North of the Border

Shock therapy

September 5, 2012
By Neil White
SHOCK THERAPY

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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