1965–66 Scottish Cup

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1965–66 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Celtic

The 1965–66 Scottish Cup was the 81st staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Rangers who defeated Celtic in the replayed final.

Preliminary round 1[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Berwick Rangers 1 – 0 Stenhousemuir
Dumbarton 2 – 2 Peebles Rovers
Forfar Athletic 1 – 1 Brechin City
Gala Fairydean 6 – 1 Selkirk
Raith Rovers 1 – 0 Inverness Caledonian

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Brechin City 1 – 3 Forfar Athletic
Peebles Rovers 2 – 3 Dumbarton

Preliminary round 2[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 2 – 2 Cowdenbeath
Ayr United 1 – 0 Fraserburgh
Berwick Rangers 0 – 0 Albion Rovers
East Fife 1 – 0 Elgin City
Gala Fairydean 4 – 5 Montrose
Glasgow University 1 – 2 Dumbarton
Raith Rovers 0 – 1 Alloa Athletic
Ross County 4 – 3 Forfar Athletic

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 3 – 0 Berwick Rangers
Cowdenbeath 1 – 1 Arbroath

Second Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 2 – 3 Cowdenbeath

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 3 – 5 Ross County
Falkirk 1 – 2 Dundee United
Cowdenbeath 1 – 0 St. Mirren
Dumbarton 2 – 1 Montrose
Dundee 9-1 East Fife
East Stirlingshire 0 – 0 Motherwell
Hearts 2 – 1 Clyde
Dundee United 0 – 0 Falkirk
Ayr United 1 – 1 St. Johnstone
Celtic 4 – 0 Stranraer
Dunfermline Athletic 3 – 1 Partick Thistle
Hamilton Academical 1 – 3 Aberdeen
Hibernian 4 – 3 Third Lanark
Greenock Morton 1 – 1 Kilmarnock
Queen of the South 3 – 0 Albion Rovers
Rangers 5 – 1 Airdrieonians
Stirling Albion 3 – 1 Queen’s Park

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Motherwell 4 – 1 East Stirlingshire
St. Johnstone 1 – 0 Ayr United
Kilmarnock 3 – 0 Greenock Morton

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Cowdenbeath 3 – 3 St. Johnstone
Ross County 0 – 2 Rangers
Aberdeen 5 – 0 Dundee United
Dumbarton 1 – 0 Queen of the South
Dundee 0 – 2 Celtic
Stirling Albion 0 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Hearts 2 – 1 Hibernian
Kilmarnock 5 – 0 Motherwell

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
St. Johnstone 3 – 0 Cowdenbeath
Dunfermline Athletic 4 – 1 Stirling Albion

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Dumbarton 0 – 3 Aberdeen
Dunfermline Athletic 2 – 1 Kilmarnock
Hearts 3 – 3 Celtic
Rangers 1 – 0 St. Johnstone

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 3 – 1 Hearts

Semi-finals[edit]

26 March 1966
Aberdeen 0 – 0 Rangers
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 49,360
Referee: JW Paterson

26 March 1966
Celtic 2 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 53,900

Replay[edit]


29 March 1966
Aberdeen 1 – 2 Rangers
Harry Melrose Goal 38' Forrest Goal 8'
George McLean Goal 80'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 40,852
Referee: JW Paterson

Final[edit]

23 April 1966
Rangers 0 – 0 Celtic
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 126,552
Referee: Tiny Wharton

Teams[edit]

RANGERS:
GK Scotland Billy Ritchie
RB Denmark Kai Johansen
LB Scotland David Provan
RH Scotland John Greig
CH Scotland Ronnie McKinnon
LH Scotland Bobby Watson
RW Scotland Willie Henderson
IR Scotland Jimmy Millar
CF Scotland Jim Forrest
IL Scotland Willie Johnston
LW Scotland Davie Wilson
Manager:
Scotland Scot Symon
CELTIC:
GK Scotland Ronnie Simpson
RB Scotland Ian Young
LB Scotland Tommy Gemmell
RH Scotland Bobby Murdoch
CH Scotland Billy McNeill
LH Scotland John Clark
RW Scotland Jimmy Johnstone
IR Scotland Joe McBride
CF Scotland Stevie Chalmers
IL Republic of Ireland Charlie Gallagher
LW Scotland John Hughes
Manager:
Scotland Jock Stein

Replay[edit]


27 April 1966
Rangers 1 – 0 Celtic
Kai Johansen Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 98,202
Referee: Tiny Wharton

Teams[edit]

RANGERS:
GK Scotland Billy Ritchie
RB Denmark Kai Johansen
LB Scotland David Provan
RH Scotland John Greig
CH Scotland Ronnie McKinnon
LH Scotland Bobby Watson
RW Scotland Willie Henderson
IR Scotland George McLean
CF Scotland Jimmy Millar
IL Scotland Willie Johnston
LW Scotland Davie Wilson
Manager:
Scotland Scot Symon
CELTIC:
GK Scotland Ronnie Simpson
RB Scotland Jim Craig
LB Scotland Tommy Gemmell
RH Scotland Bobby Murdoch
CH Scotland Billy McNeill
LH Scotland John Clark
RW Scotland Jimmy Johnstone
IR Scotland Joe McBride
CF Scotland Stevie Chalmers
IL Scotland Bertie Auld
LW Scotland John Hughes
Manager:
Scotland Jock Stein

See also[edit]