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Hanley targets Scotland spot

Blackburn Rovers centre-back Grant Hanley wants to impress Scotland national boss Gordon Strachan with early season form ahead of the Wembley friendly with England next month.

Last Updated: 19/07/13 at 11:51 Post Comment

Grant Hanley: Focusing on his performances with Blackburn

Grant Hanley: Focusing on his performances with Blackburn

Hanley, 21, has seven caps for his country so far.

"It's a few years since the last Scotland-England game at Wembley so I'm definitely looking forward to that," Hanley told the Lancashire Telegraph.

"First and foremost I've got to get myself concentrated on here at Blackburn, getting my fitness up, minutes on the pitch and looking forward to the start of the season.

"As long as you are playing consistently and regularly with your club side, you've always got half a chance of playing for your country."

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