1876–77 Scottish Cup

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1876–77 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Vale of Leven
Runners-up Rangers

The 1876–77 Scottish Cup was the fourth season of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Vale of Leven who defeated Glasgow club Rangers 3–2 in a twice-replayed final.

Calendar[edit]

Round First match date Fixtures Clubs
Original Byes Replays
First Round 23 September 1876 40 1 3 81 → 41
Second Round 21 October 1876 20 1 1 41 → 21
Third Round 11 November 1876 10 1 1 21 → 12
Fourth Round 23 November 1876 6 0 0 12 → 6
Quarter-finals 23 December 1876 3 0 0 6 → 3
Semi-finals 10 March 1877 1 1 0 3 → 2
Final 17 March 1877 1 0 2 2 → 1
  • 2 teams qualified for the Second Round after drawing their First Round replays
  • 23rd Renfrew RV resigned after winning their Round 1 match
  • 2 teams qualified for the Fourth Round after drawing their Third Round replays

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Arthurlie 3 – 0 Drumpellier
Ayr Thistle 1 – 0 Beith
Barrhead 4 – 0 Hamilton Academical
Blythswood 2 – 1 Possilpark
Busby 2 – 0 Renfrew
Caledonian 2 – 1 Standard
Clydesdale 6 – 0 Craig Park
Crosshill 2 – 1 Hyde Park Loco Works
Cumnock 1 – 2 Portland
Dumbarton 1 – 1 Renton
Dumbreck 3 – 1 Dennistoun
Dunfermline Walkover Heart of Midlothian
Eastern 1 – 1 Alexandra Athletic
Edinburgh St. Andrew's 1 – 0 Grasshoppers
Edinburgh Swifts 2 – 1 Lenzie
Edinburgh Thistle 5 – 0 Hanover
Girvan 3 – 2 Kilmarnock Dean
Govan Walkover Western
Hamilton Adacemical 2 – 0 Thornhill
Kilbirnie 5 – 0 Maybole Carrick
1st Lanark RV 0 – 1 South Western
Lancefield 2 – 0 Parkgrove
Lennox 3 – 0 Alclutha
Levern Hurlet 0 – 1 Airdrie F.C.
Mauchline 5 – 0 Winton
Northern 12 – 0 Telegraphists
Partick 3 – 1 Havelock
Queen's Park 7 – 0 Sandyford
Queen of the South Wanderers Walkover Ardrossan
Rangers 4 – 1 Queen's Park Juniors
23rd Renfrew RV 2 – 0 Thornliebank
Renton Thistle 0 – 0 Vale of Leven Rovers
Kilmarnock St. Andrew's Walkover Ayr Eglinton
Star of Leven 4 – 0 10th Dumbarton RV
St. Clements 1 – 0 3rd Edinburgh RV
Stonelaw 3 – 0 Shotts
3rd Lanark RV 6 – 0 Ramblers
Towerhill 2 – 1 Rovers
Vale of Leven 1 – 0 Helensburgh
West End 2 – 0 4th Renfrew RV

Replay[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Alexandra Athletic 1 – 0 Eastern
Renton 0 – 2 Dumbarton
Vale of Leven Rovers 1 – 1 Renton Thistle
  • Both clubs in drawn replay qualify for Second Round

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Barrhead 4 – 0 Airdrie
Caledonian 0 – 7 Queen's Park
Clydesdale 0 – 0 3rd Lanark RV
Dumbreck 2 – 0 South Western
Edinburgh Swifts 1 – 0 Edinburgh Thistle
Girvan 4 – 0 Queen of the South Wanderers
Hamilton Academical 2 – 1 Dunfermline
Kilbirnie 0 – 1 Ayr Thistle
Kilmarnock 1 – 2 Mauchline
Lancefield 2 – 0 Crosshill
Lennox 5 – 1 Renton Thistle
Northern 4 – 0 Alexandra Athletic
Partick 5 – 1 Blythswood
Portland 2 – 0 Kilmarnock St. Andrew's
Rangers 8 – 0 Towerhill
Star of Leven 0 – 4 Dumbarton
St. Clement's 1 – 1 Edinburgh St. Andrew's
Stonelaw 0 – 4 Arthurlie
Vale of Leven 7 – 0 Vale of Leven Rovers
West End 1 – 0 Govan

Replay[edit]

Home team Score Away team
3rd Lanark RV 4 – 0 Clydesdale

Third round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Ayr Thistle 1 – 0 Dumbreck
Edinburgh Swifts 1 – 1 West End
Hamilton Academical 0 – 0 Busby
Lancefield 3 – 0 Girvan
Lennox 1 – 0 Dumbarton
Mauchline 7 – 0 Portland
Northern 2 – 1 St. Clement's
Partick 2 – 0 Barrhead
Queen's Park 7 – 0 Arthurlie
Vale of Leven 0 – 0 3rd Lanark RV

Replay[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Busby 0 – 0 Hamilton Academical
  • Both clubs progress to Fourth round

Fourth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Ayr Thistle Walkover Partick
Lancefield 2 – 0 Hamilton Academical
Lennox 4 – 0 Edinburgh Swifts
Queen's Park 4 – 0 Northern
Rangers 3 – 0 Mauchline
Vale of Leven 4 – 0 Busby

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Ayr Thistle 1 – 0 Lancefield
Rangers 3 – 0 Lennox
Queen's Park 1 – 2 Vale of Leven

Semi-finals[edit]

Vale of Leven 9 – 0 Ayr Thistle
  • Rangers received a bye to the final

Final[edit]

Vale of Leven 1 – 1 Rangers
Paton Goal 10' McDougall Goal 65'(og)
Attendance: 12 000
Referee: James Kerr (Hamilton)

Replay[edit]

Vale of Leven 1 – 1 OT Rangers
McDougall Goal 70' Dunlop Goal 20'
Attendance: 14 000
Referee: James Kerr (Hamilton)

2nd Replay[edit]

Vale of Leven 3 – 2 Rangers
Watson Goal 15'(og)
Baird Goal 70'
Paton Goal 88'
W. McNeil Goal 47'
Campbell Goal 50'
Attendance: 7 500
Referee: James Kerr (Hamilton)

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