Tuesday, August 13, 2013

England-Scotland Preview: Rooney set to return against Auld Enemy

Despite featuring for Manchester United just once during pre-season, the striker is set for a run out at Wembley as the Auld Enemy come face to face for the first time in 14 years

Ashley Young is the only player to have withdrawn from Roy Hodgson's squad, having missed Manchester United's 2-0 Community Shield win over Wigan.

However, the England manager is confident Wayne Rooney will be able to take part at Wembley after seeing him in training on


Meanwhile, Gordan Strachan also just one casulty, with Brighton midfielder Liam Bridcutt suffering for a groin injury.

But the experience of Darren Fletcher, Gary Caldwell and Steven Fletcher again miss out after failing to face Croatia.