Kyle Cameron


By Dan King - Newcastle United Digital Editor

Magpies defender Kyle Cameron has been chosen for Scotland's squad for the UEFA European Under-17 Championship Elite Round.

The tall left-footer was born in Hexham and previously represented England at youth level before switching to the Tartan Army.

Romania, Belgium and Bosnia-Herzegovina will provide the opposition in the round-robin tournament taking place in Greenock, Kilmarnock and Ayr, with qualification for this summer's UEFA Under-17 Championships in Malta the aim.

Scotland will face Bosnia-Herzegovina on Monday, 24th March at Kilmarnock's Rugby Park, then Belgium at Cappielow, Greenock, two days later. Their final match will come on Saturday, 29th March against Romania, again at Rugby Park.

Earlier this month, Cameron's Newcastle team-mates Adam Armstrong and Freddie Woodman were named in the England squad for their Elite Round campaign.

The Scotland under-17 squad is: Robbie McCrorie (Rangers), Devlin Mckay (Kilmarnock), Cameron Ballantyne (Dundee United), Jack Breslin (Celtic), Kyle Cameron (Newcastle United), Sam Wardrop (Celtic), Jake Sheppard (Reading), Tom Lang (Birmingham City), Ross Finnie (Wolverhampton Wanderers), Michael Kelly (Aberdeen), Aidan Nesbitt (Celtic), Joseph Thomson (Celtic), Steven Boyd (Celtic), Ryan Hardie (Rangers), Greg Kiltie (Kilmarnock), Calvin Miller (Celtic), Craig Wighton (Dundee), Scott Wright (Aberdeen)