Dailly twins set to star for Scotland U17s

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Dailly twins Robby and Ross McCrorie have once again been called up to the Scotland U17’S squad for their European Championship qualifiers.

The 16 year-olds both signed professional contracts with Rangers in April towards the end of last season.

And now they have been rewarded by Scotland Under 17 manager Scot Gemmill for their progress over the last year.

The Scotland Under 17s will be tackling the Republic of Ireland, Faroe Islands and Gibraltar in European Championship qualifiers in Ireland from 22-27 September.

And the McCrorie twins will be hoping to play their part in ensuring the Scotland youngsters go some way to replicating their success of this years Under 17 European Championship in Malta where they reached the semi-finals.

In that tournament in May, Robby emerged as a star for Gemmill’s team after enduring a difficult start to the tournament.

Goalkeeper Robby was at fault for both Portugal goals as the Scots suffered a 2-0 loss in their opening game.

However, against Germany McCrorie produced a truly world class save against Germany in the last minute to secure the Scots a much needed point.

And in the final group game of the campaign, he saved a penalty against Switzerland to ensure his team progressed to the semi-finals where they were unfortunately beaten 5-0 by Holland.

However, there were real signs of progress from the Under 17s during the tournament and Robby will be hoping to take his place in goals once again.

And this time his twin brother Ross will be hoping to play a part having missed out on the championships in Malta.

The pair also led Scotland Under 16s to success in the Victory Shield tournament last year with a victory over England.

Robby has also been making appearances on the bench for the Rangers U20 team this season and both of the twins are highly rated inside Ibrox by the coaching staff.