1977–78 Hibernian F.C. season

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Hibernian
1977–78 season
Manager Eddie Turnbull [1]
Scottish Premier Division 4th
Scottish Cup R4
Scottish League Cup R1
Anglo-Scottish Cup SF
Highest home attendance 22,590 (v Rangers, 29 October)
Lowest home attendance 4585 (v Queen of the South, 17 August)
Average home league attendance 9950[2] (down 53)

During the 1977–78 season Hibernian, a football club based in Edinburgh, came fourth out of 10 clubs in the Scottish Premier Division and reached the fourth round of the Scottish Cup.

Scottish Premier Division[edit]

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
1 13 August Motherwell H 0–0 8,855
2 20 August Rangers A 2–0 22,357
3 27 August Clydebank H 2–0 6,750
4 10 September Dundee United A 0–2 6,518
5 17 September Partick Thistle A 0–1 4,857
6 24 September St Mirren H 2–0 9,625
7 1 October Celtic A 1–3 24,791
8 8 October Ayr United H 1–2 5,517
9 15 October Aberdeen A 2–1 12,774
10 22 October Motherwell A 0–1 5,045
11 29 October Rangers H 0–1 22,590
12 5 November Clydebank A 0–1 3,022
13 12 November Dundee United H 0–0 5,666
14 19 November Partick Thistle H 2–3 5,441
15 26 November St Mirren A 0–3 7,783
16 10 December Ayr United A 1–0 4,065
17 17 December Aberdeen H 2–0 6,606
18 24 December Motherwell H 2–1 8,305
19 31 December Rangers A 0–0 27,155
20 2 January Clydebank H 2–0 8,284
21 7 January Dundee United A 1–1 6,880
22 25 February Aberdeen A 0–3 12,060
23 11 March St Mirren H 5–1 6,249
24 15 March Motherwell A 4–2 4,536
25 18 March Clydebank A 3–0 2,191
26 22 March Ayr United H 4–2 5,228
27 25 March Dundee United H 3–1 8,354
28 29 March Rangers H 1–1 21,245
29 1 April Partick Thistle H 3–1 6,210
30 5 April Celtic A 1–2 18,224
31 8 April St Mirren A 0–3 8,087
32 12 April Celtic H 1–1 10,902
33 15 April Celtic H 4–1 16,286
34 19 April Partick Thistle A 1–2 2,997
35 22 April Ayr United A 0–2 2,558
36 29 April Aberdeen H 1–1 11,530

Final League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA Pts
3 Dundee United 36 18 8 10 42 32 44
4 Hibernian 36 15 7 14 51 43 37
5 Celtic 36 15 6 15 63 54 36

Scottish League Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 L1 17 August Queen of the South H 1–2 4,585
R1 L2 24 August Queen of the South A 0–0 3,362

Anglo-Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R1 L1 Ayr United H 2–1
R1 L2 Ayr United A 2–2
QF L1 Blackburn Rovers H 2–1
QF L2 Blackburn Rovers A 1–0
SF L1 Bristol City H 1–1
SF L2 Bristol City A 3–5

Scottish Cup[edit]

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Hibernian Scorer(s) Attendance
R3 28 January East Fife H 4–0 7,108
R4 4 March Partick Thistle H 0–0 9,575
R4 R 7 March Partick Thistle A 1–2 3,800

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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