1962–63 Scottish Cup

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1962–63 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Celtic

The 1962–63 Scottish Cup was the 78th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Rangers who defeated Celtic in the replayed final. The first round tie between Airdrie and Stranraer is notable for having been rearranged no fewer than 33 times due to inclement weather during the winter of 1962–63 in the United Kingdom.[1]

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Airdrieonians 3 – 0 Stranraer
St. Johnstone 1 – 0 Stenhousemuir
Partick Thistle 3 – 2 Greenock Morton
Falkirk 0 – 2 Celtic
Dundee United 3 – 0 Albion Rovers
East Stirlingshire 2 – 0 Stirling Albion
Gala Fairydean 4 – 0 Keith
Arbroath 2 – 0 Dumbarton
East Fife 5 – 0 Edinburgh University
Forfar Athletic 1 – 3 Hearts
Inverness Caledonian 1 – 5 Dundee
Inverness Thistle 0 – 2 Queen of the South
Raith Rovers 2 – 0 Eyemouth United

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Airdrieonians 0 – 6 Rangers
St. Johnstone 1 – 2 Aberdeen
Cowdenbeath 2 – 3 Dunfermline Athletic
Celtic 3 – 1 Hearts
East Stirlingshire 1 – 0 Motherwell
Partick Thistle 1 – 1 Arbroath
Dundee 8 – 0 Montrose
East Fife 1 – 1 Third Lanark
Ayr United 1 – 2 Dundee United
Berwick Rangers 1 – 3 St. Mirren
Brechin City 0 – 2 Hibernian
Gala Fairydean 1 – 1 Duns
Hamilton Academical 1 – 1 Nairn County
Kilmarnock 0 – 0 Queen of the South
Queen’s Park 5 – 1 Alloa Athletic
Raith Rovers 3 – 2 Clyde

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 2 – 2 Partick Thistle
Duns 1 – 2 Gala Fairydean
Queen of the South 1 – 0 Kilmarnock
Third Lanark 2 – 0 East Fife
Nairn County 1 – 2 Hamilton Academical

Second Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 2 – 3 Partick Thistle

Third round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 4 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Queen of the South 3 – 0 Hamilton Academical
Rangers 7 – 2 East Stirlingshire
St. Mirren 1 – 1 Partick Thistle
Dundee 1 – 0 Hibernian
Celtic 6 – 0 Gala Fairydean
Third Lanark 0 – 1 Raith Rovers
Queen’s Park 1 – 1 Dundee United

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Partick Thistle 0 – 1 St. Mirren
Dundee United 3 – 1 Queen’s Park

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Dundee 1 – 1 Rangers
Raith Rovers 2 – 1 Aberdeen
St. Mirren 0 – 1 Celtic
Dundee United 1 – 1 Queen of the South

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Queen of the South 1 – 1 Dundee United
Rangers 3 – 2 Dundee

Second Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Dundee United 4 – 0 Queen of the South

Semi-finals[edit]

13 April 1963
Celtic 5 – 2 Raith Rovers
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 35,681

13 April 1963
Rangers 5 – 2 Dundee United
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 56,391

Final[edit]

4 May 1963
Rangers 1 – 1 Celtic
Ralph Brand Bobby Murdoch
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 129,643
Referee: Tiny Wharton

Teams[edit]

RANGERS:
GK Scotland Billy Ritchie
RB Scotland Bobby Shearer
LB Scotland David Provan
RH Scotland John Greig
CH Scotland Ronnie McKinnon
LH Scotland Jim Baxter
RW Scotland Willie Henderson
IR Scotland George McLean
CF Scotland Jimmy Millar
IL Scotland Ralph Brand
LW Scotland Davie Wilson
Manager:
Scotland Scot Symon
CELTIC:
GK Scotland Frank Haffey
RB Scotland Duncan MacKay
LB Scotland Jim Kennedy
RH Scotland John McNamee
CH Scotland Billy McNeill
LH Scotland Billy Price
RW Scotland Jimmy Johnstone
IR Scotland Bobby Murdoch
CF Scotland John Hughes
IL Scotland John Divers
LW Scotland Frank Brogan
Manager:
Scotland Jimmy McGrory

Replay[edit]


15 May 1963
Rangers 3 – 0 Celtic
Ralph Brand (2)
Davie Wilson
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 120,273
Referee: Tiny Wharton

Teams[edit]

RANGERS:
GK Scotland Billy Ritchie
RB Scotland Bobby Shearer
LB Scotland David Provan
RH Scotland John Greig
CH Scotland Ronnie McKinnon
LH Scotland Jim Baxter
RW Scotland Willie Henderson
IR Scotland Ian McMillan
CF Scotland Jimmy Millar
IL Scotland Ralph Brand
LW Scotland Davie Wilson
Manager:
Scotland Scot Symon
CELTIC:
GK Scotland Frank Haffey
RB Scotland Duncan MacKay
LB Scotland Jim Kennedy
RH Scotland John McNamee
CH Scotland Billy McNeill
LH Scotland Billy Price
RW Scotland Bobby Craig
IR Scotland Bobby Murdoch
CF Scotland John Divers
IL Scotland Stevie Chalmers
LW Scotland John Hughes
Manager:
Scotland Jimmy McGrory

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ayr cup switch appeal is rejected". BBC Sport. BBC. 15 December 2008. 

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