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Former Inverness Caley Thistle footballers called up to Scotland squad


By Will Clark

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Ryan Christie and Stuart Armstrong are among the 26 players that have been called up for the Euro 2020 Scotland squad.

Ryan Christie is in the Scotland squad.
Ryan Christie is in the Scotland squad.

The announcement of the squad was made minutes ago of the players selected to take on Croatia, Czech Republic and England in the group stages.

Christie (26) came through the Caley Thistle youth set up and broke into the first team in 2013 before moving on to Celtic in 2015 where he also spent time on loan at Aberdeen.

Christie who made 18 appearances and scored four goals for his country, scored in the play-off final against Serbia which Scotland won on penalties after both teams were level 1–1 after extra time.

Inverness born Armstrong (29) was part of the Caley Thistle youth set up between 2008 and 2009 before moving on to Dundee United where he made his senior debut.

He signed for Celtic in 2015 before moving to English Premiership club Southampton in 2018.

The midfielder has 23 caps for his country with two goals.

Scotland squad

Goalkeepers

David Marshall (Derby County)

Craig Gordon (Hearts)

Jon McLaughlin (Rangers)

Defenders

Liam Cooper (Leeds United)

James Forrest (Celtic)

Declan Gallagher (Motherwell)

Grant Hanley (Norwich City)

Jack Hendry (Oostende)

Scott McKenna (Nottingham Forest)

Stephen O'Donnell (Motherwell)

Nathan Patterson (Rangers)

Andrew 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)

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)


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