1974 Scottish League Cup Final

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1974 Scottish League Cup Final
Event 1974–75 Scottish League Cup
Date 26 October 1974
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance 53,848

The 1974 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 26 October 1974 and was the final of the 29th Scottish League Cup competition. It was contested by Hibernian and Celtic. Celtic won the match 6–3, with John "Dixie" Deans and Joe Harper scoring hat-tricks for each side.[1] Jimmy Johnstone, Steve Murray and Paul Wilson scored Celtic's other goals.

Match details[edit]

26 October 1974
Hibernian 3–6 Celtic
Harper Goal Goal Goal Report Deans Goal Goal Goal
Johnstone Goal
Murray Goal
Wilson Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 53,848
GK 1 Jim McArthur
DF 2 John Brownlie Substituted off
MF 3 Des Bremner
DF 4 Pat Stanton
DF 5 Derek Spalding
DF 6 John Blackley
MF 7 Alex Edwards
MF 8 Alex Cropley
FW 9 Joe Harper
MF 10 Iain Munro
MF 11 Arthur Duncan Substituted off
DF ? Bobby Smith Substituted in
DF ? Willie Murray Substituted in
Eddie Turnbull
GK 1 Ally Hunter
DF 2 Danny McGrain
DF 3 Jim Brogan
MF 4 Steve Murray
DF 5 Billy McNeill
DF 6 Pat McCluskey
MF 7 Jimmy Johnstone
FW 8 Kenny Dalglish
FW 9 John "Dixie" Deans
MF 10 Harry Hood
MF 11 Paul Wilson
FW 12 Bobby Lennox
DF 14 Roddie MacDonald
Jock Stein

Media coverage[edit]

In Scotland highlights of the Scottish League Cup Final were shown on BBC One Scotland on their Sportsreel programme in the evening and also on STV and Grampian Television on the former's Scotsport programme the following day.


  1. ^ Harper hit sour note with fans, Edinburgh Evening News, 8 November 2008. Accessed 26 April 2009. Archived 2009-05-05.

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