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3rd Round Cup Tie Against SPL Rivals

3rd Round Cup Tie Against SPL Rivals

Dundee United face a tricky trip down to East coast to take on SPL rivals Falkirk in the next round of the CIS Insurance Cup.

United beat 2nd division Ross County 2-1 at Tannadice last midweek, with a 65th minute Noel Hunt penalty and an 88th minute winner from debutant Jordan Robertson.

Now John Hughes side await Craig Levein`s side in the 3rd round of the competition, in a re-match of last weeks SPL clash which United won 2-0 at Tannadice.

Although, there are several other all-SPL clashes, including Hibernian hosting Motherwell and struggling SPL sides Caley Thistle and Gretna meeting at the Caledonian Stadium.

Meanwhile, local rivals Dundee are sure to put going out of the tournament, after being paired with SPL champions Celtic at Dens Park.

The matches will be played on Tuesday, 25th September or Wednesday, 26th September.

Full 3rd round draw:
Inverness CT v Gretna
East Fife v Rangers
Falkirk v Dundee United
Dundee v Celtic
Hearts v Dunfermline Athletic
Hamilton Accies v Kilmarnock
Hibernian v Motherwell
Partick Thistle v Aberdeen

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Writer:Tactful Sheik
Date:Tuesday September 4 2007
Time: 7:00AM

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League Table

# Team P W D L Pts. GD
1 Celtic 35 24 8 3 80 55
2 Aberdeen 35 22 5 8 71 20
3 Hearts 35 17 9 9 60 18
4 St. Johnstone 35 14 7 14 49 1
5 Motherwell 35 14 5 16 47 -10
6 Ross County 35 13 5 17 44 -8
7 Inverness 35 12 10 13 46 2
8 Dundee 34 10 14 10 44 0
9 Partick 35 11 8 16 41 -11
10 Hamilton 35 10 9 16 39 -21
11 Kilmarnock 35 9 8 18 35 -19
12 Dundee United 34 6 6 22 24 -27
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