Scotland set to play in front of lowest crowd since 1902

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has considered announcing his team early to bump up numbers. Picture: SNS
Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has considered announcing his team early to bump up numbers. Picture: SNS
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Scotland could play in front of their lowest home crowd since 1902 tonight.

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It is understood fewer than 6,000 tickets have been sold for the friendly with Canada at Easter Road. Scotland played before 5,284 when they faced Wales in March 1902. Their lowest home crowd since is 7,455, against Northern Ireland in 1969. Their only other attendance below 8,000 across the past century came when 7,719 attended the Rous Cup game with Chile at Hampden in 1989.

Tickets for tonight are on sale until kick-off from booths around the stadium.