Date: 16th March 2015 at 5:16pm
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Young striker Jason Cummings has said he’s been thrilled to see his efforts this season rewarded by a maiden Scotland under 21 call up.

The 19 year old has scored 13 times in the Championship for us, and grabbed another two goals in Cup competitions and he goes into the Scotland under 21 squad for the first time for their friendly against Hungary in Budapest on Thursday March 26.

Speaking to the Official Site having been told of his selection, the player said.

‘When I found out I`d been selected for the under-21s I was both surprised and delighted – it`s a real honour and privilege to be picked for Scotland. I`m really excited about being involved with the squad and hopefully I can play well and score goals for the under-21s.’

As for his season so far, the youngster said he felt that he’d learned a ‘massive amount’ from the coaching staff this season but he knows he still has a lot of work to do and a lot of development left to make, but hopefully with hard work and continued support from head coach Alan Stubbs and his staff, that will come to fruition over the coming months and he can become a more rounded player – hopefully making his mark in the Premiership next term if we can get promoted.

‘I want to continue to learn and mature into becoming a better all-round player – hopefully this call-up to the under-21s will help me to experience something different and help to make me improve.’

Gaining international experience and playing against different styles and different types of defenders can only be an asset on that score.

He heads out following the game against Rangers on March 22 in the early kick off.

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