Hutton back in Scotland fold

17 March 2009 11:04
George Burley has handed Alan Hutton an immediate recall to the Scotland squad after shaking off an injury.

The Tottenham full-back has been out of action since picking up a foot problem in November.

However, having recently resumed full training, he is now pushing for a starting role on both domestic and international fronts.

His return has come as a welcome boost to Burley who is preparing for a crunch 2010 World Cup qualifying double-header against Holland and Iceland.

Derby County winger Gary Teale is also back in the squad for the first time since Burley's opening match in charge almost a year ago.

The Scots have made a positive start to the their Group Nine campaign, sitting second after three games, and will be desperate to build on their successes so far as they continue on the road to South Africa.

Full Scotland squad for World Cup qualifiers against Holland (28th March) and Iceland (1st April):

Goalkeepers: Gordon (Sunderland), McGregor (Rangers), Marshall (Norwich)

Defenders: Alexander (Burnley), Barr (Falkirk), Berra (Wolves), Broadfoot (Rangers), Caldwell (Celtic), Hutton (Tottenham), McAllister (Bristol City), McManus (Celtic), Naysmith (Sheffield United), Weir (Rangers)

Midfielders: Brown (Celtic), Commons (Derby), Ferguson (Rangers), Fletcher (Manchester United), Hartley (Celtic), Morrison (West Brom), Rae (Cardiff), Teale (Derby)

Strikers: Clarkson (Motherwell), Fletcher (Hibernian), Iwelumo (Wolves), McCormack (Cardiff), Miller (Rangers)

Source: SKY_Sports