Airdrie host Jags in cup defence

28 May 2009 04:39
Holders Airdrie United have been drawn at home against Partick Thistle in the first round of the ALBA Challenge Cup.Inverness Caley Thistle, who were demoted from the Scottish Premier League, have been handed a home tie against Montrose. [LNB]Other notable ties are the all-First Division meeting of Queen of the South and Livingston, and the Division Three clash between Queen's Park and Annan. [LNB]The games will be contested on Saturday 25 July. [LNB][LNB]ALBA Challenge Cup first round draw in full:[LNB]NORTH/EAST SECTION:[LNB]Ross County v Alloa Athletic Peterhead v Cowdenbeath Inverness Caledonian Thistle v Montrose East Fife v Forfar Athletic Elgin City v Brechin City Stirling Albion v Raith Rovers Dunfermline Athletic v Arbroath [LNB]BYE: Dundee [LNB]SOUTH/WEST SECTION:[LNB]Ayr United v Albion Rovers Stenhousemuir v Clyde Annan Athletic v Queen's Park Dumbarton v Morton Airdrie United v Partick Thistle Queen of the South v Livingston Stranraer v Berwick Rangers [LNB]BYE: East Stirlingshire

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