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Ritchie Gets Scotland Call (26/9/17)

Ritchie Gets Scotland Call (26/9/17)

Newcastle United's Matt Ritchie has been called up by Scotland manager Gordon Strachan for the coming international break.

The next international break of the 2017/18 campaign October sees sees Scotland face Slovakia and Slovenia in 2018 World Cup qualifying games.

Scotland face Slovakia on October 5 before facing Slovenia three days later in Ljubljana.

Norwich City pair Russell Martin and Steven Naismith miss out, but Leeds United's Liam Cooper comes into the group for two games that are must wins for Scotland.

Full squad:

Goalkeepers:

Jordan Archer (Millwall), Craig Gordon (Celtic), Allan McGregor (Hull City).

Defenders:

Ikechi Anya (Derby County), Christophe Berra (Heart of Midlothian), Grant Hanley (Norwich City), Liam Cooper (Leeds United), Charlie Mulgrew (Blackburn Rovers), Andrew Robertson (Liverpool), Kieran Tierney (Celtic), Steven Whittaker (Hibernian).

Midfielders:

Stuart Armstrong (Celtic), Barry Bannan (Sheffield Wednesday), Scott Brown (Celtic), Darren Fletcher (Stoke City), Ryan Fraser (Bournemouth), James Forrest (Celtic), James McArthur (Crystal Palace), John McGinn (Hibernian), Matt Phillips (West Bromwich Albion), Matt Ritchie (Newcastle United), Robert Snodgrass (Aston Villa).

Forwards:

Steven Fletcher (Sheffield Wednesday), Leigh Griffiths (Celtic), Chris Martin (Derby County).

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Writer:Site Staff
Date:Tuesday September 26 2017
Time: 9:00AM

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