Scotland coach Scott Johnson calls up 10 new faces for England game

Six Nations starts next month

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The Independent Online

Scott Johnson, Scotland's interim coach, has chosen 10 uncapped players – nine of them from Glasgow – in his first selection since taking on the role.

In his 35-man training squad ahead of Scotland's opening Six Nations game against England at Twickenham on 2 February, the Australian has included full-back Peter Murchie, wings Sean Maitland and Tommy Seymour, centres Alex Dunbar and Peter Horne, No 9 Sean Kennedy, hooker Pat MacArthur, second rower Grant Gilchrist and back-rowers Ryan Wilson and Chris Fusaro.

SCOTLAND squad: Backs: P Murchie*, S Hogg, S Maitland*, T Seymour*, S Lamont, T Visser, M Evans, M Scott, A Dunbar*, P Horne*, D Weir, R Jackson, T Heathcote, H Pyrgos, S Kennedy*, G Laidlaw. Forwards: A Dickinson, R Grant, D Hall, P MacArthur*, R Ford, E Murray, G Cross, M Low, A Kellock, R Gray, J Hamilton, G Gilchrist*, K Brown, R Harley, R Wilson*, J Beattie, D Denton, R Vernon, C Fusaro* (* denotes uncapped player)