UK time is: 21:06:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

McCormack disappointed to be left out by Scotland

Leeds United striker Ross McCormack has been left out of the latest Scotland squad named by Gordon Strachan today.

Scotland travel to Croatia for a World Cup qualifier on June 7th and McCormack has been keeping himself fit at Thorp Arch after the regular league season finished on May 4th.

McCormack looked to be part of the future plans of Strachan having been named in the Scotland bosses first two squads, which McCormack unfortunately had to withdraw from through injury and illness.

Speaking on his twitter feed, McCormack couldn`t hide his disappointment but said he was determined to be part of the squad next season, when he wrote.

'Absolutely gutted not to be in the Scotland squad. But I'm sure what I do next year for Leeds will have me back in there..`

It has been a stop start international career for McCormack who has made 8 appearances for his national side since making his debut in 2008.

The 26-year-old could not break his way into the squad under Craig Levein in the 2011/12 season despite finishing the season with 19 goals for Leeds.

He was called up for the first friendly against Australia last season and he scored after coming off the bench, his second goal for Scotland.

A foot injury at Cardiff in September saw him miss the autumn internationals.

Levein was dismissed in November following a dreadful start to their 2014 World Cup qualifying campaign and he was replaced by former Leeds legend Gordon Strachan.

McCormack was called up for the first two squads named by Strachan but he was forced out of both. He was forced out through illness in February before concussion ruled him out of the squad in March.

With Scotland bottom of their group in the World Cup qualifying campaign, Strachan has decided to experiment with a young squad.


Join The Vital Debate




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Dazza71 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Tuesday May 21 2013

Time: 7:00PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Leeds Articles

Stats: Blackburn Rovers v Leeds United (Saturday November 22 2014)

LUFC Leeds team to face Blackburn (Saturday November 22 2014)

LUFC On This Day - November 22nd (Saturday November 22 2014)

Archived Leeds Articles

List All Vital Leeds Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

Vital Members League (view all)

1. dazza71 307
2. erni 97
3. deslondon 94
4. King Billy 49
5. SimonTVW 38
6. Tiny T 31
7. Oyper 21
8. iwa 15
9. bago 12
10. Salazzar 8

League Results (view all)

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
13. Sheff Wed 18 4 10 4 -2 22
14. Huddersfield 18 5 6 7 -6 21
15. Reading 18 6 3 9 -6 21
16. Leeds Utd 18 5 5 8 -5 20
17. Fulham 18 5 4 9 -5 19
18. Millwall 18 4 7 7 -5 19
19. Birmingham 18 4 7 7 -14 19

Breaking League News

Watford Lose To Leaders Derby
Watford : 22/11/2014 20:21:00
Yanns Barnstomer can't blow up tractors
Bournemouth : 22/11/2014 20:16:00
RUFC - Evans 'Ledesma Has Quality'
Rotherham : 22/11/2014 20:00:00
RUFC - Evans 'No Excuses'
Rotherham : 22/11/2014 19:57:00
City Fail To Win Again
Norwich : 22/11/2014 19:55:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Should Stuart Taylor start against derby?
Suggested By:  
Yes 67%
No 33%