Highland fling won’t affect Celts, says Ledley

CELTIC midfielder Joe Ledley has brushed aside concerns that the postponement of their Scottish Cup clash against Inverness will affect their chances of securing the first silverware of the season.

Celtic face a second 340-mile round trip to the Highlands in five days after the quarter-final was postponed on Sunday morning.

Neil Lennon’s men now face a Wednesday night clash against a team who drew at Parkhead in December.

That comes four days before their Co-operative Insurance Cup final against Rangers.

Ledley said: “It was disappointing, especially as we’d travelled up the day before. But I don’t think it will affect us because we came straight back in the morning and got to rest.”

Yesterday’s Scottish Cup semi-final draw paired Celtic — should they get past Inverness — with Aberdeen or St Mirren, while Dundee United or Motherwell will tackle the winners of Brechin City and St Johnstone.

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