1969–70 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1969–70 season
Manager Bob Shankly (to 1 September)
Willie McFarlane (from 1 September) [1]
Scottish First Division 3rd
Scottish Cup R1
Scottish League Cup GS
Highest home attendance 40,839 (v Celtic, 17 January)
Lowest home attendance 3464 (v Motherwell, 29 November)
Average home league attendance 13,616[2] (up 2411)

During the 1969–70 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came third 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 30 August Ayr United A 0–3 6,955
2 3 September St Mirren H 2–0 7,136
3 6 September Partick Thistle H 5–1 7,650
4 13 September Celtic A 2–1 42,706
5 20 September Raith Rovers H 3–1 8,315
6 27 September Heart of Midlothian A 2–0 26,807
7 4 October Morton H 1–0 11,645
8 11 October Rangers A 3–1 53,912
9 25 October Kilmarnock A 2–2 7,608
10 1 November St Johnstone A 0–1 7,601
11 8 November Clyde H 1–0 8,677
12 11 November Airdrieonians H 3–1 7,262
13 15 November Dundee United A 1–0 10,623
14 25 November Dunfermline Athletic H 3–0 18,761
14 29 November Motherwell H 1–1 3,464
15 13 December Ayr United H 4–3 8,896
17 27 December Dundee A 0–1 10,466
18 1 January Heart of Midlothian H 0–0 36,421
19 3 January Raith Rovers A 3–0 5,044
20 17 January Celtic H 1–2 40,839
21 31 January Partick Thistle A 1–3 4,337
22 16 February Dundee H 4–1 6,409
23 21 February Morton A 1–1 3,340
24 28 February Rangers H 2–2 31,322
25 3 March St Mirren A 3–3 3,375
26 7 March Airdireonians A 2–3 2,900
27 9 March Aberdeen A 2–0 10,815
28 21 March St Johnstone H 4–1 5,709
29 25 March Kilmarnock H 2–1 6,643
30 28 March Clyde A 0–1 1,991
31 1 April Motherwell A 1–2 4,485
32 4 April Dundee United H 3–1 5,051
33 13 April Aberdeen H 1–2 7,262
34 18 April Dunfermline Athletic A 2–1 3,925

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
2 Rangers 34 19 7 8 67 40 27 45
3 Hibernian 34 19 6 9 65 40 25 44
4 Heart of Midlothian 34 13 12 9 50 36 14 38


Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
G2 9 August Clyde H 4–1 8,751
G2 13 August Dunfermline Athletic A 1–3 9,871
G2 16 August Aberdeen A 2–2 14,437
G2 20 August Dunfermline Athletic H 2–0 13,194
G2 23 August Clyde A 1–3 2,703
G2 27 August Aberdeen H 0–0 18,317

Group 2 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Aberdeen 6 2 4 0 8 4 4 8
2 Hibernian 6 2 2 2 10 9 1 6
3 Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 3 2 5 6 –1 5
4 Clyde 6 1 3 2 4 8 –4 5


Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 24 January Rangers A 1–3 73,716

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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