1875 Scottish Cup Final

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1875 Scottish Cup Final
Event 1874–75 Scottish Cup
Date 10 April 1875
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow

The 1875 Scottish Cup Final was the 2nd final of Scottish football's most prestigious knockout association football competition, the Scottish Cup. The match took place at Hampden Park on 10 April 1875 and was contested by Queen's Park and Renton.[1]

Both clubs entered the competition in the first round. Neither club won all its matches before the final at the first attempt. Queen's Park needed two replays in the semi-final to eliminate Clydesdale, the team they defeated in the previous final. Renton also required a replay at the semi-final stage to see off Dumbarton.

The match was Queen's Park second consecutive appearance in the final following the creation of the competition the previous season, whilst it was Renton's début.

Queen's Park won the match 3–0 with goals from Angus MacKinnon, Thomas Highet and Billy MacKinnon.

Route to the final[edit]

Round Opposition Score
First round Western 1–0
Second round West End 7–0
Quarter-final Rovers w.o.
Semi-final Clydesdale 0–0
Semi-final replay Clydesdale 2–2
Semi-final second replay Clydesdale 1–0

Queen's Park[edit]


Round Opposition Score
First round Blythswood w.o.
Second round Helensburgh 2–0
Quarter-final Eastern 1–0
Semi-final Dumbarton 0–0
Semi-final replay Dumbarton 1–0

Match details[edit]

Queen's Park 3–0 Renton
A. MacKinnon Goal
Highet Goal
MacKinnon Goal
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: A. Campbell