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Jocks Not 'Fearful' Of Meeting The Auld Enemy
Published : 30 Jul 2011 09:54:54
Some could say - with Scotland's horror record of failing to qualify for any competition since the days of William Wallace - Darren Fletcher wants his head looking at. But ... Man Utd midfielder would have no fears if Scotland were bracketed with England in tomorrow night's World Cup qualifying draw in Rio. Craig Levein's team are in pot four and could have to battle against the Auld Enemy, who are in pot one, for a place in the 2014 finals in Brazil. Darren Fletcher: "I would love to play them. "It is not something I would be fearful of, rather it is time we were playing them again. "It would mean some banter on the Manchester United training ground with guys like Rooney and Ferdinand - and maybe a couple of solid kicks aimed at team-mates. "But I think it would be good for the Scottish players and fans. It would be a massive game for us. "I remember the Euro play-off at Hampden and Wembley in 1999 and it was fantastic to beat them, although we lost on aggregate to two goals from Paul Scholes."