1896 Scottish Cup Final

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1896 Scottish Cup Final
Event 1895–96 Scottish Cup
Date 14 March 1896
Venue New Logie Green, Edinburgh
Referee Mr W McLeod
Attendance 16,034

The 1896 Scottish Cup Final was played on 14 March 1896 at New Logie Green in Edinburgh[1] and was the final of the 23rd season of the Scottish Cup. The Edinburgh derby rivals Hearts and Hibernian contested the match. Hearts won the match 3–1, thanks to goals from Davie Baird (penalty kick), Alex King and Willie Michael.[1][2] Jo O'Neill scored a consolation goal for Hibs.[1]

It is the only Scottish Cup Final to have been played outside the city of Glasgow.[1] Logie Green was then the home ground of another Edinburgh club, St Bernard's.[3]


Heart of Midlothian 3 – 1 Hibernian
Jo O'Neill Goal
Attendance: 16,034


GK Scotland Fairbairn
RB Scotland McCartney
LB Scotland Mirk
RH Scotland Begbie
CH Scotland Russell
LH Scotland Hogg
RW Scotland Mclaren
IR Scotland Baird
CF Scotland Michael
IL Scotland King
LW Scotland Walker
GK Scotland McColl
RB Scotland Robertson
LB Scotland Macfarlane
RH Scotland Breslin
CH Scotland Neil
LH Scotland Murphy
RW Scotland Murray
IR Scotland Kennedy
CF Scotland Groves
IL Scotland Smith
LW Scotland O'Neill


  1. ^ a b c d "Historians up for cup memorial at derby final site". Edinburgh Evening News. Johnston Press. 12 April 2012. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 
  2. ^ "London Hearts Match Report". Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  3. ^ "Logie Green: the final Edinburgh didn't want". The Scotsman. Johnston Press. 27 March 2006. Retrieved 15 April 2012. 

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