Captain Andy Robertson and Scotland team mate pull OUT injured during first Euros training session in huge blow

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ANDY ROBERTSON is the latest injury doubt for Scotland ahead of the Euros.

The Tartan Army captain limped out of training during the first training session at their base in Germany this morning.

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Andy Robertson is an injury doubt for Scotland on Friday[/caption]
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Robertson, 30, is an indispensable member of the squad and recently broke the record for the most appearances as a Scotland captain.

The Liverpool defender was seen being led off for treatment less than an hour after taking to the field at Stadion am Groben in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

His place in the session was bizarrely filled by one of the KITMEN – former Celtic trainee Aidan McIlduff.

Hearts skipper Lawrence Shankland was also forced out of action today.

The 28-year-old scored his third international goal last week against Finland and is a contender to lead the line for when Scotland kick-off the tournament against the hosts on Friday evening.

It’s understood neither injury is considered to be serious but it is a worry for boss Steve Clarke and a bitter bow to his preparations for the competition.

Shankland scored 31 goals at club level this year, including 24 in the Premiership, as he forced his way into Clarke’s Euros plans.

The Jambos hero is in a straight fight with Southampton star Che Adams for the striker’s berth on Friday night.

Adams has six goals in 30 caps for Scotland while Shankland has three strikes in 11 matches.

Tommy Conway was promoted from the Under-21s and drafted in to take the spot of QPR frontman Lyndon Dykes, who was forced to withdraw from the squad last weekend.

Lewis Morgan also won a late call-up after Liverpool wonderkid Ben Boak was ruled out of the tournament.

Conway impressed on his debut at Hampden, coming close to scoring the winner with a header in the 2-2 draw.

The Bristol City forward spoke of his emotions after making his first Scotland appearance, revealing how his family would be looking down on him with pride.

Scotland have been luckless with injuries in the run-up to Euro 2024.

Full-backs Aaron Hickey and Nathan Patterson were both ruled out some months ago, as was midfielder Lewis Ferguson.

Hickey and Patterson had been rotating at right-back and right wing-back under Clarke, while Ferguson had been starring for Bologna in Serie A and trying to force his way into Clarke’s starting XI.

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