Kris Boyd returns to Scotland squad after three-year hiatus

Kris Boyd will end a three-year international hiatus by joining the Scotland squad ahead of their game against Norway on Tuesday. Boyd replaces Steven Fletcher who has been allowed to return to his club Sunderland.

The 30-year-old last appeared for his country in September 2010.

I never gave up hope of playing for my country again and I am grateful to Gordon (Strachan) for giving me that chance

– Kris Boyd

Kris has always said he was determined to return to the international squad. Now he has that opportunity again and I am delighted for him

– Gordon Strachan, Scotland manager