1947–48 Scottish Cup

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1947–48 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Greenock Morton

The 1947–48 Scottish Cup was the 63rd staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Rangers who defeated Greenock Morton in the replayed final.

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 0 – 2 Hibernian
Arbroath 9 – 1 Babcock & Wilcox
Ayr United 1 – 2 Greenock Morton
Berwick Rangers 2 – 4 Cowdenbeath
Dundee 2 – 4 Heart of Midlothian
East Fife 2 – 0 Kilmarnock
Inverness Caledonian 1 – 6 Falkirk
Motherwell 2 – 2 Hamilton Academical
Queen of the South 1 – 0 Stenhousemuir
St. Mirren 8 – 0 Shawfield Amateurs
Stranraer 0 – 1 Rangers
Clachnacuddin 0 – 2 St. Johnstone

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Hamilton Academical 0 – 2 Motherwell

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Airdrieonians 2 – 1 Heart of Midlothian
Alloa Athletic 0 – 1 Queen of the South
Celtic 3 – 0 Cowdenbeath
Clyde 2 – 1 Dunfermline Athletic
East Fife 5 – 1 St. Johnstone
Hibernian 4 – 0 Arbroath
Montrose 2 – 0 Duns
Greenock Morton 3 – 2 Falkirk
Motherwell 1 – 0 Third Lanark
Nithsdale Wanderers 0 – 5 Aberdeen
Partick Thistle 4 – 3 Dundee United
Peterhead 1 – 2 Dumbarton
Queen’s Park 8 – 2 Deveronvale
Rangers 4 – 0 Leith Athletic
St. Mirren 2 – 0 East Stirlingshire
Stirling Albion 2 – 4 Raith Rovers

Third round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Airdrieonians 3 – 0 Raith Rovers
Celtic 1 – 0 Motherwell
Dumbarton 0 – 1 East Fife
Hibernian 4 – 2 Aberdeen
Montrose 2 – 1 Queen of the South
Greenock Morton 3 – 0 Queen’s Park
Rangers 3 – 0 Partick Thistle
St. Mirren 2 – 1 Clyde

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Airdrieonians 0 – 3 Greenock Morton
Celtic 4 – 0 Montrose
Hibernian 3 – 1 St. Mirren
Rangers 1 – 0 East Fife

Semi-finals[edit]

27 March 1948
Greenock Morton 1 – 0 (a.e.t.) Celtic

Attendance: 80,000

27 March 1948
Rangers 1 – 0 Hibernian

Attendance: 143,570

Final[edit]

Teams[edit]

RANGERS:
GK Scotland Bobby Brown
RB Scotland George Young
LB Scotland Jock Shaw
RH Scotland Ian McColl
CH Scotland Willie Woodburn
LH Scotland Sammy Cox
RW Scotland Eddie Rutherford
IR Scotland Torrance Gillick
CF Scotland Willie Thornton
IL Scotland Willie Findlay
LW Scotland Jimmy Duncanson
Manager:
Scotland Bill Struth
GREENOCK MORTON:
GK Scotland Jimmy Cowan
RB Scotland Jimmy Mitchell
LB Scotland John Whigham
RH Scotland Billy Campbell
CH Scotland Alex Millar
LH Scotland Jimmy Whyte
RW Scotland John Hepburn
IR Scotland Eddie Murphy
CF Scotland Davie Cupples
IL Scotland Tommy Orr
LW Scotland Colin Liddell
Manager:
Scotland Jimmy Davies

Final (replay)[edit]

Teams[edit]

RANGERS:
GK Scotland Bobby Brown
RB Scotland George Young
LB Scotland Jock Shaw
RH Scotland Ian McColl
CH Scotland Willie Woodburn
LH Scotland Sammy Cox
RW Scotland Eddie Rutherford
IR Scotland Torrance Gillick
CF Scotland Willie Thornton
IL Scotland Billy Williamson
LW Scotland Jimmy Duncanson
Manager:
Scotland Bill Struth
GREENOCK MORTON:
GK Scotland Jimmy Cowan
RB Scotland Jimmy Mitchell
LB Scotland John Whigham
RH Scotland Billy Campbell
CH Scotland Alex Millar
LH Scotland Jimmy Whyte
RW Scotland John Hepburn
IR Scotland Eddie Murphy
CF Scotland Davie Cupples
IL Scotland Tommy Orr
LW Scotland Colin Liddell
Manager:
Scotland Jimmy Davies

See also[edit]