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The Sunderland striker's representative, Scott Fisher, was called in an attempt to resolve his client's international future last September, but has not been approached since

The agent of exiled Scotland striker, Steven Fletcher has claimed the Scottish Football Association attempted to organise a meeting with his client regarding his international future last September – but failed to follow it up.

The Sunderland man has not played for the Tartan Army since falling out with manager Craig Levein in a dispute that stretches back to February 2011.
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Fletcher sent a text message to a member of Levein’s backroom staff stating his unavailability for a friendly against Northern Ireland and has not been called up since, with the coach claiming Fletcher would have to make the first move if he wanted to represent his country again.

And with no apology forthcoming, Levein stated in May of this year that he had closed the door on ever picking him again but it transpires that the Scottish FA sought reconciliation talks with the prolific forward in September 2011, but failed to follow up on them.

Scott Fisher told BBC Scotland: "The SFA, through a third party, did phone Steven Fletcher to arrange a meeting.

"It was last year, when Wolves were playing Liverpool at Anfield. Steven said he was more than happy to meet.

"But there was never a follow-up phone call from the SFA, nor the third party, to say where and when."

Fletcher himself has indicated a willingness to return to the national team set-up under Levein, tweeting, "yes" when asked whether he would consider reconciliation on Sunday.

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