Beattie in Scotland squad
By Patrick Goss
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Craig Bettie has been included in Scotland's squad for World Cup qualifiers.Celtic's Craig Bettie has been included in Scotland's squad to face Italy and Norway in the crunch World Cup qualifiers.
Beattie had been tipped to only be included in the Under-21s, but Walter Smith has shown how highly he rates the striker by including him in his senior squad.
Barry Ferguson returns to the squad after missing out on the 2-2 draw against Austria as part of Smith's decision to not call-up players involved in European football.
Ferguson is expected to captain the side and line up alongside Darren Fletcher, who has been an ever-present in Manchester United's season so far.
There is no place for Dundee United's Stevie Crawford or Derek Riordan of Hibernian.
Douglas (Leicester), Gordon (Hearts), Marshall (Celtic), Alexander (Preston), Anderson (Aberdeen), Caldwell (Sunderland), Dailly (West Ham), McNamara (Wolves), Pressley (Hearts), Webster (Hearts), Weir (Everton), Ferguson (Rangers), Fletcher (Man Utd), Hartley (Hearts), McCann (Southampton), McCulloch (Wigan), Murray (Rangers), O'Neil (Preston), Quashie (Southampton), Beattie (Celtic), McFadden (Everton), Miller (Wolves), O'Connor (Hibernian), Thompson (Rangers).