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Betfred Cup Final 2018/19 Preview – Aberdeen v Celtic
By J Bleasdale |

FOR the second time in three seasons, Scotland’s top two for the past four years will battle it out for the first major trophy of the season. Aberdeen and Celtic go head to head in Sunday’s Betfred League Cup Final at Hampden in a repeat of the 2016 showpiece. It was the Bhoys who triumphed [Read more]

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Semi Final Farce sums up the incompetence of Scottish Football’s Governing Bodies
By J Bleasdale |

THE Betfred Cup Semi Final draw threw together two mouthwatering ties between four of Scotland’s biggest clubs. A rejuvenated Hearts were paired with Brendan Rodgers all conquering Celtic side whilst Aberdeen were drawn to face Rangers. The prospect of two of the biggest rivalries outside of the Old Firm and Edinburgh Derbies in the last [Read more]

Throwback Thursday – Classic League Cup Finals
By J Bleasdale |

THREE days to go until the first major trophy is handed out as Celtic and Motherwell go head-to-head in the Betfred League Cup Final. The competition has been devalued by some over the years, particularly since the loss of a European place after the 1996/97 season, but it’s seen some enthralling Finals and had the [Read more]

Betfred Cup Quarter Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

EIGHT teams, four ties, one step away from Hampden. It’s Quarter Final week in this seasons Betfred League Cup and there are some tasty matches in store as each side vies for a place in the Semi Finals at the National Stadium. BT Sport are covering three of the matches across each night from tomorrow [Read more]

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Betfred League Cup Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

ONLY five months into the domestic season and already the first major trophy in Scottish Football is up for grabs this weekend as Scotland’s top two sides, Aberdeen and Celtic, go head-to-head in Sunday’s Betfred League Cup Final. Unsurprisingly, Hampden is a sellout, which completely justifies the SPFLs decision to award a 50:50 allocation to [Read more]

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Betfred Cup Semi Final Preview
By J Bleasdale |

THE penultimate round of the first major tournament of the season takes place this weekend as the remaining four teams in this campaigns Betfred League Cup do battle for a place in November’s Final. There are two intriguing games in prospect for different reasons taking place at Hampden this weekend. Firstly, Championship side Morton, participating [Read more]

The League Cup Group Stage Review
By J Bleasdale |

EYEBROWS were raised when it was announced that the League Cup was to undergo a revamp for this season. Back came the group stages, a popular format in the 70’s, and that the final would be played in November, a welcome change to waiting three months between the Quarter Finals and Semi Finals, whilst there [Read more]

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