The SPFL have confirmed that the draw for the group stage of the Betfred Cup will be made on Tuesday May 28.

It will take place at Hampden Park at 1.30pm and will be streamed live on the SPFL YouTube channel.

The format remains the same as in recent years, with 40 clubs drawn into eight groups of five – with four north sections and four south sections.

The tournament kicks off on Saturday July 13.