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Challenge Cup - first round draw

St Johnstone players celebrating
St Johnstone won last year's tournament

St Johnstone will open their defence of the Challenge Cup with a visit to Ross County next season.

The SFL's new entrants face Clyde, while Partick Thistle host Glasgow rivals Queen's Park.

Dundee travel to Alloa Athletic, Peterhead entertain Montrose and Brechin City are at home to East Fife.

Scottish Cup runners-up Queen of the South make the trip to Berwick Rangers, Livingston host Stranraer and Dumbarton travel to Airdrie United.

Raith Rovers and Morton were the teams to receive byes as the opening round of the tournament is divided into North-East and South-West regions.

All matches are scheduled for Saturday 26 July.

North/East draw:

Ross County v St. Johnstone
Alloa Athletic v Dundee
Arbroath v Forfar Athletic
Brechin City v East Fife
Dunfermline Athletic v Stirling Albion
Peterhead v Montrose
Elgin City v Cowdenbeath

Bye: Raith Rovers

South/West draw:

East Stirlingshire v Ayr United
Clyde v Annan Athletic
Stenhousemuir v Albion Rovers
Partick Thistle v Queen's Park
Berwick Rangers v Queen of the South
Livingston v Stranraer
Airdrie United v Dumbarton

Bye: Morton

see also
Dunfermline Ath 2-3 St Johnstone
25 Nov 07 |  Scottish Cups

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