Once again, we’re proud to be entering a development team from our Academy into the 2019/20 Scottish FA Youth Cup. With our First Team making their first steps on the senior Scottish Cup this weekend, it highlights the commitment from the club and the potential for players to achieve great things on these high profile platforms.
There are a total of 41 clubs participating in the Scottish FA Youth Cup Competition 2019/20. Clubs are regionally placed in Round One to minimise travelling.
The draw will be made on 12 August and we could face any of the following from the Central list:
Alloa Athletic; Bonnyrigg Rose; Civil Service Strollers; Dunipace; Inverkeithing Hillfield Swifts; Jeanfield Swifts; Kelty Hearts; Partick Thistle; Spartans; St Johnstone; St Mirren; Stirling Albion; Tynecastle.
In the first round draw, there will be 14 numbered balls (we’re number 3) and 5 ties will be drawn. The remaining 4 clubs will receive a bye into Round Two.
Proposed Dates for Ties:
Round One – Friday 27 September 2019
Round Two – Friday 8 November 2019
Round Three – Friday 6 December 2019
Round Four – Friday 24 January 2020
Semi-Finals – Friday 21 February 2020
Final – Friday 24 April 2020 (TBC)