1996–97 Scottish Cup

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1996–97 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Kilmarnock
Runners-up Falkirk

The 1996–97 Scottish Cup was the 112th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Kilmarnock who defeated Falkirk in the final.

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Huntly 1 – 1 Clyde
Alloa Athletic 3 – 1 Hawick Royal Albert
Elgin City 0 – 3 Whitehill Welfare
Albion Rovers 0 – 0 Forfar Athletic

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Clyde 3 – 2 (a.e.t.) Huntly
Forfar Athletic 4 – 0 Albion Rovers

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Berwick Rangers 2 – 1 Peterhead
Queen’s Park 2 – 1 Gala Fairydean
Ayr United 0 – 2 Clyde
East Stirlingshire 4 – 3 Brora Rangers
Spartans 0 – 0 Arbroath
Whitehill Welfare 2 – 3 Queen of the South
Brechin City 2 – 1 Livingston
Cowdenbeath 1 – 0 Dumbarton
Forfar Athletic 0 – 1 Alloa Athletic
Ross County 3 – 0 Montrose
Stenhousemuir 1 – 2 Hamilton Academical
Stranraer 1 – 1 Inverness CT

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 3 – 0 Spartans
Inverness CT 0 – 0 (a.e.t.)
4 – 3 (pen.)
Stranraer

Third round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Hibernian 2 – 2 Aberdeen
Airdrieonians 1 – 4 Raith Rovers
Clydebank 0 – 5 Celtic
Arbroath 2 – 2 Greenock Morton
Clyde 3 – 1 St. Mirren
Dundee 3 – 1 Queen of the South
Dunfermline Athletic 4 – 0 Ross County
Falkirk 1 – 1 Berwick Rangers
Hearts 5 – 0 Cowdenbeath
Inverness CT 1 – 3 Hamilton Academical
Kilmarnock 2 – 0 East Stirlingshire
Partick Thistle 0 – 2 Motherwell
Queen’s Park 1 – 3 East Fife
Rangers 2 – 0 St. Johnstone
Stirling Albion 0 – 2 Dundee United
Brechin City 3 – 0 Alloa Athletic

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 0 – 0 (a.e.t.)
3 – 5 (pen.)
Hibernian
Greenock Morton 4 – 0 Arbroath
Berwick Rangers 1 – 2 Falkirk

Fourth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Hibernian 1 – 1 Celtic
Hearts 1 – 1 Dundee United
Brechin City 1 – 2 Raith Rovers
Clyde 0 – 1 Kilmarnock
Falkirk 2 – 1 Dunfermline Athletic
Greenock Morton 2 – 2 Dundee
Motherwell 1 – 1 Hamilton Academical
Rangers 3 – 0 East Fife

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Dundee 0 – 1 (a.e.t.) Greenock Morton
Celtic 2 – 0 Hibernian
Hamilton Academical 0 – 2 Motherwell
Dundee United 1 – 0 Hearts

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Dundee United 4 – 1 Motherwell
Falkirk 2 – 0 Raith Rovers
Greenock Morton 2 – 5 Kilmarnock
Celtic 2 – 0 Rangers

Semi-finals[edit]

12 April 1997
Celtic 1 – 1 Falkirk
Johnson Goal 66' James Goal 82'
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 45,261
Referee: Willie Young

14 April 1997
Kilmarnock 0 – 0 Dundee United
Easter Road, Edinburgh
Attendance: 12,391
Referee: Jim McCluskey

Replays[edit]


22 April 1997
Kilmarnock 1 – 0 Dundee United
McIntyre Goal 86'
Easter Road, Edinburgh
Attendance: 9,225
Referee: Jim McCluskey

23 April 1997
Celtic 0 – 1 Falkirk
McGrillen Goal 19'
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 35,879
Referee: Willie Young

Final[edit]

24 May 1997
Kilmarnock 1 – 0 Falkirk
Wright Goal 20'
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 48,953
Referee: Hugh Dallas

References[edit]

  • Scottish Football League (1997). Tennent's Lager Scottish Football League Review 1997-98 (Paperback). Programme Publications. ISBN 0-9531528-1-2.