1987–88 Scottish League Cup

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1987–88 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Aberdeen

The 1987–88 Scottish League Cup was the forty-second season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won by Rangers, who defeated Aberdeen in the Final.

First round[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Arbroath 1–3[1] Ayr United 12 August 1987
Berwick Rangers 1–2[1] Stirling Albion 12 August 1987
Cowdenbeath 1–3 Queen's Park 12 August 1987
St. Johnstone 4–1 Alloa Athletic 12 August 1987
Stenhousemuir 1–3[1] East Stirlingshire 11 August 1987
Stranraer 0–3 Albion Rovers 12 August 1987

Second round[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 5–1 Brechin City 19 August 1987
Albion Rovers 1–1[1][2] East Fife 19 August 1987
Ayr United 0–1 Dumbarton 19 August 1987
Celtic 3–1 Forfar Athletic 19 August 1987
Dundee United 4–1 Partick Thistle 19 August 1987
East Stirlingshire 1–3 Dunfermline Ath 18 August 1987
Heart of Midlothian 6–1 Kilmarnock 19 August 1987
Hibernian 3–2 Montrose 18 August 1987
Meadowbank Thistle 1–0[1] Hamilton Academical 18 August 1987
Morton 1–5 Clyde 19 August 1987
Motherwell 3–1 Airdrieonians 19 August 1987
Queen of the South 2–1 Falkirk 18 August 1987
Queen's Park 0–3 Dundee 18 August 1987
Raith Rovers 2–1 Clydebank 19 August 1987
St. Mirren 0–1 St. Johnstone 18 August 1987
Stirling Albion 1–2 Rangers 19 August 1987

Third round[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 3–0 St. Johnstone 26 August 1987
Dumbarton 1–5 Celtic 26 August 1987
Dunfermline Ath 1–4 Rangers 26 August 1987
Heart of Midlothian 2–0 Clyde 25 August 1987
Hibernian 3–1 Queen of the South 25 August 1987
Meadowbank Thistle 0–3 Dundee 26 August 1987
Motherwell 4–0 Albion Rovers 26 August 1987
Raith Rovers 1–2 Dundee United 25 August 1987

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 1–0 Celtic 1 September 1987
Dundee 2–1[1] Dundee United 2 September 1987
Motherwell 1–0 Hibernian 1 September 1987
Rangers 4–1 Heart of Midlothian 2 September 1987

Semi-finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 2–0 Dundee 23 September 1987
Rangers 3–1 Motherwell 23 September 1987

Final[edit]

25 October 1987
Aberdeen 3 – 3 (AET) Rangers
Bett Goal
Falconer Goal
Hewitt Goal
Cooper Goal
Durrant Goal
Fleck Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 71,961
Referee: Bob Valentine

Teams[edit]

ABERDEEN :
GK Jim Leighton
RB Stewart McKimmie
CB Alex McLeish
CB Willie Miller (c)
LB Willie Falconer
RM Bobby Connor
CM Neil Simpson Substituted off
CM Jim Bett
LM Peter Nicholas
CF Joe Miller
CF John Hewitt
Substitutes:
MF Peter Weir Substituted in
Manager:
Ian Porterfield
RANGERS :
GK Nicky Walker
RB Jimmy Nicholl
CB Richard Gough
CB Graham Roberts (c)
LB Stuart Munro
RM John McGregor Substituted off 1'
CM Derek Ferguson Substituted off 2'
CM Ian Durrant
LM Davie Cooper
CF Ally McCoist
CF Robert Fleck
Substitutes:
DF Avi Cohen Substituted in 1'
FW Trevor Francis Substituted in 2'
Manager:
Graeme Souness

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f After Extra Time
  2. ^ Albion Rovers F.C. won 5–3 on penalties