Deserved Call-Up For Cardiff City Winger
Cardiff City's lively winger Chris Burke has been handed a boost after being selected by Scotland manager Craig Levein for his 20-man squad to face the Faroe Islands next week. There are several new faces, in an experimental squad - but this shows he is in the minds of the Scotland set-up, and has a chance to impress.
Burkey made his Scotland debut back in 2006, and scored twice in a 5-1 romp over Bulgaria. However, he fell from favour after suffering with injuries and illness while at Rangers. He has been superb for Cardiff City since joined, but had yet to acheive International recognition.
Burke is a typical tricky winger, and his pace and skill on the ball is a major weapon for the Bluebirds. He has terrorised many a left-back and provides natural width, a good cross and the ability to cut inside to great effect.
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