Rangers to face East Fife
Newco version of Ibrox outfit learn cup opponents
Last Updated: July 20, 2012 3:11pm
Scottish Communities League Cup: Rangers meet East Fife in first round
Rangers will face Second Division side East Fife in the first round of the Scottish Communities League Cup.
The newco club have been admitted into the Third Division for the upcoming season and enter the League Cup at the first round stage for the first time since 1978.
The match at Ibrox is due to take place on 4th August, making it Rangers' first home game of the new campaign as they look to adjust to life in the bottom tier of Scottish football.
Dundee, who were selected by the Scottish Premier League to replace Rangers in the top-flight, also enter at the first round stage and have been drawn against Third Division outfit Peterhead.
First round draw:
Queen of the South v Alloa Athletic
Stranraer v Livingston
Raith Rovers v Berwick Rangers
Peterhead v Dundee
Stenhousemuir v Brechin City
Montrose v Cowdenbeath
Ayr United v Clyde
Queen's Park v Airdrie United
Dumbarton v Albion Rovers
Forfar Athletic v Partick Thistle
Falkirk v Elgin City
Rangers v East Fife
Hamilton Academical v Annan Athletic
East Stirlingshire v Morton
Arbroath v Stirling Albion