1923–24 Scottish Cup

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1923–24 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Airdrieonians
Runners-up Hibernian

The 1923–24 Scottish Cup was the 46th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Airdrieonians, who defeated Hibernian 2–0 in the final.

Fourth round[edit]

Team One Team Two Score
Airdrieonians Ayr United 1-1 0-0 1-0
Hearts Falkirk 1-2
Aberdeen St Bernards 3-0
Hibernian Kilmarnock 2-2 1-1 2-1


Aberdeen 0 – 0 Hibernian
Attendance: 19,000

Airdrieonians 2 – 1 Falkirk
Attendance: 30,000


Hibernian 0 – 0 (a.e.t.) Aberdeen
Attendance: 14,000

Second Replay[edit]

Hibernian 1 – 0 Aberdeen
Attendance: 12,000


The 1924 Scottish Cup Final was a one sided game with Airdrie rarely in trouble. Bob Bennie at left half was the commanding player. Airdrie's Bob McPhail said, "Hughie Gallacher caused havoc with the Hibs defenders, he and Russell were easily our best forwards." Russell scored both goals.[1]

Match summary[edit]

Airdrieonians 2 – 0 Hibernian
Russell Goal 4'37' [1]
Attendance: 59,218
GK Scotland Ewart
FB Scotland Dick
FB Scotland McQueen
RH Scotland Preston
CH Scotland McDougall
LH Scotland Bennie
RW Scotland Reid
IF Scotland Russell
CF Scotland Gallacher
IF Scotland McPhail
LW Scotland Somerville
Scotland Orr
GK Scotland Harper
FB Scotland McGinnigle
FB Scotland Dornan
RH Scotland Kerr
CH Scotland Miller
LH Scotland H. Shaw
RW Scotland Ritchie
IF Scotland Dunn
CF Scotland McColl
IF Scotland Halligan
LW Scotland Walker
Scotland A. Maley


See also[edit]