1955–56 Scottish Cup

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1955–56 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Heart of Midlothian
Runners-up Celtic

The 1955–56 Scottish Cup was the 71st staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Heart of Midlothian who defeated Celtic in the final. The final was a repeat of the 1907 final and was Hearts' first appearance in the final since that date.[1]

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Whithorn 7 – 0 Vale of Leithen
Babcock & Wilcox 2 – 5 Clachnacuddin
Buckie Thistle 2 – 1 Rothes
Chirnside United 1 – 9 Elgin City
Duns 3 – 0 Deveronvale
Edinburgh University 0 – 7 Inverness Thistle
Eyemouth United 5 – 1 Brora Rangers
Forres Mechanics 3 – 2 Glasgow University
Fraserburgh 3 – 1 Aberdeen University
Gala Fairydean 2 – 1 Peterhead
Huntly 4 – 2 Civil Service Strollers
Lossiemouth 7 – 0 Wick Academy
Murrayfield Amateurs 2 – 2 Shawfield Amateurs
Nairn County 1 – 4 Inverness Caledonian
Newton Stewart 3 – 5 Peebles Rovers
Ross County 4 – 2 Coldstream
Selkirk 3 – 2 Burntisland Shipyard
St. Cuthbert Wanderers 3 – 1 Vale of Atholl
Tarff Rovers 2 – 2 Girvan Amateurs
Wigtown & Bladnoch 0 – 7 Keith

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Girvan Amateurs 0 – 1 Tarff Rovers
Shawfield Amateurs 2 – 1 Murrayfield Amateurs

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Peebles Rovers 4 – 3 Eyemouth United
Clachnacuddin 3 – 0 St. Cuthbert Wanderers
Gala Fairydean 6 – 2 Shawfield Amateurs
Huntly 2 – 4 Forres Mechanics
Inverness Thistle 5 – 2 Buckie Thistle
Keith 2 – 0 Elgin City
Lossiemouth 3 – 1 Duns
Ross County 3 – 2 Tarff Rovers
Whithorn 2 – 3 Selkirk

Third round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Berwick Rangers 3 – 0 Fraserburgh
Dumbarton 5 – 3 Inverness Caledonian
Forres Mechanics 2 – 4 Clachnacuddin
Gala Fairydean 4 – 5 Montrose
Inverness Thistle 1 – 1 Peebles Rovers
Keith 2 – 4 East Stirlingshire
Lossiemouth 1 – 0 Selkirk
Ross County 2 – 3 Stranraer

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Peebles Rovers 2 – 1 Inverness Thistle

Fourth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 1 – 1 Alloa Athletic
Berwick Rangers 5 – 1 Lossiemouth
Brechin City 1 – 1 Peebles Rovers
Cowdenbeath 6 – 0 Montrose
Dundee United 4 – 1 Dumbarton
East Stirlingshire 0 – 2 Arbroath
Forfar Athletic 5 – 2 Stranraer
Greenock Morton 5 – 2 Clachnacuddin

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 4 – 0 Albion Rovers
Peebles Rovers 4 – 4 Brechin City

Second Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Peebles Rovers 0 – 0 Brechin City
Third Replays[edit]
Home team Score Away team
Brechin City 6 – 2 Peebles Rovers

Fifth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Airdrieonians 7 – 1 Hamilton Academical
Ayr United 5 – 2 Berwick Rangers
Brechin City 1 – 1 Arbroath
Clyde 5 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Dundee United 2 – 2 Dundee
East Fife 1 – 3 Stenhousemuir
Falkirk 0 – 3 Kilmarnock
Hearts 3 – 0 Forfar Athletic
Hibernian 1 – 1 Raith Rovers
Greenock Morton 0 – 2 Celtic
Motherwell 0 – 2 Queen’s Park
Partick Thistle 2 – 0 Alloa Athletic
Queen of the South 3 – 1 Cowdenbeath
Rangers 2 – 1 Aberdeen
St. Mirren 6 – 0 Third Lanark
Stirling Albion 2 – 1 St. Johnstone

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Raith Rovers 3 – 1 Hibernian
Arbroath 2 – 3 Brechin City
Dundee 3 – 0 Dundee United

Sixth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Airdrieonians 4 – 4 St. Mirren
Ayr United 0 – 3 Celtic
Dundee 0 – 1 Rangers
Hearts 5 – 0 Stirling Albion
Kilmarnock 2 – 2 Queen of the South
Partick Thistle 3 – 1 Brechin City
Raith Rovers 2 – 2 Queen’s Park
Stenhousemuir 0 – 1 Clyde

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Queen of the South 2 – 0 Kilmarnock
Queen’s Park 1 – 2 Raith Rovers
St. Mirren 1 – 3 Airdrieonians

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 2 – 1 Airdrieonians
Hearts 4 – 0 Rangers
Queen of the South 2 – 4 Clyde
Raith Rovers 2 – 1 Partick Thistle

Semi-finals[edit]

24 March 1956
Celtic 2 – 1 Clyde

24 March 1956
Hearts 0 – 0 Raith Rovers
Easter Road, Edinburgh
Attendance: 58,448

Replay[edit]


28 March 1956
Hearts 3 – 0 Raith Rovers
Jimmy Wardhaugh Goal Goal
Ian Crawford Goal
Easter Road, Edinburgh
Attendance: 54,233

Final[edit]

21 April 1956
Hearts 3 – 1 Celtic
Crawford Goal 20' Goal 48'
Conn Goal 80'
Report Haughney Goal 55'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 132,840
Referee: Bobby Davidson (Airdrie)

Teams[edit]

HEARTS :
GK Scotland Willie Duff
RB Scotland Bobby Kirk
LB Scotland Tam McKenzie
RH Scotland Dave Mackay
CH Scotland Freddie Glidden (Captain)
LH Scotland John Cumming
RW Scotland Alex Young
IR Scotland Alfie Conn
CF Scotland Willie Bauld
IL Scotland Jimmy Wardhaugh
LW Scotland Ian Crawford
Manager:
Scotland Tommy Walker
CELTIC:
GK Scotland Dick Beattie
RB Scotland Frank Meechan
LB Republic of Ireland Sean Fallon (Captain)
RH Scotland Eric Smith
CH Scotland Bobby Evans
LH Northern Ireland Bertie Peacock
RW Scotland Willie Craig
IR Scotland Mike Haughney
CF Scotland Neil Mochan
IL Scotland Willie Fernie
LW Northern Ireland Charlie Tully
Manager:
Scotland Jimmy McGrory

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