1968–69 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1968–69 season
Manager Bob Shankly [1]
Scottish First Division 12th
Scottish Cup R1
Scottish League Cup F
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup R3
Highest home attendance 58,141 (v Rangers, 25 January)
Lowest home attendance 4240 (v St Johnstone, 1 May)
Average home league attendance 11,205[2] (down 755)

During the 1968–69 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came twelfth 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 7 September Heart of Midlothian H 1–3 24,110
2 14 September Raith Rovers A 0–2 5,010
3 21 September Falkirk H 3–2 6,595
4 28 September Partick Thistle A 1–2 4,776
5 5 October Airdrieonians H 5-1 6,318
6 12 October Clyde A 1-1 3,577
7 19 October Kilmarnock H 1–0 8,653
8 26 October Dundee United H 1–1 8,422
9 2 November St Mirren A 0–3 8,250
10 9 November Rangers A 1–6 49,079
11 16 November Morton H 5–0 7,771
12 23 November Arbroath A 4–3 2,296
13 30 November Celtic H 2–5 34,888
14 7 December Aberdeen A 6–2 11,102
14 14 December Dundee A 0–0 7,137
15 21 December Dunfermline Athletic H 3–1 12,577
17 1 January Heart of Midlothian A 0–0 30,011
18 2 January Raith Rovers H 3–0 11,336
19 4 January Falkirk A 1–0 7,172
20 11 January Partick Thistle H 1–2 8,928
21 18 January Airdireonans A 1–3 2,968
22 1 February Clyde H 2–1 5,931
23 19 February Kilmarnock A 1–2 5,673
24 1 March St Mirren H 3–0 6,146
25 5 March Rangers H 1–2 29,221
26 8 March Morton A 3–4 4,631
27 15 March Arbroath H 1–2 5,045
28 24 March Celtic A 1–1 29,001
29 29 March Aberdeen H 1–1 6,321
30 31 March Dundee United A 0–3 5,358
31 8 April Dundee H 1–3 1,991
32 19 April St Johnstone A 1–2 5,182
33 28 April Dunfermline Athletic A 1–1 4,348
34 1 May St Johnstone H 4–0 4,240

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
11 St Mirren 34 11 10 13 40 54 –14 32
12 Hibernian 34 12 7 15 60 59 1 31
13 Clyde 34 9 13 12 35 50 –15 31

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
G1 10 August St Johnstone H 0–1 9,744
G1 14 August Raith Rovers A 1–0 6,054
G1 17 August Falkirk H 2–0 9,930
G1 24 August St Johnstone A 2–2 4,640
G1 28 August Raith Rovers H 3–0 7,929
G1 31 August Falkirk A 2–0 6,605

Group 1 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hibernian 6 4 1 1 10 3 7 9
2 Raith Rovers 6 2 2 2 7 8 –1 6
3 St Johnstone 6 1 3 2 8 9 –1 5
4 Falkirk 6 1 2 3 8 13 –5 4

Knockout Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
QF L1 11 September East Fife A 4–1 6,728
QF L2 25 September East Fife H 2–1 4,874
SF 9 October Dundee N 2–1 19,752
F 5 April Celtic N 2–6 74,253

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 25 January Rangers H 0–1 58,141

Inter-Cities Fairs Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 L1 18 September Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Olimpija Ljubljana A 3–0 3,000
R1 L2 2 October Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Olimpija Ljubljana H 2–1 10,445
R2 L1 13 November East Germany Lokomotive Leipzig H 3–1 11,000
R2 L2 20 November East Germany Lokomotive Leipzig A 1–0 10,000
R3 L1 18 December West Germany SV Hamburg A 0–1 7,000
R3 L2 15 January West Germany SV Hamburg H 1–2 27,399

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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