Rangers to host Celtic in Scottish Cup fourth round - if Steven Gerrard's team win against Cove

Only one half of the Old Firm can reach this season’s Scottish Cup quarter final after Celtic were paired with a potential trip to Ibrox in the fourth round.

Rangers face Cove Rangers this afternoon with the winner picked to host the reigning cup holders in round four, which will decide the make-up of the quarter finals also drawn today.

The winners of that clash will either face Betfred Cup winners St Johnstone or Clyde who were also paired in the fourth round by singer Nathan Evans on the Scottish Cup Youtube channel.

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Also drawn was the all-Premiership fourth round clash Aberdeen v Livingston while Hibs were lined up for a second trip south. Jack Ross’ team face Queen of the South on Monday night in the final tie of the third round and the winners will head to Stair Park in Stranraer on weekend of April 17.

Singer Nathan Evans performed the Scottish Cup Fourth and Fifth Round draws at Hampden Park, on April 04, 2021, in Glasgow, Scotland. (Photo by Alan Harvey / SNS Group)

Dundee United were the only other Premeirship side facing an away trip – they make the short journey to Forfar.

Fourth round draw in full: Stranraer v Hibs or QOS; Motherwell v Morton; St Mirren v Inverness Caledonian Thistle; St Johnstone v Clyde; Rangers or Cove v Celtic; Aberdeen v Livingston; Forfar v Dundee United; Kilmarnock v Montrose.

Fifth round ties, scheduled for the weekend of April 24 will decide which four teams are competing at Hampden in this season's semi-finals and the quarter-final draw was also made by the sea-shanty singer.

Fifth round: Rangers, Cove or Celtic v St Johnstone or Clyde; Kilmarnock or Montrose v St Mirren or ICT; Aberdeen or Livingston v Forfar or Dundee Utd; Stranraer, Hibs or QOS v Motherwell or Morton.

Picture Michael Gillen - SFA Scottish Cup trophy

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