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Miller, Mulgrew, Maloney among 22 on Scotland’s roster for USA friendly

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Scotland manager Craig Levein has released the 22-man roster he will bring state-side for a friendly against the U.S. men's national team at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, Fla., on May 26. 

Assuming he is part of the U.S. roster, Maurice Edu will have a good deal of familiarity with Scotland's side, considering it includes three current Rangers players and former Rangers standout striker Kenny Miller.

Here is Scotland's squad for the match:

GOALKEEPERS: Matt Gilks (Blackpool), Craig Gordon (Sunderland), Allan McGregor (Rangers)

DEFENDERS: Phil Bardsley (Sunderland), Christophe Berra (Wolverhampton), Gary Caldwell (Wigan Athletic), Russell Martin (Norwich City), Charlie Mulgrew (Celtic), Lee Wallace (Rangers), Andy Webster (Heart of Midlothian), Steven Whittaker (Rangers)

MIDFIELDERS: Barry Bannan (Aston Villa), Scott Brown (Celtic), Craig Bryson (Derby County), Don Cowie (Cardiff City), Shaun Maloney (Wigan Athletic), James McArthur (Wigan Athletic), Matt Phillips (Blackpool)

FORWARDS: David Goodwillie (Blackburn), Craig Mackail-Smith (Brighton & Hove), Kenny Miller (Cardiff City), Johnny Russell (Dundee United)

What do you think of the roster?

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  1. Not so sure about that. The EPL players are from teams that finished no higher than Norwich City. None scored many goals. No real stars or star potential that I see. OTOH, solid professionals who will likely be well-organized and hard to break-down.

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  2. Anyone with a standard cable package (above just basic cable with local stations) can get this game, unless you live in BFE and have some strange, unheard of provider.

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  3. you mean like ABC, NBC, FOX or CBS? because NBC Sports is available to anyone with ESPN. at least if you are a FIOS, Xfinity or Cox customer in the DC Metro region. i can’t imagine it’s much different from other cities. it’s not like FSC or GolTV where you have to buy a sports package to get it.

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  4. Who does that now? ESPN doesn’t, as far as I can tell. Fox Soccer doesn’t. Which network are you referring to?

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  5. Wow pretty heavy EPL filled squad. I would not have thought that considering their fifa ranking. It should be a good test.

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  6. I hope Barry Bannan gets a starting nod. Incredible skill on the ball, the wee lad.

    I’d have liked a chance to see Steven Naismith (injured), Charlie Adam, Darren Fletcher, and Danny Wilson… oh well.

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  7. …on the other hand, at least NBC Sports won’t have commentators comparing soccer to basketball, volleyball or whatever sport network execs think will translate to the lowly American audience.

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  8. Too bad this game isn’t going to be on a channel where casual fans, or even many hardcore ones, can watch it. It is one of the many ones on NBCSports, right?

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  9. This is a great squad and a good test of USMNT, at least on paper. If we get a solid result it will tell us quite a lot about where our current pool is (provided it’s an A-side call up). Come On You Red White and Blues….

    Yeah, about a nickname?

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