Tennent Caledonian Cup

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The Tennent Caledonian Cup
Tennent Caledonian Cup.jpg
Founded 1976
Region  United Kingdom
Number of teams 4
Current champions Kilmarnock (1979)

The Tennent Caledonian Cup (sponsored by Tennent Caledonian Breweries) was a short-lived preseason football tournament held at Ibrox Park from 1976 to 1979 and contested by teams from England and Scotland.

Results[edit]

1976[edit]

Semi-finals Final
2 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
  England Manchester City   1  
  England Southampton   1  
 
3 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
      Scotland Rangers   1
    England Southampton   2
Third place
2 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park) 3 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
  Scotland Rangers     England Manchester City   4
  Scotland Partick Thistle       Scotland Partick Thistle   1

Southampton beat Manchester City on the toss of a coin.

1977[edit]

Semi-finals Final
6 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
  Scotland St. Mirren   3  
  England WBA   4  
 
7 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
      Scotland Rangers   0
    England WBA   2
Third place
6 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park) 7 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
  Scotland Rangers   3   Scotland St. Mirren   1
  England Southampton   1     England Southampton   2

1978[edit]

Semi-finals Final
5 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
  England Southampton   1  
  England WBA   1  
 
6 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
      Scotland Rangers   4
    England Southampton   1
Third place
5 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park) 6 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
  Scotland Rangers     Scotland Hearts   2
  Scotland Hearts       England WBA   0

Southampton beat WBA on penalties.

1979[edit]

Semi-finals Final
3 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
  Scotland Kilmarnock   1  
  England Brighton & HA   1  
 
5 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
      Scotland Rangers   2
    Scotland Kilmarnock   2
Third place
3 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park) 5 August – Glasgow (Ibrox Park)
  Scotland Rangers   3   England Brighton & HA   3
  England West Ham United   2     England West Ham United   1

Kilmarnock beat Brighton & HA and Rangers on penalties.[1]

Overall[edit]

Team Winner Runner-up Third place Fourth place
Scotland Rangers 1 3
England Southampton 1 1 1
England WBA 1 1
Scotland Kilmarnock 1
England Brighton & HA 1
Scotland Hearts 1
England Manchester City 1
Scotland Partick Thistle 1
Scotland St. Mirren 1
England West Ham United 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Killie: Rangers 2 Kilmarnock 2". Killiefc.com. Retrieved 18 May 2011.