As League 1 part-timers up against a Premiership side, Forfar were always going to be underdogs against St Johnstone on Saturday.
Dundee United will face Scottish Cup runners-up Hearts in the group stages of the Betfred Cup after the draw was made at Hampden today.
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Jimmy Nicholl had to pinch himself as he gazed around the Estadio Luis Casanova in Valencia after Northern Ireland’s 10 men had just beaten Spain.
Dundee United came up against a brick wall called East Fife and Liam Watt hopes Hearts will also fail to knock it down.
Arbroath have a perfect record in the Betfred Cup and thumped Stirling 6-1 in their last outing but Gayfield manager Dick Campbell does not reckon Hibs will be too fearful of his side.
Arbroath boss Dick Campbell admits he has not given up hope of qualifying from the group stages of the Betfred Cup as his side gear up to face Ross County tonight.
Montrose boss Stewart Petrie is maintaining his mantra that the Betfred Cup group games are vital for his players to find form and fitness – however their blistering start to the competition has now put a slightly different “slant” on things.
Brechin boss Darren Dods is looking forward to kicking the new season off in the Betfred Cup against Peterhead at Glebe Park as it will move his side further away from the misery of their last campaign.
Mouldy Old Dough had just been knocked off the number one spot in the pop charts the last time Dundee United lost a competitive match to East Fife.
East Fife manager Darren Young hailed his team’s “outstanding” display as they stunned Dundee United in the Betfred Cup.