Celtic star admits he wanted Rangers to reach Betfred Cup final

Celtic star admits he wanted Rangers to reach Betfred Cup final

But the SPFL have made a decision to give defending champions Celtic 25,000 tickets and Aberdeen 20,000 after discussions with both clubs as well as the Hampden Park safety officer and Police Scotland.

"The objective for us today was to get to another final. We were outstanding in the second half".

You'd have given a penny for the old man's thoughts, then, when young Lewis Ferguson - his heir and spare - rose to head the late goal which earned the Pittodrie club another crack at the old trophy against Celtic in the Betfred Cup Final on December 2. We have a good record against them in finals in recent years.

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McGinn, who is one of three Reds who played on Sunday to have won the League Cup under McInnes in 2013/14, said: "It was a very hard game". If that doesn't happen, at any big club, the manager and recruitment find better players or players who will do that'.

Although Gerrard fired a warning to his players, he did not deem the criticism fair on Rossiter who has not had enough minutes on the pitch to prove his worth as of yet.

However, Windass is still clearly passionate about the club and hopefully we can learn from the experience to start winning these games once more.

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However, cup semi-finals can be all about staying in it and taking opportunities when they come.

The 'Gers were beaten 1-0 by Aberdeen in the Scottish League Cup last weekend, leading Gerrard to warn he could dip into the transfer market in January. But Gerrard must rue his team's use of the ball in the final, telling moment, where every Rangers pass or shot seemed routinely woeful.

I personally don't know if it was as clear-cut as that as some of our players went hiding and were below par.

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"We could have done better at the end of the day".

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