Much comment has been made about the sense of having this game in the first week of the SPL post-split calendar and the consequent restriction it places on team selection. Four teams in the top six play on Thursday 7 May and an Old Firm match follows at the weekend.
As a result the national B squad has an unusual look to it but none of the players selected should be concerned about the surrounding hype. It should always be regarded as an honour to be chosen for a representative game and it should be seen as a reward for consistent good form.
Mark Reynolds is no stranger to the blue of
The game kicks off at 7.30pm at Broadwood on Wednesday 6 May. Entry is by cash at the gate; adults £5 and £2 for concessions. The full quad is…
Iain Turner Everton on loan to
Scott Cuthbert Celtic on loan to St Mirren
Steven Hammell Motherwell
Mark Reynolds Motherwell
Mark Wilson Celtic
Barry Bannan Aston Villa (on loan to
Graham Dorrans West Bromwich
Stephen Hughes Motherwell
David Clarkson Motherwell
Paul Gallacher Blackburn Rovers (on loan to Plymouth Argyle)
Steven Naismith Rangers