1974 Scottish League Cup Final

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1974 Scottish League Cup Final
Event 1974–75 Scottish League Cup
Date 26 October 1974
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance 53,848

The 1974 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 26 October 1974 and was the final of the 29th Scottish League Cup competition. It was contested by Hibernian and Celtic. Celtic won the match 6–3, with John "Dixie" Deans and Joe Harper scoring hat-tricks for each side.[1] Jimmy Johnstone, Steve Murray and Paul Wilson scored Celtic's other goals.

Match details[edit]

26 October 1974
Hibernian 3 – 6 Celtic
Harper Goal Goal Goal Deans Goal Goal Goal
Johnstone Goal
Murray Goal
Wilson Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 53,848
GK 1 Scotland Jim McArthur
DF 2 Scotland John Brownlie Substituted off
MF 3 Scotland Des Bremner
DF 4 Scotland Pat Stanton
DF 5 Scotland Derek Spalding
DF 6 Scotland John Blackley
MF 7 Scotland Alex Edwards
MF 8 Scotland Alex Cropley
FW 9 Scotland Joe Harper
MF 10 Scotland Iain Munro
MF 11 Scotland Arthur Duncan Substituted off
DF ? Scotland Bobby Smith Substituted in
DF ? Scotland Willie Murray Substituted in
Scotland Eddie Turnbull
GK 1 Scotland Ally Hunter
DF 2 Scotland Danny McGrain
DF 3 Scotland Jim Brogan
MF 4 Scotland Steve Murray
DF 5 Scotland Billy McNeill
DF 6 Scotland Pat McCluskey
MF 7 Scotland Jimmy Johnstone
FW 8 Scotland Kenny Dalglish
FW 9 Scotland John "Dixie" Deans
MF 10 Scotland Harry Hood
MF 11 Scotland Paul Wilson
FW 12 Scotland Bobby Lennox
DF 14 Scotland Roddie MacDonald
Scotland Jock Stein

Media coverage[edit]

In Scotland highlights of the Scottish League Cup Final were shown on BBC One Scotland on their Sportsreel programme in the evening and also on STV and Grampian Television on the former's Scotsport programme the following day.


  1. ^ Harper hit sour note with fans, Edinburgh Evening News, 8 November 2008. Accessed 2009-04-26. Archived 2009-05-05.

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