2004–05 Scottish Challenge Cup

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2004–05 Challenge Cup
Country Scotland
Teams 30
Champions Falkirk
Runners-up Ross County
Matches played 29
Goals scored 86 (2.97 per match)

The 2004–05 Scottish Challenge Cup was the 14th season of the competition, competed for by all 30 members of the Scottish Football League. The defending champions were Inverness Caledonian Thistle, who defeated Airdrie United 2–0 in the 2003 final. Inverness Caledonian Thistle did not compete in the tournament after being promoted to the Scottish Premier League.

The final was played on 7 November 2004, between Falkirk and Ross County, at McDiarmid Park, Perth. Falkirk won 2–1.

Schedule[edit]

Round First match date Fixtures Clubs
First round Saturday 31 July 2004 14 30 → 16
Second round Tuesday 31 August 2004 8 16 → 80
Quarter-finals Tue/Wed 14/15 September 2004 4 8 → 4
Semi-finals Tuesday 28 September 2004 2 4 → 2
Final Sunday 7 November 2004 1 2 → 1

First round[edit]

Clyde and Stranraer received random byes into the second round.

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: ESPN Soccernet
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: ESPN Soccernet
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Quarter-finals[edit]

14 September 2004
19:30
Falkirk 3–0 Gretna
Latapy Goal 38'
Thomson Goal 62'
Duffy Goal 72'
Report
Ochilview Park, Stenhousemuir
Attendance: 1,416
Referee: H Dallas

14 September 2004
19:45
Berwick Rangers 0–1 St. Johnstone
Report Moore Goal 1'
Shielfield Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed
Attendance: 279
Referee: D McDonald

15 September 2004
19:45
Clyde 1–2 Forfar Athletic
Harty Goal 9'
Mensing Yellow cardYellow cardRed card 70'
Report Tosh Goal 34'
McClune Goal 72'
Broadwood Stadium, Cumbernauld
Attendance: 532

15 September 2004
19:45
Ross County 1 – 1 (a.e.t.)
(5 – 3 pen.)
Partick Thistle
Winters Goal 65' Report Panther Goal 71'
Milne Red card 3'
Victoria Park, Dingwall
Attendance: 1,050
Referee: A Freeland

Semi-finals[edit]

28 September 2004
19:45
St. Johnstone 1–2 Falkirk
Rutkiewicz Goal 5' Report Duffy Goal 9'
Lawrie Goal 62'
McDiarmid Park, Perth
Attendance: 2,328
Referee: M McCurry

28 September 2004
19:45
Ross County 5–2 Forfar Athletic
Winters Goal 18', Goal 22', Goal 65'
Burke Goal 46'
Cowie Goal
Report Shields Goal 7', Goal 30'
Victoria Park, Dingwall
Attendance: 2,328
Referee: H Dallas

Final[edit]

7 November 2004
15:00
Falkirk 2–1 Ross County
Scally Goal 70'
Duffy Goal 75'
Report Winters Goal 56'
McDiarmid Park, Perth
Attendance: 7,471
Referee: Kenny Clark

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