Football By Tony Kenny

Old Firm William Hill Scottish Cup Semi-Final

William Hill, The sponsors of the Scottish Cup sponsors, have installed Celtic as their 8/11 favourites for this season's competition following the semi-final draw on Sunday evening.


The first two teams out of the hat were eternal Glasgow rivals Rangers, now 4/1 for the Cup, and Celtic.


The Hoops are 1/3 to win the tie with the Gers available at 9/4.


"The Old Firm semi-final is going to be the biggest match in Scottish football in over five years," said William Hill spokesman Tony Kenny, "Celtic are the favourites to win the tie but you certainly wouldn't rule out Rangers especially after seeing their 4-0 demolition of Premiership side Dundee," Said William Hill spokesman Tony Kenny.


The other semi-final will feature Dundee United against either Inverness or Hibs - who drew 1-1 at Easter road on Sunday.


William Hill Scottish Cup: (Sponsors bet) 8/11 Celtic, 4/1 Rangers, 7/1 Hibernian,

7/1 Inverness 10/1 Dundee - win only


To Qualify for the final

   1/3 Celtic, 9/4 Rangers                 

 8/11 Hibernian, Evs Dundee Utd              

 8/11 Inverness, Evs  Dundee Utd