1976–77 Scottish League Cup

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1976–77 Scottish League Cup
Country  Scotland
Defending champions Rangers
Champions Aberdeen
Runners-up Celtic

The 1976–77 Scottish League Cup was the thirty-first season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won by Aberdeen, who defeated Celtic in the Final.

First round[edit]

Group 1[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Heart of Midlothian 6 4 1 1 15 8 +7 9
Dundee 6 3 1 2 9 10 -1 7
Partick Thistle 6 2 2 2 8 7 +1 6
Motherwell 6 0 2 4 7 14 -7 2
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Heart of Midlothian 2–0 Dundee 14 August 1976
Motherwell 1–1 Partick Thistle 14 August 1976
Dundee 2–1 Motherwell 18 August 1976
Partick Thistle 0–2 Heart of Midlothian 18 August 1976
Dundee 0–2 Partick Thistle 21 August 1976
Heart of Midlothian 2–1 Motherwell 21 August 1976
Heart of Midlothian 3–3 Partick Thistle 25 August 1976
Motherwell 3–3 Dundee 25 August 1976
Motherwell 1–4 Heart of Midlothian 28 August 1976
Partick Thistle 0–1 Dundee 28 August 1976
Dundee 3–2 Heart of Midlothian 1 September 1976
Partick Thistle 2–0 Motherwell 1 September 1976

Group 2[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Aberdeen 6 4 1 1 12 5 +7 9
Ayr United 6 2 2 2 8 8 0 6
Kilmarnock 6 2 1 3 6 8 -2 5
St Mirren 6 1 2 3 7 12 -5 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 2–0 Kilmarnock 14 August 1976
Ayr United 2–1 St Mirren 14 August 1976
Kilmarnock 2–0 Ayr United 18 August 1976
St Mirren 2–3 Aberdeen 18 August 1976
Aberdeen 1–0 Ayr United 21 August 1976
Kilmarnock 1–1 St Mirren 21 August 1976
Aberdeen 4–0 St Mirren 25 August 1976
Ayr United 3–1 Kilmarnock 25 August 1976
Ayr United 1–1 Aberdeen 28 August 1976
St Mirren 1–0 Kilmarnock 28 August 1976
Kilmarnock 2–1 Aberdeen 1 September 1976
St Mirren 2–2 Ayr United 1 September 1976

Group 3[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Celtic 6 4 2 0 15 5 +10 10
Dundee United 6 3 2 1 9 5 +4 8
Dumbarton 6 2 2 2 10 9 +1 6
Arbroath 6 0 0 6 2 17 -15 0
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Dumbarton 2–0 Arbroath 14 August 1976
Dundee United 0–1 Celtic 14 August 1976
Arbroath 1–3 Dundee United 18 August 1976
Celtic 3–0 Dumbarton 18 August 1976
Arbroath 0–5 Celtic 21 August 1976
Dumbarton 1–2 Dundee United 21 August 1976
Dumbarton 3–3 Celtic 25 August 1976
Dundee United 2–0 Arbroath 25 August 1976
Celtic 2–1 Arbroath 28 August 1976
Dundee United 1–1 Dumbarton 28 August 1976
Arbroath 0–3 Dumbarton 1 September 1976
Celtic 1–1 Dundee United 1 September 1976

Group 4[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Rangers 6 5 1 0 17 1 +16 11
Hibernian 6 3 2 1 13 7 +6 8
Montrose 6 1 2 3 5 9 -4 4
St Johnstone 6 0 1 5 4 22 -18 1
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Montrose 0–1 Hibernian 14 August 1976
Rangers 5–0 St Johnstone 14 August 1976
Hibernian 1–1 Rangers 18 August 1976
St Johnstone 0–0 Montrose 18 August 1976
Rangers 4–0 Montrose 21 August 1976
St Johnstone 1–2 Hibernian 21 August 1976
Montrose 5–1 St Johnstone 25 August 1976
Rangers 3–0 Hibernian 25 August 1976
Hibernian 9–2 St Johnstone 28 August 1976
Montrose 0–3 Rangers 28 August 1976
Hibernian 0–0 Montrose 1 September 1976
St Johnstone 0–1 Rangers 1 September 1976

Group 5[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Airdrieonians 6 5 0 1 19 7 +12 10
Queen's Park 6 3 0 3 9 14 -5 6
Clyde 6 1 2 3 10 11 -1 4
Raith Rovers 6 1 2 3 8 14 -6 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Airdrieonians 3–1 Queen's Park 14 August 1976
Clyde 1–1 Raith Rovers 14 August 1976
Queen's Park 3–5 Clyde 18 August 1976
Raith Rovers 1–4 Airdrieonians 18 August 1976
Clyde 2–3 Airdrieonians 21 August 1976
Raith Rovers 0–1 Queen's Park 21 August 1976
Airdrieonians 7–1 Raith Rovers 25 August 1976
Clyde 1–2 Queen's Park 25 August 1976
Airdrieonians 1–0 Clyde 28 August 1976
Queen's Park 0–4 Raith Rovers 28 August 1976
Queen's Park 2–1 Airdrieonians 1 September 1976
Raith Rovers 1–1 Clyde 1 September 1976

Group 6[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Falkirk 6 4 0 2 14 10 +4 8
Hamilton Academical 6 2 2 2 16 8 +8 6
Stranraer 6 2 1 3 15 17 -2 5
East Fife 6 2 1 3 7 17 -10 5
Home Team Score Away Team Date
East Fife 3–0 Stranraer 14 August 1976
Falkirk 1–0 Hamilton Academical 14 August 1976
Hamilton Academical 5–0 East Fife 18 August 1976
Stranraer 5–0 Falkirk 18 August 1976
Falkirk 1–2 East Fife 21 August 1976
Hamilton Academical 6–1 Stranraer 21 August 1976
East Fife 1–1 Hamilton Academical 25 August 1976
Falkirk 5–1 Stranraer 25 August 1976
East Fife 1–5 Falkirk 28 August 1976
Stranraer 3–3 Hamilton Academical 28 August 1976
Hamilton Academical 1–2 Falkirk 1 September 1976
Stranraer 5–0 East Fife 1 September 1976

Group 7[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Stirling Albion 6 3 2 1 11 4 +7 8
Morton 6 2 3 1 12 6 +6 7
East Stirlingshire 6 1 3 2 8 11 -3 5
Cowdenbeath 6 1 2 3 3 13 -10 4
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Cowdenbeath 2–1 East Stirlingshire 14 August 1976
Morton 1–0 Stirling Albion 14 August 1976
East Stirlingshire 1–1 Morton 18 August 1976
Stirling Albion 0–0 Cowdenbeath 18 August 1976
Morton 7–1 Cowdenbeath 21 August 1976
Stirling Albion 1–1 East Stirlingshire 21 August 1976
Cowdenbeath 0–1 Stirling Albion 25 August 1976
Morton 1–1 East Stirlingshire 25 August 1976
Cowdenbeath 0–0 Morton 28 August 1976
East Stirlingshire 0–6 Stirling Albion 28 August 1976
East Stirlingshire 4–0 Cowdenbeath 1 September 1976
Stirling Albion 3–2 Morton 1 September 1976

Group 8[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Clydebank 6 5 0 1 9 2 +7 10
Alloa Athletic 6 3 1 2 8 6 +2 7
Queen of the South 6 1 2 3 4 8 -4 4
Dunfermline Athletic 6 1 1 4 3 8 -5 3
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Alloa Athletic 1–0 Clydebank 14 August 1976
Queen of the South 1–0 Dunfermline Athletic 14 August 1976
Clydebank 1–0 Queen of the South 18 August 1976
Dunfermline Athletic 3–0 Alloa Athletic 18 August 1976
Dunfermline Athletic 0–1 Clydebank 21 August 1976
Queen of the South 2–2 Alloa Athletic 21 August 1976
Alloa Athletic 4–0 Dunfermline Athletic 25 August 1976
Queen of the South 1–4 Clydebank 25 August 1976
Alloa Athletic 1–0 Queen of the South 28 August 1976
Clydebank 2–0 Dunfermline Athletic 28 August 1976
Clydebank 1–0 Alloa Athletic 1 September 1976
Dunfermline Athletic 0–0 Queen of the South 1 September 1976

Group 9[edit]

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Albion Rovers 5 3 2 0 7 2 +5 8
Brechin City 5 3 1 1 7 3 +4 7
Meadowbank Thistle 5 1 4 0 5 4 +1 6
Stenhousemuir 5 1 2 2 5 6 -1 4
Berwick Rangers 5 0 4 1 4 6 -2 4
Forfar Athletic 5 0 1 4 3 10 -7 1
Home Team Score Away Team Date
Berwick Rangers 1–1 Albion Rovers 14 August 1976
Forfar Athletic 0–3 Stenhousemuir 14 August 1976
Meadowbank Thistle 0–0 Brechin City 14 August 1976
Albion Rovers 1–0 Forfar Athletic 18 August 1976
Brechin City 3–1 Berwick Rangers 18 August 1976
Stenhousemuir 1–1 Meadowbank Thistle 18 August 1976
Albion Rovers 0–0 Meadowbank Thistle 21 August 1976
Berwick Rangers 1–1 Forfar Athletic 21 August 1976
Brechin City 2–0 Stenhousemuir 21 August 1976
Forfar Athletic 0–2 Brechin City 25 August 1976
Meadowbank Thistle 1–1 Berwick Rangers 25 August 1976
Stenhousemuir 1–3 Albion Rovers 25 August 1976
Brechin City 0–2 Albion Rovers 28 August 1976
Forfar Athletic 2–3 Meadowbank Thistle 28 August 1976
Stenhousemuir 0–0 Berwick Rangers 28 August 1976

Supplementary Round[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Airdrieonians 3–2 Albion Rovers 6 September 1976

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Albion Rovers 3–1 Airdrieonians 8 September 1976 5–4

Quarter-finals[edit]

First Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 1–0 Stirling Albion 22 September 1976
Albion Rovers 0–1 Celtic 22 September 1976
Heart of Midlothian 4–1 Falkirk 22 September 1976
Rangers 3–3 Clydebank 22 September 1976

Second Leg[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date Agg
Celtic 5–0 Albion Rovers 6 October 1976 6–0
Clydebank 1–1[1] Rangers 6 October 1976 4–4
Falkirk 4–3 Heart of Midlothian 6 October 1976 5–7
Stirling Albion 1–0[1] Aberdeen 6 October 1976 1–1

Replays[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 2–0 Stirling Albion 18 October 1976
Rangers 0–0[1] Clydebank 18 October 1976

Second Replay[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Clydebank 1–2 Rangers 19 October 1976

Semi-finals[edit]

Ties[edit]

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 5–1 Rangers 27 October 1976
Celtic 2–1 Heart of Midlothian 25 October 1976

Final[edit]

Aberdeen 2–1 (a.e.t.) Celtic
Jarvie
Robb
Dalglish
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 69,707
ABERDEEN:
GK 1 Bobby Clark
DF 2 Stuart Kennedy
DF 3 Billy Williamson
MF 4 Joe Smith
DF 5 Willie Garner
DF 6 Willie Miller
MF 7 Dom Sullivan
FW 8 Jocky Scott
FW 9 Joe Harper
FW 10 Drew Jarvie Substituted off
MF 11 Arthur Graham
Substitutes:
MF 16 George Campbell
FW 12 Davie Robb Substituted in
Manager:
Ally MacLeod
CELTIC:
GK 1 Peter Latchford
DF 2 Danny McGrain
DF 3 Andy Lynch
MF 4 Johannes Edvaldsson
DF 5 Roddie MacDonald
DF 6 Roy Aitken
MF 7 Johnny Doyle
MF 8 Ronnie Glavin
FW 9 Kenny Dalglish
MF 10 Tommy Burns Substituted off
MF 11 Paul Wilson
Substitutes:
MF ? Bobby Lennox Substituted in
Manager:
Jock Stein

References[edit]

General[edit]

Specific[edit]

  1. ^ a b c After Extra Time