1954–55 Scottish League Cup

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1954–55 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Champions Heart of Midlothian
Runners-up Motherwell

The 1954–55 Scottish League Cup was the ninth season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won Heart of Midlothian, who defeated Motherwell in the Final.

First Round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Motherwell 6 3 2 1 13 9 1.44 8
St. Mirren 6 2 3 1 15 14 1.07 7
Kilmarnock 6 2 1 3 8 12 0.67 5
Raith Rovers 6 1 2 3 9 10 0.90 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Kilmarnock 3–2 Raith Rovers 14-08-1954
St. Mirren 4–4 Motherwell 14-08-1954
Motherwell 4–0 Kilmarnock 18-08-1954
Raith Rovers 2–2 St. Mirren 18-08-1954
Kilmarnock 2–2 St. Mirren 21-08-1954
Motherwell 1–1 Raith Rovers 21-08-1954
Motherwell 3–1 St. Mirren 28-08-1954
Raith Rovers 0–1 Kilmarnock 28-08-1954
Kilmarnock 0–1 Motherwell 01-09-1954
St. Mirren 3–1 Raith Rovers 01-09-1954
Raith Rovers 3–0 Motherwell 04-09-1954
St. Mirren 3–2 Kilmarnock 04-09-1954

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
East Fife 6 4 0 2 13 11 1.18 8
Aberdeen 6 3 1 2 13 7 1.86 7
Hibernian 6 3 1 2 13 10 1.30 7
Queen of the South 6 1 0 5 8 19 0.42 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 4–0 Queen of the South 14-08-1954
East Fife 3–1 Hibernian 14-08-1954
Hibernian 2–0 Aberdeen 18-08-1954
Queen of the South 1–4 East Fife 18-08-1954
East Fife 0–3 Aberdeen 21-08-1954
Hibernian 3–1 Queen of the South 21-08-1954
Hibernian 1–2 East Fife 28-08-1954
Queen of the South 3–0 Aberdeen 28-08-1954
Aberdeen 1–1 Hibernian 01-09-1954
East Fife 3–0 Queen of the South 01-09-1954
Aberdeen 5–1 East Fife 04-09-1954
Queen of the South 3–5 Hibernian 04-09-1954

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Rangers 6 4 1 1 13 6 2.17 9
Partick Thistle 6 3 1 2 16 8 2.00 7
Clyde 6 2 0 4 10 10 1.00 4
Stirling Albion 6 2 0 4 5 20 0.25 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Partick Thistle 3–2 Clyde 14-08-1954
Stirling Albion 0–5 Rangers 14-08-1954
Clyde 0–1 Stirling Albion 18-08-1954
Rangers 1–1 Partick Thistle 18-08-1954
Rangers 1–3 Clyde 21-08-1954
Stirling Albion 0–2 Partick Thistle 21-08-1954
Clyde 2–0 Partick Thistle 28-08-1954
Rangers 2–0 Stirling Albion 28-08-1954
Partick Thistle 1–2 Rangers 01-09-1954
Stirling Albion 3–2 Clyde 01-09-1954
Clyde 1–2 Rangers 04-09-1954
Partick Thistle 9–1 Stirling Albion 04-09-1954

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Heart of Midlothian 6 5 0 1 19 11 1.73 10
Dundee 6 4 0 2 12 10 1.20 8
Celtic 6 1 1 4 9 11 0.82 3
Falkirk 6 1 1 4 10 18 0.56 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Celtic 3–0 Falkirk 14-08-1954
Heart of Midlothian 3–1 Dundee 14-08-1954
Dundee 3–1 Celtic 18-08-1954
Falkirk 2–6 Heart of Midlothian 18-08-1954
Celtic 1–2 Heart of Midlothian 21-08-1954
Dundee 3–1 Falkirk 21-08-1954
Dundee 4–1 Heart of Midlothian 28-08-1954
Falkirk 2–2 Celtic 28-08-1954
Celtic 0–1 Dundee 01-09-1954
Heart of Midlothian 4–1 Falkirk 01-09-1954
Falkirk 4–0 Dundee 04-09-1954
Heart of Midlothian 3–2 Celtic 04-09-1954

Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
St. Johnstone 6 4 2 0 16 8 2.00 10
Hamilton Academical 6 2 2 2 11 10 1.10 6
Stenhousemuir 6 3 0 3 17 17 1.00 6
Forfar Athletic 6 0 2 4 10 19 0.53 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Hamilton Academical 2–0 Forfar Athletic 14-08-1954
Stenhousemuir 2–4 St. Johnstone 14-08-1954
Forfar Athletic 2–3 Stenhousemuir 18-08-1954
St. Johnstone 2–0 Hamilton Academical 18-08-1954
St. Johnstone 4–2 Forfar Athletic 21-08-1954
Stenhousemuir 4–3 Hamilton Academical 21-08-1954
Forfar Athletic 2–2 Hamilton Academical 28-08-1954
St. Johnstone 3–1 Stenhousemuir 28-08-1954
Hamilton Academical 0–0 St. Johnstone 01-09-1954
Stenhousemuir 5–1 Forfar Athletic 01-09-1954
Forfar Athletic 3–3 St. Johnstone 04-09-1954
Hamilton Academical 4–2 Stenhousemuir 04-09-1954

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Ayr United 6 4 1 1 17 12 1.42 9
Dunfermline Athletic 6 3 1 2 12 9 1.33 7
Brechin City 6 2 2 2 9 9 1.00 6
Dundee United 6 1 0 5 7 15 0.47 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Brechin City 1–1 Dunfermline Athletic 14-08-1954
Dundee United 2–5 Ayr United 14-08-1954
Ayr United 2–2 Brechin City 18-08-1954
Dunfermline Athletic 3–1 Dundee United 18-08-1954
Brechin City 2–0 Dundee United 21-08-1954
Dunfermline Athletic 4–0 Ayr United 21-08-1954
Ayr United 3–1 Dundee United 28-08-1954
Dunfermline Athletic 2–1 Brechin City 28-08-1954
Brechin City 2–4 Ayr United 01-09-1954
Dundee United 3–1 Dunfermline Athletic 01-09-1954
Ayr United 3–1 Dunfermline Athletic 04-09-1954
Dundee United 0–1 Brechin City 04-09-1954

Group 7[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Airdrieonians 6 6 0 0 17 9 1.89 12
Third Lanark 6 3 0 3 9 6 1.50 6
Cowdenbeath 6 2 0 4 9 15 0.60 4
Queen's Park 6 1 0 5 14 19 0.74 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Cowdenbeath 1–0 Third Lanark 14-08-1954
Queen's Park 2–4 Airdrieonians 14-08-1954
Airdrieonians 2–1 Cowdenbeath 18-08-1954
Third Lanark 2–0 Queen's Park 18-08-1954
Airdrieonians 2–0 Third Lanark 21-08-1954
Queen's Park 4–1 Cowdenbeath 21-08-1954
Airdrieonians 5–4 Queen's Park 28-08-1954
Third Lanark 4–0 Cowdenbeath 28-08-1954
Cowdenbeath 1–2 Airdrieonians 01-09-1954
Queen's Park 1–2 Third Lanark 01-09-1954
Cowdenbeath 5–3 Queen's Park 04-09-1954
Third Lanark 1–2 Airdrieonians 04-09-1954

Group 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Morton 6 3 1 2 13 6 2.17 7
Alloa Athletic 6 2 3 1 9 10 0.90 7
Albion Rovers 6 2 2 2 7 9 0.78 6
Arbroath 6 1 2 3 13 17 0.77 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Albion Rovers 1–0 Morton 14-08-1954
Arbroath 2–3 Alloa Athletic 14-08-1954
Alloa Athletic 0–0 Albion Rovers 18-08-1954
Morton 5–2 Arbroath 18-08-1954
Arbroath 3–1 Albion Rovers 21-08-1954
Morton 3–0 Alloa Athletic 21-08-1954
Alloa Athletic 3–3 Arbroath 28-08-1954
Morton 3–0 Albion Rovers 28-08-1954
Albion Rovers 2–2 Alloa Athletic 01-09-1954
Arbroath 2–2 Morton 01-09-1954
Albion Rovers 3–1 Arbroath 04-09-1954
Alloa Athletic 1–0 Morton 04-09-1954

Quarter-Finals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Ayr United 2–1 Airdrieonians 22-09-1954
Morton 2–2 East Fife 22-09-1954
Motherwell 2–1 Rangers 22-09-1954
St. Johnstone 0–5 Heart of Midlothian 22-09-1954

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Airdrieonians 6–1 Ayr United 25-09-1954 7–3
East Fife 2–0 Morton 25-09-1954 4–2
Heart of Midlothian 2–0 St. Johnstone 25-09-1954 7–0
Rangers 1–1 Motherwell 25-09-1954 2–3

Semi-Finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Heart of Midlothian 4–1 Airdrieonians 09-10-1954
Motherwell 2–1 East Fife 09-10-1954

Final[edit]

23 October 1954
Heart of Midlothian 4 – 2 Motherwell
Bauld Goal Goal Goal
Wardhaugh Goal
Bain Goal
Redpath Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 55,640

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