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SFA approve Peterborough winger to play for Scotland

Peterborough's George Boyd has been given the green light to play for Scotland after obtaining proof his maternal grandfather was born in Glasgow. The 23-year-old was born in Chatham but the Scottish Football Association were made aware of his Scottish heritage.

Boyd told Peterborough's official website: "Any international recognition is great and I am just looking forward to going up there and showing what I can do.

"I didn't really know about the Scottish interest until the beginning of the week.

"My granddad is very proud, as are my parents.

"I think (playing for) England is a bit far-fetched, so this is a great opportunity for me.

"Scotland have done extremely well of late and I just hope I can play well and see where it takes me."

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