Date set for Rangers v Celtic Betfred Cup semi-final

Dates and venues have been announced for the Betfred Cup semi-finals.

Celtic's Moussa Dembele and James Forest scored in the quarter-final win over Alloa. Picture: SNS
Celtic's Moussa Dembele and James Forest scored in the quarter-final win over Alloa. Picture: SNS

Morton will take on Aberdeen at Hampden on Saturday 22 October in the first last-four tie. The game will be shown live on BT Sport and will kick off at 12.15pm.

The following day the national stadium will host Rangers v Celtic. Again the match will be live on BT Sport, with kick off scheduled for 2.15pm.

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Ticket allocations and pricing will be announced at the beginning of next week.

Martyn Waghorn scored a hat-trick in Rangers' 5-0 quarter-final over Queen of the South. Picture: SNS

Morton, who knocked out Dundee United in midweek, are playing in their first League Cup semi-final for 37 years.

Aberdeen, who won the tournament in 2014, booked their place in the semis with a last-minute win over St Johnstone.

Rangers and Celtic meet in a repeat of the League Cup semi-final of two years ago when Ronny Deila’s side won 2-0.

Rangers won through to the last four with a comfortable 5-0 quarter-final victory over Queen of the South.

Martyn Waghorn scored a hat-trick in Rangers' 5-0 quarter-final over Queen of the South. Picture: SNS

Celtic defeated Alloa 2-0.

The final of the 2016 Betfred Cup will take place on Sunday 27 November at Hampden.