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Inverness Caley Thistle confirm fixture arrangements for Scottish Cup tie against Rangers in January


By Andrew Henderson

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Inverness Caledonian Thistle has confirmed that their women’s team’s Scottish Cup tie against Rangers on Sunday, January 7 will take place at the Caledonian Stadium.

The match promises be a brilliant occasion for women’s football in the Highlands, with a string of current internationals heading to Inverness as part of the Rangers squad, and the club are aiming for this match to be the highest attended women’s match in the region.

Commonwealth Games medallist Eilidh Doyle made the draw for the third round of the 2023/24 Scottish Women's Cup. Picture: Scottish FA
Commonwealth Games medallist Eilidh Doyle made the draw for the third round of the 2023/24 Scottish Women's Cup. Picture: Scottish FA

Caley Thistle currently sit in second place in the Scottish Women’s Championship having completed their competitive fixtures for the calendar year of 2023.

Rangers, meanwhile, currently sit top of the SWPL Premier League and were the Scottish champions in 2021/22.

The sides will meet at the Caledonian Stadium on the weekend of Sunday, January 7, currently slated for a 1pm kick-off with full details to be confirmed in due course.

ICT manager Karen Mason said: “Draws don’t get much bigger than this, welcoming Rangers once again to Inverness.

“It is the first time they will have visited since becoming full time professionals so we expect a very tough game.

“It is an occasion that we have to enjoy and see it as a great opportunity to put ourselves up against the best in the country and showcase some of our incredibly talented players.

“We have absolutely no pressure on us and we just have to go out there, work hard and give a good account of ourselves.”


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