1877–78 Scottish Cup

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1877–78 Scottish Cup
CountryScotland
Teams116
Defending championsVale of Leven
ChampionsVale of Leven
(second title)
Runners-up3rd Lanark RV
Matches played134
Goals scored422 (3.15 per match)

The 1877–78 Scottish Cup was the fifth season of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. For the first time, over 100 teams took part in the competition which began with the first round on 22 September 1877. The cup was won by Vale of Leven for a second time after they defeated Glasgow club 3rd Lanark RV 1–0 in the final on 30 March 1878.[1]

Calendar[edit]

Round First match date Fixtures Clubs
Original Byes Replays
First Round 22 September 1877 55 4 3 116 → 61
Second Round 20 October 1877 28 5 5 61 → 34
Third Round 10 November 1877 16 2 2 34 → 19
Fourth Round 1 December 1877 9 1 3 19 → 12
Fifth Round 22 December 1877 6 0 0 12 → 6
Quarter-finals 12 January 1878 3 0 0 6 → 3
Semi-finals 9 March 1878 1 1 2 3 → 2
Final 30 March 1878 1 0 0 2 → 1
  • Sources also suggest that the competition started with 128 teams, but not all can be accounted for.
  • Sources suggest that both Glasgow and Edinburgh University were allowed to field teams as late as the third round (due to their semester breaks), but this is not recorded.
  • 2 teams qualified for the second round after drawing their first round replay.
  • 2 teams qualified for the third round after drawing their second round replay.
  • 2 teams qualified for the fourth round after drawing their third round replay.
  • Barrhead were disqualified after winning their fourth round match against Partick, due to discrepancies in their third round match against Renfrew. Both Renfrew and Partick were reinstated.

Teams[edit]

All 116 teams entered the competition in the first round.

Ayrshire, Dumfriesshire and
Wigtownshire
Dunbartonshire Dundee, Edinburgh
and Fife
Glasgow Lanarkshire Perthshire and
Stirlingshire
Renfrewshire

First round[edit]

Caledonian, Dunmore, Grasshoppers, and 17th Renfrew RV received a bye to the second round.

Matches[edit]

22 September 1877 Jordanhill1–0Queen's Park JuniorsGlasgow
22 September 1877 Newmains1–3UddingstonNewmains
22 September 1877 Oxford0–1SandyfordGlasgow
22 September 1877 Partick2–0UnionGlasgow
29 September 1877 Alexandria0–2MilngavieAlexandria
29 September 1877 Alexandra Athletic2–0LancefieldGlasgow
29 September 1877 Arthurlie3–0BusbyBarrhead
29 September 1877 Ayr Academicals4–1Vale of CalderAyr
29 September 1877 Beith1–0CatrineBeith
29 September 1877 Clifton & Strathfillan2–1ShaugraunTyndrum
29 September 1877 Clydesdale3–0DennistounGlasgow
29 September 1877 Glenkilloch2–0Wellington ParkNeilston
29 September 1877 Govan6–0AlbatrossGlasgow
29 September 1877 Hanover1–0Edinburgh ThistleEdinburgh
29 September 1877 Havelock6–0Craig ParkGlasgow
29 September 1877 Kelvinbank3–2PetershillGlasgow
29 September 1877 Kilbirnie6–0DeanKilbirnie
29 September 1877 Kilmarnock Cricket and Football Club4–0Maybole ThistleKilmarnock
29 September 1877 Kilmarnock Portland1–0CumnockKilmarnock
29 September 1877 Lenzie2–0AilsaLenzie
29 September 1877 Mauchline6–0GirvanMauchline
29 September 1877 Maybole Carrick1–1Tarbolton BurntoniansMaybole
29 September 1877 Northern3–0Pollokshields AthleticGlasgow
29 September 1877 Ramblers0–1StonefieldGlasgow
29 September 1877 Renfrew0–0Pollokshaws AthleticRenfrew
29 September 1877 Rovers0–0John ElderGlasgow
29 September 1877 South Western8–0Dundee Our BoysGlasgow
29 September 1877 Stonelaw1–1AirdrieRutherglen
29 September 1877 Strathclyde5–1West EndRutherglen
29 September 1877 Telegraphists1–04th Renfrew RVGlasgow
29 September 1877 Thornliebank1–0Port GlasgowThornliebank
29 September 1877 1st Lanark RV1–0BlythswoodGlasgow
29 September 1877 3rd Edinburgh RV0–0SwiftsEdinburgh
29 September 1877 10th Dumbarton RV1–0Star of LevenKirkintilloch
29 September 1877 23rd Renfrew RV1–0LevernGlasgow
6 October 1877 Hamilton1–0AvondaleHamilton
6 October 1877 Lennox2–0HelensburghLennoxtown
6 October 1877 Renton Thistle2–0AlcluthaRenton
6 October 1877 Shaftesbury2–3RosslynGlasgow
6 October 1877 Shotts2–3DrumpellierShotts
Unknown Mount Vernon1–2GlengowanMount Vernon
Ayr Thistlew/oSt Andrew's
Blackfriarsw/oHyde Park Locomotive Works
Derbyw/oDumbreck
Parkgrovew/oWinton
Rentonw/oVale of Leven Rovers
St Clement'sw/oDunfermline
Vale of Levenw/oKilmarnock Thistle

Replays[edit]

6 October 1877 Pollokshaws Athletic0–2RenfrewGlasgow
6 October 1877 Rovers2–2[B]John ElderGlasgow
6 October 1877 Tarbolton Burntonians0–3Maybole CarrickTarbolton
6 October 1877 Swifts2–13rd Edinburgh RVEdinburgh
13 October 1877 Airdrie0–2StonelawAirdrie
Notes
  1. ^ A-First competitive meeting of Heart of Midlothian and Hibernian.
  2. ^ B-Both teams advanced to the second round.

Sources:[15][16][17]

Second round[edit]

Barrhead, Drumpellier, Renton Thistle, Stonefield and Swifts received a bye to the third round.

Matches[edit]

20 October 1877 Arthurlie1–017th Renfrew RVBarrhead
20 October 1877 Ayr Thistle0–0KilbirnieAyr
20 October 1877 Blackfriars2–2RoversGlasgow
20 October 1877 Caledonian1–0RosslynGlasgow
20 October 1877 Glengowan3–1StonelawCaldercruix
20 October 1877 Govan1–0John ElderGlasgow
20 October 1877 Jordanhill2–1LenzieGlasgow
20 October 1877 Lennox9–0MilngavieLennoxtown
20 October 1877 Parkgrove2–1KelvinbankGlasgow
20 October 1877 Partick8–1StrathclydeGlasgow
20 October 1877 Renton3–010th Dumbarton RVRenton
20 October 1877 Sandyford2–1NorthernGlasgow
20 October 1877 South Western2–2HavelockGlasgow
20 October 1877 Uddingston3–0HamiltonUddingston
20 October 1877 1st Lanark RV4–0TelegraphistsGlasgow
27 October 1877 Beith1–0Kilmarnock PortlandBeith
27 October 1877 Mauchline1–0Kilmarnock Cricket and Football ClubMauchline
27 October 1877 Maybole Carrick2–0Queen of the South WanderersMaybole
27 October 1877 Renfrew2–1[C]GlenkillochRenfrew
27 October 1877 St Clement's3–0DunmoreDundee
Unknown Grasshoppers3–0Clifton & StrathfillanBonnybridge
Unknown Thornliebank1–023rd Renfrew RVThornliebank

Replays[edit]

27 October 1877 Havelock0–2South WesternGlasgow
27 October 1877 Kilbirnie3–1Ayr ThistleKilbirnie
27 October 1877 Rovers0–0[D]BlackfriarsGlasgow
Notes
  1. ^ C-Sources also list score as 4–0 to Renfrew.
  2. ^ D-Both teams advanced to the third round.

Sources:[15][16][17]

Third round[edit]

Kilbirnie and St. Clement's received a bye to the fourth round.

Matches[edit]

3 November 1877 Blackfriars1–1RoversGlasgow
10 November 1877 Arthurlie0–0ThornliebankBarrhead
10 November 1877 Barrhead2–1RenfrewBarrhead
10 November 1877 Beith3–0Maybole CarrickBeith
10 November 1877 Drumpellier2–2GlengowanCoatbridge
10 November 1877 Govan5–2StonefieldGlasgow
10 November 1877 Jordanhill4–0GrasshoppersGlasgow
10 November 1877 Mauchline3–1Ayr AcademicalsMauchline
10 November 1877 Parkgrove3–2SandyfordGlasgow
10 November 1877 South Western4–01st Lanark RVGlasgow
17 November 1877 Partick3–0CaledonianGlasgow
17 November 1877 Renton2–0Renton ThistleRenton

Replays[edit]

10 November 1877 Rovers1–0BlackfriarsGlasgow
17 November 1877 Thornliebank2–0ArthurlieThornliebank
17 November 1877 Glengowan0–0[E]DrumpellierCaldercruix
Notes
  1. ^ E-Both teams advanced to the fourth round.

Sources:[15][16][17]

Fourth round[edit]

Jordanhill received a bye to the fifth round.

Matches[edit]

Unknown Barrhead0–0
(Abandoned)
PartickBarrhead
1 December 1877 Kilbirnie1–2MauchlineKilbirnie
1 December 1877 Parkgrove3–1DrumpellierGlasgow
1 December 1877 South Western5–0GlengowanGlasgow
8 December 1877 Renton4–0RoversRenton
Beithw/oSt Clement's

Replays[edit]

8 December 1877 Barrhead1–0
(Void)[G]
PartickBarrhead
Notes
  1. ^ F-The result between Thornliebank and Hibernian was considered as a draw by the Scottish Football Association after Thornliebank protested one of Hibernian's goals.
  2. ^ G-Barrhead were disqualified for discrepincies in their third round match against Renfrew. Both Partick and Renfrew were reinstated.
  3. ^ H-Both teams advanced to the fifth round.

Sources:[15][16][17]

Fifth round[edit]

Matches[edit]

29 December 1877 Parkgrove1–1PartickGlasgow
29 December 1877 Renton2–1ThornliebankRenton
5 January 1878 Renfrew0–2MauchlineRenfrew

Replay[edit]

5 January 1878 Partick1–2ParkgroveGlasgow

Sources:[15][16][17]

Quarter-finals[edit]

Matches[edit]

12 January 1878 Mauchline7–0
(Void)
RentonMauchline

Replays[edit]

19 January 1878 Renton3–1MauchlineRenton

Sources:[15][16][17]

Semi-finals[edit]

Vale of Leven received a bye to the final.

Match[edit]

Replay[edit]

Second Replay[edit]

Sources:[15][16][17]

Final[edit]

Vale of Leven1–03rd Lanark RV
McDougall Goal 65' [1][49][50]
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 5,000
Referee: Robert W. Gardner (Glasgow)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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