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    Semi Final trivia whilst waiting on the draw

    Rangers and Celtic have both been in the League Cup semi final draw on 26 occasions since the tournament started in 1947.

    How many times have they been drawn against each other in the semi final?

    Answer will be posted after the Motherwell-Aberdeen result.

    Ps. Having a guess is more intuitive than googling!

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    I’ll say 4
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    I’ll say 13

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    Well beating Dons 2 nil was nearly 3 there....

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    Quote Originally Posted by jock3 View Post
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    Well beating Dons 2 nil was nearly 3 there....
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    Quote Originally Posted by pq123 View Post
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    Rangers and Celtic have both been in the League Cup semi final draw on 26 occasions since the tournament started in 1947.

    How many times have they been drawn against each other in the semi final?

    Answer will be posted after the Motherwell-Aberdeen result.

    Ps. Having a guess is more intuitive than googling!
    10 times.

    And, if 'Well win, I reckon they'll draw sevco.
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    Motherwell have just made it 3-0 so the semi-final draw is 'good to go'.

    Answer to the trivia question is;

    8 times

    Rangers and Celtic have both been in the League cup semi-finals 26 times. They have been drawn together 8 times.

    For younger Bounce readers, there were always strong rumours that one of the draw balls for the old firm was warmed up before they were put in the bag and therefore it was easier to stage manage the draw.

    Prior to 1991 they were both in the semi- final draw 16 times and drawn against each other 3 times.

    However, after 1991 they were both in the draw 10 times and it was 5 against each other and they avoided each other the other five times.
    Not sure when the draw started being televised but more recent history suggests that semi-finals with both Rangers and Celtic in the draw are more likely to see a derby when public scrutiny is available.

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    Happy with the draw.

    Against the other two yes they are weaker opponents than Celtc but there would be a certain amount of pressure.

    None up against Celtc.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smurf View Post
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    Happy with the draw.

    Against the other two yes they are weaker opponents than Celtc but there would be a certain amount of pressure.

    None up against Celtc.
    Agreed - it's a shot to nothing, really. Just turn up and play well, see what transpires. Looking forward to it already.

    Our next fixtures look ... challenging:

    Ross County A
    Celtc A
    Sheep H
    Celtc LCQF
    Gunts H
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    Quote Originally Posted by aggie View Post
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    Agreed - it's a shot to nothing, really. Just turn up and play well, see what transpires. Looking forward to it already.

    Our next fixtures look ... challenging:

    Ross County A
    Celtc A
    Sheep H
    Celtc LCQF
    Gunts H
    Just realised I'm in Sheffield that weekend. No Semi for me. Gutted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Smurf View Post
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    Just realised I'm in Sheffield that weekend. No Semi for me. Gutted.
    Stay off the drink. Makes all the difference. Well, maybe just a few then.

    Unless she's a real munter you'll manage a semi in Sheffield.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Shrink View Post
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    Stay off the drink. Makes all the difference. Well, maybe just a few then.

    Unless she's a real munter you'll manage a semi in Sheffield.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sir Shrink View Post
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    Stay off the drink. Makes all the difference. Well, maybe just a few then.

    Unless she's a real munter you'll manage a semi in Sheffield.
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