1971–72 Scottish Cup

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1971–72 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Celtic
Runners-up Hibernian

The 1971–72 Scottish Cup was the 87th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Celtic who defeated Hibernian in the final.[1][2]

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Burntisland Shipyard 2 – 0 Coldstream
Elgin City 2 – 0 Stenhousemuir
Gala Fairydean 1 – 5 Queen of the South
Queen’s Park 2 – 1 East Stirlingshire
St Cuthbert Wanderers 0 – 3 Brechin City

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 3 – 2 Queen’s Park
Burntisland Shipyard 1 – 4 Elgin City
Forfar Athletic 2 – 2 Stranraer
Huntly 0 – 2 Hamilton Academical
Inverness Thistle 3 – 4 Inverness Caledonian
Queen of the South 0 – 0 Berwick Rangers
Raith Rovers 2 – 1 Brechin City
Stirling Albion 1 – 2 Alloa Athletic

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Stranraer 1 – 2 Forfar Athletic
Berwick Rangers 0 – 1 Queen of the South

Third round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Dundee 3 – 0 Queen of the South
Arbroath 1 – 3 Airdrieonians
Celtic 5 – 0 Albion Rovers
Clyde 0 – 1 Ayr United
Clydebank 1 – 1 East Fife
Dumbarton 3 – 1 Hamilton Academical
Dundee United 0 – 4 Aberdeen
Elgin City 3 – 1 Inverness Caledonian
Falkirk 2 – 2 Rangers
Forfar Athletic 0 – 1 St Mirren
Hearts 2 – 0 St Johnstone
Kilmarnock 5 – 1 Alloa Athletic
Greenock Morton 1 – 0 Cowdenbeath
Motherwell 2 – 0 Montrose
Partick Thistle 0 – 2 Hibernian
Raith Rovers 2 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
East Fife 0 – 1 Clydebank
Rangers 2 – 0 Falkirk

Fourth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 1 – 0 Greenock Morton
Ayr United 0 – 0 Motherwell
Celtic 4 – 0 Dundee
Dumbarton 0 – 3 Raith Rovers
Elgin City 1 – 4 Kilmarnock
Hearts 4 – 0 Clydebank
Hibernian 2 – 0 Airdrieonians
St Mirren 1 – 4 Rangers

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Motherwell 2 – 1 Ayr United

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 1 – 1 Hearts
Hibernian 2 – 0 Aberdeen
Motherwell 2 – 2 Rangers
Raith Rovers 1 – 3 Kilmarnock

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Hearts 0 – 1 Celtic
Rangers 4 – 2 Motherwell

Semi-finals[edit]

Celtic 3 – 1 Kilmarnock
Attendance: 48,398

Hibernian 1 – 1 Rangers
Attendance: 75,884

Replays[edit]


Hibernian 2 – 0 Rangers
Attendance: 67,547

Final[edit]

Celtic 6 – 1 Hibernian
Dixie Deans (3)
Lou Macari (2)
Billy McNeill
Report (page 4) Alan Gordon
Attendance: 106,102
Referee: A MacKenzie

Teams[edit]

CELTIC:
GK Scotland Evan Williams
DF Scotland Jim Craig
DF Scotland Billy McNeill
DF Scotland George Connelly
DF Scotland Jim Brogan
MF Scotland Jimmy Johnstone
MF Scotland Kenny Dalglish
MF Scotland Bobby Murdoch
MF Scotland Tommy Callaghan
FW Scotland Lou Macari
FW Scotland Dixie Deans
Substitutes:
?
Manager:
Scotland Jock Stein
HIBERNIAN:
GK Scotland Jim Herriot
DF Scotland John Brownlie
DF Scotland Jim Black
DF Scotland John Blackley
DF Scotland Erich Schaedler
MF Scotland Alex Edwards
MF Scotland Pat Stanton
MF Scotland John Hazel
MF Scotland Arthur Duncan Substituted off ?'
FW Scotland Jimmy O'Rourke
FW Scotland Alan Gordon
Substitutes:
MF Scotland Bertie Auld Substituted in ?'
Manager:
Scotland Eddie Turnbull

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Celtic 6-1 Hibernian, Scottish Cup". thecelticwiki. Retrieved 28 August 2014. 
  2. ^ "The elite players who scored cup final hat-tricks". The Scotsman. 31 October 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2017. 

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