Celtic and Rangers will meet in the first Old Firm cup final since 2011 after both teams cruised through their Betfred Cup last-four clashes.
Penalty shoot-out hero Chris Maxwell believes Hibernian’s Betfred Cup win over Kilmarnock gives them something to build on as they look to breathe new life into their Ladbrokes Premiership campaign.
Sam Cosgrove converted two spot-kicks in normal-time before missing in the decisive penalty shoot-out as Hearts progressed to the semi-final of the Betfred Cup at the expense of Aberdeen.
Rangers assistant Gary McAllister used an example from his own playing career to illustrate his view that winning is a habit as he highlighted the importance of ending the Ibrox club’s long wait for silverware.
Dundee manager James McPake declared himself happy to have a home draw in the last 16 of the Betfred Cup.
Dundee will play Aberdeen at home in the Betfred Cup last 16 after the draw was made at Dens Park.
Danny Johnson’s debut goal secured Dundee the top spot in Betfred Cup Group D at a sunny Dens Park.
Manager James McPake has confirmed Dundee have tabled a “very good offer” for Aberdeen striker Stevie May.
Stevie May’s on-off transfer to St Johnstone highlights the issue of how vexatious the movement of players can be in football.
Dundee United came up against a brick wall called East Fife and Liam Watt hopes Hearts will also fail to knock it down.