Scotland v Faroe Islands 2021: World Cup qualifier kick off time, team news, past results and how to watch on TV

Will Che Adams retain a place in the starting line up as Scotland look for a first win of the FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign against Faroe Islands
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Scotland will be looking to register a first win of their World Cup qualifying campaign when they take on Faroe Islands in Group F.

Steve Clarke’s Tartan Army sit third in their Qatar 2022 qualifying group after draws with Israel and Austria from the opening two matches ahead of the must-win fixture with Faroe Islands.

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Southampton striker Che Adams was handed a first Scotland start against Israel in one of three changes made by Clarke, who adopted a back four in the second half on Sunday night.

Che Adams was handed a first Scotland start against Israel, but will the Southampton striker retain a starting place against Faroe Islands? (Pic: Getty Images)Che Adams was handed a first Scotland start against Israel, but will the Southampton striker retain a starting place against Faroe Islands? (Pic: Getty Images)
Che Adams was handed a first Scotland start against Israel, but will the Southampton striker retain a starting place against Faroe Islands? (Pic: Getty Images)

Upcoming opponents Faroe Islands took the lead against Austria in their second qualifier before falling to a 3-1 defeat, which followed a draw with Moldova in the opening match.

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When is Scotland v Faroe Islands?

Scotland vs Faroe Islands takes place on Wednesday 31 March 2021.

What time does Scotland v Faroe Islands kick off?

The World Cup qualifier between Scotland vs Faroe Islands kicks off at 7.45pm on 31 March.

Where is Scotland v Faroe Islands being played?

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Hampden Park will host the World Cup 2022 qualifying match between Scotland vs Faroe Islands.

Scotland v Faroe Islands past results

Scotland have never lost to the Faroe Islands from the seven international football matches played between the two nations.

The Tartan Army have won seven of the nine meetings, including the last four matches, in which they have scored 14 goals and conceded just once.

Scotland beat Faroes Islands 3-0 in the last encounter on 16 November 2010.

What TV channel is Scotland v Faroe Islands on?

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Scotland’s World Cup qualifier against Faroe Islands will be shown live on Sky Sports Main Event.

Sky customers can watch the action unfold live on the satellite television provider’s dedicated football channels, as part of the full sports package.

Sky Sports packages range from £18 per month for the dedicated Premier League and Football channels to £25 for the complete sports package.

What time does TV coverage of Scotland v Faroe Islands start?

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TV coverage of Scotland vs Faroe Islands begins at 7pm - 45 minutes before the scheduled kick-off - and will run through to 10.30pm.

How can I live stream Scotland v Faroe Islands?

Sky Sports subscribers can stream the action as it happens on multiple digital devices - including mobile phones and tablets - via the Sky Go app.

Fans wanting to watch Scotland v Faroe Islands without signing up to a contract can buy a day or month pass to Sky Sports from NOW TV.

The NOW TV app can be found on many of the latest smart TVs and can be streamed through phones, computers, tablets, consoles and BT Sport.

What are the latest odds on Scotland v Faroe Islands?

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Following two draws from their opening two Group F qualifying matches, Scotland are hot favourites to get a first win of the World Cup qualifying campaign against Faroe Islands.

Scotland are tipped at 1/7 on with many online bookies, including Bet365, SkyBet, BetVictor, with a drawn result getting attention at 15/2 with BetFair and UniBet, among others.

At the time of writing (30 March), the majority of money is going on the chance of a draw with some favourable odds around 8/1 with MansionBet, according to

Who is in the Scotland squad?

Goalkeepers -

Craig Gordon (Heart of Midlothian)

David Marshall (Derby County)

Jon McLaughlin (Rangers)

Defenders -

Andrew Considine (Aberdeen)

Declan Gallagher (Motherwell)

Grant Hanley (Norwich City)

Jack Hendry (KV Oostende, on loan from Celtic)

Scott McKenna (Nottingham Forest)

Stephen O’Donnell (Motherwell)

Liam Palmer (Sheffield Wednesday)

Andy Robertson (Liverpool)

Greg Taylor (Celtic)

Kieran Tierney (Arsenal)

Midfielders -

Stuart Armstrong (Southampton)

Ryan Christie (Celtic)

John Fleck (Sheffield United)

John McGinn (Aston Villa)

Callum McGregor (Celtic)

Kenny McLean (Norwich City)

Scott McTominay (Manchester United)

Forwards -

Che Adams (Southampton)

Lyndon Dykes (Queen’s Park Rangers)

Ryan Fraser (Newcastle United)

Oliver McBurnie (Sheffield United)

Kevin Nisbet (Hibernian)