1953 Scottish Cup Final

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1953 Scottish Cup Final
Event 1952-53 Scottish Cup
Date 25 April 1953
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Referee Jack Mowat
Attendance 129,761
Replay
Date 29 April 1953
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Referee Jack Mowat
Attendance 113,700
1952
1954

The 1953 Scottish Cup Final was played on 25 April 1953 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 68th staging of the Scottish Cup. Aberdeen and Rangers contested the match. The match was drawn 1-1 and was replayed four days later. In the rematch Rangers won 1-0 through a Billy Simpson goal in the 42nd minute.

The Victory was Rangers' 14th Scottish Cup.

Final[edit]

April 25, 1953
Rangers 1 – 1 Aberdeen
Prentice Goal 8' Yorston Goal 80'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 129,761
Referee: Jack Mowat

Teams[edit]

RANGERS:
GK Scotland George Niven
RB Scotland George Young
LB Scotland John Little
RH Scotland Ian McColl
CH Scotland Duncan Stanners
LH Scotland Jim Pryde
RW Scotland Willie Waddell
IR Scotland Derek Grierson
CF Scotland Willie Paton
IL Scotland John Prentice
LW South Africa Johnny Hubbard
Manager:
Scotland Bill Struth
ABERDEEN:
GK Scotland Fred Martin
RB Scotland Jimmy Mitchell
LB Scotland Davie Shaw
RH Scotland Tony Harris
CH Scotland Alec Young
LH Scotland Jack Allister
RW Scotland Ian Rodger
IR Scotland Harry Yorston
CF Scotland Paddy Buckley
IL Scotland George Hamilton
LW England Jack Hather
Manager:
Scotland Dave Halliday

Replay[edit]


April 29, 1953
Rangers 1 – 0 Aberdeen
Billy Simpson Goal 42'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 113,700
Referee: Jack Mowat

Teams[edit]

RANGERS:
GK Scotland George Niven
RB Scotland George Young
LB Scotland John Little
RH Scotland Ian McColl
CH Scotland Willie Woodburn
LH Scotland Jim Pryde
RW Scotland Willie Waddell
IR Scotland Derek Grierson
CF Northern Ireland Billy Simpson
IL Scotland Willie Paton
LW South Africa Johnny Hubbard
Manager:
Scotland Bill Struth
ABERDEEN:
GK Scotland Fred Martin
RB Scotland Jimmy Mitchell
LB Scotland Davie Shaw
RH Scotland Tony Harris
CH Scotland Alec Young
LH Scotland Jack Allister
RW Scotland Ian Rodger
IR Scotland Harry Yorston
CF Scotland Paddy Buckley
IL Scotland George Hamilton
LW England Jack Hather
Manager:
Scotland Dave Halliday

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