1955–56 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1955–56 season
Manager Hugh Shaw [1]
Scottish First Division 4th
Scottish Cup R5
Scottish League Cup GS
Highest home attendance 60,182 (v Heart of Midlothian, 2 January)
Lowest home attendance 7000 (v Dunfermline Athletic, 20 August)
Average home league attendance 20,224[2] (down 2601)

During the 1955–56 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came fourth out of 18 clubs in the Scottish First Division.

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
1 10 September Aberdeen A 2–6 17,000
2 17 September Clyde A 2–2 12,000
3 24 September Heart of Midlothian A 1–0 45,000
4 1 October Kilmarnock H 2–1 20,000
5 15 October Falkirk H 2–0 20,000
6 22 October Dunfermline Athletic A 1–2 13,000
7 29 October Airdrieonians H 3–3 15,000
8 5 November Raith Rovers A 4–0 12,000
9 12 November East Fife H 3-1 12,000
10 19 November Queen of the South A 3–1 11,000
11 26 November Partick Thistle H 5–1 15,000
12 3 December St Mirren A 1–0 12,000
13 10 December Dundee H 6–3 7,000
14 17 December Rangers A 1–4 50,000
14 24 December Celtic H 2–3 32,000
15 31 December Stirling Albion H 6–1 10,000
17 2 January Heart of Midlothian H 2–2 60,812
18 3 January Clyde H 1–0 20,000
19 14 January Aberdeen H 1–3 25,000
20 21 January Kilmarnock A 1–0 14,000
21 28 January Motherwell H 6–0 15,000
22 11 February Falkirk A 0–2 12,000
23 25 February Dunfermline Athletic H 7–1 18,000
24 7 March Airdrioenians A 1–3 4,000
25 10 March Raith Rovers H 2–2 25,000
26 17 March East Fife A 2–1 8,000
27 21 March Queen of the South H 4–1 9,000
28 31 March Partick Thistle A 1–1 23,000
29 7 April St Mirren H 2–0 10,000
30 16 April Motherwell A 1–1 8,000
31 21 April Rangers H 2–2 30,000
32 23 April Dundee A 2–3 7,000
33 25 April Celtic A 3–0 9,500
34 28 April Stirling Albion A 3–0 5,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
3 Heart of Midlothian 34 19 7 8 99 47 52 45
4 Hibernian 34 19 7 8 86 50 36 45
5 Celtic 34 16 9 9 55 39 16 41

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
G3 13 August Aberdeen A 0–1 40,000
G3 17 August Clyde A 2–2 10,000
G3 20 August Dunfermline Athletic H 3–1 6,000
G3 27 August Aberdeen A 1–2 30,000
G3 31 August Clyde H 2–1 15,000
G3 3 September Dunfermline Athletic A 3–1 14,000

Group 3 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Aberdeen 6 5 1 0 18 8 10 11
2 Hibernian 6 3 1 2 11 8 3 7
3 Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 1 4 12 16 –4 3
4 Clyde 6 1 1 4 11 15 –4 3

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R5 4 February Raith Rovers H 1–1 26,024
R5 R 13 February Raith Rovers A 1–3 20,000

European Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 L1 14 September West Germany Rot-Weiss Essen A 4-0 5,000
R1 L2 12 October West Germany Rot-Weiss Essen H 1–1 30,000
QF L1 23 November Sweden Djurgårdens IF A 3–1 21,962
QF L2 28 November Sweden Djurgårdens IF H 1–0 31,346
SF L1 4 April France Stade de Reims A 0–2 35,486
SF L2 18 April France Stade de Reims H 0–1 44,941

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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