Livingston and Ross County have informed the SPFL that they will be unable to field B teams in this season’s competition.

As a result, their scheduled opponents, Albion Rovers and Stirling Albion, will receive byes into round two.

We will face Montrose at Links Park on the weekend of September 4/5.


North Section – Tuesday August 10
Brora Rangers v Aberdeen B – Dudgeon Park, ko 7.45pm
Dundee B v Peterhead – Kilmac Stadium, ko 7.00pm
East Fife v St Johnstone B – Locality Hub Bayview Stadium, ko 7.45pm
Forfar Athletic v Formartine United – Station Park, ko 7.45pm
Fraserburgh v Cowdenbeath – Bellslea Park, ko 7.30pm
Hibernian B v Elgin City – Venue to be confirmed, ko 7.45pm
Stenhousemuir v Dundee United B – Ochilview, ko 7.30pm

North Section – Wednesday August 11
Brechin City v Buckie Thistle – Glebe Park, ko 8.00pm

South Section – Tuesday August 10
Queen’s Park v Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic – Firhill Stadium, ko 7.45pm
St Mirren B v Kelty Hearts – SMiSA Stadium, ko 7.45pm
Stranraer v Motherwell B – Stair Park, ko 7.30pm

South Section – Wednesday August 11
Broomhill FC v Clyde – Indodrill Stadium, ko 7.45pm
Celtic B v Annan Athletic – Penny Cars Stadium, ko 7.45pm
Dumbarton v Rangers B – C&G Systems Stadium, ko 7.45pm
Falkirk v East Kilbride – Falkirk Stadium, ko 7.30pm

South Section – Tuesday August 17
Edinburgh City v Heart of Midlothian B – Ainslie Park, ko 7.45pm


North Section
Brora Rangers or Aberdeen B v Arbroath
Cove Rangers v Stenhousemuir or Dundee United B
Dundee B or Peterhead v East Fife or St Johnstone B
Fraserburgh or Cowdenbeath v Alloa Athletic
Hibernian B or Elgin City v Dunfermline Athletic
Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Brechin City or Buckie Thistle
Montrose v Stirling Albion
Raith Rovers v Forfar Athletic or Formartine United

South Section
Airdrieonians v Queen’s Park or Bonnyrigg Rose Athletic
Albion Rovers v St Mirren B or Kelty Hearts
Celtic B or Annan Athletic v Morton
Dumbarton or Rangers B v Ayr United
Hamilton Academical v Edinburgh City or Heart of Midlothian B
Kilmarnock v Falkirk or East Kilbride
Queen of the South v Broomhill FC or Clyde
Stranraer or Motherwell B v Partick Thistle

In the event of a draw
Penalty kicks will decide the outcome if the scores are level after 90 minutes

Tournament dates
Round 2 – weekend of September 4/5
Round 3 – weekend of October 9/10
Quarter-finals – midweek of November 30/December 1
Semi-finals – midweek of March 1/2