Maloney out of Japan clash

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Celtic's Shaun Maloney has withdrawn from the Scotland squad for the match with Japan and has been replaced by Dundee United's Scott Robertson, the SFA have confirmed.

Scotland boss George Burley had already lost Danny Fox, Robert Snodgrass, Kevin Thomson and Garry O'Connor from the squad for Saturday's friendly game in Yokohama.

Defender Lee Wallace of Hearts was called up to the senior squad for the first time, joined by striker Lee Miller of Aberdeen.

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