1950–51 Scottish League Cup

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1950–51 Scottish League Cup
Country Scotland
Defending champions East Fife
Champions Motherwell
Runners-up Hibernian

The 1950–51 Scottish League Cup was the fifth season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won by Motherwell, who defeated Hibernian in the Final.

First round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Celtic 6 4 2 0 12 6 2 10
Third Lanark 6 2 1 3 13 13 1 5
East Fife 6 1 3 2 13 15 0.87 5
Raith Rovers 6 1 2 3 10 14 0.71 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Celtic 2–0 East Fife 12 August 1950
Raith Rovers 3–2 Third Lanark 12 August 1950
East Fife 3–3 Raith Rovers 16 August 1950
Third Lanark 1–2 Celtic 16 August 1950
Celtic 2–1 Raith Rovers 19 August 1950
East Fife 2–5 Third Lanark 19 August 1950
East Fife 1–1 Celtic 26 August 1950
Third Lanark 1–0 Raith Rovers 26 August 1950
Celtic 3–1 Third Lanark 30 August 1950
Raith Rovers 1–4 East Fife 30 August 1950
Raith Rovers 2–2 Celtic 2 September 1950
Third Lanark 3–3 East Fife 2 September 1950

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Hibernian 6 6 0 0 24 4 6.00 12
St Mirren 6 2 1 3 7 16 0.44 5
Dundee 6 2 0 4 7 11 0.64 4
Falkirk 6 1 1 4 8 15 0.53 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Falkirk 1–1 St Mirren 12 August 1950
Hibernian 2–0 Dundee 12 August 1950
St Mirren 0–6 Hibernian 15 August 1950
Dundee 1–2 Falkirk 16 August 1950
Dundee 3–1 St Mirren 19 August 1950
Falkirk 4–5 Hibernian 19 August 1950
Dundee 0–2 Hibernian 26 August 1950
St Mirren 2–0 Falkirk 26 August 1950
Falkirk 1–2 Dundee 30 August 1950
Hibernian 5–0 St Mirren 30 August 1950
Hibernian 4–0 Falkirk 2 September 1950
St Mirren 3–1 Dundee 2 September 1950

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Motherwell 6 5 0 1 18 12 1.50 10
Heart of Midlothian 6 4 1 1 15 8 1.88 9
Partick Thistle 6 2 1 3 10 11 0.91 5
Airdrieonians 6 0 0 6 9 21 0.43 0
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Motherwell 3–1 Airdrieonians 12 August 1950
Partick Thistle 1–1 Heart of Midlothian 12 August 1950
Airdrieonians 2–3 Partick Thistle 16 August 1950
Heart of Midlothian 4–1 Motherwell 16 August 1950
Heart of Midlothian 3–2 Airdrieonians 19 August 1950
Motherwell 2–1 Partick Thistle 19 August 1950
Airdrieonians 2–6 Motherwell 26 August 1950
Heart of Midlothian 2–0 Partick Thistle 26 August 1950
Motherwell 3–2 Heart of Midlothian 30 August 1950
Partick Thistle 3–1 Airdrieonians 30 August 1950
Airdrieonians 1–3 Heart of Midlothian 2 September 1950
Partick Thistle 2–3 Motherwell 2 September 1950

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Aberdeen 6 5 0 1 17 9 1.89 10
Rangers 6 4 0 2 18 7 2.57 8
Clyde 6 1 2 3 15 21 0.71 4
Morton 6 0 2 4 10 23 0.43 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 4–3 Clyde 12 August 1950
Morton 1–2 Rangers 12 August 1950
Clyde 3–3 Morton 16 August 1950
Rangers 1–2 Aberdeen 16 August 1950
Morton 0–2 Aberdeen 19 August 1950
Rangers 4–0 Clyde 19 August 1950
Clyde 4–1 Aberdeen 26 August 1950
Rangers 6–1 Morton 26 August 1950
Aberdeen 2–0 Rangers 30 August 1950
Morton 4–4 Clyde 30 August 1950
Aberdeen 6–1 Morton 2 September 1950
Clyde 1–5 Rangers 2 September 1950

Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Ayr United 6 5 1 0 16 5 3.20 11
Dunfermline Athletic 6 2 1 3 13 15 0.87 5
Kilmarnock 6 1 2 3 9 10 0.90 4
Dumbarton 6 1 2 3 4 12 0.33 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dumbarton 1–4 Ayr United 12 August 1950
Kilmarnock 3–1 Dunfermline Athletic 12 August 1950
Ayr United 2–2 Kilmarnock 16 August 1950
Dunfermline Athletic 4–1 Dumbarton 16 August 1950
Ayr United 1–0 Dunfermline Athletic 19 August 1950
Dumbarton 1–0 Kilmarnock 19 August 1950
Ayr United 3–0 Dumbarton 26 August 1950
Dunfermline Athletic 5–4 Kilmarnock 26 August 1950
Dumbarton 1–1 Dunfermline Athletic 30 August 1950
Kilmarnock 0–1 Ayr United 30 August 1950
Dunfermline Athletic 2–5 Ayr United 2 September 1950
Kilmarnock 0–0 Dumbarton 2 September 1950

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Dundee United 6 4 1 1 19 10 1.90 9
St Johnstone 6 3 1 2 15 14 1.07 7
Cowdenbeath 6 1 3 2 12 13 0.92 5
Stenhousemuir 6 1 1 4 10 19 0.53 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Cowdenbeath 0–2 St Johnstone 12 August 1950
Dundee United 2–1 Stenhousemuir 12 August 1950
St Johnstone 2–5 Dundee United 16 August 1950
Stenhousemuir 2–2 Cowdenbeath 16 August 1950
Cowdenbeath 2–2 Dundee United 19 August 1950
St Johnstone 6–2 Stenhousemuir 19 August 1950
St Johnstone 2–2 Cowdenbeath 26 August 1950
Stenhousemuir 3–2 Dundee United 26 August 1950
Cowdenbeath 5–1 Stenhousemuir 30 August 1950
Dundee United 4–1 St Johnstone 30 August 1950
Dundee United 4–1 Cowdenbeath 2 September 1950
Stenhousemuir 1–2 St Johnstone 2 September 1950

Group 7[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Queen of the South 6 3 3 0 15 11 1.36 9
Queen's Park 6 2 2 2 12 11 1.09 6
Hamilton Academical 6 2 1 3 9 9 1.00 5
Stirling Albion 6 1 2 3 6 11 0.55 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Queen of the South 3–2 Hamilton Academical 12 August 1950
Queen's Park 1–0 Stirling Albion 12 August 1950
Hamilton Academical 2–1 Queen's Park 16 August 1950
Stirling Albion 1–3 Queen of the South 16 August 1950
Queen's Park 2–2 Queen of the South 19 August 1950
Stirling Albion 1–0 Hamilton Academical 19 August 1950
Hamilton Academical 1–1 Queen of the South 26 August 1950
Stirling Albion 2–2 Queen's Park 26 August 1950
Queen of the South 2–2 Stirling Albion 30 August 1950
Queen's Park 3–1 Hamilton Academical 30 August 1950
Hamilton Academical 3–0 Stirling Albion 2 September 1950
Queen of the South 4–3 Queen's Park 2 September 1950

Group 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Alloa Athletic 6 3 2 1 16 8 2.00 8
Forfar Athletic 6 3 0 3 9 14 0.64 6
Albion Rovers 6 2 1 3 9 10 0.90 5
Arbroath 6 2 1 3 9 11 0.82 5
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Albion Rovers 3–2 Arbroath 12 August 1950
Alloa Athletic 6–0 Forfar Athletic 12 August 1950
Arbroath 1–1 Alloa Athletic 16 August 1950
Forfar Athletic 0–2 Albion Rovers 16 August 1950
Albion Rovers 1–3 Alloa Athletic 19 August 1950
Arbroath 3–0 Forfar Athletic 19 August 1950
Arbroath 1–0 Albion Rovers 26 August 1950
Forfar Athletic 3–1 Alloa Athletic 26 August 1950
Albion Rovers 1–2 Forfar Athletic 30 August 1950
Alloa Athletic 3–1 Arbroath 30 August 1950
Alloa Athletic 2–2 Albion Rovers 2 September 1950
Forfar Athletic 4–1 Arbroath 2 September 1950

Quarter-finals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 4–1 Hibernian 16 September 1950
Ayr United 3–0 Dundee United 16 September 1950
Celtic 1–4 Motherwell 16 September 1950
Queen of the South 1–0 Alloa Athletic 16 September 1950

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Alloa Athletic 2–2 Queen of the South 20 September 1950 2–3
Dundee United 1–2 Ayr United 20 September 1950 1–5
Hibernian 4–1 Aberdeen 20 September 1950 5–5
Motherwell 0–1 Celtic 20 September 1950 4–2

Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Hibernian 1–1[1] Aberdeen 2 October 1950

2nd Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Hibernian 5–1 Aberdeen 3 October 1950

Semi-finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Hibernian 3–1 Queen of the South 7 October 1950
Motherwell 4–3 Ayr United 7 October 1950

Final[edit]

Motherwell 3–0 Hibernian
Forrest Goal 74'
Kelly Goal 76'
Watters Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 64,074
MOTHERWELL :
GK John Johnston
FB Willie Kilmarnock
FB Archie Shaw
RH Don McLeod
CH Andy Paton
LH Willie Redpath
RW Willie Watters
IF Jim Forrest
CF Archie Kelly
IF Jimmy Watson
LW Johnny Aitkenhead
Manager:
George Stevenson
HIBERNIAN :
GK Tommy Younger
FB Jock Govan
FB John Ogilvie
RH Archie Buchanan
CH Jock Paterson
LH Bobby Combe
RW Gordon Smith
IF Bobby Johnstone
CF Lawrie Reilly
IF Willie Ormond
LW Jimmy Bradley
Manager:
Hugh Shaw

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ After Extra Time