1954–55 Scottish League Cup

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1954–55 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Defending champions East Fife
Champions Heart of Midlothian
Runners-up Motherwell

The 1954–55 Scottish League Cup was the ninth season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won Heart of Midlothian, who defeated Motherwell in the Final.

First round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Motherwell 6 3 2 1 13 9 1.44 8
St Mirren 6 2 3 1 15 14 1.07 7
Kilmarnock 6 2 1 3 8 12 0.67 5
Raith Rovers 6 1 2 3 9 10 0.90 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Kilmarnock 3–2 Raith Rovers 14 August 1954
St Mirren 4–4 Motherwell 14 August 1954
Motherwell 4–0 Kilmarnock 18 August 1954
Raith Rovers 2–2 St Mirren 18 August 1954
Kilmarnock 2–2 St Mirren 21 August 1954
Motherwell 1–1 Raith Rovers 21 August 1954
Motherwell 3–1 St Mirren 28 August 1954
Raith Rovers 0–1 Kilmarnock 28 August 1954
Kilmarnock 0–1 Motherwell 1 September 1954
St Mirren 3–1 Raith Rovers 1 September 1954
Raith Rovers 3–0 Motherwell 4 September 1954
St Mirren 3–2 Kilmarnock 4 September 1954

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
East Fife 6 4 0 2 13 11 1.18 8
Aberdeen 6 3 1 2 13 7 1.86 7
Hibernian 6 3 1 2 13 10 1.30 7
Queen of the South 6 1 0 5 8 19 0.42 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 4–0 Queen of the South 14 August 1954
East Fife 3–1 Hibernian 14 August 1954
Hibernian 2–0 Aberdeen 18 August 1954
Queen of the South 1–4 East Fife 18 August 1954
East Fife 0–3 Aberdeen 21 August 1954
Hibernian 3–1 Queen of the South 21 August 1954
Hibernian 1–2 East Fife 28 August 1954
Queen of the South 3–0 Aberdeen 28 August 1954
Aberdeen 1–1 Hibernian 1 September 1954
East Fife 3–0 Queen of the South 1 September 1954
Aberdeen 5–1 East Fife 4 September 1954
Queen of the South 3–5 Hibernian 4 September 1954

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Rangers 6 4 1 1 13 6 2.17 9
Partick Thistle 6 3 1 2 16 8 2.00 7
Clyde 6 2 0 4 10 10 1.00 4
Stirling Albion 6 2 0 4 5 20 0.25 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Partick Thistle 3–2 Clyde 14 August 1954
Stirling Albion 0–5 Rangers 14 August 1954
Clyde 0–1 Stirling Albion 18 August 1954
Rangers 1–1 Partick Thistle 18 August 1954
Rangers 1–3 Clyde 21 August 1954
Stirling Albion 0–2 Partick Thistle 21 August 1954
Clyde 2–0 Partick Thistle 28 August 1954
Rangers 2–0 Stirling Albion 28 August 1954
Partick Thistle 1–2 Rangers 1 September 1954
Stirling Albion 3–2 Clyde 1 September 1954
Clyde 1–2 Rangers 4 September 1954
Partick Thistle 9–1 Stirling Albion 4 September 1954

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Heart of Midlothian 6 5 0 1 19 11 1.73 10
Dundee 6 4 0 2 12 10 1.20 8
Celtic 6 1 1 4 9 11 0.82 3
Falkirk 6 1 1 4 10 18 0.56 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Celtic 3–0 Falkirk 14 August 1954
Heart of Midlothian 3–1 Dundee 14 August 1954
Dundee 3–1 Celtic 18 August 1954
Falkirk 2–6 Heart of Midlothian 18 August 1954
Celtic 1–2 Heart of Midlothian 21 August 1954
Dundee 3–1 Falkirk 21 August 1954
Dundee 4–1 Heart of Midlothian 28 August 1954
Falkirk 2–2 Celtic 28 August 1954
Celtic 0–1 Dundee 1 September 1954
Heart of Midlothian 4–1 Falkirk 1 September 1954
Falkirk 4–0 Dundee 4 September 1954
Heart of Midlothian 3–2 Celtic 4 September 1954

Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
St Johnstone 6 4 2 0 16 8 2.00 10
Hamilton Academical 6 2 2 2 11 10 1.10 6
Stenhousemuir 6 3 0 3 17 17 1.00 6
Forfar Athletic 6 0 2 4 10 19 0.53 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Hamilton Academical 2–0 Forfar Athletic 14 August 1954
Stenhousemuir 2–4 St Johnstone 14 August 1954
Forfar Athletic 2–3 Stenhousemuir 18 August 1954
St Johnstone 2–0 Hamilton Academical 18 August 1954
St Johnstone 4–2 Forfar Athletic 21 August 1954
Stenhousemuir 4–3 Hamilton Academical 21 August 1954
Forfar Athletic 2–2 Hamilton Academical 28 August 1954
St Johnstone 3–1 Stenhousemuir 28 August 1954
Hamilton Academical 0–0 St Johnstone 1 September 1954
Stenhousemuir 5–1 Forfar Athletic 1 September 1954
Forfar Athletic 3–3 St Johnstone 4 September 1954
Hamilton Academical 4–2 Stenhousemuir 4 September 1954

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Ayr United 6 4 1 1 17 12 1.42 9
Dunfermline Athletic 6 3 1 2 12 9 1.33 7
Brechin City 6 2 2 2 9 9 1.00 6
Dundee United 6 1 0 5 7 15 0.47 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Brechin City 1–1 Dunfermline Athletic 14 August 1954
Dundee United 2–5 Ayr United 14 August 1954
Ayr United 2–2 Brechin City 18 August 1954
Dunfermline Athletic 3–1 Dundee United 18 August 1954
Brechin City 2–0 Dundee United 21 August 1954
Dunfermline Athletic 4–0 Ayr United 21 August 1954
Ayr United 3–1 Dundee United 28 August 1954
Dunfermline Athletic 2–1 Brechin City 28 August 1954
Brechin City 2–4 Ayr United 1 September 1954
Dundee United 3–1 Dunfermline Athletic 1 September 1954
Ayr United 3–1 Dunfermline Athletic 4 September 1954
Dundee United 0–1 Brechin City 4 September 1954

Group 7[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Airdrieonians 6 6 0 0 17 9 1.89 12
Third Lanark 6 3 0 3 9 6 1.50 6
Cowdenbeath 6 2 0 4 9 15 0.60 4
Queen's Park 6 1 0 5 14 19 0.74 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Cowdenbeath 1–0 Third Lanark 14 August 1954
Queen's Park 2–4 Airdrieonians 14 August 1954
Airdrieonians 2–1 Cowdenbeath 18 August 1954
Third Lanark 2–0 Queen's Park 18 August 1954
Airdrieonians 2–0 Third Lanark 21 August 1954
Queen's Park 4–1 Cowdenbeath 21 August 1954
Airdrieonians 5–4 Queen's Park 28 August 1954
Third Lanark 4–0 Cowdenbeath 28 August 1954
Cowdenbeath 1–2 Airdrieonians 1 September 1954
Queen's Park 1–2 Third Lanark 1 September 1954
Cowdenbeath 5–3 Queen's Park 4 September 1954
Third Lanark 1–2 Airdrieonians 4 September 1954

Group 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GAv Pts
Morton 6 3 1 2 13 6 2.17 7
Alloa Athletic 6 2 3 1 9 10 0.90 7
Albion Rovers 6 2 2 2 7 9 0.78 6
Arbroath 6 1 2 3 13 17 0.77 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Albion Rovers 1–0 Morton 14 August 1954
Arbroath 2–3 Alloa Athletic 14 August 1954
Alloa Athletic 0–0 Albion Rovers 18 August 1954
Morton 5–2 Arbroath 18 August 1954
Arbroath 3–1 Albion Rovers 21 August 1954
Morton 3–0 Alloa Athletic 21 August 1954
Alloa Athletic 3–3 Arbroath 28 August 1954
Morton 3–0 Albion Rovers 28 August 1954
Albion Rovers 2–2 Alloa Athletic 1 September 1954
Arbroath 2–2 Morton 1 September 1954
Albion Rovers 3–1 Arbroath 4 September 1954
Alloa Athletic 1–0 Morton 4 September 1954

Quarter-finals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Ayr United 2–1 Airdrieonians 22 September 1954
Morton 2–2 East Fife 22 September 1954
Motherwell 2–1 Rangers 22 September 1954
St Johnstone 0–5 Heart of Midlothian 22 September 1954

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Airdrieonians 6–1 Ayr United 25 September 1954 7–3
East Fife 2–0 Morton 25 September 1954 4–2
Heart of Midlothian 2–0 St Johnstone 25 September 1954 7–0
Rangers 1–1 Motherwell 25 September 1954 2–3

Semi-finals[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Heart of Midlothian 4–1 Airdrieonians 9 October 1954
Motherwell 2–1 East Fife 9 October 1954

Final[edit]

References[edit]

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