Lichties handed derby cup tie

Arbroath will face Brechin City in the Scottish Cup.
Arbroath will face Brechin City in the Scottish Cup.

Arbroath have been handed a derby tie in the third round of the Scottish Cup.

The Lichties will face Brechin City at Gayfield for the clash on Saturday, November 2 after the draw took place this lunchtime (Monday).

All League One and Championship clubs enter the cup in the third round and if the Gayfield men are able to make it past their Angus rivals, they could potentially draw a Premeirship side in the fourth round.

The full draw is as follows: Forfar Athletic v East Fife; Culter v Berwick Rangers; Elgin City v Dunfermline Athletic; Stranraer v Auchinleck Talbot; Alloa Athletic v Inverurie Loco Works; Ayr United v Queen’s Park or Preston Athletic; Rangers v Airdrieonians; Dumbarton v Cowdenbeath; Arbroath v Brechin City; Stenhousemuir v Buckie Thistle or Annan Athletic; Edinburgh City or Fraserburgh v Montrose; Turiff United v Stirling Albion or Whitehill Welfare; East Stirlingshire v Raith Rovers; Albion Rovers v Deveronvale or Linlithgow Rose; Clyde v Brora Rangers or Cove Rangers; Queen of the South v Hamilton Academical.