Summer football is on its way to Scotland thanks to a major revamp of the Scottish League Cup.
The SPFL has confirmed the date for the commencement of league competitions at the start of the 2016/17 Scottish football season.
Gary Locke may be stepping up his striker search after watching his Raith Rovers side draw a blank in a pre-season friendly defeat away to League Two Forfar Athletic.
Dunfermline will travel south to face Ayr United in the tie of the William Hill Scottish Cup third round.
Senior media executive Murdoch MacLennan is the new chairman of the Scottish Professional Football League, replacing the outgoing Ralph Topping.
Cowdenbeath boss Jimmy Nicholl greeted his side’s League Cup injury-time victory with relief more than delight.
The Scottish Professional Football League has confirmed the format and seedings for next season's Betfred League Cup competition.
East Fife boss Gary Naysmith said his side could hold their heads high after pushing Falkirk all the way in the Petrofac Training Cup.
The irony is not lost on East Fife manager Gary Naysmith.
Allan Moore’s first competitive game in charge of Arbroath ended in disappointment and frustration as the Red Lichties lost heavily to Barry Smith’s impressive Alloa.