Date: 27th March 2018 at 3:55pm
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Celtic defenders Robbie Deas and Daniel Church have been dropped from the Scotland u-19 side to face Norway today.

After Scotland lost their opening group match 3-0 to Germany the hoops duo were drafted in and played well in the 2-0 win over Holland which kept alive hopes of qualification.

Bizarrely coach Donald Park has recalled Sevco starlet Matthew Shiels and Ryan Porteous to his defence with Deas and Church relegated to the bench.

Sevco starmaker Craig Mulholland is a guest of the SFA at the qualifying group in Germany with only the group winners qualifying for the eight team final stage.

Scotland need to beat Norway and hope that Germany fail to beat Holland if they are to progress in the competition.

Stephen Welsh of Celtic does keep his place in defence after his display against Holland with Jack Aitchison and Kerr McInroy both in the starting XI.

There are four Sevco starlets in Park’s side, other than goalkeeper Kieran Wright who is on loan at Albion Rovers the other players- Shiels, Aidan Wilson and Glenn Middleton- have only been involved in two competitive club matches this season with Wilson playing one match since going out on loan to Dumbarton

SCOTLAND: Wright (Sevco/Albion Rovers); Welsh, Wilson (Sevco/Dumbarton, Porteous (Hibs), Shiels (Sevco); McInroy (Celtic), Watt (Wolves); Gilmour (Arsenal), Ferguson (Hamilton), Middleton (Sevco); Aitchison (Celtic)