Rangers duo Ryan Jack and John Souttar are in line to be involved with the Scotland national team in an iconic 150th anniversary clash with England.
The Ibrox pair are part of Steve Clarke’s Tartan Army squad for the “friendly” clash at Hampden between a resurgent Scotland and Auld Enemy England.
Both sides go into the match on solid form and whilst the game is to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the first ever international fixture, expect a competitive encounter.
The first ever international football match was played between Scotland and England at the West of Scotland Cricket Ground in Glasgow on the 30th of November 1872.
Whilst that match ended 0-0, it kickstarted a monumental international footballing rivalry which in more recent seasons has been lop-sided in the favour of the Three Lions.
But with Scotland finding their identity under Steve Clarke and now securing five wins from five games in European Championship qualifying – including a 2-0 Hampden victory over Spain – England will know a tough match lies in wait.
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Sharing snaps of Jude Bellingham and co being put through their paces, the England squad is a talented one and Hampden is in for a showpiece match this evening.
With Harry Kane, Declan Rice and Jordan Henderson all lying in wait, Scotland will be determined to put down a market and restart the rivalry after years of disappointment for the national side.
John Souttar and Ryan Jack were not involved in the 3-0 win over Cyprus but expect that to change with several players to get the run out at Hampden.
In this, the 116th officially recognised fixture between Scotland and England, don’t bet against the duo sending Gareth Southgate’s team homeward to think again.