1986 Scottish Cup Final

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1986 Scottish Cup Final
Event 1985–86 Scottish Cup
Date 10 May 1986
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Referee Hugh Alexander
Attendance 62,841

The 1986 Scottish Cup Final was played on 10 May 1986 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 111th Scottish Cup. The previous winners were Celtic, who had beaten Dundee United in the 1985 final, but they were knocked out by Hibernian at the quarter-final stage. The Final was contested by Aberdeen and Heart of Midlothian. Aberdeen won the match 3–0, with goals from John Hewitt and Billy Stark.

Match details[edit]

10 May 1986
Aberdeen 3 – 0 Heart of Midlothian
Hewitt Goal 5' Goal 49'
Stark Goal 75'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 62,841
Referee: Hugh Alexander
GK Scotland Jim Leighton
DF Scotland Stewart McKimmie
DF Scotland Alex McLeish
DF Scotland Willie Miller
DF Scotland Tommy McQueen
MF Scotland Jim Bett
MF Scotland Neale Cooper
MF Scotland John McMaster Substituted off ?'
MF Scotland Peter Weir
FW Scotland John Hewitt Substituted off ?'
FW Scotland Frank McDougall
MF Scotland Billy Stark Substituted in ?'
FW Scotland Joe Miller Substituted in ?'
Scotland Alex Ferguson
Heart of Midlothian:
GK Scotland Henry Smith
DF Scotland Walter Kidd Yellow cardYellow cardRed card
DF Scotland Sandy Jardine
DF Scotland Craig Levein
DF Scotland Brian Whittaker
MF Scotland Gary Mackay
MF Scotland Neil Berry
MF Scotland Kenny Black
FW Scotland John Colquhoun
FW Scotland Sandy Clark
FW Scotland John Robertson
DF Scotland George Cowie
MF Scotland Billy MacKay
Scotland Alex MacDonald

Road to the final[edit]

Aberdeen Round Heart of Midlothian
Home team Score Away team Aberdeen scorer(s) Home team Score Away team Hearts scorer(s)
Aberdeen 4 – 1 Montrose Stark Goal, McLeish Goal, W. Miller Goal, McDougall Goal Round Three[1] Hearts 3 – 2 Rangers Colin McAdam Goal
Gary Mackay Goal
John Robertson Goal
Arbroath 0 – 1 Aberdeen J. Miller Goal Round Four Hamilton Academical 1 – 2 Hearts John Robertson Goal
Gary Mackay Goal
Dundee 2 – 2 Aberdeen Hewitt Goal Goal Quarter-finals Hearts 4 – 1 St. Mirren John Colquhoun Goal
John Robertson Goal Goal
Kenny Black Goal
Aberdeen 2 – 1 Dundee Black Goal, Weir Goal Replay
Aberdeen 3 – 0 Hibernian Billy Stark Goal 20'
Eric Black Goal 35'
Joe Miller Goal 81'
Semi-finals Hearts 1 – 0 Dundee United John Colquhoun Goal 13'


  1. ^ SPL teams received a bye to the third round.