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 dictated much of the play. 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 Jock Ewart
FB Scotland Sandy Dick
FB Scotland George McQueen
RH Scotland Tom Preston
CH Scotland Jock McDougall
LH Scotland Bob Bennie
RW Scotland James Reid
IF Scotland Willie Russell
CF Scotland Hughie Gallacher
IF Scotland Bob McPhail
LW Scotland Jimmy Somerville
Scotland Willie Orr
GK Scotland Bill Harper
FB Scotland William McGinnigle
FB Scotland William Dornan
RH Scotland Peter Kerr
CH Scotland William Miller
LH Scotland Hugh Shaw
RW Scotland Harry Ritchie
IF Scotland James Dunn
CF Scotland Jimmy McColl
IF Scotland Johnny Halligan
LW Scotland John Walker
Scotland Alex Maley


See also[edit]