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Scottish Cup draw as it happened

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By Thomas McGuigan


1502: Thanks for your company and tweets this afternoon. We're back on Saturday for a bumper edition of Scottish Premier League action, with all 12 teams in action. Hope you can join us then!

1500: So, that's the draw for the fifth round of the Scottish Cup. We've got three fourth-round replays to negotiate before we have our last 16. Hamilton v St Mirren and Kilmarnock v Dundee will be played on Tuesday 17 January, while Dunfermline will host Inverness CT the following evening.

Twitter
1458: Meldruda tweets: "Accies couldn't have had a more boring draw. If Accies beat St Mirren we'd play Ross County at least 6 times this season."

Twitter
1455: scotbot tweets: "There may be no easy games in football now, but the former Scottish Cup finalists will fancy their chances against Aberdeen."

1452: Marcello Lippi and Andre Villas-Boas are being grilled by a battalion of journalists at Scotland's national stadium. Kilmarnock defender Manuel Pascali is interpreting for the Italian World Cup-winner. No cigar smoke in sight, though...

1447: AbbyKeenan tweets: "As a Rangers fan, I'm gutted that we got such a hard tie but it could've been worse, ie and Old Firm tie ha!" and Mumbles_74 says: "Nice draw for The 'Well. Still past experience shows these are the games we blow."

Twitter
1445: MarkReilly69 via Twitter: "As a Celtic fan would probably prefer Dunfermline. At least no more super caley rubbish dragged up again!" and gazdufc says: "Rangers away it is, done it before so why not again. #bbcsportsound #beautifulsunday"

1442: Scottish Cup fifth round draw
Hibernian v Dundee/Kilmarnock
Motherwell v Morton
St Mirren/Hamilton v Ross County
Inverness/Dunfermline v Celtic
Ayr v Falkirk
Rangers v Dundee Utd
Hearts v St Johnstone
Aberdeen v Queen of the South
Ties to be played on 4/5 February

Twitter
1441: robertodev on Twitter: "As a Hibs fans, draw could have been worse , but there are no easy games for anyone anymore, especially in our current state."

1439: Ally McCoist's Rangers hosting SPL rivals Dundee United is a mouth-watering clash and Queen of the South travel to Pittodrie after seeing off Partick Thistle.

1438: Some cracking draws, what do you think of your side's chances of progressing?

Rangers v Dundee Utd

Hearts v St Johnstone

Aberdeen v Queen of the South

Inverness CT or Dunfermline v Celtic

St Mirren/Hamilton v Ross County

Ayr Utd v Falkirk

1433: Hearts v St Johnstone

1432: Motherwell v Morton

1431: Hibs v Dundee or Kilmarnock

Twitter
1424: JimMcCormick16 tweets: "That's three wins on the trot for Morton, including at Dens Park. Hoping for a big draw at Cappielow"

1422: So who will be in the hat?
Celtic; Aberdeen; Hearts; Hibernian; St Johnstone; Motherwell; Dundee Utd; Inverness CT/Dunfermline; Kilmarnock/Dundee; St Mirren/Hamilton; Morton; Rangers; Ayr United; Ross County; Queen of the South and Falkirk.

1418: The Old Firm being drawn to face each other would certainly clear a significant obstacle for the other clubs aiming to make it all way to the final in Hampden in May. The draw should be getting under way at about 1430 GMT. Feeling nervous yet?

Twitter
1417: Right, a few pre-draw tweets. "As a Hearts fan I am always hoping to get drawn against the easiest team. So getting Hibs would be ideal," says andysmithdesign and this from Reggitoppin: "Rangers vs Celtic 5th Round Would Be Brilliant :)"

1415: And what of Andre Villas-Boas? The precocious managerial talent took up the reins at Chelsea in June last year. The Portuguese is the same age as players Frank Lampard and Didier Drogba and won the Portuguese league, League Cup and Europa League last season. Not too shabby, eh?

1411: Lippi shouldered the burden of Italy's shock exit at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, where they failed to progress from the group stage. "If a team turns up with terror in their heart and legs, and is unable to express its ability, it's because the coach didn't train them as he should," he said. The silver fox always has the look of a Marine general surveying his conquered territory.

Twitter
1408: With 13 of the 16 places up for grabs in the fifth round of the Scottish Cup already accounted for, the road to Hampden begins to get really interesting! Who do you fancy facing? Tweet me using the hashtag #bbcsportsound or send me a message @thomasmcg76.

1406: I'm looking forward to seeing the cigar-smoking master tactician Marcello Lippi, who guided Italy to World Cup glory in 2006 with a penalty shootout victory against France.

Twitter
1404: BBC Scotland's Alasdair Lamont at Hampden: "Scottish football luminaries beginning to gather at Hampden for Scottish Cup fifth round draw. Added bonus of meeting legend Lippi and AVB"

1402: The pair are in Scotland to speak to UEFA Pro Licence candidates. Villas-Boas studied for his licence in Scotland and will be eager to pass on some managerial and tactical advice to those aiming to follow in his footsteps...

It's sunny
1401: Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas and Italian World Cup-winner Marcello Lippi are at Hampden Stadium in Glasgow to conduct the draw. Not bad, eh?

1400: Welcome to our coverage of this afternoon's Scottish Cup fifth-round draw, where a couple of famous figures will add a bit of glamour to the occasion...



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