Johnny Russell has urged UEFA not to risk Scotland’s Euro 2020 dreams by rushing Steve Clarke’s side back into action too soon.
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Michael O’Neill insists he has had no trouble balancing the demands of Stoke and Northern Ireland over the past four months but admits returning to club football has required an adjustment.
Ciaran Clark is likely to miss the Euro 2020 finals if the Republic of Ireland qualify and they go ahead as planned after undergoing ankle surgery.
Former international John Anderson has warned the Republic of Ireland not to believe that they have been handed the advantage in their Euro 2020 play-off clash with Slovakia.
Michael O’Neill believes Northern Ireland could benefit if their scheduled Euro 2020 play-off semi-final away to Bosnia and Herzegovina is played behind closed doors later this month.
Steven Reid has told all potential Scotland players to be ready for action ahead of the Euro 2020 play-off against Israel.