1946–47 Scottish League Cup

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1946–47 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Aberdeen

The 1946–47 Scottish League Cup was the inaugural staging of Scotland's second most prestigious football knockout competition. The competition was won by Rangers, who defeated Aberdeen 4–0 in the Final.

The tournament became an annual competition in the Scottish football calendar with the return of regular football following the Second World War.

First round[edit]

Section 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Heart of Midlothian 6 3 2 1 12 10 1.20 8
Clyde 6 3 1 2 12 10 1.20 7
Kilmarnock 6 3 0 3 12 11 1.09 6
Partick Thistle 6 0 3 3 11 16 0.69 3
21 September 1946
Clyde 1–2 Heart of Midlothian

21 September 1946
Kilmarnock 3–2 Partick Thistle

28 September 1946
Heart of Midlothian 3–1 Kilmarnock

28 September 1946
Partick Thistle 2–2 Clyde

5 October 1946
Clyde 3–2 Kilmarnock

5 October 1946
Partick Thistle 4–4 Heart of Midlothian

12 October 1946
Heart of Midlothian 2–1 Clyde

12 October 1946
Partick Thistle 1–3 Kilmarnock

19 October 1946
Clyde 3–1 Partick Thistle

19 October 1946
Kilmarnock 2–0 Heart of Midlothian

26 October 1946
Heart of Midlothian 1–1 Partick Thistle

26 October 1946
Kilmarnock 2–0 Clyde

Section 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Rangers 6 6 0 0 18 2 9.00 12
Morton 6 4 0 2 17 9 1.89 8
St. Mirren 6 1 1 4 7 19 0.37 3
Queen's Park 6 0 1 5 5 17 0.29 1
19 September 1946
Morton 6–1 St. Mirren

21 September 1946
Morton 2–1 Queen's Park

21 September 1946
Rangers 4–0 St. Mirren

28 September 1946
Queen's Park 2–4 Rangers

28 September 1946
St. Mirren 2–3 Morton

5 October 1946
Queen's Park 2–2 St. Mirren

5 October 1946
Rangers 3–0 Morton

12 October 1946
Queen's Park 0–6 Morton

12 October 1946
St. Mirren 0–4 Rangers

19 October 1946
Rangers 1–0 Queen's Park

26 October 1946
Morton 0–2 Rangers

26 October 1946
St. Mirren 2–0 Queen's Park

Section 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Hibernian 6 4 1 1 16 9 1.78 9
Celtic 6 2 3 1 11 10 1.10 7
Hamilton Academical 6 2 1 3 14 16 0.88 5
Third Lanark 6 1 1 4 8 14 0.57 3
21 September 1946
Hibernian 4–2 Celtic

21 September 1946
Third Lanark 3–5 Hamilton Academical

28 September 1946
Celtic 0–0 Third Lanark

28 September 1946
Hamilton Academical 3–6 Hibernian

5 October 1946
Hamilton Academical 2–2 Celtic

5 October 1946
Hibernian 1–2 Third Lanark

12 October 1946
Celtic 1–1 Hibernian

12 October 1946
Hamilton Academical 3–0 Third Lanark

19 October 1946
Hibernian 2–0 Hamilton Academical

19 October 1946
Third Lanark 2–3 Celtic

26 October 1946
Celtic 3–1 Hamilton Academical

26 October 1946
Third Lanark 1–2 Hibernian

Section 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Aberdeen 6 4 0 2 13 11 1.18 8
Motherwell 6 3 1 2 15 11 1.36 7
Falkirk 6 2 1 3 11 12 0.92 5
Queen of the South 6 2 0 4 8 13 0.62 4
21 September 1946
Aberdeen 4–3 Falkirk

21 September 1946
Motherwell 0–1 Queen of the South

28 September 1946
Falkirk 1–1 Motherwell

28 September 1946
Queen of the South 2–5 Aberdeen

5 October 1946
Aberdeen 2–3 Motherwell

5 October 1946
Queen of the South 0–2 Falkirk

12 October 1946
Falkirk 0–1 Aberdeen

12 October 1946
Queen of the South 4–3 Motherwell

19 October 1946
Aberdeen 1–0 Queen of the South

19 October 1946
Motherwell 5–3 Falkirk

26 October 1946
Falkirk 2–1 Queen of the South

26 October 1946
Motherwell 3–0 Aberdeen

Section 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
East Fife 6 6 0 0 22 0 22.00 12
St. Johnstone 6 2 1 3 9 10 0.90 5
Dunfermline Athletic 6 2 0 4 9 20 0.45 4
Alloa Athletic 6 1 1 4 3 13 0.23 3
21 September 1946
Alloa Athletic 0–0 St. Johnstone

21 September 1946
Dunfermline Athletic 0–2 East Fife

28 September 1946
East Fife 6–0 Alloa Athletic

28 September 1946
St. Johnstone 6–2 Dunfermline Athletic

5 October 1946
Dunfermline Athletic 3–1 Alloa Athletic

5 October 1946
St. Johnstone 0–2 East Fife

12 October 1946
East Fife 7–0 Dunfermline Athletic

12 October 1946
St. Johnstone 1–0 Alloa Athletic

19 October 1946
Alloa Athletic 0–2 East Fife

19 October 1946
Dunfermline Athletic 3–2 St. Johnstone

26 October 1946
Alloa Athletic 2–1 Dunfermline Athletic

26 October 1946
East Fife 3–0 St. Johnstone

Section 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Dundee 4 4 0 0 13 0 13.00 8
Stenhousemuir 4 1 0 3 5 12 0.42 2
Raith Rovers 4 1 0 3 4 10 0.40 2
21 September 1946
Raith Rovers 0–2 Dundee

28 September 1946
Dundee 4–0 Stenhousemuir

5 October 1946
Stenhousemuir 1–2 Raith Rovers

12 October 1946
Dundee 3–0 Raith Rovers

19 October 1946
Stenhousemuir 0–4 Dundee

26 October 1946
Raith Rovers 2–4 Stenhousemuir

Section 7[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Dundee United 6 5 0 1 13 7 1.86 10
Cowdenbeath 6 3 1 2 18 11 1.64 7
Dumbarton 6 2 0 4 13 15 0.87 4
Arbroath 6 1 1 4 11 22 0.50 3
21 September 1946
Arbroath 4–1 Dumbarton

21 September 1946
Dundee United 2–0 Cowdenbeath

28 September 1946
Cowdenbeath 5–2 Arbroath

28 September 1946
Dumbarton 0–3 Dundee United

5 October 1946
Arbroath 1–3 Dundee United

5 October 1946
Dumbarton 0–4 Cowdenbeath

12 October 1946
Cowdenbeath 4–1 Dundee United

12 October 1946
Dumbarton 8–0 Arbroath

19 October 1946
Arbroath 3–3 Cowdenbeath

19 October 1946
Dundee United 2–1 Dumbarton

26 October 1946
Cowdenbeath 2–3 Dumbarton

26 October 1946
Dundee United 2–1 Arbroath

Section 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Airdrieonians 4 3 0 1 15 4 3.75 6
Ayr United 4 2 0 2 10 12 0.83 4
Albion Rovers 4 1 0 3 10 19 0.53 2
21 September 1946
Albion Rovers 5–4 Ayr United

28 September 1946
Airdrieonians 6–1 Albion Rovers

5 October 1946
Ayr United 2–1 Airdrieonians

12 October 1946
Ayr United 4–3 Albion Rovers

19 October 1946
Albion Rovers 1–5 Airdrieonians

26 October 1946
Airdrieonians 3–0 Ayr United

Quarter-finals[edit]

First leg[edit]

1 March 1947
Airdrieonians 4–4 Hibernian


1 March 1947
Dundee 0–1 Aberdeen


1 March 1947
Heart of Midlothian 0–1 East Fife


1 March 1947
Rangers 2–1 Dundee United

Second leg[edit]

5 March 1947
Aberdeen 3–2 Dundee

Aberdeen won 4–2 on aggregate


5 March 1947
Dundee United 1–1 Rangers

Rangers won 3–2 on aggregate


5 March 1947
East Fife 2–5 Heart of Midlothian

Heart of Midlothian won 5–3 on aggregate


5 March 1947
Hibernian 1–0 Airdrieonians

Hibernian won 5–4 on aggregate

Semi-finals[edit]

22 March 1947
Aberdeen 6–2 Heart of Midlothian


22 March 1947
Rangers 3–1 Hibernian

Final[edit]

5 April 1947
Rangers 4–0 Aberdeen
Duncanson Goal Goal
Gillick Goal
Williamson Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 82,700

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