Sheffield Wednesday: Scotland call-ups for Owls trio

Three Sheffield Wednesday players have been selected in the Scotland squad for their matches against Canada and Slovenia later this month.

Midfielder Barry Bannan and strikers Jordan Rhodes and Steven Fletcher have been handed senior calls-ups by Scots boss Gordon Strachan.

In-form Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser and Fulham midfielder Tom Cairney have also been included for the first time.

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Scotland take on Canada in a friendly match on March 22 and Slovenia in a World Cup qualifier on March 26.

Slovenia are currently second in Group F behind England but four points ahead of Scotland in fifth.

Scotland squad: Gordon (Celtic), Marshall (Hull), McGregor (Cardiff on loan from Hull; Berra (Ipswich), Mulgrew (Blackburn) Hanley (Newcastle), R Martin (Norwich), Wallace (Rangers); Tierney (Celtic), Robertson (Hull); Anya (Derby), Bannan (Sheffield Wednesday), Brown (Celtic), Armstrong (Celtic), Burke (Leipzig), D Fletcher (West Brom), Forrest (Celtic), Cairney (Fulham), Fraser (Bournemouth), McArthur (Crystal Palace), McGinn (Hibernian), Morrison (West Brom), Phillips (West Brom) Ritchie (Newcastle); Snodgrass (West Ham); S Fletcher (Sheffield Wednesday), Griffiths (Celtic), Naismith (Norwich), C Martin (Fulham on loan from Derby) Jordan Rhodes (Sheffield Wednesday on loan from Middlesbrough)