1948–49 Scottish League Cup

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1948–49 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Raith Rovers

The 1948–49 Scottish League Cup was the third season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won by Rangers, who defeated Raith Rovers in the Final.

First round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Rangers 6 3 2 1 8 6 1.33 8
Hibernian 6 3 1 2 12 5 2.40 7
Celtic 6 3 0 3 12 13 0.92 6
Clyde 6 1 1 4 9 17 0.53 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Celtic 1–0 Hibernian 11 September 1948
Rangers 1–1 Clyde 11 September 1948
Clyde 0–2 Celtic 18 September 1948
Hibernian 0–0 Rangers 18 September 1948
Celtic 3–1 Rangers 25 September 1948
Hibernian 4–0 Clyde 25 September 1948
Clyde 1–3 Rangers 2 October 1948
Hibernian 4–2 Celtic 2 October 1948
Celtic 3–6 Clyde 9 October 1948
Rangers 1–0 Hibernian 9 October 1948
Clyde 1–4 Hibernian 16 October 1948
Rangers 2–1 Celtic 16 October 1948

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Dundee 6 5 0 1 13 8 1.62 10
Motherwell 6 4 0 2 11 5 2.20 8
Falkirk 6 2 0 4 8 11 0.73 4
Albion Rovers 6 1 0 5 9 17 0.53 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dundee 2–1 Albion Rovers 11 September 1948
Motherwell 1–0 Falkirk 11 September 1948
Albion Rovers 0–1 Motherwell 18 September 1948
Falkirk 2–3 Dundee 18 September 1948
Falkirk 2–1 Albion Rovers 25 September 1948
Motherwell 0–1 Dundee 25 September 1948
Albion Rovers 2–3 Dundee 2 October 1948
Falkirk 1–0 Motherwell 2 October 1948
Dundee 4–2 Falkirk 9 October 1948
Motherwell 8–3 Albion Rovers 9 October 1948
Albion Rovers 2–1 Falkirk 16 October 1948
Dundee 0–1 Motherwell 16 October 1948

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
East Fife 6 5 0 1 20 9 2.22 10
Heart of Midlothian 6 3 1 2 16 12 1.33 7
Partick Thistle 6 2 1 3 18 14 1.29 5
Queen of the South 6 1 0 5 6 25 0.24 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Heart of Midlothian 2–2 Partick Thistle 11 September 1948
Queen of the South 0–4 East Fife 11 September 1948
East Fife 4–0 Heart of Midlothian 18 September 1948
Partick Thistle 9–0 Queen of the South 18 September 1948
Partick Thistle 2–5 East Fife 25 September 1948
Queen of the South 2–3 Heart of Midlothian 25 September 1948
East Fife 3–1 Queen of the South 2 October 1948
Partick Thistle 3–1 Heart of Midlothian 2 October 1948
Heart of Midlothian 6–1 East Fife 9 October 1948
Queen of the South 3–2 Partick Thistle 9 October 1948
East Fife 3–0 Partick Thistle 16 October 1948
Heart of Midlothian 4–0 Queen of the South 16 October 1948

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
St. Mirren 6 2 2 2 12 9 1.33 6
Aberdeen 6 2 2 2 11 11 1.00 6
Third Lanark 6 2 2 2 12 13 0.92 6
Morton 6 2 2 2 9 11 0.82 6
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 3–1 St. Mirren 11 September 1948
Morton 2–1 Third Lanark 11 September 1948
St. Mirren 1–1 Morton 18 September 1948
Third Lanark 1–1 Aberdeen 18 September 1948
Aberdeen 3–1 Morton 25 September 1948
St. Mirren 4–0 Third Lanark 25 September 1948
St. Mirren 1–1 Aberdeen 2 October 1948
Third Lanark 2–2 Morton 2 October 1948
Aberdeen 2–4 Third Lanark 9 October 1948
Morton 0–3 St. Mirren 9 October 1948
Morton 3–1 Aberdeen 16 October 1948
Third Lanark 4–2 St. Mirren 16 October 1948

Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Raith Rovers 6 4 1 1 24 8 3.00 9
Dunfermline Athletic 6 3 1 2 11 9 1.22 7
Stirling Albion 6 2 2 2 16 22 0.73 6
Cowdenbeath 6 0 2 4 10 22 0.46 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dunfermline Athletic 1–1 Stirling Albion 11 September 1948
Raith Rovers 3–3 Cowdenbeath 11 September 1948
Cowdenbeath 0–2 Dunfermline Athletic 18 September 1948
Stirling Albion 1–7 Raith Rovers 18 September 1948
Cowdenbeath 3–3 Dunfermline Athletic 25 September 1948
Raith Rovers 2–1 Dunfermline Athletic 25 September 1948
Cowdenbeath 0–6 Raith Rovers 2 October 1948
Stirling Albion 4–3 Dunfermline Athletic 2 October 1948
Dunfermline Athletic 3–2 Cowdenbeath 9 October 1948
Raith Rovers 6–2 Stirling Albion 9 October 1948
Dunfermline Athletic 1–0 Raith Rovers 16 October 1948
Stirling Albion 5–2 Cowdenbeath 16 October 1948

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Alloa Athletic 6 4 0 2 11 9 1.22 8
Queens Park 6 2 3 1 12 8 1.50 7
Kilmarnock 6 2 2 2 14 13 1.08 6
East Stirlingshire 6 1 1 4 5 12 0.42 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
East Stirlingshire 2–1 Kilmarnock 11 September 1948
Queens Park 4–1 Alloa Athletic 11 September 1948
Alloa Athletic 1–0 East Stirlingshire 18 September 1948
Kilmarnock 3–3 Queens Park 18 September 1948
Kilmarnock 4–3 Alloa Athletic 25 September 1948
Queens Park 2–0 East Stirlingshire 25 September 1948
Alloa Athletic 1–0 Queens Park 2 October 1948
Kilmarnock 4–1 East Stirlingshire 2 October 1948
East Stirlingshire 1–3 Alloa Athletic 9 October 1948
Queens Park 2–2 Kilmarnock 9 October 1948
Alloa Athletic 2–0 Kilmarnock 16 October 1948
East Stirlingshire 1–1 Queens Park 16 October 1948

Group 7[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Hamilton Academical 6 3 3 0 14 7 2.00 9
St. Johnstone 6 2 3 1 11 11 1.00 7
Dundee United 6 2 1 3 14 15 0.93 5
Stenhousemuir 6 1 1 4 9 15 0.60 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
St. Johnstone 1–1 Dundee United 11 September 1948
Stenhousemuir 1–1 Hamilton Academical 11 September 1948
Dundee United 4–2 Stenhousemuir 18 September 1948
Hamilton Academical 2–2 St. Johnstone 18 September 1948
Dundee United 1–2 Hamilton Academical 25 September 1948
St. Johnstone 2–1 Stenhousemuir 25 September 1948
Dundee United 4–2 St. Johnstone 2 October 1948
Hamilton Academical 3–0 Stenhousemuir 2 October 1948
St. Johnstone 0–0 Hamilton Academical 9 October 1948
Stenhousemuir 2–1 Dundee United 9 October 1948
Hamilton Academical 6–3 Dundee United 16 October 1948
Stenhousemuir 3–4 St. Johnstone 16 October 1948

Group 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Airdrieonians 6 5 0 1 24 12 2.00 10
Ayr United 6 3 1 2 11 15 0.73 7
Arbroath 6 1 2 3 12 14 0.86 4
Dumbarton 6 1 1 4 11 17 0.65 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Airdrieonians 8–1 Dumbarton 11 September 1948
Ayr United 4–2 Arbroath 11 September 1948
Arbroath 2–3 Airdrieonians 18 September 1948
Dumbarton 1–2 Ayr United 18 September 1948
Airdrieonians 6–1 Ayr United 25 September 1948
Arbroath 4–2 Dumbarton 25 September 1948
Arbroath 1–1 Ayr United 2 October 1948
Dumbarton 5–0 Airdrieonians 2 October 1948
Airdrieonians 3–2 Arbroath 9 October 1948
Ayr United 2–1 Dumbarton 9 October 1948
Ayr United 1–4 Airdrieonians 16 October 1948
Dumbarton 1–1 Arbroath 16 October 1948

Quarter-finals[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dundee 1–1[1] Alloa Athletic 30 October 1948
Hamilton Academical 1–1[1] Airdrieonians 30 October 1948
Raith Rovers 5–3 East Fife 30 October 1948
Rangers 1–0 St. Mirren 30 October 1948

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Airdrieonians 1–1[1] Hamilton Academical 3 November 1948
Alloa Athletic 1–3 Dundee 3 November 1948

2nd Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Hamilton Academical 1–0 Airdrieonians 8 November 1948

Semi-finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Raith Rovers 2–0 Hamilton Academical 20 November 1948
Rangers 4–1 Dundee 20 November 1948

Final[edit]

12 March 1949
Rangers 2–0 Raith Rovers
Gillick Goal
Paton Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 57,450
RANGERS :
GK Bobby Brown
FB George Young
FB Jock Shaw
RH Ian McColl
CH Willie Woodburn
LH Sammy Cox
RW Torrance Gillick
IF Willie Paton
CF Willie Thornton
IF Jimmy Duncanson
LW Eddie Rutherford
Manager:
Bill Struth
RAITH ROVERS :
GK Doug Westland
FB Malcolm McLure
FB Willie McNaught
RH Andy Young
CH Harry Colville
LH Andy Leigh
RW Hall
IF Allan Collins
CF Willie Penman
IF Tom Brady
LW Frank Joyner
Manager:
Bert Herdman

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ a b c After Extra Time