North of the Border

Shock therapy

September 5, 2012
By Neil White

Seven SPL clubs entered the Scottish Communities League Cup in this week's second round, all facing lower-league opponents. After a staggering series of upsets, only three of them progressed into the third round, where they will be joined by the top division's European representatives.

In a week that saw Celtic paired with Barcelona in the Champions League draw, this was a reminder of the eternal hope of the plucky underdog. Celtic found out all about that in this ...

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