1956–57 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1956–57 season
Manager Hugh Shaw [1]
Scottish First Division 9th
Scottish Cup R5
Scottish League Cup GS
Highest home attendance 40,000 (v Heart of Midlothian, 25 August)
(v Rangers, 2 March)
Lowest home attendance 7000 (v Dunfermline Athletic, 20 April)
Average home league attendance 18,176[2] (down 2048)

During the 1956–57 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came ninth 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 8 September Falkirk H 6–1 20,000
2 15 September Queen of the South A 0–2 8,000
3 22 September Heart of Midlothian H 2–3 39,000
4 29 September Aberdeen A 1–3 18,000
5 6 October Queen's Park H 1–1 16,000
6 13 October Raith Rovers A 1–1 12,000
7 20 October Motherwell H 1–1 18,000
8 27 October Kilmarnock H 0–0 14,000
9 3 November Rangers A 3-5 45,000
10 10 November Dundee H 1–1 12,000
11 17 November Partick Thistle A 0–3 14,000
12 24 November East Fife A 6–1 8,000
13 1 December Ayr United H 3–1 10,000
14 8 December Airdireonians A 3–5 8,000
14 15 December St Mirren H 1–1 8,000
15 22 December Dunfermline Athletic A 3–1 6,000
17 29 December Celtic H 3–3 31,000
18 1 January Heart of Midlothian A 2–0 35,000
19 2 January Queen of the South H 1–1 15,000
20 5 January Falkirk A 1–0 8,000
21 12 January Aberdeen H 4–1 25,000
22 19 January Queen's Park A 1–2 11,043
23 26 January Raith Rovers H 1–4 15,000
24 9 February Motherwell A 0–3 15,000
25 23 February Kilmarnock A 1–2 9,297
26 2 March Rangers H 2–3 40,000
27 9 March Dundee A 3–0 13,000
28 16 March Partick Thistle H 2–0 15,000
29 23 March East Fife H 4–0 16,000
30 30 March Ayr United A 3–2 7,500
31 6 April Airdrieonians H 6–0 8,000
32 13 April St Mirren A 2–4 9,000
33 20 April Dunfermline Athletic H 0–0 7,000
34 27 April Celtic A 1–2 12,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
8 Partick Thistle 34 13 8 13 53 51 2 34
9 Hibernian 34 12 9 13 69 56 13 33
10 Dundee 34 13 6 15 55 61 –6 32

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
G4 11 August Heart of Midlothian A 1–6 28,000
G4 15 August Falkirk H 0–1 25,000
G4 18 August Partick Thistle A 1–4 25,000
G4 25 August Heart of Midlothian H 1–2 40,000
G4 29 August Falkirk A 0–4 12,000
G4 1 September Partick Thistle H 2–2 30,000

Group 4 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Partick Thistle 6 4 2 0 15 6 9 10
2 Heart of Midlothian 6 3 2 1 17 8 9 8
3 Falkirk 6 2 1 3 6 10 –4 5
4 Hibernian 6 0 1 5 5 19 –14 1

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R2 2 February Aberdeen H 3–4 27,294

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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