The way semi-finals have treated Livingston manager John McGlynn, he could be forgiven for approaching this afternoon's Petrofac Training Cup contest against Stranraer with a mixture of trepidation and fatalism.
Craig Sives, the Livingston defender, has acknowledged that positive results against Rangers, Hibernian or Hearts this season will be a "bonus" but is confident that his team can spring a surprise tomorrow against the Tynecastle side.
THE announcement by Livingston that they want to become a community owned club left the Livi for Life Supporters Trust baffled as to why they were not party to the negotiations between Supporters Direct Scotland (SDS) and the club that led to Tuesday's statement.
ON an eventful night at the Bet Butler Stadium, the hosts were reduced to 10 men, referee Steve O'Reilly had to leave the field injured and Chris Kane scored his now customary late goal as Dumbarton reclaimed their place in the top four on goal difference.
Neil Rankine, the majority shareholder at Livingston, has stated manager John McGlynn could be in charge of the club for the rest of his career after securing the 52-year-old on a new one-year rolling contract.
Falkirk maintained their involvement in the SPFL Championship promotion race as they extended their run of unbeaten league games to seven by overcoming Livingston by a single goal at Almondvale yesterday to stay seven points off the top with a game in hand over leaders Dundee.