Today at 5pm Scotland entertain England in a World Cup qualifier. England currently sit top of group F and will be hoping to take another step towards qualification for next year’s world cup in Russia. Scotland on the other hand currently lie 4th in the standings and are in need of morale boosting victory against the auld enemy.
Confirmed Starting Line ups –
Scotland XI to play England: Gordon, Tierney, Berra, Mulgrew, Robertson, Brown, Morrison, Anya, Armstrong, Snodgrass, Griffiths #SCOENG
Scotland Subs: Hamilton, Marshall, R. Martin, Reynolds, Bannan, D. Fletcher, McArthur, Cairney, Fraser, Forrest, C. Martin, Naismith #SCOENG
England XI to play Scotland: Hart Walker Cahill Smalling Bertrand Dier Livermore Lallana Alli Rashford Kane #SCOENG
England Subs: Forster, Trippier, Lingard, Gibson, Stones, Jones, Defoe, Sterling, Oxlade-Chamberlain, Cresswell, Heaton, Butland #SCOENG
Courtesy of Sky Football
Jamie Murphy, Kenny McLean and Mark Reynolds have all been added to the squad but Oliver Burke, Matt Philip’s and Jordan Rhodes all miss out this time. Celtic’s Callum McGregor has not been called up despite many thinking the midfielder would be. Also Grant Hanley misses out through injury.
Goalkeepers: Craig Gordon (Celtic), Jack Hamilton (Hearts), David Marshall (Hull City), Allan McGregor (Hull City)
Defenders: Ikechi Anya (Derby County), Christophe Berra (Ipswich Town), Stephen Kingsley (Swansea City), Russell Martin (Norwich City), Charlie Mulgrew (Blackburn Rovers), Mark Reynolds (Aberdeen), Andrew Robertson (Hull City), Kieran Tierney (Celtic)
Midfielders: Stuart Armstrong (Celtic), Barry Bannan (Sheffield Wednesday), Scott Brown (Celtic), Tom Cairney (Fulham), Darren Fletcher (West Bromwich Albion), James Forrest (Celtic), Ryan Fraser (Bournemouth), James McArthur (Crystal Palace), John McGinn (Hibernian), Kenny McLean (Aberdeen), James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion), Robert Snodgrass (West Ham United)
Forwards: Steven Fletcher (Sheffield Wednesday), Leigh Griffiths (Celtic), Chris Martin (Derby County), Jamie Murphy (Brighton & Hove Albion), Steven Naismith (Norwich City)
– BBC SPORT
England travel to Glasgow without Jamie Vardy and Nathaniel Clyne who have pulled out through injury since the original squad was named. Ben Gibson might well get his international debut.
Goalkeepers: Jack Butland (Stoke City), Fraser Forster (Southampton), Joe Hart (Manchester City), Tom Heaton (Burnley)
Defenders: Ryan Bertrand (Southampton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Aaron Cresswell (West Ham United), Ben Gibson (Middlesbrough), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Chris Smalling (Manchester United), John Stones (Manchester City), Kieran Trippier (Tottenham Hotspur), Kyle Walker (Tottenham Hotspur)
Midfielders: Dele Alli (Tottenham Hotspur), Eric Dier (Tottenham Hotspur), Adam Lallana (Liverpool), Jesse Lingard (Manchester United), Jake Livermore (West Bromwich Albion), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (Arsenal), Raheem Sterling (Manchester City)
Forwards: Jermain Defoe (Sunderland), Harry Kane (Tottenham Hotspur), Marcus Rashford (Manchester United), Jamie Vardy (Leicester City)
– BBC SPORT
Today’s game will be the 114th between the two rival nations…
Check out previous memorable matches between Scotland and England
Confirmed line up’s will be announced here when available…..