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Sky Sports Cup semi-finals: Rangers face Spartans, Glasgow City to play Hibernian | Final at Tynecastle Park live on Sky Sports

Sky Sports Cup semi-final draw: Spartans vs Rangers, Glasgow City vs Hibernian; ties to be played on November 6; final will take place at Tynecastle Park on December 11 and will be the first SWPL match to be shown live on Sky Sports

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Watch the Sky Sports Cup semi-final draw featuring Hibernian, Glasgow City, Rangers and Spartans

Spartans have been drawn to face Rangers while Glasgow City will take on Hibernian in the Sky Sports Cup semi-finals.

Debbi McCulloch's Spartans booked their place in the last four after beating the defending champions Celtic on penalties, while SWPL champions Rangers moved one step closer to reaching their first final in this competition after easing past Motherwell.

Glasgow City meanwhile put nine past Glasgow Girls as they look to reach the final for the third time in a row. Hibernian thrashed Kilmarnock 8-0 as they bid to reclaim the trophy they last won in 2019

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Spartans knocked out defending champions Celtic, while Rangers, Glasgow City and Hibernian all won to reach the semi-finals of the Sky Sports Cup

The semi-finals, hosted by Spartans and Glasgow City, will take place on November 6.

Tynecastle final will be first SWPL match live on Sky Sports

EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND - AUGUST 31: A general stadium view during a Premier Sports Cup match between Hearts and Kilmarnock at Tynecastle, on August 31, 2022, in Edinburgh, Scotland.  (Photo by Ross Parker / SNS Group)
Image: Tynecastle Park will host the Sky Sports Cup final on December 11

The final of the Sky Sports Cup will take place at Tynecastle Park on Sunday December 11 and will be the first SWPL match to be shown exclusively live on Sky Sports.

Tynecastle hosted the two most recent Scottish Women's Cup finals, the last of which Celtic beat Glasgow City.

SWPL managing director Fiona McIntyre said: "We're thrilled to have secured Tynecastle Park for the 2022/23 final.

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"The clubs and players have all spoken very highly of their experiences here, commenting on the incredible atmosphere that is created at Tynecastle which is well-known amongst fans of Scottish football.

"I'm also delighted that this will be the first match broadcast on Sky Sports since the announcement of our record partnership.

"Alongside Sky Sports and the two finalists, we look forward to a historic moment for the girls and women's game."

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SWPL managing director Fiona McIntyre reacts to the Sky Sports Cup semi-final draw while Hearts CEO Andrew McKinlay discusses why the club are hosting the final at Tynecastle Park

Andrew McKinlay, Heart of Midlothian CEO, added: "We are delighted to host the inaugural Sky Sports Cup Final at Tynecastle Park.

"Tynecastle is known across the country as being one of the top venues for atmosphere and we hope that everyone associated with this match has an experience to remember.

"Sky Sports will provide significant exposure to the women's game which is paramount to helping it to grow, and we are happy to help play a part in that by hosting this exciting fixture."

The players' reaction to the draw

Speaking to Sky Sports News after the draw, players from all four clubs gave their thoughts on the semi-final line-up and the prospect of playing in the final at Tynecastle Park, live on Sky Sports:

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Rangers' Lizzie Arnot, Julianne Ross of Spartans, Glasgow City's Chloe Warrington and Hibernian's Siobhan Hunter react to the Sky Sports Cup semi-final draw
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