1880–81 Scottish Cup

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Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Queen's Park F.C.
Runners-up Dumbarton

The 1880–81 Scottish Cup was the 8th playing of the Scottish Cup knockout tournament. Queen's Park beat Dumbarton in the final.[1] Although the first match was won 2-1 by Queen's Park, Dumbarton protested the match. The replay was won 3-1 by Queen's Park.[2] Both matches were played at Kinning Park.

First round[edit]

Second round[edit]

Third round[edit]

Fourth round[edit]

Fifth round[edit]

Sixth Round[edit]

Team One Team Two Score
Vale of Leven Arthurlie 2-0
Dumbarton Rangers 3-1
Queens Park Central 10-0

Semi finals[edit]

Team One Team Two Score
Queens Park bye
Dumbarton Vale of Leven 2-0


Queens Park 2 – 1 Dumbarton
Kinning Park, Glasgow

Dumbarton protested about spectators on the pitch during the first game and the protest was upheld. The game was played at Rangers home ground at the time, Kinning Park, and the large attendance spilled onto the pitch. Queens Park had also threatened to withdraw from the Scottish Association. The gates had to be closed during the replay.

Final replay[edit]

Queens Park 3 – 1 Dumbarton
Kinning Park, Glasgow


1880–81 Scottish Cup
Queen's Park F.C.
(5th title)


  1. ^ http://www.scottishfa.co.uk/scottish_football.cfm?page=710 Scottish Cup - Previous Winners: 1873/74 - 1999/00
  2. ^ "The elite players who scored cup final hat-tricks". The Scotsman. 31 October 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2017.