1972 Scottish League Cup Final

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1972 Scottish League Cup Final
Event 1972–73 Scottish League Cup
Date 9 December 1972
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance 71,696

The 1972 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 9 December 1972 and was the final of the 27th Scottish League Cup competition. It was contested by Hibernian and Celtic. Hibs won the match 2–1, thanks to goals by Jimmy O'Rourke and Pat Stanton. This meant that Hibs won their first major national cup competition since the 1902 Scottish Cup, and it was their first cup win at Hampden Park.[1]

Match details[edit]

9 December 1972
Hibernian 2 – 1 Celtic
Stanton Goal 60'
O'Rourke Goal 66'
Dalglish Goal 77'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 71,696
GK 1 Scotland Jim Herriot
DF 2 Scotland John Brownlie
DF 3 Scotland Erich Schaedler
MF 4 Scotland Pat Stanton
DF 5 Scotland Jim Black
DF 6 Scotland John Blackley
MF 7 Scotland Alex Edwards
FW 8 Scotland Jimmy O'Rourke
FW 9 Scotland Alan Gordon
MF 10 Scotland Alex Cropley
MF 11 Scotland Arthur Duncan
MF ? Scotland Johnny Hamilton
Scotland Eddie Turnbull
GK 1 Scotland Evan Williams
DF 2 Scotland Danny McGrain
DF 3 Scotland Jim Brogan
DF 4 Scotland Pat McCluskey
DF 5 Scotland Billy McNeill
MF 6 Scotland David Hay
MF 7 Scotland Jimmy Johnstone Substituted off
MF 8 Scotland George Connelly
FW 9 Scotland Kenny Dalglish
MF 10 Scotland Harry Hood
FW 11 Scotland Lou Macari
MF ? Scotland Tommy Callaghan Substituted in
Scotland Jock Stein


  1. ^ Classic match: Hibs 2, Celtic 1, December 9, 1972, Edinburgh Evening News, 26 January 2009. Accessed 2009-05-01. Archived 2009-05-05.

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