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Scotland unveil pink away strip and tartan home kit

Scotland have unveiled a pink away strip and tartan home kit for the 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign.

Captain Scott Brown helped unveil the new strips alongside Under-21 defender Callum Paterson and Rachel Corsie and Leanne Crichton from the Women's side at the new JD Sports Superstore on Argyle Street in Glasgow.

Commenting on the away kit former Scotland forward Kevin Gallacher told BBC's Radio 5 Live said: "This is the ultimate pink that you class for girls. It is a girl's colour.

"I don't think you can complain because there's a lot of teams who have worn pink now. And I'm never going to complain because I scored my first two international goals in salmon pink."

Scotland begin the new campaign in September 2016 away to Malta.

Earlier this month Northern Ireland's 2016 home shirt was ridiculed after being unveiled to the public.

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Angry supporters branded it "horrendous" and "hideous", with some suggesting it was the worst kit in the team's history.

A petition to change the design of the controversial new Northern Ireland kit  gained over 6,000 signatures. However the strip, with a blue stripe across the chest, is here to stay and will be worn in France.

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