1875–76 Scottish Cup

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1875–76 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Defending champions Queen's Park
Champions Queen's Park
Runners-up 3rd Lanark RV
Matches played 56
Goals scored 132 (2.36 per match)

The 1875–76 Scottish Cup was the third season of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Queen's Park who defeated Glasgow club 3rd Lanark RV 2–0 in a replayed final.

Calendar[edit]

Round First match date Fixtures Clubs
Original Byes Replays
First Round 2 October 1875 24 1 7 49 → 28
Second Round 30 October 1875 14 0 2 28 → 14
Third Round 27 November 1875 7 0 0 14 → 7
Quarter-finals 18 December 1875 3 1 0 7 → 4
Semi-finals 9 January 1876 2 0 2 4 → 2
Final 11 March 1876 1 0 1 2 → 1
  • 6 teams qualified for the Second Round after drawing their First Round replays 0–0

First round[edit]

Edinburgh Thistle received a bye to the second round.

Matches[edit]

Replays[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ A-One source lists Hamilton Academical and Airdrie as having played out a 0–0 draw on 16 October 1875 before Hamilton won the replay 1–0 away.[1] However, other sources don't include the first match.[2]
  2. ^ B-One source lists Dumbarton and Lennox as having played out a 2–2 draw on 9 October 1875 before Dumbarton won the replay 1–0 on 16 October 1875.[1] However, other sources list the only match as taking place on 30 October 1875.[3]
  3. ^ C-The six clubs involved in drawn replays advanced to the second round.

Second round[edit]

Matches[edit]

Replays[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ D-3rd Lanark RV protested the result after Rangers kicked-off in both halfs. The match was declared void and replayed two weeks later.[4]

Third round[edit]

Matches[edit]

Notes
  1. ^ E-Match played at a neutral venue.[5]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Dumbarton received a bye to the semi-finals.

Matches[edit]

Semi-finals[edit]

Matches[edit]

Replay[edit]

Second replay[edit]

Final[edit]

Queen's Park 1–1 3rd Lanark RV
Highet Goal 35' Drinnan Goal 2'
Attendance: 10,000
Referee: A.S. McBride (Vale of Leven)

Replay[edit]

Queen's Park 2–0 3rd Lanark RV
Highet Goal 15'46'
Attendance: 6,000
Referee: A.S. McBride (Vale of Leven)

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Scottish Cup 1875–76". Scottish Football Archive. 19 July 2009. Retrieved 12 September 2018. 
  2. ^ "Scotland - Cup Results 1873/74-1877/78 and 1889/90-1995/96". RSSSF. Retrieved 12 September 2018. 
  3. ^ "Dumbarton Results List". Fitbastats. Retrieved 12 September 2018. 
  4. ^ "Third Lanark 0 - 1 Rangers, Scottish Cup (30/10/1875)". Fitbastats. Retrieved 12 September 2018. 
  5. ^ "Mauchline v Vale of Leven - Scottish Cup 1875–76". Scottish Football Archive. 18 March 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2018.