The 2016 Betfred Cup first round group stage draw

2nd June 2016

The 2016 Betfred Cup group stage fixtures have been announced, and Airdrie kick off their season with a home tie against Partick Thistle.

The Diamonds welcome the top-seeded Jags to New Broomfield on Saturday, July 16, followed by a trip to Dumfries to face Championship outfit Queen of the South on Tuesday, July 19.

Airdrie's group fixtures round up with a home tie against Stenhousemuir on Saturday, July 23 and a visit to the national stadium to take on Queen's Park on Tuesday, July 26.

The full Group E fixture list is as follows:

Saturday 16 July
Airdrieonians v Partick Thistle, 3.00pm 
Queen's Park v Queen of the South, 3.00pm 
Tuesday 19 July
Queen of the South v Airdrieonians, 7.45pm 
Stenhousemuir v Queen's Park, 7.30pm 
Saturday 23 July
Airdrieonians v Stenhousemuir, 3.00pm 
Partick Thistle v Queen of the South, 3.00pm


Tuesday 26 July
Queen's Park v Airdrieonians, 7.30pm
Stenhousemuir v Partick Thistle, 7.30pm


Saturday 30 July
Partick Thistle v Queen's Park, 3.00pm 
Queen of the South v Stenhousemuir, 3.00pm