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New and improved BBC ALBA deal

Scottish football fans from across the country will be able to enjoy live and ‘as live’ SPFL action on BBC ALBA for the next three seasons after a new agreement was announced today.

IRN-BRU Cup Round 1 Draw

The first round of the IRN-BRU Cup was drawn today at Summerlee Museum, Coatbridge, with holders Dundee United paired with Cowdenbeath.

27th Jun 2017 Headlines, Football

IRN-BRU Cup R1 draw live today!

The draw for the first round of the IRN-BRU Cup takes place at Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life in Coatbridge at 1.00pm today.

27th Jun 2017 Headlines, Football

IRN-BRU Cup draw on Tuesday

A reminder that the draw for the first round of the 2017/18 IRN-BRU Cup takes place this Tuesday, June 27, at 1.00pm.

25th Jun 2017 Headlines, Football

SPFL reveal updated IRN-BRU Cup format

SPFL announces an updated format and more prize money for 2017/18 IRN-BRU Cup.

21st Jun 2017 Headlines, Football

IRN-BRU Cup expanded for 2017/18

The SPFL is pleased to announce a further expansion of the IRN-BRU Cup with the introduction of two League of Ireland representatives to the competition next season. 

Talking Kit - Hamilton Accies 1991/92

Neil Sargent looks back at Hamilton Accies' 1991/92 campaign, their dizzying red & white kit and the first cup trophy won by the Lanarkshire club.

19th Apr 2017 Features, Headlines, Football

Stunning video covering United's IRN-BRU Cup success

Dundee United beat St Mirren 2-1 in the IRN-BRU Cup final in front of 8,089 fans at Fir Park on Saturday.

27th Mar 2017 Headlines, Football

Dundee United v St Mirren - preview

Dundee United and St Mirren meet in Saturday’s IRN-BRU Cup final at Fir Park, live on BBC ALBA with a 12.30pm kick-off. Here's our match preview...

24th Mar 2017 Headlines, Football

IRN-BRU Cup final ticket update

Tickets will be on sale on Saturday for the IRN-BRU Cup final between Dundee United and St Mirren at Fir Park, kick-off 12.30pm, as detailed below.

24th Mar 2017 Features, Headlines, Football