On-loan Livingston goalkeeper Robby McCrorie is vowing not to get caught up in the hype ahead of this weekend’s Betfred Cup Final.

The Rangers loanee could start for the Premiership side in their first cup final since 2004 against St Johnstone at Hampden Park on Sunday.

Started recent game

McCrorie has been second choice to Max Stryjek for most of the season, but he started in the recent draw against St Mirren.

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Robby McCrorie in action for Livingston (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

So far Livingston boss David Martindale has not indicated who will start in goals at Hampden Park. However, McCrorie has vowed that he will not change his routine as he bids to earn a start in the game.


Indeed, even if he fails to be selected for the match, he will be backing the team to win its first cup in 17 years.

“We didn’t want to look too far ahead of ourselves,” he said. “It is easy to get caught up in what is coming up this week.

“Put the work in”

“I know I will need to put in the work in training and then the gaffer will decide who plays. “No matter what happens I will support the team and help any way I can” McCrorie concluded.

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Livingston’s Robby McCrorie could start at Hampden on Sunday (Photo by Ross MacDonald/SNS Group via Getty Images)

The good news for Livingston and Martindale is that McCrorie seems calm ahead of the cup final. That could indicate that he could take the game in his stride should he be selected for the game.

However, the manager will be the one that makes that call. Only time will tell but should McCrorie start, he sounds as if he could handle the pressure of a cup final.

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