Sport Scott Brown likely to retire from international football

14:21  13 october  2017
14:21  13 october  2017 Source:   Read Sport

Brown has no doubts on McGregor quality after call-up

  Brown has no doubts on McGregor quality after call-up Celtic midfielder Scott Brown has backed his club team mate Callum McGregor to “thrive” on the international stage for Scotland after the young midfielder was called up to the squad, according to a report on the Daily Mail. The 24-year-old is replacing Brown in the squad after he pulled out through injury alongside Stuart Armstrong. “He has shown up on the big occasions for Celtic in the Champions League, semi-finals and cup finals – he has been there and done it, and he will thrive if he gets the chance to play,” said Brown. McGregor will be hoping that he can make his Scotland debut as they prepare for two huge World Cup qualifying games against Slovakia and Slovenia. The Scots need to win both matches to stand a chance of qualifying for the tournament next summer. “Every day I see his work-rate in the gym and what he does away from football. He is an honest boy and he deserves to be the in squad and he will have shown his qualities in training this week,” continued Brown. McGregor will be pushing for a start but faces stiff competition from Darren Fletcher, James Morrison, Barry Bannan and John McGinn.

Scott Brown understands Kris Commons' desire to spend more time with his family. But SFA performance director Wotte tweeted: “ Retiring at 29, after 10 caps, honestly, still puzzles me! Most read in Football .

Midfielder Scott Brown has come out of retirement and is likely to be named in Gordon Strachan's Scotland squad to face England at Wembley when Brown , 31, retired from international football in the summer but is now prepared to help the team resurrect their World Cup qualifying campaign.

Celtic midfielder Scott Brown is likely to retire from international football for a second time according to a report from the Evening Times.

The report suggests that Brown is now likely to quit the Scottish national team following the departure of manager Gordon Strachan.

Brown was a regular for the Scottish side who failed to qualify from their group after the away draw to Slovenia.

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The pressure was already mounting on Strachan after a disappointing start to the qualifying campaign, but the squad turned it around in the latter stages of the group with a strong run of form.

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Scott Brown puts club before country as he retires from Scotland to focus on Celtic. Premier League Championship Scottish Premiership European Teams. Scott Brown has taken the decision to retire from international football .

Scotland midfielder Scott Brown has retired from international football , the Scottish Football Association has announced. The Celtic captain won his 50th and final cap against Denmark back in March but has now decided to call time on his Dark Blues run in a bid to prolong his Hoops career.

Leigh Griffiths appeared to keep Scotland’s hopes alive with a first-half goal but Slovenia pushed for an equaliser and the game finished 2-2.

David Moyes is the early favourite for the job, while Malky Mackay, Sam Allardyce and Paul Lambert have also seen their names enter the frame.

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