STRACHAN TO PLAY BROWN IN SLOVENIA CLASH

Scotland national football team coach Gordon Strachan has revealed that he would play Scott Brown in the World Cup clash with Slovenia.


Brown retired from the round leather game last but he was surprisingly called to play in the game against the Three Lions in November last year.

The player is yet to fully decide if he would continue playing for the national team after his U-turn to play. Strachan has now revealed that he has not received any indication that the 31-year old would not be featuring when the face Canada and Slovenia in less than two months.

“I spoke to lots of players and Scott is one of them. Not one of them has said they don’t want to be involved in the next game. I’m sure over the course of a conversation that if anyone felt like that – just as Alan Hutton did a few months ago – then they would have told me.

We just talk: ‘How are you doing? What are you up to? I hope you’re not playing too much golf,’” Strachan said.

The manager added that he has spoken to Robert Snodgrass, Charlie Mulgrew, Russell Martin and Chris Martin, with the players all planning for the game rather than cancelling invitations.

While it might not be sure that Brown would play against Slovenia, there are rumours that his worry is the tough encounter against England on June 10 at home. It is understandable as Celtic would begin Champions League qualifiers a few days after the clash at Glasgow.

The player might not want to select games he features in but he also has to make the best decision for his body and his career in general. Scotland are facing a tough opposition in the race to make Russia 2018 so they need all hands on deck.

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