1973–74 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1973–74 season
Manager Eddie Turnbull [1]
Scottish First Division 2nd
Scottish Cup QF
Scottish League Cup QF
UEFA Cup R2
Drybrough Cup Winners
Highest home attendance 48,554 (v Celtic, 23 February)
Lowest home attendance 4982 (v Morton, 29 August)
Average home league attendance 14,339[2] (down 1761)

During the 1973–74 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came second out of 18 clubs in the Scottish First Division and reached the fifth round of the Scottish Cup.

Scottish First Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
1 1 September Partick Thistle H 2–1 10,597
2 8 September Heart of Midlothian A 1–4 28,946
3 15 September East Fife H 2–1 9,256
4 29 September Ayr United H 4–2 8,176
5 6 October Aberdeen A 1–1 15,158
6 13 October Falkirk H 2–0 9,900
7 20 October Celtic A 1–1 32,351
8 27 October Rangers A 0–4 35,238
9 3 November Clyde H 5–0 9,880
10 10 November Motherwell A 1–1 6,583
11 17 November Dundee H 2–1 11,348
12 24 November St Johnstone A 2–0 3,400
13 15 December Dunfermline Athletic A 3–2 5,405
14 22 December Morton H 5–0 5,491
14 29 December Partick Thistle A 0–1 6,020
15 1 January Heart of Midlothian H 3–1 35,393
17 5 January East Fife A 3–0 5,959
18 12 January Dundee United H 3–1 10,394
19 19 January Ayr United A 1–1 7,696
20 2 February Aberdeen H 3–1 15,744
21 9 February Falkirk A 0–0 12,500
22 23 February Celtic H 2–4 48,544
23 2 March Rangers H 3–1 23,149
24 30 March St Johnstone H 3–3 9,705
25 6 April Dumbarton A 2–1 4,730
26 10 April Kilmarnock A 3–1 7,398
27 13 April Arbroath A 2–3 3,410
28 15 April Motherwell H 1–0 10,799
29 17 April Dumbarton H 3–0 7,859
30 20 April Dunfermline Athletic H 1–1 10,735
31 23 April Arbroath H 2–2 6,788
32 27 April Morton A 3–0 3,224
33 1 May Clyde A 1–1 2,712
34 8 May Dundee United A 4–1 4,963

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
1 Celtic 34 23 7 4 82 27 53
2 Hibernian 34 20 9 5 75 42 49
3 Rangers 34 21 6 7 67 34 48

Drybrough Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
QF 28 July St MIrren H 2–1 Munro, Duncan 12,000
SF 31 July Rangers H 2–1 Bremner, Higgins 28,089
F 4 August Celtic N 1–0 Gordon 49,204

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Group Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
G2 11 August Morton A 4–1 10,851
G2 15 August Ayr United H 1–0 5,886
G2 18 August Dumbarton H 1–0 9,636
G2 22 August Ayr United A 2–0 9,969
G2 25 August Dumbarton A 1–4 6,731
G2 29 August Morton H 2–1 4,982

Group 2 final table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hibernian 6 5 0 1 11 5 10 10
2 Dumbarton 6 2 1 3 6 6 0 5
3 Morton 6 2 1 3 8 11 –3 5
4 Ayr United 6 2 0 4 6 8 –2 4

Knockout Stage[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
QF L1 12 September Raith Rovers H 3–2 5,905
QF L2 10 October Raith Rovers A 4–1 5,905
QF L1 31 October Rangers A 0–2 5,905
QF L2 21 November Rangers H 0–0 5,905

UEFA Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 L1 19 September Iceland IBK Keflavik H 2–0 13,652
R1 L2 3 October Iceland IBK Keflavik A 1–1 3,514
R2 L1 24 October England Leeds United A 0–0 27,157
R2 L2 7 November England Leeds United H 0–0 (Leeds win 5-4 on penalties) 36,051

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R3 26 January Kilmarnock H 5–2 14,241
R4 16 February St Johnstone A 3–1 10,800
R5 9 March Dundee H 3–3 28,236
R5 R 18 March Dundee A 0–3 30,888

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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