THE Scottish Football League have confirmed that the date of Rangers’ clash with East Fife in the first round of the Scottish Communities League Cup has been changed.

Ibrox was set to host the Fifers on the weekend of August 4th, but the tie will now take place on Tuesday August 7, with a 7.45pm kick off.

Subject to Rangers securing an SFA membership, Ally McCoist will lead his side against former team-mate Gordon Durie’s men.

Durie took over at East Fife in March having previously worked as assistant to John Robertson.

It will be Rangers’ first appearance in the first round since 1978 and the two sides last faced each other in the League Cup in 2007 when Rangers won 4-0 at Bayview.

Ticket information will follow when available.