1988–89 Scottish League Cup

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1988–89 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Aberdeen

The 1988–89 Scottish League Cup was the forty-third 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
Alloa Athletic 2–4 Stirling Albion 10-08-1988
Brechin City 3–1 Montrose 10-08-1988
Cowdenbeath 0–0[1][2] Albion Rovers 10-08-1988
East Stirlingshire 0–1 Arbroath 11-08-1988
Queen's Park 1–2 Stranraer 10-08-1988
Stenhousemuir 3–0 Berwick Rangers 10-08-1988

Second Round[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 4–0 Arbroath 17-08-1988
Airdrieonians 0–1 Motherwell 17-08-1988
Albion Rovers 2–4 Hamilton Academical 16-08-1988
Brechin City 0–2 Morton 17-08-1988
Celtic 4–1 Ayr United 17-08-1988
Clyde 0–3 Rangers 17-08-1988
Clydebank 2–0 Stenhousemuir 17-08-1988
Dumbarton 1–3[1] St. Mirren 16-08-1988
Dundee 5–1 Queen of the South 17-08-1988
East Fife 1–1[1][3] Dunfermline Athletic 17-08-1988
Falkirk 1–1[1][4] Raith Rovers 17-08-1988
Heart of Midlothian 5–0 St. Johnstone 17-08-1988
Hibernian 4–0 Stranraer 17-08-1988
Kilmarnock 1–0 Forfar Athletic 17-08-1988
Meadowbank Thistle 2–1 Stirling Albion 16-08-1988
Partick Thistle 0–2 Dundee United 16-08-1988

Third Round[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Celtic 7–2 Hamilton Academical 24-08-1988
Dundee 2–1 Falkirk 24-08-1988
Dunfermline Athletic 2–1 Motherwell 24-08-1988
Morton 1–2 Aberdeen 23-08-1988
Hibernian 1–0 Kilmarnock 23-08-1988
Meadowbank Thistle 0–2 Heart of Midlothian 23-08-1988
Rangers 6–0 Clydebank 24-08-1988
St. Mirren 1–3 Dundee United 24-08-1988

Quarter Finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dundee United 2–0 Celtic 31-08-1988
Dunfermline Athletic 1–4 Heart of Midlothian 31-08-1988
Hibernian 1–2[1] Aberdeen 31-08-1988
Rangers 4–1 Dundee 31-08-1988

Semi Finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 2–0 Dundee United 20-09-1988
Rangers 3–0 Heart of Midlothian 21-09-1988

Final[edit]

23 October 1988
Aberdeen 2 – 3 Rangers
Dodds Goal Goal McCoist Goal Goal
Ferguson Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 72,122
Referee: George Smith

Teams[edit]

ABERDEEN :
GK Netherlands Theo Snelders
RB Scotland Stewart McKimmie
CB Scotland Alex McLeish
CB Scotland Willie Miller (c)
LB Scotland David Robertson
RM Scotland Bobby Connor
CM Scotland Neil Simpson Substituted off 1'
CM Scotland Jim Bett
LM Scotland John Hewitt
CF Scotland Charlie Nicholas
CF Scotland Davie Dodds
Substitutes:
DF Scotland Brian Irvine Substituted in 1'
Managers:
Scotland Alex Smith
Scotland Jocky Scott
RANGERS :
GK England Chris Woods
RB England Gary Stevens
CB Scotland Richard Gough
CB England Terry Butcher (c)
LB Scotland John Brown
RM Scotland Davie Cooper
CM Scotland Ian Ferguson
CM England Ray Wilkins
LM England Mark Walters
CF Scotland Ally McCoist
CF England Kevin Drinkell
Manager:
Scotland Graeme Souness

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e After Extra Time
  2. ^ Albion Rovers F.C. won 4–3 on penalties
  3. ^ Dunfermline Athletic F.C. won 4–3 on penalties
  4. ^ FalkirkF.C. won 9–8 on penalties