World Cup dates set for England v Scotland

LONDON: England and Scotland will play their 2018 World Cup qualifier at Wembley on a Friday night, the English Football Association announced on Sunday.

The match will take place on Friday November 11, 2016, with a 7:45 pm kick-off.

The return match at Glasgow's Hampden Park has been set for Saturday June 10 2017, with a kick-off time of 5 pm.

England will open their World Cup qualifying campaign away against Slovakia, with a home match against Malta and another trip to Slovenia before they meet Scotland. Scotland's first qualifier will be away against Malta.