Steven Gerrard says Hearts chose a “bad day” to take on his rampant Rangers as the Ibrox side cruised into the Betfred Cup final.
Scottish League Cup
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.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has told Alfredo Morelos he is going nowhere in January.
Rangers skipper James Tavernier was delighted to end a run of semi-final failures with a 3-0 Betfred Cup win over Hearts at Hampden Park.
Alfredo Morelos bagged a brace as Rangers set up an Old Firm Betfred Cup final with a comfortable 3-0 win over managerless Hearts at Hampden Park
Celtic stormed into the Betfred Cup final with a thrilling 5-2 win over Hibernian at Hampden Park.
Skipper Scott Brown is struggling to be fit for Celtic’s Betfred Cup semi-final against Hibernian at Hampden Park on Saturday.
Allan McGregor could return for Rangers’ Betfred Cup semi-final against Hearts at Hampden Park on Sunday.
Austin MacPhee aims to make the Hearts board take their time in recruiting Craig Levein’s successor by extending his winning run as interim manager.
Paul Heckingbottom knows from experience that a cup run can rescue a manager’s job and kick-start a season.
Celtic boss Neil Lennon says the demise of Craig Levein has left “a bitter taste” in his mouth.
Rangers boss Steven Gerrard was surprised by the timing of Craig Levein’s sacking by Hearts as the clubs prepare to meet in the semi-final of the Betfred Cup.
Hearts and Hibernian have both expressed frustration at seeing their Betfred Cup semi-final ticket allocations cut.
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.
Hibernian boss Paul Heckingbottom was delighted to see his side return to winning ways after they beat Kilmarnock on penalties to set up a Betfred Cup semi-final clash with Celtic.
Craig Levein insists Hearts’ penalty practice made perfect as he hailed the attention to detail of his assistant manager Austin MacPhee.
Rangers manager Steven Gerrard claimed Livingston should have gone down to 10 men after Joe Aribo went off with a head wound that required 20 stitches.
Goalkeeper Chris Maxwell was the shoot-out hero as Hibernian booked their place in the Betfred Cup semi-finals after beating Kilmarnock on penalties at Rugby Park.
An early deflected goal from Glen Kamara proved enough to send Rangers past Livingston and into the Betfred Cup semi-finals.
Celtic showed their strength in depth as they dismissed Partick Thistle 5-0 in their Betfred Cup quarter-final clash at Parkhead.
Leigh Griffiths is still missing with a thigh knock as Celtic host Partick Thistle in the Betfred Cup.
Hibernian head coach Paul Heckingbottom has put the onus on his players to solve their woes after their derby defeat.
Hearts manager Craig Levein insisted he did not celebrate their derby win because he knows there is far more work to be done to turn round their form.
Hearts are still without a host of players for their Betfred Cup meeting with Aberdeen.
Alan Archibald is relishing the prospect of getting back on the training ground despite admitting it will be strange to assume a less senior role at Partick Thistle.
Aberdeen boss Derek McInnes expects Hearts to have a spring in their step when the teams meet in the Betfred Cup quarter-finals at Tynecastle.
Celtic manager Neil Lennon does not feel there is any pressure on his players to hold on to their dominance of Scotland’s cup competitions.
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.
Rangers midfielder Andy King knows all about the high of winning trophies so he appreciates how important the Betfred Cup could be in their season.
Aberdeen produced a dramatic comeback at Dens Park to defeat Dundee 2-1 and reach the Betfred Cup quarter-finals.