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Scotland: Arsenal's Kieran Tierney omitted from World Cup play-off squad

Kieran Tierney has been omitted from Scotland's squad for the World Cup play-off semi-final with Ukraine on 1 June, but Nathan Patterson is included. Both defenders are recovering from surgery and have not played since the end of March. Steve Clarke has named a pool of 28 for a possible...
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Scotland’s Kieran Tierney and Nathan Patterson possible doubts for play-off semi

Scotland defenders Kieran Tierney and Nathan Patterson have emerged as potential injury doubts for the World Cup play-offs in June.The two players started both matches of the national team’s recent friendly double-header against Poland and Austria, but they are now facing lay-offs at the end of the domestic season.Arsenal defender Tierney has a knee injury and Everton right-back Patterson has an ankle issue, with both players set for operations.While the exact recovery time-frames of both players are yet to be established, they both appear to be in a race to be fit for the June international window, when Scotland are...
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Kieran Tierney could miss rest of season in blow to Arsenal’s top-four hopes

Arsenal’s hopes of securing Champions League football have suffered a blow with confirmation that Kieran Tierney is expected to miss the rest of the season through injury.The Scotland international requires surgery on his left knee after meeting with a specialist on Tuesday and he will have the procedure in the coming days.Tierney’s absence will be a big miss for the Gunners, who lost 3-0 to Crystal Palace on Monday. His replacement Nuno Tavares was substituted at half-time.The 24-year-old sustained the injury in training last Thursday, having returned back from international duty with Scotland, and it remains to be seen whether...
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