On Thursday Peat had said: "Had a certain centre forward not missed an open goal in the first match with Norway we would have been three points ahead of Norway at this stage and the pressure just wouldn't have been as great."
The following day Scotland manager George Burley was asked for his opinion on the SFA president's comments.
"We're a team together. We win together, we lose together. It's not one man's fault," Burley replied.
Now, following the manager's call for unified support of the team, the SFA has released this statement just hours before Scotland take on Macedonia.
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