Vauxhall International Challenge Match

Scotland v The Netherlands

Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen

Thursday, 9 November 2017, kick-off 7.45pm


Interim Scotland manager Malky Mackay has named three new faces in his squad to face the Netherlands in a Vauxhall International Challenge match next week.


Scottish FA Performance Director Mackay will take charge of the national team with Eric Black appointed as assistant coach for the game at Pittodrie.


Ryan Christie, Jason Cummings and Paul Hanlon have all been included in the squad for the first time along with Ryan Jack and Graeme Shinnie who have been called up previously.


David Marshall has returned from injury after missing the start of the season for Hull City.


Cardiff City right back Callum Paterson makes a reappearance having recently made two appearances for Cardiff City.


27-year-old Paul Hanlon has been named in the squad for the first time after previously captaining Scotland Under-19s and under-21s.


In the midfield Graeme Shinnie and Ryan Jack join Darren Fletcher who comes into the squad on scoring form having notched his first goal for Stoke City at the weekend in a 1-0 win over Watford.


Ryan Christie scored for Aberdeen at the weekend in their victory over Ross County on Saturday and he joins former Scotland Under-21s teammate Jason Cummings in the squad.


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Scotland squad




Jordan Archer (Millwall) 

Craig Gordon (Celtic)

David Marshall (Hull City)




Christophe Berra (Heart of Midlothian)

Liam Cooper (Leeds United)

Paul Hanlon (Hibernian)

Charlie Mulgrew (Blackburn Rovers)

Callum Paterson (Cardiff City)

Andrew Robertson (Liverpool)

Kieran Tierney (Celtic)




Stuart Armstrong (Celtic)

Scott Brown (Celtic) 

Darren Fletcher (Stoke City)

James Forrest (Celtic) 

Ryan Fraser (Bournemouth)

Ryan Jack (Rangers)

John McGinn (Hibernian)

Callum McGregor (Celtic)

Kenny McLean (Aberdeen)

Matt Phillips (West Bromwich Albion)

Graeme Shinnie (Aberdeen) 




Ryan Christie (Aberdeen) *

Jason Cummings (Nottingham Forest)

Leigh Griffiths (Celtic)


*On loan from Celtic