Gordon Strachan names his squad to face Croatia in final World Cup qualifier



Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has announced his squad that will face Croatia, in the final FIFA World Cup Brazil 2014 Group A qualifier at Hampden Park on Tuesday 15th October.

Watford’s Ikechi Anya retains his place in the squad following earning plaudits in the 2-1 win away to Macedonia, while Rangers’ Lee Wallace keepers his place, while Hull City keeper Allan McGregor returns from suspension however former Rangers team mate and Norwich City defender Steven Whittaker is out through suspension.

Scotland squad:

Matt Gilks (Blackpool)
David Marshall (Cardiff City)
Allan McGregor (Hull City)

Gordon Greer (Brighton and Hove Albion)
Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers)
Alan Hutton (Aston Villa)
Russell Martin (Norwich City)
Charlie Mulgrew (Celtic)
Lee Wallace (Rangers)

Charlie Adam (Stoke City)
Ikechi Anya (Watford)
Barry Bannan (Crystal Palace)
Scott Brown (Celtic)
Craig Bryson (Derby County)
Chris Burke (Birmingham City)
Graham Dorrans (West Bromwich Albion)
James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion)
James McArthur (Wigan Athletic)
Robert Snodgrass (Norwich City)

George Boyd (Hull City)
Leigh Griffiths (Wolverhampton Wanderers)
Ross McCormack (Leeds United)
Steven Naismith (Everton)
Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers)


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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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