underway. Up first was Algeria for the Cranes where Bevis Mugabi played the full 90 minutes. After seeing a penalty saved by the Algerian goalkeeper, Uganda would go on to lose the match 2-0.
The defender was named in the starting lineup once again when Uganda took on Niger in their second qualifying match. The Cranes would score first in the match however went on to draw 1-1 as Mugabi played another full 90 minutes.