Strachan names uncapped duo for Nigeria friendly

Strachan names uncapped duo for Nigeria friendly
May 12
15:12 2014

Scotland coach, Gordon Strachan has added uncapped Derby County duo of Chris Martin and Craig Forsyth to his squad for the upcoming friendly against Nigeria at Craven Cottage. 

Dundee United left, back Andrew Robertson, is named among the defenders, while Craig Bryson joins his Pride Park teammates who have helped guide the Rams to the Championship play-off final.

Gary Caldwell returns in defence after making a comeback with Wigan, while Hull’s George Boyd is also included. Rangers defender, Lee Wallace, has been left out of the squad, but his Ibrox team mate, Cammy Bell, joins Allan McGregor, Matt Gilks and David Marshall.

Strachan’s team will take on the Super Eagles at Fulham’s ground on May 28, 2014, as Nigeria prepare for the World Cup, where they face Iran, Bosnia and Argentina in Group F.

Scotland squad:
Goalkeepers: Cammy Bell (Rangers), Matt Gilks (Blackpool), David Marshall (Cardiff City), Allan McGregor (Hull City).
Defenders: Christophe Berra (Ipswich Town), Gary Caldwell (Wigan Athletic), Craig Forsyth (Derby County), Gordon Greer (Brighton and Hove Albion), Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers), Alan Hutton (Aston Villa), Charlie Mulgrew (Celtic), Andrew Robertson (Dundee United), Steven Whittaker (Norwich City)

Midfielders: Ikechi Anya (Watford), Barry Bannan (Crystal Palace), George Boyd (Hull City), Scott Brown (Celtic), Craig Bryson (Derby County), Chris Burke (Birmingham City), Graham Dorrans (West Bromwich Albion), Darren Fletcher (Manchester United), James McArthur (Wigan Athletic), James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion).
Forwards: Leigh Griffiths (Celtic), Shaun Maloney (Wigan Athletic), Chris Martin (Derby County), Ross McCormack (Leeds United), Steven Naismith (Everton).


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