Scotland coach Ross Mathie has announced a 20-strong Scotland Under-16 squad in preparation for this season's Victory Shield. In the final week of the summer holidays, the Scottish team played two warm-up matches against Jersey in the Channel Islands.
Scotland start their Victory Shield campaign away to Wales on Octo-ber 5 and then travel to Northern Ireland on November 8. The final match against England will be played in Scotland at a venue to be confirmed on November 29. Sky Sports has confirmed it will cover every match live on television.
Scotland Under-16 squad: Keiran Brennan (Brannock HS), Darren Cole (Broxburn Acad), Gordon Dick (Earnock HS), Jordan Elfver-son (Arbroath HS), Connor Fairley (Greenfaulds HS), Cameron Howie (Forfar Acad), Ryan Jack (St Machar Acad), James Keatings (St Aidans HS), Jordan Lowdon (Airdrie Acad), Grant Mosson (Douglas Acad), Kai Naismith (Cleveden Sec), Craig Pender (Tynecastle HS), Jamie Pollock (Caldervale HS), Alan Rae (Cardinal Newman HS), Scott Robinson (Boroughmuir HS), Christopher Scott (Perth Gram), Ross Smith (Boclair Acad), Scott Smith (Boroughmuir HS), Gavin Stokes (Knightswood Sec) and Max Wright (Lourdes Sec).