Date: 3rd November 2010 at 9:14pm
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Barry Bannan will be called into the full Scottish squad for their friendly against the Faroe Islands on November 16.

Speaking to a host of reporters Scotland manager Craig Levein refused to ‘sit’ there and name the squad in advance, but he was perfectly clear that wee Barry Bannan would be given the chance to step up to the full squad to see how he goes.

‘I don’t want to sit here and name the squad, but I will be adding and the plan is to bring the young lad Bannan into the group.’

Levein did hint that he might experiment a little with the team, and give the next generation a chance to impress and Bannan certainly has to be near the top of that pile, if not the top – although I may be biased?

‘Barry has impressed me in the under 21’s and he’s now appearing for Aston Villa.’

Big step up for Bannan and will be great experience for the lad and he fully deserves it given his performances this season.

Who’d have thunk it, I might even watch a Scotland match????

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