Ross McCormack: Fulham forward withdraws from Scotland squad

Ross McCormack has been capped 11 times for Scotland
Ross McCormack has been capped 11 times for Scotland
Scotland v Northern Ireland - International friendly
Date: Wednesday, 25 March Venue: Hampden Park, Glasgow Kick-off: 19:45 BST
Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio Scotland & online. Live text coverage on BBC Sport website.

Ross McCormack has withdrawn from the Scotland squad for the double-header against Northern Ireland and Gibraltar with a knee injury.

The Fulham forward, 28, was injured in last week's loss to Leeds United and missed Saturday's win at Huddersfield.

McCormack has two goals in 11 Scotland appearances, his last coming in the 1-0 friendly win over Poland last March.

Meanwhile, Dundee United's Paul Paton has withdrawn from the Northern Ireland squad with a knee injury.

Scotland face Northern Ireland in a friendly international at Hampden on Wednesday, before Sunday's Euro 2016 qualifier with Group D's bottom side Gibraltar.

Gordon Strachan's side are in third place with seven points from four games.

Revised Scotland squad

Goalkeepers: Craig Gordon (Celtic), David Marshall (Cardiff City), Allan McGregor (Hull City)

Defenders: Christophe Berra (Ipswich Town), Craig Forsyth (Derby County), Gordon Greer (Brighton and Hove Albion), Alan Hutton (Aston Villa), Russell Martin (Norwich City), Mark Reynolds (Aberdeen), Andrew Robertson (Hull City), Steven Whittaker (Norwich City)

Midfielders: Ikechi Anya (Watford), Barry Bannan (Bolton Wanderers), Scott Brown (Celtic), Darren Fletcher (West Bromwich Albion), James Forrest (Celtic), Shaun Maloney (Chicago Fire), James McArthur (Crystal Palace), James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion), Matt Ritchie (Bournemouth), Johnny Russell (Derby County)

Forwards: Steven Fletcher (Sunderland), Steven May (Sheffield Wednesday), Steven Naismith (Everton), Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers).

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