Scotland supervisor Steve Clarke has put his religion in youth for this summer time’s European Championship and can have an thrilling trying squad at his disposal.
Chelsea teenager Billy Gilmour, 19, has made the lower as one in every of three uncapped gamers to make the 26-man squad, alongside Celtic’s David Turnbull, 21, and Rangers’ Nathan Patterson, 19.
Southampton striker Che Adams has additionally been named after making simply three appearances for Scotland since switching his allegiance from England.
And Arsenal full-back Keiran Tierney options regardless of the previous Celtic star’s current damage fears.
Nonetheless, there may be disappointment for Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths who missed out regardless of being concerned within the Scotland squad not too long ago, whereas followers have reacted with anger after 25-year-old Ryan Gauld was additionally snubbed regardless of his brilliant kind in Portugal.
Liverpool defender and Scotland captain Andy Robertson will lead the group out for his or her first at a serious match in 23 years, since 1998.
The Scots will host the Czech Republic and Croatia at Hampden Park, both facet of a visit to Wembley to face the Auld Enemy England.
Scotland Euro 2020 squad:
Goalkeepers: Craig Gordon (Hearts), David Marshall (Derby), Jon McLaughlin (Rangers)
Defenders: Liam Cooper (Leeds), Declan Gallagher (Motherwell), Grant Hanley (Norwich), Jack Hendry (Celtic), Scott McKenna (Nottingham Forest), Stephen O’Donnell (Motherwell), Nathan Patterson (Rangers), Andy Robertson (Liverpool), Greg Taylor (Celtic), Kieran Tierney (Arsenal)
Midfielders: Stuart Armstrong (Southampton), Ryan Christie (Celtic), John Fleck (Sheffield United), James Forrest (Celtic), Ryan Fraser (Newcastle United), Billy Gilmour (Chelsea), John McGinn (Aston Villa), Callum McGregor (Celtic), Scott McTominay (Manchester United), David Turnbull (Celtic)
Forwards: Che Adams (Southampton), Lyndon Dykes (QPR), Kevin Nisbet (Hibernian)
The star man: Andy Robertson
As captain and the perfect participant within the squad, loads will likely be anticipated from Robertson this summer time.
The 27-year-old full-back has developed into one in every of Europe’s prime gamers since shifting to Liverpool in 2017.
Whereas the 2020/21 marketing campaign was not his most interesting, he has been working on the very highest stage for a number of years now and will likely be seeking to lead by instance on the Euros.
His tempo, directness and supply will trigger issues for anybody together with England.
The one to look out for: Lyndon Dykes
The Queens Park Rangers striker loved his finest season to this point final time period, smashing 12 targets within the Championship.
The Australian-born ace has beforehand performed for the likes of Merrimac, Redlands United and Surfers Paradise Apollo however is now seeking to cement his place on the prime stage.
He has two targets in 10 caps for Scotland to this point and will likely be a helpful choice to have alongside Ryan Christie and Che Adams.
The supervisor: Steve Clarke
Clarke has steadied the ship at Scotland following a number of disappointing years for the nation.
Their penalty win over Serbia to succeed in this summer time’s showpiece match was the fruits of Clarke’s arduous work and now he’ll wish to kick on and compete on the Euros themselves.
He has chosen an thrilling trying squad which is sprinkled with real top-class expertise.
Ought to he mastermind a consequence in opposition to England, he’ll go down in Tartan Military folklore for ever extra.
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June 14 – Scotland vs Czech Republic 14:00
June 18 – England vs Scotland 20:00
June 22 – Croatia vs Scotland 20:00