League Cup draw sees the return of the Ayrshire derby & Falkirk face Celtic


The draw for the semi finals of the Scottish Communities League Cup sees Ayrshire rivals Kilmarnock and Ayr United pitied against one another to fight it out for a place in the final of the competition. While Falkirk were handed a semi final tie against Celtic.

Falkirk who have already knocked out Rangers and Dundee United en route to the semi finals are looking to pile more pressure on a beleaguered Celtic side, who currently sit 12 points behind rivals Rangers in the SPL.

Ayr United face their Ayrshire neighbours Kilmarnock after knocking out Inverness, Hearts and St.Mirren in previous rounds.

The ties will be played on 28 and 29 January, with Hampden Park the likely venue for both games.


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Andy Muirhead is the Editor of Scotzine and the Scottish Football fanzine FITBA. He is the Scottish Football columnist for The Morning Star and has written for a number of other publications including ESPN, Huffington Post UK, BT Life's a Pitch and has had his work featured in the Daily Record, The Scotsman and the Daily Mail.

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