Scotland manager Gordon Strachan sprung a surprise this afternoon by naming two squads for the upcoming friendly matches against Denmark and the Czech Republic.
But despite naming two groups of 19, not one single player from Rangers makes the cut, including captain Lee Wallace.
Hibs’ John McGinn is in line for his first cap, along with Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, and they’re joined by 18-year-old Nottingham Forest midfielder Oliver Burke and Leeds United vice-captain Liam Cooper.
Aberdeen’s Kenny McLean and Blackburn forward Tony Watt also join the party:
— Scottish FA (@ScottishFA) March 10, 2016
But despite experimenting with his options, Strachan has again excluded Wallace, along with fellow Gers stars Andrew Halliday, Jason Holt and Michael O’Halloran, who would’ve all fancied their chances of at least making the squad – particularly when it turned out two were named.
Wallace, 28, has been in excellent form this season, captaining the rampant Ibrox side and scoring eight goals along the way.
Supporters were surprised to see no Rangers players named, although many didn’t seem too bothered with the news, with the club homing in on The Championship title:
No Rangers players in the Scotland squad, pleased at that although many players deserve the chance.
— Davie ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ (@AyrshireBear84) March 10, 2016
No Rangers players in either Scotland squad is laughable, on the positive the QOS game should now go ahead
— Scott Cameron (@Cammy26_2) March 10, 2016
Super John McGinn in the Scotland squad and not a single rangers player in sight ?
— Gary Sibbald (@SibbaldG) March 10, 2016
Really cant get worked up no Rangers player in Scotland squad. I'm actually delighted. 100% concentrate on Rangers!
— 54 Beats 44 (@54Beats44) March 10, 2016
When we get into SPL and Wallace gets called up for the scotland squad hope he shows them the finger and says its only Rangers for me WATP
— mandy (@loopylass1966) March 10, 2016
Why be bothered about our Rangers boys getting in the Scotland squad? Yes they deserve it.. But it gives them a needed & deserved break
— David Field (@DavidField87) March 10, 2016
Confirmed, no Rangers players in either Scotland squad for this month's friendlies. Odd decision but sure many RFC fans won't be too upset.
— Andrew Dickson (@mrandrewdickson) March 10, 2016
Absolute farce a few of our players have failed to make the Scotland squad, not that I care would rather keep them fresh for the Rangers ??
— Tommy (@TomMcgall) March 10, 2016
No Rangers players in the Scotland squad? Good keeps them fit for our games fuck the SFA
— Jim (@jimmymacgers) March 10, 2016
What do you think of the squad? Is Strachan right to not include one single Rangers player?
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