Scotland 17’s Win Malta Double Header

Scotland’s Under 17’s took on Malta in a double header last week as part of their preparation for the upcoming Elite Round European Qualifiers. There were four young Gers in the squad, Darren Cole, Gordon Dick, Kal Naismith and Max Wright.

Malta 1 Scotland 4

First game was on Monday 19th January at the Centenary Stadium. Scotland took the lead in the 5th minute through Callum McRobbie after he was put through by Scott Smith.  It was 2-0 after 38 minutes after a good move was finished by Jamie Pollock. A minute later it was 3-0, the Maltese keeper failing to hold a Gordon Dick shot. Michael Magginson scored from the rebound.

In the second half Malta pulled a goal back after 53 minutes through Sacha Borg.  The scoring was completed in the 73rd minute when Graeme McGregor scored Scotland’s fourth.

Scotland:- Andrew Kennedy (Celtic), Darren Cole (Rangers), Jordan Lowdon (Celtic), Kieran Duffie (Falkirk), Scott Smith (Hibs), Nicky Low (Aberdeen), Max Wright (Rangers), Gordon Dick (Rangers), Callum McRobbie (Aberdeen), Jamie Pollock (Motherwell), Mitchel Megginson (Aberdeen).

Subs:-  Ross Smith (Dundee Utd (For Duffie)), Graeme McGregor (Falkirk (For Cole)), Andrew Gardiner (Ross County(For McRobbie)), Kal Naismith (Rangers (For Megginson)), Fraser Fyvie (Aberdeen( For Lowdon)), Dale Hilson (Dundee Utd (For Low)), Grant Mosson (Celtic (For Wright)).

Not Used :- Marc McCallum (Dundee Utd), Graham Hutchinson (Lincoln City), Cameron Howie (Dundee Utd), Jordan Kirkpatrick (Hamilton Accies).

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Malta 0 Scotland 4

The second game was on Wednesday 21st January, Scotland winning 4-0. The goals coming from Callum McRobbie (8 mins), Mitchel Megginson (19 & 56 mins) and Ross Smith (73 mins).

Scotland:- Andrew Kennedy (Celtic), Darren Cole (Rangers), Jordan Lowdon (Celtic), Grant Mosson (Celtic), Scott Smith (Hibs), Fraser Fyvie (Aberdeen), Max Wright (Rangers), Gordon Dick (Rangers), Callum McRobbie (Aberdeen), Jamie Pollock (Motherwell), Mitchel Megginson (Aberdeen).

Subs:-  Ross Smith (Dundee Utd (For Scott Smith)), Graeme McGregor (Falkirk (For Dick)), Kal Naismith (Rangers (For Pollock)), Nicky Low (Aberdeen (For Wright)).

Not Used :- Marc McCallum (Dundee Utd), Graham Hutchinson (Lincoln City), Cameron Howie (Dundee Utd), Jordan Kirkpatrick (Hamilton Accies), Kieran Duffie (Falkirk), Andrew Gardiner (Ross County),Dale Hilson (Dundee Utd) .

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