1983 Scottish Cup Final

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1983 Scottish Cup Final
Event 1982–83 Scottish Cup
Date 21 May 1983
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Referee David Syme
Attendance 62,970

The 1983 Scottish Cup Final was played on 21 May 1983 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 108th Scottish Cup. Aberdeen and Rangers contested the match, Aberdeen won the match 1–0, thanks to Eric Black's extra time goal. Aberdeen had already won the Cup Winners' Cup ten days earlier, making the Scottish Cup their second trophy of the season.[1]

Match details[edit]

21 May 1983
Aberdeen 1 – 0 (a.e.t.) Rangers
Eric Black Goal 116' Report (page 17)
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 62,970
Referee: David Syme
GK Scotland Jim Leighton
DF Scotland Doug Rougvie Substituted off ?'
DF Scotland Alex McLeish
DF Scotland Willie Miller
DF Scotland John McMaster
MF Scotland Gordon Strachan
MF Scotland Neale Cooper
MF Scotland Neil Simpson
MF Scotland Peter Weir Substituted off ?'
FW Scotland Eric Black
FW Scotland Mark McGhee
MF Scotland Andy Watson Substituted in ?'
FW Scotland John Hewitt Substituted in ?'
Scotland Alex Ferguson
GK Scotland Peter McCloy
DF Scotland Ally Dawson
DF Scotland Dave McPherson
DF Scotland Craig Paterson
DF Northern Ireland John McClelland
MF Scotland Bobby Russell
MF Scotland Dave MacKinnon
MF Scotland Jim Bett
MF Scotland Davie Cooper Substituted off 1'
FW Scotland Sandy Clark
FW Scotland John MacDonald Substituted off 2'
MF Scotland Billy Davies Substituted in 1'
FW Scotland Gordon Dalziel Substituted in 2'
Scotland John Greig

Road to the final[edit]

Aberdeen Round Rangers
Home team Score Away team Aberdeen scorer(s) Home team Score Away team Rangers scorer(s)
Aberdeen 1 – 0 Celtic Peter Weir Goal 65' Semi-finals Rangers 1 – 1 St Mirren unknown
Replay Rangers 1 – 0 (a.e.t.) St Mirren unknown

Media Coverage[edit]

In Scotland the Scottish Cup Final was shown live on BBC One Scotland on their Sportscene programme and also on STV and Grampian Television on Scotsport. Live radio commentary was on BBC Radio Scotland[2]