Gordon Strachan announces Scotland squad for Ireland & England

Pic: Phil McCloy | Scotzine.com

Pic: Phil McCloy | Scotzine.com

Gordon Strachan has announced his Scotland squad for the double header next week against the Republic of Ireland and England at Celtic Park.

Stoke City defender Phil Bardsley returns to the squad replacing the injured Alan Hutton and there is a first call up for Rangers midfielder Lewis MacLeod.

Ryan Gauld an Mark Reynolds both drop out of the squad, while Allan McGregor continues to miss out through long-term injury.

Full Scotland squad

Matt Gilks (Burnley)
Craig Gordon (Celtic)
David Marshall (Cardiff City)

Phil Bardsley (Stoke City)
Christophe Berra (Ipswich Town)
Craig Forsyth (Derby County)
Gordon Greer (Brighton and Hove Albion)
Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers)
Russell Martin (Norwich City)
Andrew Robertson (Hull City)
Steven Whittaker (Norwich City)

Ikechi Anya (Watford)
Barry Bannan (Crystal Palace)
Scott Brown (Celtic)
Craig Bryson (Derby County)
Chris Burke (Nottingham Forest)
Graham Dorrans (West Bromwich Albion)
Darren Fletcher (Manchester United)
Lewis Macleod (Rangers)
Shaun Maloney (Wigan Athletic)
James McArthur (Crystal Palace)
James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion)
Charlie Mulgrew (Celtic)

Steven Fletcher (Sunderland)
Chris Martin (Derby County)
Steven May (Sheffield Wednesday)
Steven Naismith (Everton)

What are your thoughts on the squad?


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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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