Celtic trio, Man Utd midfielder named in Scotland squad

Gordon Strachan has named a 28-man Scotland squad for a friendly with Nigeria later this month.

Gordon Strachan has named a 28-man Scotland squad for a friendly with Nigeria later this month.

The Scots take on the Super Eagles at Craven Cottage on May 28 and Strachan has pulled together a roster which has 23 players involved in the Premier League or other English divisions.

Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher, Hull City duo Allan McGregor and George Boyd, West Bromwich Albion twosome Graham Dorrans and James Morrison and Everton’s Steven Naismith have all been included while Derby County pair Craig Forsyth and Chris Martin have won their first call-ups.

Celtic trio Charlie Mulgrew, Scott Brown and Leigh Griffiths, Rangers keeper Cammy Bell and Dundee United young gun Andrew Robertson make up the Scotland contingent of Strachan’s squad.

Scotland squad for Nigeria friendly

Defenders

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

Defenders

Christophe Berra (Ipswich)
Gary Caldwell (Wigan Athletic)
Craig Forsyth (Derby County)
Gordon Greer (Brighton)
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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