1961–62 Scottish League Cup

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1961–62 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Heart of Midlothian

The 1961–62 Scottish League Cup was the sixteenth season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won Rangers for a second successive season, who defeated in a replay Heart of Midlothian in the Final.

First round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
St. Johnstone 6 3 2 1 9 8 1.12 8
Celtic 6 3 1 2 10 10 1.00 7
Hibernian 6 2 2 2 11 9 1.22 6
Partick Thistle 6 1 1 4 10 13 0.77 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Partick Thistle 2–3 Celtic 12 August 1961
St. Johnstone 1–1 Hibernian 12 August 1961
Celtic 0–1 St. Johnstone 16 August 1961
Hibernian 2–1 Partick Thistle 16 August 1961
Hibernian 2–2 Celtic 19 August 1961
Partick Thistle 0–0 St. Johnstone 19 August 1961
Celtic 3–2 Partick Thistle 26 August 1961
Hibernian 4–1 St. Johnstone 26 August 1961
Partick Thistle 2–1 Hibernian 30 August 1961
St. Johnstone 2–0 Celtic 30 August 1961
Celtic 2–1 Hibernian 2 September 1961
St. Johnstone 4–3 Partick Thistle 2 September 1961

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Motherwell 6 4 1 1 14 10 1.40 9
Dunfermline Athletic 6 2 3 1 7 3 2.33 7
Aberdeen 6 1 2 3 11 14 0.79 4
Dundee United 6 1 2 3 10 15 0.67 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dunfermline Athletic 1–2 Aberdeen 12 August 1961
Motherwell 5–3 Dundee United 12 August 1961
Aberdeen 3–4 Motherwell 16 August 1961
Dundee United 0–0 Dunfermline Athletic 16 August 1961
Dundee United 5–3 Aberdeen 19 August 1961
Motherwell 1–1 Dunfermline Athletic 19 August 1961
Aberdeen 0–0 Dunfermline Athletic 26 August 1961
Dundee United 0–2 Motherwell 26 August 1961
Dunfermline Athletic 3–0 Dundee United 30 August 1961
Motherwell 2–1 Aberdeen 30 August 1961
Aberdeen 2–2 Dundee United 2 September 1961
Dunfermline Athletic 2–0 Motherwell 2 September 1961

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Rangers 6 5 1 0 18 5 3.60 11
Dundee 6 2 2 2 14 10 1.40 6
Third Lanark 6 2 2 2 10 14 0.71 6
Airdrieonians 6 0 1 5 5 18 0.28 1
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dundee 2–0 Airdrieonians 12 August 1961
Third Lanark 0–2 Rangers 12 August 1961
Airdrieonians 2–2 Third Lanark 16 August 1961
Rangers 4–2 Dundee 16 August 1961
Airdrieonians 1–2 Rangers 19 August 1961
Third Lanark 3–2 Dundee 19 August 1961
Airdrieonians 0–5 Dundee 26 August 1961
Rangers 5–0 Third Lanark 26 August 1961
Dundee 1–1 Rangers 30 August 1961
Third Lanark 3–1 Airdrieonians 30 August 1961
Dundee 2–2 Third Lanark 2 September 1961
Rangers 4–1 Airdrieonians 2 September 1961

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Heart of Midlothian 6 4 0 2 9 6 1.50 8
Kilmarnock 6 3 0 3 18 8 2.25 6
St. Mirren 6 3 0 3 7 11 0.64 6
Raith Rovers 6 2 0 4 7 16 0.44 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Heart of Midlothian 1–0 Raith Rovers 12 August 1961
St. Mirren 1–0 Kilmarnock 12 August 1961
Kilmarnock 1–2 Heart of Midlothian 16 August 1961
Raith Rovers 0–3 St. Mirren 16 August 1961
Raith Rovers 1–7 Kilmarnock 19 August 1961
St. Mirren 1–0 Heart of Midlothian 19 August 1961
Kilmarnock 6–1 St. Mirren 26 August 1961
Raith Rovers 3–1 Heart of Midlothian 26 August 1961
Heart of Midlothian 2–0 Kilmarnock 30 August 1961
St. Mirren 0–2 Raith Rovers 30 August 1961
Heart of Midlothian 3–1 St. Mirren 2 September 1961
Kilmarnock 4–1 Raith Rovers 2 September 1961

Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Stirling Albion 6 5 0 1 16 9 1.78 10
Berwick Rangers 6 3 1 2 13 13 1.00 7
Alloa Athletic 6 1 2 3 11 14 0.79 4
Stranraer 6 1 1 4 7 11 0.64 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Alloa Athletic 2–3 Stirling Albion 12 August 1961
Berwick Rangers 2–1 Stranraer 12 August 1961
Stirling Albion 4–2 Berwick Rangers 16 August 1961
Stranraer 1–1 Alloa Athletic 16 August 1961
Berwick Rangers 3–1 Alloa Athletic 19 August 1961
Stirling Albion 4–1 Stranraer 19 August 1961
Stirling Albion 3–1 Alloa Athletic 26 August 1961
Stranraer 1–2 Berwick Rangers 26 August 1961
Alloa Athletic 2–0 Stranraer 30 August 1961
Berwick Rangers 0–2 Stirling Albion 30 August 1961
Alloa Athletic 4–4 Berwick Rangers 2 September 1961
Stranraer 3–0 Stirling Albion 2 September 1961

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Hamilton Academical 6 5 1 0 16 8 2.00 11
Montrose 6 3 1 2 16 8 2.00 7
Clyde 6 3 0 3 14 14 1.00 6
Stenhousemuir 6 0 0 6 5 21 0.24 0
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Clyde 3–0 Stenhousemuir 12 August 1961
Montrose 2–2 Hamilton Academical 12 August 1961
Hamilton Academical 3–2 Clyde 16 August 1961
Stenhousemuir 1–4 Montrose 16 August 1961
Clyde 3–2 Montrose 19 August 1961
Stenhousemuir 1–3 Hamilton Academical 19 August 1961
Hamilton Academical 2–0 Montrose 26 August 1961
Stenhousemuir 2–4 Clyde 26 August 1961
Clyde 2–3 Hamilton Academical 30 August 1961
Montrose 4–0 Stenhousemuir 30 August 1961
Hamilton Academical 3–1 Stenhousemuir 2 September 1961
Montrose 4–0 Clyde 2 September 1961

Group 7[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
East Fife 6 6 0 0 25 5 5.00 12
Queen of the South 6 3 0 3 11 6 1.83 6
Arbroath 6 3 0 3 8 13 0.61 6
Brechin City 6 0 0 6 6 26 0.23 0
Home Team Score Away Team Date
East Fife 3–1 Brechin City 12 August 1961
Queen of the South 1–0 Arbroath 12 August 1961
Arbroath 1–4 East Fife 16 August 1961
Brechin City 0–4 Queen of the South 16 August 1961
Brechin City 1–2 Arbroath 19 August 1961
Queen of the South 1–3 East Fife 19 August 1961
Arbroath 1–0 Queen of the South 26 August 1961
Brechin City 2–8 East Fife 26 August 1961
East Fife 6–0 Arbroath 30 August 1961
Queen of the South 5–1 Brechin City 30 August 1961
Arbroath 4–1 Brechin City 2 September 1961
East Fife 1–0 Queen of the South 2 September 1961

Group 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Ayr United 6 4 2 0 16 10 1.60 10
Falkirk 6 2 4 0 12 8 1.50 8
Cowdenbeath 6 1 2 3 11 14 0.79 4
Dumbarton 6 1 0 5 7 14 0.50 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Ayr United 3–1 Dumbarton 12 August 1961
Falkirk 2–2 Cowdenbeath 12 August 1961
Cowdenbeath 2–3 Ayr United 16 August 1961
Dumbarton 0–1 Falkirk 16 August 1961
Ayr United 1–1 Falkirk 19 August 1961
Cowdenbeath 4–3 Dumbarton 19 August 1961
Cowdenbeath 1–1 Falkirk 26 August 1961
Dumbarton 1–2 Ayr United 26 August 1961
Ayr United 3–1 Cowdenbeath 30 August 1961
Falkirk 3–0 Dumbarton 30 August 1961
Dumbarton 2–1 Cowdenbeath 2 September 1961
Falkirk 4–4 Ayr United 2 September 1961

Group 9[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Albion Rovers 4 4 0 0 16 7 2.29 8
Queen's Park 4 3 0 1 14 7 2.00 6
East Stirlingshire 4 2 0 2 9 13 0.69 4
Morton 4 1 0 3 5 11 0.46 2
Forfar Athletic 4 0 0 4 5 11 0.46 0
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Albion Rovers 5–2 East Stirlingshire 12 August 1961
Forfar Athletic 1–3 Queen's Park 12 August 1961
Morton 2–1 Forfar Athletic 16 August 1961
Queen's Park 1–3 Albion Rovers 16 August 1961
East Stirlingshire 4–1 Morton 19 August 1961
Forfar Athletic 3–5 Albion Rovers 19 August 1961
East Stirlingshire 1–0 Forfar Athletic 26 August 1961
Morton 1–3 Queen's Park 26 August 1961
Albion Rovers 3–1 Morton 2 September 1961
Queen's Park 7–2 East Stirlingshire 2 September 1961

Supplementary Round[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
East Fife 4–1 Albion Rovers 4 September 1961

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Albion Rovers 1–2 East Fife 6 September 1961 2–6

Quarter-finals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Ayr United 4–2 Stirling Albion 13 September 1961
Hamilton Academical 1–2 Heart of Midlothian 13 September 1961
Motherwell 2–3 St. Johnstone 13 September 1961
Rangers 3–1 East Fife 13 September 1961

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
East Fife 1–3 Rangers 20 September 1961 2–6
Heart of Midlothian 2–0 Hamilton Academical 20 September 1961 4–1
St. Johnstone 1–1 Motherwell 20 September 1961 4–3
Stirling Albion 3–0[1] Ayr United 20 September 1961 5–4

Semi-finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Heart of Midlothian 2–1[1] Stirling Albion 11 October 1961
Rangers 3–2[1] St. Johnstone 11 October 1961

Final[edit]

28 October 1961
Rangers 1 – 1
AET
Heart of Midlothian
Millar Goal Cumming Goal pen.'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 88,000
Replay

18 December 1961
Rangers 3–1 Heart of Midlothian
Millar Goal
Brand Goal
McMillan Goal
Davidson Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 47,500

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ a b c After Extra Time