Stephen McGinn admits there are now so many of his fellow countrymen in Nigel Clough’s first team squad they were “waiting for the national anthem to start” before Sheffield United’s recent FA Cup tie at Fulham.
But the former Scotland under-21 international, speaking ahead of tomorrow’s fifth round tie with Nottingham Forest, revealed how those born south of the border are helping the latest member of Bramall Lane’s Caledonian contingent to settle in.
Asked how Stefan Scougall, who joined United from Livingston last month, is adapting to English life, McGinn replied: “Chris Porter is helping him with a flat. He is very money prudent.
“It is not easy being in a hotel. So, if he needs anything he is more than welcome to give any of us a shout and we’ll do whatever we can to help. Scougs knows that.”
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