1970–71 Scottish League Cup

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1970–71 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Celtic

The 1970–71 Scottish League Cup was the twenty-fifth season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won by Rangers, who defeated Celtic in the Final.

First Round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Celtic 6 4 2 0 17 10 +7 10
Dundee United 6 1 5 0 8 7 +1 7
Clyde 6 1 2 3 8 15 -7 4
Heart of Midlothian 6 1 1 4 10 11 -1 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Clyde 1–1 Dundee United 08-08-1970
Heart of Midlothian 1–2 Celtic 08-08-1970
Celtic 5–3 Clyde 12-08-1970
Dundee United 2–1 Heart of Midlothian 12-08-1970
Celtic 2–2 Dundee United 15-08-1970
Heart of Midlothian 1–2 Clyde 15-08-1970
Clyde 0–2 Celtic 19-08-1970
Heart of Midlothian 0–0 Dundee United 19-08-1970
Celtic 4–2 Heart of Midlothian 22-08-1970
Dundee United 1–1 Clyde 22-08-1970
Clyde 1–5 Heart of Midlothian 26-08-1970
Dundee United 2–2 Celtic 26-08-1970

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Rangers 6 5 1 0 16 1 +15 11
Morton 6 3 1 2 8 8 0 7
Motherwell 6 2 1 3 8 8 0 5
Dunfermline Athletic 6 0 1 5 4 19 -15 1
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Morton 1–4 Motherwell 08-08-1970
Rangers 4–1 Dunfermline Athletic 08-08-1970
Dunfermline Athletic 0–2 Morton 12-08-1970
Motherwell 0–2 Rangers 12-08-1970
Motherwell 3–0 Dunfermline Athletic 15-08-1970
Rangers 0–0 Morton 15-08-1970
Morton 3–2 Dunfermline Athletic 19-08-1970
Rangers 2–0 Motherwell 19-08-1970
Dunfermline Athletic 0–6 Rangers 22-08-1970
Motherwell 0–2 Morton 22-08-1970
Dunfermline Athletic 1–1 Motherwell 26-08-1970
Morton 0–2 Rangers 26-08-1970

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Dundee 6 5 0 1 12 4 +8 10
Kilmarnock 6 4 1 1 8 4 +4 9
Ayr United 6 1 2 3 6 10 -4 4
St. Mirren 6 0 1 5 4 12 -8 1
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dundee 1–0 St. Mirren 08-08-1970
Kilmarnock 1–0 Ayr United 08-08-1970
Ayr United 1–2 Dundee 12-08-1970
St. Mirren 1–3 Kilmarnock 12-08-1970
Ayr United 2–2 St. Mirren 15-08-1970
Dundee 2–0 Kilmarnock 15-08-1970
Dundee 4–1 Ayr United 19-08-1970
Kilmarnock 2–0 St. Mirren 19-08-1970
Ayr United 0–0 Kilmarnock 22-08-1970
St. Mirren 0–2 Dundee 22-08-1970
Kilmarnock 2–1 Dundee 26-08-1970
St. Mirren 1–2 Ayr United 26-08-1970

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Hibernian 6 4 2 0 16 7 +9 10
Aberdeen 6 3 2 1 12 10 +2 8
Airdrieonians 6 2 1 3 10 15 -5 5
St. Johnstone 6 0 1 5 3 9 -6 1
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Airdrieonians 1–1 Aberdeen 08-08-1970
St. Johnstone 1–3 Hibernian 08-08-1970
Aberdeen 2–1 St. Johnstone 12-08-1970
Hibernian 3–2 Airdrieonians 12-08-1970
Aberdeen 1–1 Hibernian 15-08-1970
St. Johnstone 0–1 Airdrieonians 15-08-1970
Airdrieonians 2–4 Hibernian 19-08-1970
St. Johnstone 0–1 Aberdeen 19-08-1970
Aberdeen 7–3 Airdrieonians 22-08-1970
Hibernian 1–1 St. Johnstone 22-08-1970
Airdrieonians 1–0 St. Johnstone 26-08-1970
Hibernian 4–0 Aberdeen 26-08-1970

Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Partick Thistle 6 2 3 1 10 8 +2 7
East Fife 6 2 3 1 9 7 +2 7
Stirling Albion 6 1 4 1 9 9 0 6
Queen of the South 6 0 4 2 6 10 -4 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Queen of the South 1–1 East Fife 08-08-1970
Stirling Albion 2–3 Partick Thistle 08-08-1970
East Fife 1–1 Stirling Albion 12-08-1970
Partick Thistle 4–1 Queen of the South 12-08-1970
East Fife 1–1 Partick Thistle 15-08-1970
Stirling Albion 2–2 Queen of the South 15-08-1970
Queen of the South 0–0 Partick Thistle 19-08-1970
Stirling Albion 2–1 East Fife 19-08-1970
East Fife 2–1 Queen of the South 22-08-1970
Partick Thistle 1–1 Stirling Albion 22-08-1970
Partick Thistle 1–3 East Fife 26-08-1970
Queen of the South 1–1 Stirling Albion 26-08-1970

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Dumbarton 6 5 1 0 18 8 +10 11
Berwick Rangers 6 3 1 2 11 9 +2 7
Alloa Athletic 6 2 1 3 9 11 -2 5
Brechin City 6 0 1 5 7 17 -10 1
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Alloa Athletic 1–3 Dumbarton 08-08-1970
Brechin City 2–3 Berwick Rangers 08-08-1970
Berwick Rangers 1–1 Alloa Athletic 12-08-1970
Dumbarton 2–2 Brechin City 12-08-1970
Berwick Rangers 0–2 Dumbarton 15-08-1970
Brechin City 1–3 Alloa Athletic 15-08-1970
Alloa Athletic 0–1 Berwick Rangers 19-08-1970
Brechin City 1–3 Dumbarton 19-08-1970
Berwick Rangers 4–1 Brechin City 22-08-1970
Dumbarton 5–2 Alloa Athletic 22-08-1970
Alloa Athletic 2–0 Brechin City 26-08-1970
Dumbarton 3–2 Berwick Rangers 26-08-1970

Group 7[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Cowdenbeath 6 4 1 1 15 6 +9 9
Montrose 6 4 0 2 11 9 +2 8
Raith Rovers 6 2 0 4 5 12 -7 4
East Stirlingshire 6 1 1 4 7 11 -4 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Cowdenbeath 1–1 East Stirlingshire 08-08-1970
Raith Rovers 1–0 Montrose 08-08-1970
East Stirlingshire 2–0 Raith Rovers 12-08-1970
Montrose 3–2 Cowdenbeath 12-08-1970
Cowdenbeath 3–1 Raith Rovers 15-08-1970
East Stirlingshire 1–2 Montrose 15-08-1970
Cowdenbeath 3–0 Montrose 19-08-1970
Raith Rovers 2–1 East Stirlingshire 19-08-1970
East Stirlingshire 1–4 Cowdenbeath 22-08-1970
Montrose 4–1 Raith Rovers 22-08-1970
Montrose 2–1 East Stirlingshire 26-08-1970
Raith Rovers 0–2 Cowdenbeath 26-08-1970

Group 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Falkirk 6 5 1 0 18 3 +15 11
Clydebank 6 2 2 2 12 12 0 6
Arbroath 6 2 0 4 13 15 -2 4
Albion Rovers 6 1 1 4 8 21 -13 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Clydebank 4–1 Arbroath 08-08-1970
Falkirk 5–0 Albion Rovers 08-08-1970
Albion Rovers 2–2 Clydebank 12-08-1970
Arbroath 1–4 Falkirk 12-08-1970
Albion Rovers 2–1 Arbroath 15-08-1970
Clydebank 0–3 Falkirk 15-08-1970
Clydebank 5–1 Albion Rovers 19-08-1970
Falkirk 2–1 Arbroath 19-08-1970
Albion Rovers 0–3 Falkirk 22-08-1970
Arbroath 4–0 Clydebank 22-08-1970
Arbroath 5–3 Albion Rovers 26-08-1970
Falkirk 1–1 Clydebank 26-08-1970

Group 9[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Stranraer 4 3 0 1 9 4 +5 6
Queen's Park 4 2 2 0 8 4 +4 6
Hamilton Academical 4 1 1 2 7 8 -1 3
Forfar Athletic 4 1 1 2 4 5 -1 3
Stenhousemuir 4 1 0 3 5 12 -7 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Forfar Athletic 2–1 Stenhousemuir 08-08-1970
Hamilton Academical 2–3 Stranraer 08-08-1970
Queen's Park 1–1 Forfar Athletic 12-08-1970
Stenhousemuir 3–2 Hamilton Academical 12-08-1970
Forfar Athletic 1–2 Hamilton Academical 15-08-1970
Queen's Park 2–1 Stranraer 15-08-1970
Hamilton Academical 1–1 Queen's Park 19-08-1970
Stranraer 4–0 Stenhousemuir 19-08-1970
Stenhousemuir 1–4 Queen's Park 22-08-1970
Stranraer 1–0 Forfar Athletic 22-08-1970

Supplementary Round[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Partick Thistle 2–1 Stranraer 31-08-1970

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Stranraer 2–2 Partick Thistle 02-09-1970 3–4

Quarter-Finals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dundee 2–2 Celtic 09-09-1970
Falkirk 0–1 Cowdenbeath 09-09-1970
Hibernian 1–3 Rangers 09-09-1970
Partick Thistle 3–3 Dumbarton 09-09-1970

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Celtic 5–1 Dundee 23-09-1970 7–3
Cowdenbeath 0–0 Falkirk 23-09-1970 1–0
Dumbarton 3–2 Partick Thistle 23-09-1970 6–5
Rangers 3–1 Hibernian 23-09-1970 6–2

Semi-Finals[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dumbarton 0–0[1] Celtic 07-10-1970
Rangers 2–0 Cowdenbeath 14-10-1970

Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Celtic 4–3 Dumbarton 12-10-1970

Final[edit]

24 October 1970
Rangers 1 – 0 Celtic
Johnstone Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 106,263
RANGERS:
GK 1 Scotland Peter McCloy
DF 2 Scotland Sandy Jardine
DF 3 Scotland Alex Miller
MF 4 Scotland Alfie Conn, Jr.
DF 5 Scotland Ronnie McKinnon
DF 6 Scotland Colin Jackson
MF 7 Scotland Willie Henderson
MF 8 Scotland Alex MacDonald
FW 9 Scotland Derek Johnstone
FW 10 Scotland Colin Stein
MF 11 Scotland Willie Johnston
Substitutes:
? ? Scotland Graham Fyfe
Manager:
Scotland Willie Waddell
CELTIC:
GK 1 Scotland Evan Williams
DF 2 Scotland Jim Craig
DF 3 Scotland Jimmy Quinn
MF 4 Scotland Bobby Murdoch
DF 5 Scotland Billy McNeill
DF 6 Scotland David Hay
MF 7 Scotland Jimmy Johnstone
MF 8 Scotland George Connelly
FW 9 Scotland Willie Wallace
MF 10 Scotland Harry Hood Substituted off
FW 11 Scotland Lou Macari
Substitutes:
MF ? Scotland Bobby Lennox Substituted in
Manager:
Scotland Jock Stein

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ After Extra Time