2013–14 Scottish Challenge Cup

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2013–14 Scottish Challenge Cup
Ramsdens Challenge Cup logo.png
Ramsdens Challenge Cup
Country  Scotland
Teams 33
Champions Raith Rovers
Runners-up Rangers
Matches played 33
Goals scored 103 (3.12 per match)

The 2013–14 Scottish Challenge Cup, known as the Ramsdens Challenge Cup due to sponsorship reasons with Ramsdens, was the 23rd season of the competition. It was contested by 32 clubs, which included the 30 members of the 2013–14 Scottish Championship-League Two, the top Highland League club with a valid SFA club licence (Formartine United)[1] and the winner of a preliminary round tie between the highest placed top in the East of Scotland League with a valid SFA club licence (Spartans) and their counterparts in the South of Scotland League (Threave Rovers),[2] the preliminary tie was a two-legged tie played on the Saturdays of 13 and 20 July with Spartans at home in the 1st leg. Spartans came out on top.[3]

The defending champions were Queen of the South, who defeated Partick Thistle in the 2013 final.

Raith Rovers won the trophy with a late winner by John Baird against Rangers at Easter Road in Edinburgh.[4]

Schedule[edit]

Round First match date Fixtures Clubs
Preliminary round Sat 13/20 July 2013[3] 2 33 → 32
First round Sat 27 July 2013[5] 16 32 → 16
Second round Tue 20/Wed 21 August 2013[5] 8 16 → 80
Quarter-finals Saturday 7 September 2013[5] 4 8 → 4
Semi-finals Sunday 13 October 2013[5] 2 4 → 2
Final Sunday 6 April 2014[5] 1 2 → 1

Fixtures and results[edit]

Preliminary Round[edit]

Team 1 Agg. Team 2 1st leg 2nd leg
Spartans 4–3 Threave Rovers 4–2 0–1

First leg


13 July 2013
15:00[6]
Spartans 4–2 Threave Rovers
Ross Goal 48'55'
Motion Goal 85'
Anderson Goal 90'
BBC Sport Milligan Goal 71'
Wilby Goal 77' (pen.)
Ainslie Park, Edinburgh
Attendance: 321
Referee: Walsh

Second leg


20 July 2013
15:00[7]
Threave Rovers 1–0 Spartans
Fyfe Goal 75' BBC Sport
Meadow Park, Castle Douglas
Attendance: 252
Referee: Graham

First round[edit]

The first round draw took place on Friday 28 June 2013 at 11am BST at Hampden Park.[8]

North and East Region[edit]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: [2]
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

South and West Region[edit]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: [3]
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Second round[edit]

The second round draw took place on Wednesday 31 July 2013 at 3pm BST at the Ramsdens store in Clydebank.[10]

North and East Region[edit]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source:[citation needed]
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

South and West Region[edit]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source:[citation needed]
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Quarter-finals[edit]

The quarter-final draw took place on Thursday 22 August 2013 at 2pm BST at Hampden Park in Glasgow.[17]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source:[citation needed]
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Semi-finals[edit]

The semi-final draw took place on Thursday 19 September 2013 at 2pm BST at Hampden Park in Glasgow.[18]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source:[citation needed]
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Final[edit]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source:[citation needed]
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

References[edit]

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