Scotland Squad For Croatia Announced

On-loan Hibernian striker Leigh Griffiths has been rewarded for his impressive form with a call-up to the Scotland squad for the World Cup qualifier against Croatia.

Griffiths - who made his debut in a friendly against Luxembourg - forced his way into Gordon Strachan's plans for the match in Zagreb on June 7. 

There are also first call-ups for Celtic's Tony Watt and Dundee United midfielder Stuart Armstrong, as well as Gordon Greer of Brighton and Aberdeen's Ryan Jack.

SCOTLAND SQUAD TO FACE CROATIA IN WORLD CUP QUALIFYING: Goalkeepers Matt Gilks (Blackpool), David Marshall (Cardiff City), Allan McGregor (Besiktas); Defenders Gary Caldwell (Wigan Athletic), Danny Fox (Southampton), Gordon Greer (Brighton and Hove Albion), Grant Hanley (Blackburn Rovers), Alan Hutto (Real Mallorca), Russell Martin (Norwich City), Lee Wallace (Rangers), Andy Webster (Heart of Midlothian), Steven Whittaker (Norwich City); Midfielders Stuart Armstrong (Dundee United), Liam Bridcutt (Brighton and Hove Albion), Scott Brown (Celtic), Chris Burke (Birmingham City), Craig Conway (Cardiff City), James Forrest (Celtic), Ryan Jack (Aberdeen), Gary Mackay-Steven (Dundee United), James McArthur (Wigan Athletic), James Morrison (West Bromwich Albion), Steven Naismith (Everton), Robert Snodgrass (Norwich City); Forwards Leigh Griffiths (Hibernian), Shaun Maloney (Wigan Athletic), Jordan Rhodes (Blackburn Rovers), Tony Watt (Celtic).