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GREER'S SCOTLAND PRIDE

16 October 2014


“It was just disappointing that we didn’t hold on for a win, but overall I think a point over there was a decent result for us. Scotland’s group is one of the hardest groups, but we’ll be doing everything we can to qualify.”

“When we went 2-1 up they put a lot of pressure on us and put an extra striker on so it was backs against the wall for the final 15 minutes.

“It was a big test for me. Robert Lewandowski is a fantastic striker and I knew it was going to be a tough game, but I thought that myself and the rest of the lads did really well to keep him quiet.

“In the first game against Georgia, we did really well and the boys played some great stuff, so I wasn’t sure if I’d play the next game. Then Grant [Hanley] got injured and I found out I was playing, which was great. It was a great honour to play and I really enjoyed it.

He told seagulls.co.uk, “I’ve played a few games before but to actually get a cap from my first competitive game was a really proud moment for myself and my family.

The 33-year-old played the full 90 minutes in a battling performance for the Scots, after being an unused substitute in the 1-0 win over Georgia at Ibrox last weekend.

Brighton & Hove Albion skipper Gordon Greer expressed his pride at receiving his first competitive cap for Scotland after playing in a 2-2 draw in Poland on Tuesday night.

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“He’s a fit guy and a fantastic player so it’s a real privilege to have him here.”

“I’m saying that I’m really proud and honoured to have one [competitive] cap, but he has got nearly 100 which shows the measure of the person as well that he keeps it going.

“Hughesie has done really well. I was delighted to see that Northern Ireland had won their two games and he’s now on 93 caps.

Greer revealed that he has taken inspiration from fellow Seagulls defender Aaron Hughes, after the Northern Ireland international earned his 93rd cap in an impressive 2-0 win in Greece on Tuesday.

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