Inverness coach John Robertson and Hearts manager Craig Levein will lock horns in a televised Betfred Cup tie. Picture: SNS

BT Sport reveals the five Betfred Cup games it will show live

Five Betfred Cup group games will be shown live on BT Sport, two of them involving Hearts.

The first game to be screened will be Kilmarnock v St Mirren on Friday 13 July. Next up is Raith Rovers v Hearts on 21 July, with the game taking place at East Fife’s Bayview due to work at Stark’s Park.

Dundee v Dunfermline on 22 July is also live, as is Clyde v Motherwell on 28 July and Hearts’ v Inverness Caledonian Thistle the following day.

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Steven Boyd heads home Hamilton's third goal against Stenhousemuir. Picture: SNS

Steven Boyd aiming to make net gains for Hamilton

Hamilton Accies striker 
Steven Boyd has had his 
goalscoring target for the season re-assessed after 
hitting the third goal in the Premiership side’s 3-0 success over visitors Stenhousemuir that guided Martin Canning’s men into the last 16 of the 
Betfred Cup.

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Oli Shaw has scored plenty of goals for Hibernian's under-20 side. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Oli Shaw among Hibs youngsters to graduate with honours

There is a history of bringing talent through the ranks at Hibernian and assistant coach Grant Murray sees no reason why the conveyor belt should shudder to a halt, not when players like Oli Shaw are pushing themselves forward as a cheaper alternative to other high-premium strikers.

Steven MacLean headed home the first goal after just five minutes

Saints go marching on

A routine victory over a team facing the prospect of a League One relegation battle may not be enough to spark dreams of a repeat of their historic heroics of 2014, but St Johnstone have at least negotiated the first possible bump on the road to Hampden.

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