Strachan announces Scotland squad to face World Cup bound Nigeria


Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has announced his squad to face Nigeria at Craven Cottage on May 28th. Derby County duo Craig Forsyth and Chris Martin have been called up along with teammate Craig Bryson.

Rangers keeper Cammy Bell returns to the squad along with Wigan duo Shaun Maloney and Gary Caldwell, while Hull City’s George Boyd is also named.

Norwich City’s Robert Snodgrass and Russell Martin miss out through injury.

Nigeria will beusing the game as part of their preparations for this summer’s World Cup where they are in a group with Argentina, Bosnia and Iran.

Full Scotland squad


Cammy Bell, Matt Gilks, David Marshall, Allan McGregor


Christophe Berra, Gary Caldwell, Craig Forsyth, Gordon Greer, Grant Hanley, Alan Hutton, Charlie Mulgrew, Andrew Robertson, Steven Whittaker.


Ikechi Anya, Barry Bannan, George Boyd, Scott Brown, Craig Bryson, Chris Burke, Graham Dorrans, Darren Fletcher, James McArthur, James Morrison


Leigh Griffiths, Shaun Maloney, Chris Martin, Ross McCormack, Steven Naismith


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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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