1976 Scottish Cup Final

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1976 Scottish Cup Final
Event1975–76 Scottish Cup
Date1 May 1976
VenueHampden Park, Glasgow
RefereeBobby Davidson

The 1976 Scottish Cup Final was played on 1 May 1976 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 91st Scottish Cup. Rangers and Hearts contested the match, Rangers won the match 3–1 with Derek Johnstone (2) and Alex MacDonald scoring for Rangers, Graham Shaw getting the goal for Hearts.

Rangers dominated the game from the whistle with Johnstone scoring after only 42 seconds, the quickest goal scored in the Cup final. The referee had kicked off the match a couple of minutes early so the goal was scored before the official kick-off time. MacDonald put them two up just before the break and Johnstone wrapped it up with a third in 81 minutes. Shaw scored a consolation for Hearts in the 83rd minute.

The win sealed the third treble for Rangers and was their 21st Scottish Cup win.

Match details[edit]

Rangers3 – 1Heart of Midlothian
Derek Johnstone Goal 1'81'
Alex MacDonald Goal 44'
Report (page 18) Graham Shaw Goal 83'
Attendance: 85,354
Referee: Bobby Davidson
GK Scotland Peter McCloy
DF Scotland Alex Miller
DF Scotland Colin Jackson
DF Scotland John Greig
DF Scotland Tom Forsyth
MF Scotland Tommy McLean
MF Scotland Bobby McKean
MF Scotland Johnny Hamilton Substituted off ?'
MF Scotland Alex MacDonald
FW Scotland Derek Johnstone
FW Scotland Martin Henderson
DF Scotland Sandy Jardine Substituted in ?'
Scotland Jock Wallace
GK Scotland Jim Cruickshank
DF Scotland Roy Kay
DF Scotland Jim Jefferies
DF Scotland John Gallacher
DF Scotland Sandy Burrell Substituted off ?'
MF Scotland Jim Brown
MF Scotland Graham Shaw
MF Scotland Ralph Callachan
MF Scotland Bobby Prentice
FW Scotland Willie Gibson Substituted off ?'
FW Scotland Drew Busby
MF Scotland Kenny Aird Substituted in ?'
FW Scotland Donald Park Substituted in ?'
Scotland John Hagart


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