1951–52 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1951–52 season
Manager Hugh Shaw [1]
Scottish First Division 1st
Scottish Cup R1
Scottish League Cup Group Stage
Saint Mungo Cup SF
Highest home attendance 38,585 (v Rangers, 29 March)
Lowest home attendance 5325 (v Dunfermline Athletic, 15 March)
Average home league attendance 13,721[2] (down 618)

During the 1951–52 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came first out of 16 clubs in the Scottish First Division.

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
1 8 September Raith Rovers A 2–0 18,000
2 15 September Aberdeen H 4–4 32,000
3 22 September Heart of Midlothian A 1–1 44,842
4 29 September Third Lanark H 5–2 28,000
5 6 October Stirling Albion A 4–1 14,000
6 13 October Morton H 1–0 24,000
7 20 October Partick Thistle H 5–0 22,000
8 27 October Celtic A 1–1 50,000
9 3 November Rangers H 1–1 55,000
10 10 November Morton A 1–2 7,000
11 17 November East Fife H 4–2 40,000
12 24 November Airdrieonians A 2–0 11,000
13 1 December Dundee A 4–1 26,000
14 8 December Queen of the South H 5–0 25,000
14 15 December St Mirren A 4–0 20,000
15 22 December Raith Rovers H 5–0 24,500
17 29 December Motherwell A 1–3 15,000
18 1 January Heart of Midlothian H 2–3 39,000
19 2 January Third Lanark A 5–0 14,000
20 5 January Stirling Albion H 8–0 23,000
21 12 January Aberdeen A 2–1 22,000
22 19 January Partick Thistle A 2–1 30,000
23 2 February Celtic H 3–1 42,000
24 13 February Rangers A 2–2 45,000
25 16 February St Mirren H 5–2 30,000
26 23 February East Fife A 1–3 19,000
27 1 March Airdrieonians H 4–0 30,000
28 15 March Queen of the South A 2–5 11,500
29 9 April Dundee H 3–1 26,000
30 21 April Motherwell H 3–1 20,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hibernian 30 20 5 5 92 36 56 45
2 Rangers 30 16 9 5 61 31 30 41
3 East Fife 30 17 3 10 71 49 22 37

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
G2 11 August Partick Thistle A 2–4 30,000
G2 15 August Motherwell H 0–4 30,000
G2 18 August Stirling Albion H 4–2 22,000
G2 25 August Partick Thistle H 5–1 45,000
G2 29 August Motherwell A 0–1 20,000
G2 1 September Stirling Albion A 1–1 9,100

Group 2 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Motherwell 6 4 1 1 16 9 7 9
2 Celtic 6 2 2 2 8 10 –2 6
3 Hibernian 6 2 1 3 12 13 –1 5
4 Stirling Albion 6 1 2 3 10 14 –4 4

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 26 January Raith Rovers A 0–0 30,206
R1 R 30 January Raith Rovers H 0–0 30,000
R1 2R 4 February Raith Rovers N 1–4 33,614

Saint Mungo Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 14 July Third Lanark H 3–1 Johnstone (2), Turnbull 22,000
R2 21 July Motherwell N 3–1 Turnbull (penalty), Souness, Johnstone 20,000
SF 25 July Aberdeen N 1–1 Smith 27,000
SF R 28 July Aberdeen A 1–2 Turnbull (penalty) 28,000

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Manager History for Hibernian". Soccerbase. Retrieved 27 May 2012.
  2. ^ "Average Home League Game Attendances". www.fitbastats.com. Retrieved 4 November 2013.

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