Darvel pull off the biggest shock in 150 years of Scottish Cup history | Football


For many a year, the gold standard in Scottish Cup shocks was generally accepted to be the 1-0 first-round defeat inflicted on Rangers in 1967 by their second-tier namesakes from Berwick. Rangers were the holders at the time, had never lost in the first round, had never been beaten by lower-league opposition … oh, and had three years earlier tried to force through a league reconfiguration that would have jettisoned Berwick back into the non-league shadows from which they had only recently emerged. The fact Berwick are English added a further level of ignominy,…

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