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Commons retires from Scotland duty

May 22, 2013
By ESPN staff
Scotland midfielder Kris Commons has announced his retirement from international football after earning 12 caps for the national team.

Commons made the decision prior to Gordon Strachan naming his squad for Scotland's World Cup qualifier against Croatia next month, claiming he would like to focus on playing for Celtic and raising his young family.

The 29-year-old insists his retirement was not an impulsive decision and conversations with Celtic boss Neil Lennon and Strachan ...

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