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Historic fixture likely to be forgotten about

THE Reserve League Cup final which was due to be contested by Queen's Park and Rangers last season seems likely to be postponed indefinitely.

The match holds increased significance as it would be the last fixture to be played under the auspices of the Scottish Football League, which has since been absorbed as part of the Scottish Professional Football League.

A dispute over the costs of the match has led to an impasse between both clubs and the SPFL, while attempts to find a suitable venue - neither Lesser Hampden nor the Rangers Training Centre have been considered large enough to host the anticipated crowd - have also proven fruitless. It is expected the match will now simply be forgotten about.

"Both clubs wanted to be part of an historic occasion," said a spokesperson for Queen's Park. "However, they did not wish to have to pick up the cost and [the SPFL] was not willing to either."

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