1977–78 Scottish Cup

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1977–78 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Aberdeen

The 1977–78 Scottish Cup was the 93rd staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Rangers who defeated Aberdeen in the final.

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Brechin City 2 – 0 Falkirk
Burntisland Shipyard 1 – 4 Berwick Rangers
Civil Service Strollers 4 – 3 Selkirk
Dunfermline Athletic 0 – 0 Clyde
Inverness Caledonian 5 – 0 Inverness Thistle
Raith Rovers 1 – 0 Stenhousemuir

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Clyde 0 – 3 Dunfermline Athletic

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 1 – 0 Buckie Thistle
Berwick Rangers 6 – 0 Raith Rovers
Brechin City 1 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Inverness Caledonian 4 – 0 Civil Service Strollers
Meadowbank Thistle 2 – 1 East Stirlingshire
Peterhead 1 – 1 Cowdenbeath
Stranraer 0 – 1 Queen’s Park
Vale of Leithen 4 – 1 Forfar Athletic

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Cowdenbeath 5 – 0 Peterhead

Third round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
St. Johnstone 1 – 0 Brechin City
Stirling Albion 3 – 0 Clydebank
Aberdeen 2 – 0 Ayr United
Airdrieonians 2 – 3 Hearts
Celtic 7 – 1 Dundee
St. Mirren 1 – 2 Kilmarnock
Albion Rovers 0 – 1 Greenock Morton
Partick Thistle 1 – 1 Cowdenbeath
Vale of Leithen 0 – 1 Queen’s Park
Alloa Athletic 2 – 2 Dumbarton
Arbroath 0 – 4 Motherwell
Berwick Rangers 2 – 4 Rangers
Hamilton Academical 1 – 4 Dundee United
Hibernian 4 – 0 East Fife
Meadowbank Thistle 2 – 1 Inverness Caledonian
Queen of the South 2 – 2 Montrose

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Cowdenbeath 0 – 1 Partick Thistle
Dumbarton 2 – 1 Alloa Athletic
Montrose 1 – 3 Queen of the South

Fourth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Hibernian 0 – 0 Partick Thistle
Aberdeen 3 – 0 St. Johnstone
Celtic 1 – 1 Kilmarnock
Dundee United 3 – 0 Queen of the South
Motherwell 1 – 3 Queen’s Park
Dumbarton 1 – 1 Hearts
Greenock Morton 3 – 0 Meadowbank Thistle
Rangers 1 – 0 Stirling Albion

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Partick Thistle 2 – 1 Hibernian
Kilmarnock 1 – 0 Celtic
Hearts 0 – 1 Dumbarton

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 2 – 2 Greenock Morton
Dundee United 2 – 0 Queen’s Park
Partick Thistle 2 – 1 Dumbarton
Rangers 4 – 1 Kilmarnock

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Greenock Morton 1 – 2 Aberdeen

Semi-finals[edit]

5 April 1978
Rangers 2 – 0 Dundee United
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 25,619

12 April 1978
Aberdeen 4 – 2 Partick Thistle
Ian Fleming Goal 32' Goal 39' Goal 77'
Joe Harper Goal 71' (pen.)
Jim Melrose Goal 64' Goal 68'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 12,282
Referee: John Gordon

Final[edit]

6 May 1978
Rangers 2 – 1 Aberdeen
Alex MacDonald Goal 35'
Derek Johnstone Goal 57'
Steve Ritchie Goal 85'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 61,563
Referee: Brian McGinlay

See also[edit]