Scottish Football - Griffiths called up by Scotland to face Croatia

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.

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Leigh Griffiths has been named in the Scotland squad to face 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.

There are recalls for Southampton defender Danny Fox and Cardiff midfielder Craig Conway.

Scotland squad:

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 Hutton (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)

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