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Offline CvB

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League Cup Semi Finals
« on: September 26, 2018, 09:53:13 PM »
Huns.
Cunts are on form at the moment but at least we've not lost to them yet.

First out of the hat, wonder if we'll get the home end at Hampden... ::)



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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2018, 09:56:21 PM »
Huns.
Cunts are on form at the moment but at least we've not lost to them yet.

First out of the hat, wonder if we'll get the home end at Hampden... ::)

or Murrayfield
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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #2 on: September 26, 2018, 09:57:07 PM »
Bring the bastards on  :thumbsup:
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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #3 on: September 26, 2018, 10:09:29 PM »
No Morelos (suspended) or Lafferty (Cup tied) for Sevco
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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #4 on: September 26, 2018, 10:13:25 PM »
Both semi-finals will be played on Sunday 28 October as Celtic and The Rangers have Europa League matches on Thursday 25 October.

Alfredo Morelos and Kyle Lafferty out.

Bring it on  :thumbsup:
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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #5 on: September 27, 2018, 08:12:03 AM »
Both semi-finals will be played on Sunday 28 October as Celtic and The Rangers have Europa League matches on Thursday 25 October.

Alfredo Morelos and Kyle Lafferty out.

Bring it on  :thumbsup:

Never realised that. What's the odds they make us travel down for an early kickoff, be that Edinburgh or glasgow.

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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #6 on: September 27, 2018, 08:17:48 AM »
We'll surely be in Glasgow. Can't imagine the police would want Aberdeen and Huns converging on Edinburgh (likely through Haymarket mostly).  Would be easier to have the Edinburgh team playing in Edinburgh, I would have thought.
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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #7 on: September 27, 2018, 09:09:48 AM »
There's a time I would have killed for this but fucking hell I'm struggling for the motivation for a trip to Hampden. Just like the players were last time.

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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #8 on: September 27, 2018, 09:23:10 AM »
We'll surely be in Glasgow. Can't imagine the police would want Aberdeen and Huns converging on Edinburgh (likely through Haymarket mostly).  Would be easier to have the Edinburgh team playing in Edinburgh, I would have thought.

You'd think, but then with Hearts having used Murrayfield for home games a year ago they'll probably use that as a reason to have them in Glasgow.
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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #9 on: September 27, 2018, 11:49:48 AM »
Think the sfa have a big problem here, even playing one game in Edinburgh, and with different kick off times, it’s almost impossible to avoid a collision of fans travelling either pre or post match. Could be messy.
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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #10 on: September 27, 2018, 12:43:28 PM »
What a bunch of buffoons the SPFL really are. They had plenty of time arranging dates and venues for the semi finals. They knew there was a good possibility that the Ugly sisters would be involved and also knew that the pair had games in Europe. All they needed to do was to have yet another meeting BEFORE the draw and sort it all out but instead they have invited the four semi finalists for their views which basically means what the Glasgow wish to happen regardless of Aberdeen and Hearts think.


Utter shambles again from the SPFL  :wave:
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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #11 on: September 27, 2018, 12:47:05 PM »
Thee SPFL run this competition remember, rather than the SFA.

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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #12 on: September 27, 2018, 12:52:21 PM »
Thee SPFL run this competition remember, rather than the SFA.

Cheers,fixed it but the SFA are still Buffoons  :wave:
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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #13 on: September 27, 2018, 01:26:08 PM »
According to the DR they are considering a Super Sunday with both semi finals being played on Sunday, one after another. Both on BT Sport.

Probably have the Aberdeen one kicking off at 11.00.

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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #14 on: September 27, 2018, 05:08:44 PM »
According to the DR they are considering a Super Sunday with both semi finals being played on Sunday, one after another. Both on BT Sport.

Probably have the Aberdeen one kicking off at 11.00.

I'd expect them to do that, but the question then comes down to where the games are played and the kick off times

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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #15 on: September 27, 2018, 05:17:41 PM »
I'll stick my neck out and say it'll be us v sevco at Hampdung with a midday kick off then Dhims v Fartz at Murrayfield at 3.....

That way 2 clubs aren't travelling and when our game kicks off the Dhims will be heading East. By the time our game finishes all the Celtic fans will have left and we then head up the road and are long gone by the time Celtic start heading back.

As has been said by others, it would cause Edinburgh rozzers the mother of all headaches if ourselves and the sevconians were arriving into Haymarket at the same time, followed by a half mile trek out to the ground.

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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #16 on: September 27, 2018, 05:59:09 PM »
https://spfl.co.uk/news/double-header-for-betfred-cup-semi-finals

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BOTH MATCHES TO BE PLAYED AT HAMPDEN PARK ON SUNDAY 28 OCTOBER

Betfred Cup semi-finals - Sunday 28 October - Hampden Park, Glasgow

Aberdeen v Rangers - Live on BT Sport, kick-off 12 noon
 
Heart of Midlothian v Celtic - Live on BT Sport, kick-off 7.45pm
Last night’s Betfred Cup draw, which saw Celtic and Rangers avoid each other, means Scotland’s two representatives in Europe will play their semi-final matches at Hampden on the same day.

Following a meeting with the four semi-finalists earlier today, SPFL secretary Iain Blair confirmed that both matches, Aberdeen vs Rangers and Hearts vs Celtic, will take place at the National Stadium on Sunday 28 October. Aberdeen vs Rangers will kick off at 12 noon, with Heart of Midlothian vs Celtic kicking off at 7.45pm the same day. Both matches will be broadcast live on BT Sport.

The SPFL is contractually obliged to bring both semi-finals to Hampden.

Iain Blair said: “We knew going into last night’s Betfred Cup draw there was a chance that if Rangers and Celtic reached the Betfred Cup semi-finals the draw could keep them apart, and because they both have a UEFA Europa League match on Thursday 25 October, we had to find a solution which gave them the necessary two-day gap between competitive matches.

“We’ve been working hard with Police Scotland and Hampden Park on contingency planning for exactly this scenario and, together, we examined every possible permutation.

“The crowded fixture calendar means that this is the best and most practical solution as any alternative had the knock-on effect of causing major fixture congestion, not only for Celtic and Rangers, but for several other SPFL clubs.

“We met with representatives of all four clubs earlier today and explained that this was the only feasible outcome.

“The fact that both Celtic and Rangers are in Europe, and will hopefully be playing in the Europa League after the New Year, is obviously good news for Scottish football, but it does mean that our capacity for rescheduling games is significantly curtailed.

“We can confirm that Police Scotland have advised that the Aberdeen vs Rangers game should be played first.”


A Hampden Park Limited spokesman said “We have already started the detailed planning process which is standard practice for all major events at the Stadium. Hampden is the home of Scottish football and we all look forward to assisting our SPFL colleagues with the delivery of two very exciting Betfred Cup semi-finals at the Stadium.”

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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #17 on: September 27, 2018, 06:10:18 PM »
What a fucking shambles
Surely one of the semis could have been played on Saturday 20th October or Saturday 3rd November
This is the best the SPFL could come up with!!

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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #18 on: September 27, 2018, 06:22:09 PM »
What a fucking shambles
Surely one of the semis could have been played on Saturday 20th October or Saturday 3rd November
This is the best the SPFL could come up with!!

Typical woman, trying to apply logic to it.

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Re: League Cup Semi Finals
« Reply #19 on: September 27, 2018, 06:56:27 PM »
So, the police think that making Dons fans leave for the game at 7.00 am is best for all concerned.




What if, in our exuberance after our 6-0 victory, we dig up bits of the pitch and break up the posts and crossbars?
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