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Hammell drafted in by Scotland

Motherwell defender Steven Hammell has been added to the Scotland squad for Tuesday's match with Croatia.

Last Updated: 13/10/13 at 13:59 Post Comment

Steven Hammell: Motherwell defender drafted in by Scotland

Steven Hammell: Motherwell defender drafted in by Scotland

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Gordon Strachan has drafted in the 31-year-old full-back as cover with Rangers' Lee Wallace sidelined and Norwich City's Steven Whittaker suspended.

Speaking earlier this week, Strachan said: "We won't take a chance with Lee. We'll have a look at his injury and assess it."

Hammell's only full international appearance came nine years ago when he appeared in a 4-1 friendly defeat by Sweden in 2004 when the team were under the care of interim manager Tommy Burns following the departure of Berti Vogts.

Hammell has also featured in B internationals and has been part of recent squads named by Strachan.

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