The Press and Journal (Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire)



ohnny Russell has urged Uefa not to risk Scotland’s Euro dreams by rushing Steve Clarke’s side back into action too soon.

The Sporting Kansas City striker was hoping to be part of the Scotland team taking on Israel last Thursday before the play-off was shelved.

Uefa chiefs have now pencilled in June for the rearranged fixture but SFA chief executive Ian Maxwell has branded those plans “unrealisti­c”.

And now frontman Russell has called on tournament bosses to take their time before rescheduli­ng the crucial Hampden clash.

The former Dundee United and Derby ace fears Clarke’s men may

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