England head coach Roy Hodgson and captain Wayne Rooney are expecting a tough test against Scotland at Celtic Park tonight. The England and Manchester United skipper admits it will be more than a normal friendly between the oldest rivals in international football and believes this experience will benefit the players ahead of the Euro 2016 in France. “It will be a great test,” Rooney said. “I’ve played here before on big nights in Champions League. The atmosphere will be very loud and very intense. I’ve spoken to a few of the younger players, to make sure they’re ready for the start of the game because if you’re not ready it can take you by surprise, but I’m sure we’ll be ready.” “We are on a good run at the moment and it is important to keep getting these results.” “Our next game is in March so we don’t want to come off a bad result. We went to end the […]
Even though this is a friendly, the atmosphere in Celtic Park is going to be anything but what the word suggests.