1969–70 Scottish League Cup

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1969–70 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Champions Celtic
Runners-up St. Johnstone

The 1969–70 Scottish League Cup was the twenty-fourth season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won for the fifth successive season by Celtic, who defeated St. Johnstone in the Final.

First round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Celtic 6 5 0 1 21 5 4.20 10
Rangers 6 4 1 1 14 7 2.00 9
Raith Rovers 6 1 1 4 10 20 0.50 3
Airdrieonians 6 1 0 5 5 18 0.28 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Celtic 6–1 Airdrieonians 9 August 1969
Raith Rovers 2–3 Rangers 9 August 1969
Airdrieonians 3–1 Raith Rovers 13 August 1969
Rangers 2–1 Celtic 13 August 1969
Airdrieonians 0–3 Rangers 16 August 1969
Celtic 5–0 Raith Rovers 16 August 1969
Celtic 1–0 Rangers 20 August 1969
Raith Rovers 2–1 Airdrieonians 20 August 1969
Airdrieonians 0–3 Celtic 23 August 1969
Rangers 3–3 Raith Rovers 23 August 1969
Raith Rovers 2–5 Celtic 27 August 1969
Rangers 3–0 Airdrieonians 27 August 1969

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Aberdeen 6 2 4 0 8 4 2.00 8
Hibernian 6 2 2 2 10 9 1.11 6
Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 3 2 5 6 0.83 5
Clyde 6 1 3 2 4 8 0.50 5
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 2–2 Dunfermline Athletic 9 August 1969
Hibernian 4–1 Clyde 9 August 1969
Clyde 0–0 Aberdeen 13 August 1969
Dunfermline Athletic 3–1 Hibernian 13 August 1969
Aberdeen 2–2 Hibernian 16 August 1969
Dunfermline Athletic 0–0 Clyde 16 August 1969
Aberdeen 3–0 Clyde 20 August 1969
Hibernian 2–0 Dunfermline Athletic 20 August 1969
Clyde 3–1 Hibernian 23 August 1969
Dunfermline Athletic 0–1 Aberdeen 23 August 1969
Clyde 0–0 Dunfermline Athletic 27 August 1969
Hibernian 0–0 Aberdeen 27 August 1969

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
St. Johnstone 6 6 0 0 22 6 3.67 12
Kilmarnock 6 3 1 2 12 5 2.40 7
Dundee 6 2 1 3 7 6 1.17 5
Partick Thistle 6 0 0 6 1 25 0.04 0
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Partick Thistle 0–2 Kilmarnock 9 August 1969
St. Johnstone 3–1 Dundee 9 August 1969
Dundee 4–0 Partick Thistle 13 August 1969
Kilmarnock 2–3 St. Johnstone 13 August 1969
Dundee 0–0 Kilmarnock 16 August 1969
Partick Thistle 1–8 St. Johnstone 16 August 1969
Partick Thistle 0–1 Dundee 20 August 1969
St. Johnstone 2–1 Kilmarnock 20 August 1969
Dundee 1–2 St. Johnstone 23 August 1969
Kilmarnock 6–0 Partick Thistle 23 August 1969
Kilmarnock 1–0 Dundee 27 August 1969
St. Johnstone 4–0 Partick Thistle 27 August 1969

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Morton 6 3 1 2 9 6 1.50 7
Heart of Midlothian 6 3 1 2 6 4 1.50 7
St. Mirren 6 2 2 2 5 5 1.00 6
Dundee United 6 2 0 4 6 11 0.55 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dundee United 2–3 Heart of Midlothian 9 August 1969
St. Mirren 1–1 Morton 9 August 1969
Heart of Midlothian 0–0 St. Mirren 13 August 1969
Morton 4–1 Dundee United 13 August 1969
Heart of Midlothian 0–1 Morton 16 August 1969
St. Mirren 0–1 Dundee United 16 August 1969
Dundee United 0–2 Morton 20 August 1969
St. Mirren 1–0 Heart of Midlothian 20 August 1969
Heart of Midlothian 1–0 Dundee United 23 August 1969
Morton 1–2 St. Mirren 23 August 1969
Dundee United 2–1 St. Mirren 27 August 1969
Morton 0–2 Heart of Midlothian 27 August 1969

Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Motherwell 6 5 1 0 18 6 3.00 11
East Fife 6 2 2 2 9 7 1.29 6
Albion Rovers 6 1 2 3 7 13 0.54 4
Montrose 6 1 1 4 7 15 0.47 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Albion Rovers 0–1 Montrose 9 August 1969
Motherwell 2–0 East Fife 9 August 1969
East Fife 1–1 Albion Rovers 13 August 1969
Montrose 1–4 Motherwell 13 August 1969
East Fife 4–1 Montrose 16 August 1969
Motherwell 5–1 Albion Rovers 16 August 1969
Albion Rovers 2–1 East Fife 19 August 1969
Motherwell 3–2 Montrose 20 August 1969
East Fife 0–0 Motherwell 23 August 1969
Montrose 1–1 Albion Rovers 23 August 1969
Albion Rovers 2–4 Motherwell 27 August 1969
Montrose 1–3 East Fife 27 August 1969

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Ayr United 6 4 1 1 9 3 3.00 9
Queen of the South 6 4 0 2 11 9 1.22 8
East Stirlingshire 6 1 2 3 4 10 0.40 4
Queen's Park 6 1 1 4 9 11 0.82 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Ayr United 2–0 Queen's Park 9 August 1969
Queen of the South 2–0 East Stirlingshire 9 August 1969
East Stirlingshire 0–1 Ayr United 13 August 1969
Queen's Park 1–4 Queen of the South 13 August 1969
Ayr United 4–1 Queen of the South 16 August 1969
Queen's Park 7–2 East Stirlingshire 16 August 1969
Ayr United 0–0 East Stirlingshire 20 August 1969
Queen of the South 2–1 Queen's Park 20 August 1969
East Stirlingshire 2–0 Queen of the South 23 August 1969
Queen's Park 0–1 Ayr United 23 August 1969
East Stirlingshire 0–0 Queen's Park 27 August 1969
Queen of the South 2–1 Ayr United 27 August 1969

Group 7[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Dumbarton 6 4 1 1 13 8 1.62 9
Cowdenbeath 6 2 2 2 13 14 0.93 6
Clydebank 6 2 1 3 9 10 0.90 5
Stranraer 6 0 4 2 10 13 0.77 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Clydebank 1–3 Dumbarton 9 August 1969
Cowdenbeath 2–2 Stranraer 9 August 1969
Dumbarton 2–3 Cowdenbeath 13 August 1969
Stranraer 1–1 Clydebank 13 August 1969
Clydebank 3–1 Cowdenbeath 16 August 1969
Stranraer 2–2 Dumbarton 16 August 1969
Clydebank 3–2 Stranraer 20 August 1969
Cowdenbeath 2–3 Dumbarton 20 August 1969
Dumbarton 1–0 Clydebank 23 August 1969
Stranraer 3–3 Cowdenbeath 23 August 1969
Cowdenbeath 2–1 Clydebank 27 August 1969
Dumbarton 2–0 Stranraer 27 August 1969

Group 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Falkirk 6 4 1 1 15 10 1.50 9
Stirling Albion 6 3 0 3 16 12 1.33 6
Forfar Athletic 6 2 1 3 6 10 0.60 5
Arbroath 6 2 0 4 8 13 0.61 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Arbroath 2–3 Stirling Albion 9 August 1969
Falkirk 3–1 Forfar Athletic 9 August 1969
Forfar Athletic 2–1 Arbroath 13 August 1969
Stirling Albion 2–3 Falkirk 13 August 1969
Falkirk 1–2 Arbroath 16 August 1969
Forfar Athletic 0–3 Stirling Albion 16 August 1969
Arbroath 1–0 Forfar Athletic 20 August 1969
Falkirk 4–3 Stirling Albion 20 August 1969
Forfar Athletic 1–1 Falkirk 23 August 1969
Stirling Albion 4–1 Arbroath 23 August 1969
Arbroath 1–3 Falkirk 27 August 1969
Stirling Albion 1–2 Forfar Athletic 27 August 1969

Group 9[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Brechin City 4 3 0 1 5 4 1.25 6
Alloa Athletic 4 2 1 1 7 7 1.00 5
Hamilton Academical 4 2 0 2 6 4 1.50 4
Berwick Rangers 4 1 1 2 6 6 1.00 3
Stenhousemuir 4 0 2 2 7 10 0.70 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Alloa Athletic 0–3 Hamilton Academical 9 August 1969
Brechin City 1–0 Berwick Rangers 9 August 1969
Stenhousemuir 3–3 Alloa Athletic 12 August 1969
Hamilton Academical 1–2 Brechin City 13 August 1969
Berwick Rangers 2–0 Hamilton Academical 16 August 1969
Brechin City 2–1 Stenhousemuir 16 August 1969
Alloa Athletic 2–0 Brechin City 20 August 1969
Berwick Rangers 1–2 Alloa Athletic 23 August 1969
Hamilton Academical 2–0 Stenhousemuir 23 August 1969
Stenhousemuir 3–3 Berwick Rangers 26 August 1969

Supplementary Round[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Brechin City 1–1 Dumbarton 1 September 1969

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Dumbarton 5–2 Brechin City 3 September 1969 6–3

Quarter-finals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 0–0 Celtic 10 September 1969
Dumbarton 1–4 Ayr United 10 September 1969
Morton 3–0 Motherwell 10 September 1969
St. Johnstone 5–1 Falkirk 10 September 1969

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Ayr United 1–0 Dumbarton 24 September 1969 5–1
Celtic 2–1 Aberdeen 24 September 1969 2–1
Falkirk 2–6 St. Johnstone 24 September 1969 3–11
Motherwell 3–0[1] Morton 17 September 1969 3–3

Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Motherwell 1–0 Morton 24 September 1969

Semi-finals[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
St. Johnstone 2–0 Motherwell 1 October 1969
Celtic 3–3 Ayr United 8 October 1969

Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Celtic 2–1 Ayr United 13 October 1969

Final[edit]

25 October 1969
St. Johnstone 0–1 Celtic
Auld Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 73,067
ST. JOHNSTONE:
GK Jim Donaldson
FB John Lambie
FB Willie Coburn
RH Alex Gordon
CH Benny Rooney
LH Ian McPhee
RW Kenny Aird
IF Henry Hall
CF Bill McCarry Substituted off 45'
IF John Connolly
LW Fred Aitken
Substitutes:
FW Gordon Whitelaw Substituted in 45'
Manager:
Willie Ormond
CELTIC:
GK John Fallon
FB Jim Craig
FB Davie Hay
RH Bobby Murdoch
CH Billy McNeill
LH Jim Brogan
RW Tommy Callaghan
IF Harry Hood
CF John Hughes
IF Stevie Chalmers Substituted off 45'
LW Bertie Auld
Substitutes:
RW Jimmy Johnstone Substituted in 45'
Manager:
Jock Stein

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ After Extra Time