1977–78 Scottish League Cup

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1977–78 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Celtic

The 1977–78 Scottish League Cup was the thirty-second season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won by Rangers, who defeated Celtic in the Final.

First Round[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 3–1 Airdrieonians 17-08-1977
Alloa Athletic 5–3 Stranraer 17-08-1977
Clydebank 5–0 East Fife 17-08-1977
Dundee United 5–0 Albion Rovers 17-08-1977
Hibernian 1–2 Queen of the South 17-08-1977
Montrose 1–3 Dundee 17-08-1977

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Airdrieonians 0–2 Aberdeen 24-08-1977 1–5
Albion Rovers 1–5 Dundee United 23-08-1977 1–10
Dundee 1–0 Montrose 24-08-1977 4–1
East Fife 0–1 Clydebank 24-08-1977 0–6
Queen of the South 0–0 Hibernian 24-08-1977 2–1
Stranraer 3–0 Alloa Athletic 24-08-1977 6–5

Second Round[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 5–0 Cowdenbeath 31-08-1977
Ayr United 1–0 Queen's Park 30-08-1977
Celtic 0–0 Motherwell 31-08-1977
Clyde 0–0 Dunfermline Ath 29-08-1977
Clydebank 0–0 Stranraer 31-08-1977
Dumbarton 4–1 Hamilton Academical 31-08-1977
Dundee 4–0 Berwick Rangers 31-08-1977
East Stirlingshire 0–1 Stirling Albion 31-08-1977
Heart of Midlothian 1–0 Stenhousemuir 29-08-1977
Kilmarnock 0–0 St. Mirren 31-08-1977
Meadowbank Thistle 2–2 Forfar Athletic 31-08-1977
Morton 0–0 Falkirk 31-08-1977
Partick Thistle 0–0 Dundee United 31-08-1977
Queen of the South 2–0 Brechin City 31-08-1977
Raith Rovers 0–1 Arbroath 31-08-1977
Rangers 3–1 St. Johnstone 24-08-1977

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Arbroath 3–1 Raith Rovers 03-09-1977 4–1
Berwick Rangers 1–1 Dundee 03-09-1977 1–5
Brechin City 2–2 Queen of the South 03-09-1977 2–4
Cowdenbeath 0–5 Aberdeen 03-09-1977 0–10
Dundee United 1–0 Partick Thistle 03-09-1977 1–0
Dunfermline Ath 2–1[1] Clyde 03-09-1977 2–1
Falkirk 2–3 Morton 03-09-1977 2–3
Forfar Athletic 2–0 Meadowbank Thistle 03-09-1977 4–2
Hamilton Academical 6–0 Dumbarton 03-09-1977 7–4
Motherwell 2–4 Celtic 03-09-1977 2–4
Queen's Park 1–0[1][2] Ayr United 03-09-1977 1–1
St. Johnstone 0–3 Rangers 03-09-1977 1–6
St. Mirren 2–1 Kilmarnock 03-09-1977 2–1
Stenhousemuir 0–5 Heart of Midlothian 03-09-1977 0–6
Stirling Albion 0–0 East Stirlingshire 03-09-1977 1–0
Stranraer 0–1 Clydebank 03-09-1977 0–1

Third Round[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Arbroath 0–4 Dundee United 05-10-1977
Ayr United 2–1 Forfar Athletic 05-10-1977
Dundee 0–0 Queen of the South 05-10-1977
Dunfermline Ath 2–0 Clydebank 05-10-1977
Hamilton Academical 0–2 St. Mirren 05-10-1977
Heart of Midlothian 3–0 Morton 05-10-1977
Rangers 6–1 Aberdeen 05-10-1977
Stirling Albion 1–2 Celtic 05-10-1977

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Aberdeen 3–1 Rangers 26-10-1977 4–7
Celtic 1–1 Stirling Albion 26-10-1977 3–2
Clydebank 2–2 Dunfermline Ath 26-10-1977 2–4
Dundee United 2–1 Arbroath 26-10-1977 6–1
Forfar Athletic 3–1 Ayr United 26-10-1977 4–3
Morton 2–0 Heart of Midlothian 26-10-1977 2–3
Queen of the South 6–0 Dundee 26-10-1977 6–0
St. Mirren 1–2 Hamilton Academical 26-10-1977 3–2

Quarter Finals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dundee United 3–1 Heart of Midlothian 09-11-1977
Queen of the South 3–3 Forfar Athletic 08-11-1977
Rangers 3–1 Dunfermline Ath 09-11-1977
St. Mirren 1–3 Celtic 09-11-1977

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Celtic 2–0 St. Mirren 16-11-1977 5–1
Dunfermline Ath 1–3 Rangers 16-11-1977 2–6
Forfar Athletic 1–0 Queen of the South 16-11-1977 4–3
Heart of Midlothian 2–0[1][3] Dundee United 16-11-1977 3–3

Semi-Finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Celtic 2–0 Heart of Midlothian 01-03-1978
Rangers 5–2[1] Forfar Athletic 27-02-1978

Final[edit]

18 March 1978
Rangers 2 – 1 Celtic
Cooper Goal
Smith Goal
Edvaldsson Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 60,168
RANGERS:
GK 1 Scotland Stewart Kennedy
DF 2 Scotland Sandy Jardine
DF 3 Scotland John Greig
DF 4 Scotland Tom Forsyth
DF 5 Scotland Colin Jackson
MF 6 Scotland Alex MacDonald
MF 7 Scotland Tommy McLean
MF 8 Scotland Johnny Hamilton Substituted off
FW 9 Scotland Derek Johnstone
FW 10 Scotland Gordon Smith
MF 11 Scotland Davie Cooper Substituted off
Substitutes:
DF ? Scotland Alex Miller Substituted in
FW ? Scotland Derek Parlane Substituted in
Manager:
Scotland Jock Wallace
CELTIC:
GK 1 England Peter Latchford
DF 2 Scotland Alan Sneddon
DF 3 Scotland Andy Lynch Substituted off
DF 4 Scotland Frank Munro
DF 5 Scotland Roddie MacDonald
MF 6 Scotland John Dowie
MF 7 Scotland Ronnie Glavin Substituted in
MF 8 Iceland Johannes Edvaldsson
FW 9 Scotland George McCluskey
FW 10 Scotland Roy Aitken
MF 11 Scotland Tommy Burns
Substitutes:
MF ? Scotland Paul Wilson Substituted in
MF ? Scotland Johnny Doyle Substituted in
Manager:
Scotland Jock Stein

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d After Extra Time
  2. ^ Ayr United F.C. won 4–2 on penalties
  3. ^ Heart of Midlothian F.C. won 4–2 on penalties