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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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Inverness Caley Thistle are the current holders of the IRN-BRU Cup after defeating Dumbarton in the final in March. Picture: SNS.

English clubs to be invited to play in Irn-Bru Cup

The Irn-Bru Cup will become a complete British and Irish affair after Uefa gave the SPFL approval
to include two teams from England’s Vanarama National League in next season’s knockout competition.

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Hearts manager Craig Levein and Inverness coach John Robertson will meet in the Betfred League Cup. Picture: SNS

Hearts handed reunion with John Robertson in Betfred Cup

Hearts will be up against Tynecastle legend John Robertson in next season’s Betfred Cup after the draw for the group stage paired them with Inverness Caledonian Thistle.

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Peterhead manager Jim McInally described his team as 'thoroughly professional'. Picture: SNS.

Peterhead 3 - 0 Stirling Albion: Blue Toon ease home in the end

Peterhead manager Jim McInally was delighted after his team overcame a shaky start to coast through to the League One play-off final at the expense of Stirling Albion.

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James Tavernier has taken his play up a level this season. Picture: SNS

The 17 most improved players in Scottish football this season

Which players have shown improvement from last season to the current campaign, catching the eye and winning hearts of supporters across Scotland?

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Russell McLean netted twice in Peterhead's win. Picture: SNS/Alan Harvey

League 2 round-up: Top two record easy victories

Peterhead remain top of League Two on goal difference following a comfortable 3-0 win over Clyde who slip out of the play-off spots.

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Andy Little celebrates a goal for Rangers against East Stirling in August 2012. Picture: Robert Perry

Ex-Rangers ace Andy Little nears Stirling Albion return after 9 months out

Stirling Albion manager Dave Mackay has resisted entering the transfer market for a new striker as former Rangers and Northern Ireland front-man Andrew Little is closing in on a comeback after nine months out after a horror head injury.

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Erik Paartalu in action for Melbourne FC in Australia. Picture: Getty Images

Ex-Morton and Gretna player describes ‘surreal’ match in North Korea

A footballer who spent time at Morton, Gretna and Stirling Albion has talked about the ‘surreal’ experience of playing a competitive match in North Korea.

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Inverness CT's Matty Elsdon battles for the ball against Falkirk's Rory Loy. Picture: SNS/Bill Murray

Betfred Cup wrap: Falkirk impressive in defeat of Inverness CT

Falkirk moved top of Betfred Cup Group A and set down a marker for the league season thanks to a 2-0 victory at Inverness.

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St Mirren's Gregor Buchanan heads into the net. Picture: SNS/Ross Parker

Betfred Cup round-up: Falkirk and St Mirren record 4-1 wins

Falkirk and St Mirren put down an early marker ahead of the Ladbrokes Championship season with comfortable victories in the end. Elsewhere, League Two Peterhead beat League One East Fife and Cowdenbeath emerged victorious over Buckie Thistle in a game which featured six goals.

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Shaun Tuton makes his debut for Motherwell. Picture. Gary Hutchison/SNS

Stirling Albion 0 - 2 Motherwell: Shaun Tuton makes his mark

Motherwell manager Stephen Robinson declared himself satisfied with his side’s first pre-season run out after using 21 players in yesterday’s victory at Stirling Albion.

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Celtic won last season's Betfred League Cup. Picture: Paul Devlin/SNS

Betfred Cup draw throws up derby clash

Dundee will face Dundee United in the stand-out fixture of the 2017 Betfred Cup group stage.

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Arbroath manger Dick Campbell is all smiles after his side picked up the League Two trophy.  Photograph: Kenny Smith/SNS

Stirling Albion 1 - 1 Arbroath: Red Lichties take the trophy

It does not happen too often but just for a while yesterday the irrepressible Dick Campbell was lost for words.

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Andy Little has been hospitalised in Edinburgh. Picture; Gary Hutchinson

Footballer Andy Little in hospital following training incident

Stirling forward Andy Little suffered a fractured skull in a training-ground accident, the Ladbrokes League Two club have revealed.

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Falkirk fans at Falkirk Stadium for a home game against Dumbarton. Picture: TSPL

How many Scottish football grounds have you been to?

EACH of the 42 member clubs in the Scottish Professional Football League has their own home stadium. How many have you visited?

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Cammie Binnie made a vital penalty save for The Binos

Stirling Albion 2 - 2 Clyde: Two doubles mean it’s try again

A brace each from Dylan Nguene Bikey and Peter MacDonald means these League 2 rivals will need a replay to determine who progresses to the fifth round.

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Would Brendan Rodgers lead the current second choice Celtic side to the league title. Picture: SNS

Scottish football mailbag: Would Celtic’s reserves win the league? | How to fix Hearts? | Where’s Rossiter?

Craig Fowler answers your questions on Scottish football, including the strength of Celtic’s reserve side, how to fix the issues with the Hearts attack, and what’s happened to the forgotten man of Ibrox.

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David Wotherspoon, left, celebrates his 90th-minute goal with team-mate Steven MacLean. Photograph: Graeme Hart

St Johnstone 4 - 0 Stirling Albion: Saints take Group B

There was no final day drama at McDiarmid Park as St Johnstone emerged as winners of Group B in the Betfred Cup with a perfunctory win over League 2 Stirling Albion.

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Peter Houston criticised his players.

Stirling Albion 1 - 0 Falkirk: Peter Houston hits at players

Peter Houston was in no mood to mince his words after Falkirk’s shock defeat by a fired-up Stirling Albion.

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