1960–61 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1960–61 season
Manager Hugh Shaw [1]
Scottish First Division 8th
Scottish Cup R4
Scottish League Cup GS
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup SF
Highest home attendance 45,000 (v Barcelona, 22 February)
Lowest home attendance 7000 (v Airdrieonians, 27 February)
Average home league attendance 15,471[2] (down 1088)

During the 1960–61 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came eighth 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 24 August Dundee United A 1–3 9,000
2 10 September Heart of Midlothian H 1–4 40,000
3 17 September Kilmarnock A 1–4 11,995
4 24 September Raith Rovers H 0–1 12,000
5 1 October Partick Thistle A 1–3 8,000
6 8 October St Johnstone A 0–2 10,400
7 15 October Celtic H 0–6 28,000
8 22 October Airdrieonians A 3–4 4,000
9 29 October St Mirren H 4-3 9,000
10 5 November Dundee A 1-0 13,000
11 12 November Ayr United H 3–1 10,000
12 19 November Aberdeen H 2–2 14,000
13 26 November Motherwell A 1–4 15,000
14 3 December Dunfermline Athletic H 2–1 9,000
14 10 December Rangers H 1–2 35,000
15 17 December Clyde A 3-3 7,000
17 24 December Third Lanark H 8–4 14,000
18 31 December Dundee United H 2–0 15,000
19 2 January Heart of Midlothian A 2–1 43,000
19 7 January Kilmarnock H 4–0 8,599
20 14 January Raith Rovers A 2–0 11,000
21 21 January Partick Thistle H 1–1 11,000
23 8 February St Johnstone H 3–1 8,000
24 18 February Celtic A 0–2 32,000
25 27 February Airdireonians H 3–3 7,000
26 4 March St Mirren A 1–2 15,000
27 18 March Ayr United A 1–0 5,000
28 20 March Dundee H 1–0 8,000
29 25 March Aberdeen A 4–1 6,000
30 1 April Motherwell H 2–1 15,000
31 8 April Dunfermline Athletic A 2–4 11,000
32 11 April Rangers A 0–1 45,000
33 22 April Clyde H 4–0 10,000
34 29 April Third Lanark A 1–6 8,000

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
7 Heart of Midlothian 34 13 8 13 51 53 –2 34
8 Hibernian 34 15 4 15 66 69 –3 34
9 Dundee United 34 13 7 14 60 58 2 33

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
G3 13 August Kilmarnock A 2–4 15,451
G3 17 August Dunfermline Athletic H 3–0 18,000
G3 20 August Airdireonians H 6–1 15,000
G3 27 August Kilmarnock H 2–2 23,000
G3 31 August Dunfermline Athletic A 1–3 10,000
G3 3 September Airdireonians A 1–2 3,500

Group 3 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Kilmarnock 6 4 1 1 12 7 4 9
2 Dunfermline Athletic 6 3 0 3 13 12 1 6
3 Hibernian 6 2 1 3 15 13 2 5
4 Airdrieonians 6 2 0 4 10 18 –8 4

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 28 January Clyde A 2–0 17,900
R2 11 February Peebles Rovers H 15–1 10,453
R3 25 February Hamilton Academical A 4–0 11,437
R4 11 March Celtic A 1–1 56,000
R4 R 15 March Celtic H 0–1 39,243

Inter-Cities Fairs Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 L1 26 October France Lausanne-Sports H W/O
OF L1 27 December Spain Barcelona A 4–4 32,000
QF L2 22 February Spain Barcelona H 3–2 45,000
SF L1 19 April Italy Roma H 2–2 35,000
SF L2 26 April Italy Roma A 3–3 22,000
SF R 27 May Italy Roma A 0–6 50,000

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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