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Scotland at Euro 2024: Lewis Morgan leaves sisters behind for finals push

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The 27-year-old last featured in a Scotland squad six years ago under Steve Clarke’s predecessor Alex McLeish.

In that time, the Tartan Army have watched their side end the 23-year-wait to qualify for a major tournament, disappoint in a Covid-restricted Euros, fail to qualify for a World Cup and then romp to another slot on the European stage.

Morgan, meanwhile, was watching on with glee, pride and a little bit of envy. Despite being across the pond, he never gave up hope.

“People maybe think when you’re out there, it’s out of sight, out of mind,” he said.

“When you’ve got a manager as detailed as we’ve got here, I never believed that to be the case.

“Whenever I wasn’t called up, I was a fan. It’s been great to see the growth in the team and the group.

“Everyone’s excited now. It’s good to be part of it again.”

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