1995–96 Scottish Challenge Cup

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1995–96 Scottish Challenge Cup
Country Scotland
Teams 30
Defending champions Airdrieonians
Champions Stenhousemuir
Runners-up Dundee United
Matches played 29
Goals scored 82 (2.83 per match)

The 1995–96 Scottish Challenge Cup was the sixth season of the competition, competed for by the 30 member clubs of the Scottish Football League. The previous champions were Airdrieonians, who defeated Dundee 3–2 after extra in the 1994 final.[1]

The final was played on 5 November 1995,[1] between Stenhousemuir and Dundee United at McDiarmid Park in Perth. Stenhousemuir won 5–4 penalties after a 0–0 draw after extra time,[1] to win the tournament for the first time.

Schedule[edit]

Round First match date Fixtures Clubs
First round Sat/Tue/Wed 19/22/23 August 1995 14 30 → 16
Second round Mon/Tue/Wed 11/12/13 September 1995 8 16 → 80
Quarter-finals Mon/Tue/Wed 25/26/27 September 1995 4 8 → 4
Semi-finals Wednesday 4 October 1995 2 4 → 2
Final Sunday 5 November 1995 1 2 → 1

First round[edit]

Cowdenbeath and Stenhousemuir received random byes into the second round.

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: SFL
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: SFL
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Quarter-finals[edit]

25 September 1995
Dundee 1–3 Stenhousemuir
Dens Park, Dundee



27 September 1995
Meadowbank Thistle 1 – 1* (a.e.t.) Stirling Albion
Stirling Albion won on penalties

Semi-finals[edit]


Final[edit]

5 November 1995
15:00
Stenhousemuir 0 – 0 (a.e.t.)
(5 – 4 pen.)
Dundee United
Report
McDiarmid Park, Perth
Attendance: 7,856
Referee: John Rowbotham

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Scottish Challenge Cup 1994–1995, statto.com. Retrieved 23 June 2011.

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