January 23, 2022 Latest Football News

Ryan Wilson excluded from Scotland squad

Ryan Wilson had been excluded from Scotland’s Six Nations squad, but not for allegedly grabbing the testicles of an opponent in a game.

Tim Swinson was another cited player in the same match, where Northampton Saints defeated Glasgow by 19-15 in the European Champions Cup.

However, Swinson retained his place in the squad.

Uncapped Zander Fagerson and Rory Sutherland have also been named in Scotland’s 35-man squad for the Six Nations

“We made a decision with Ryan before he was cited,” said Scotland coach Vern Cotter.

“We’re happy with the way he has been improving but we feel that the [other] players are playing better than he is at the moment.”

Explaining his choices of players, he described Rory as “impressive with the quality to become an international player” and that Zander was “exceptional with competitive desire.

Scotland would begin the Six Nations championship at home playing against England, and will visit Wales and Italy soon after.

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