What is the format for the Scottish League Cup? The current format has eight groups of five teams playing each other once in a round-robin format. The forty teams playing in the group stage consist
What is the format for the Scottish League Cup?
The current format has eight groups of five teams playing each other once in a round-robin format. The forty teams playing in the group stage consist of the 38 league clubs who are not participating in UEFA competitions, along with two teams from outside the league.
How does the Scottish League Cup work?
Each group contains one seeded club, one second seed and three unseeded clubs. Clubs are awarded the usual three points for a win but all drawn games in the group stage go straight to penalties – the shoot-out winners receive a bonus point.
How many games are in the Scottish League Cup?
2021–22 Scottish League Cup
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Who was the first team to win the Scottish Cup?
The first tournament began in October 1873 and a total of 16 teams entered the competition. The final was held on 21 March 1874 at the original Hampden Park with Queen’s Park emerging victorious against Clydesdale.
Which Scottish football team won the Scottish League Cup in 2016 and were relegated in 2018?
Ross County Football Club
Ross County Football Club is a professional football club based in Dingwall, Scotland. They play all of their home matches at Victoria Park in Dingwall. The club currently play in the Scottish Premiership, being promoted after winning the Scottish Championship in the 2018–19 season.
Who has won most Scottish League Cups?
Rangers hold the record for most wins with 27 and the most final appearances with 35, while Celtic are second with 19 wins from 34 appearances. The cup is currently held by St Johnstone, who defeated Livingston in the 2021 final.
How many teams have won the Scottish League Cup?
In total, 25 teams have won the Scottish Cup but many of the names engraved on the trophy are no longer part of Scottish Football. Renton FC, Third Lanark and St Bernard’s may have long since disappeared but their names live on through their triumphs.
Who has won the most Scottish League Cups?
Which team has won the most Scottish Cups?
There have been twenty-five winners of the Scottish Cup. Celtic have won the trophy most often with 40 victories.
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When does the Scottish League Cup start in 2021?
The 2021–22 Scottish League Cup (also known as the Premier Sports Cup for sponsorship reasons) is the 76th season of Scotland ‘s second-most prestigious football knockout competition. The format for the 2021–22 competition is similar to the previous five seasons.
How many teams are in the Premier Sports Cup?
The group stage involves 40 clubs – the 37 SPFL clubs from 2020/21 who did not qualify for Europe plus Brora Rangers (Highland League champions), Kelty Hearts (Lowland League champions) and East Kilbride (Lowland League runners-up). Teams are drawn into eight groups of five – split into four north groups and four south groups.
When is the semi finals of the Scottish League Cup?
Schedule Round First match date Fixtures Clubs Group stage 10 July 2021 80 45 → 16 Second round 14 August 2021 8 16 → 8 0 Quarter finals 21 September 2021 4 8 → 4 Semi finals 20 November 2021 2 4 → 2