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In pictures: 11 cup shocks that stunned Scottish football

Plenty of lower league sides will fancy their chances against the Premiership big boys on Saturday.

In pictures: 11 cup shocks that stunned Scottish football SNS Group
Inverness Caley go ballistic as they knock Celtic out the Scottish Cup in 2000.

The big boys have entered the Scottish Cup as the road to Hampden picks up pace.

But there will be plenty of lower league sides out to claim a scalp on Saturday as ties take place around the country.

Hearts travel to a junior side with a knack for causing an upset in the shape of Auchinleck Talbot, while cup holders St Johnstone face a daunting trip to League Two leaders Kelty Hearts.

Celtic are no stranger to a banana skin and will be wary of visiting Alloa Athletic, as will Raith Rovers of North Super League side Banks O’ Dee.

Here, in pictures, we look back at some of the most famous Scottish Cup shocks of them all.

Berwick Rangers 1-0 Rangers – First round, 1967

Berwick keeper Jock Wallace and stopper Doug Coutts combine to snuff out the danger of Rangers' Jim Forrest.SNS Group
Berwick keeper Jock Wallace and stopper Doug Coutts combine to snuff out the danger of Rangers’ Jim Forrest.

Rangers 0-1 Hamilton Accies – Third round, 1987

Gerry Collins celebrates a famous win for the Accies.SNS Group
Gerry Collins celebrates a famous win for the Accies.

Stenhousemuir 2-0 Aberdeen – Fourth round, 1995

Tommy Steel (right) celebrates after scoring for shock troops Stenny.SNS Group
Tommy Steel (right) celebrates after scoring for shock troops Stenny.

Celtic 0-1 Falkirk – Semi-final, 1997

Falkirk players celebrate securing a place in the Scottish Cup final.SNS Group
Falkirk players celebrate securing a place in the Scottish Cup final.

Celtic 1-3 Inverness Caley Thistle – Third round, 2000

John Sutherland, the Inverness general manager, salutes the crowd after a stunning win.SNS Group
John Sutherland, the Inverness general manager, salutes the crowd after a stunning win.

Clyde 2-1 Celtic – Third round, 2006

Eddie Malone (No 3) stretches to get on the end of a corner and smash a volley home for Clyde.SNS Group
Eddie Malone (No 3) stretches to get on the end of a corner and smash a volley home for Clyde.

Albion Rovers 1-0 Motherwell – Fourth round, 2013

Gary Phillips (third from left) celebrates after scoring in the final minute.SNS Group
Gary Phillips (third from left) celebrates after scoring in the final minute.

Inverness Caley Thistle 3-2 Celtic – Semi-final, 2015

Future Celtic star Ryan Christie celebrates a Caley equaliser, leaving a certain Virgil Van Dijk helpless.SNS Group
Future Celtic star Ryan Christie celebrates a Caley equaliser, leaving a certain Virgil Van Dijk helpless.

Auchinleck Talbot 1-0 Ayr United – Fourth round, 2019

The Talbot players celebrate Craig McCracken's winning goal.SNS Group
The Talbot players celebrate Craig McCracken’s winning goal.

Brora Rangers 2-1 Hearts – Second round, 2021

Martin MacLean celebrates the Highland League side's shock win.SNS Group
Martin MacLean celebrates the Highland League side’s shock win.

Auchinleck Talbot 1-0 Hamilton Accies – Third round, 2021

Wild celebrations as Graham Wilson scores the only goal of the match for the junior outfit.SNS Group
Wild celebrations as Graham Wilson scores the only goal of the match for the junior outfit.