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Driver remaining cool over Scottish eligibility

Hearts winger Andrew Driver is being coy over his international future following the rule change which allows him to play for Scotland. Scotland coach George Burley said he would have no qualms picking former Scotland schoolboy international Driver, despite the player having made his England Under-21 debut this summer.

But Burley insists the winger must make the first move by proclaiming his allegiance to his adopted country.

"The rule change opens a door for players whose circumstances are similar to mine," said the 21 year old, who was born in Lancashire but moved to North Berwick as a 10-year-old.

"But if you are talking about me and Scotland, I haven't been picked yet and I can't expect to walk into a national team just because of a change in the rules."

He told Hearts News: "My main focus is to keep my form for Hearts and I believe the team is good enough to win further trophies.

"I like Hearts, Edinburgh and enjoy playing in the SPL.

"Scotland has been very good to me. The country has given me my education, I am earning a living here and my family are also very happy."



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