Trio out of Scotland squad

  • Last Updated: March 18 2013, 14:06 GMT

Ross McCormack, James Forrest and Danny Fox have withdrawn from the Scotland squad ahead of the forthcoming World Cup qualifiers against Wales and Serbia, the Scottish Football Association have announced.

Ross McCormack: Ruled out
Ross McCormack: Ruled out

Norwich City defender Steven Whittaker has been drafted in by Gordon Strachan as he prepares for his first competitive game as national team boss against the Welsh at Hampden on Friday night.

Celtic boss Neil Lennon revealed at the weekend that Forrest would be out with a back injury but no reason has been given yet for the withdrawals of McCormack and Fox.

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