National team boss Alex McLeish had hoped to have the 24-year-old Everton forward available for next week´s friendly in Vienna, followed by the crucial Euro 2008 qualifier in the Faroe Islands.
McFadden missed McLeish´s first two games in charge, the double header against Georgia and Italy, with a broken metatarsal and now the foot injury looks set to keep him on the sidelines for a while longer, meaning Scotland will have to do without their talismanic striker once again.
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