Scottish Youth Cup draw hands Hearts an East Lothian tie and Hibs a trip west

Hearts will travel to East Lothian in the second round of the Scottish Youth Cup – to take on the only East of Scotland League club still in the competition.

Haddington Athletic have landed a plum draw against the young Jambos at Millfield Park as a reward for defeating Tynecastle 4-1 at Meggetland last Friday.

Hearts reached the final last season, losing out to Rangers at Hampden, and many of that squad have moved past the under-18 age group and are now in the B team Lowland League squad.

Elsewhere, Hibs travel to St Mirren in the second round and Livingston’s youngsters host Queen’s Park. Ties are due to be played Friday, October 21.


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Meanwhile, Hearts’ postponed cinch Premiership match against St Mirren at Tynecastle has been rescheduled for Wednesday, December 21 (7.45pm). The match was originally called off following the passing of Queen Elizabeth II.

Hibs’ rearranged game against Dundee United at Tannadice will now be played on Tuesday, October 11.

The Hearts starting XI who took part in last season's Scottish Youth Cup final against Rangers at Hampden. Picture: Craig Foy / SNS