1997–98 Scottish Cup

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1997–98 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Heart of Midlothian
Runners-up Rangers

The 1997–98 Scottish Cup was the 113th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Heart of Midlothian who defeated Rangers in the final.

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Fraserburgh (HL) 1 – 0 Clyde (3)
Cowdenbeath (4) 0 – 0 Montrose (4)
East Fife (3) 2 – 3 Stranraer (3)
Inverness CT (3) 3 – 1 Whitehill Welfare (ESL)

Replay[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Montrose (4) 2 – 1 Cowdenbeath (4)

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Clydebank (3) 6 – 0 Montrose (4)
East Stirlingshire (4) 1 – 1 Edinburgh City (ESL)
Stenhousemuir (3) 4 – 0 Deveronvale (HL)
Stranraer (3) 2 – 1 Fraserburgh (HL)
Livingston (3) 2 – 1 Berwick Rangers (4)
Arbroath (4) 1 – 1 Queen of the South (3)
Annan Athletic (SSL) 3 – 1 Vale of Leithen (ESL)
Forfar Athletic (3) 1 – 2 Albion Rovers (4)
Inverness CT (3) 2 – 0 Queen’s Park (4)
Lossiemouth (HL) 0 – 1 Dumbarton (4)
Peterhead (HL) 0 – 2 Alloa Athletic (4)
Ross County (4) 3 – 1 Brechin City (3)

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Edinburgh City (ESL) 0 – 0
(4 – 3 pen.)
East Stirlingshire (4)
Queen of the South (3) 4 – 0 Arbroath (4)

Third round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Dundee (2) 4 – 2 St Mirren (2)
Airdrieonians (2) 2 – 2 Ross County (4)
Alloa Athletic (4) 0 – 3 Ayr United (2)
Celtic (1) 2 – 0 Greenock Morton (2)
Dumbarton (4) 1 – 1 Motherwell (1)
Dundee United (1) 1 – 0 Aberdeen (1)
Dunfermline Athletic (1) 7 – 2 Edinburgh City (ESL)
Hamilton Academical (2) 1 – 2 Rangers (1)
Hearts (1) 2 – 0 Clydebank (3)
Hibernian (1) 1 – 2 Raith Rovers (2)
Inverness CT (3) 8 – 1 Annan Athletic (ESL)
Livingston (3) 3 – 3 Albion Rovers (4)
Queen of the South (3) 1 – 3 Stirling Albion (2)
St Johnstone (1) 1 – 0 Partick Thistle (2)
Stenhousemuir (3) 1 – 3 Falkirk (2)
Stranraer (3) 0 – 2 Kilmarnock (1)

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Ross County (4) 1 – 0 Airdrieonians (2)
Albion Rovers (4) 0 – 0
(6 – 5 pen.)
Livingston (3)
Motherwell (1) 1 – 0 Dumbarton (4)

Fourth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Dunfermline Athletic (1) 1 – 2 Celtic (1)
Ayr United (2) 2 – 0 Kilmarnock (1)
Dundee United (1) 1 – 1 Inverness CT (3)
Hearts (1) 3 – 0 Albion Rovers (4)
Motherwell (1) 2 – 2 Rangers (1)
Raith Rovers (2) 1 – 3 Falkirk (2)
Ross County (4) 1 – 1 Dundee (1)
St Johnstone (1) 3 – 1 Stirling Albion (2)

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Inverness CT (3) 2 – 3 Dundee United (1)
Dundee (2) 3 – 0 Ross County (4)
Rangers (1) 3 – 0 Motherwell (1)

Quarter-finals[edit]

9 March 1998
Rangers (1) 0 – 0 Dundee (2)
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 40,309



Replay[edit]


18 March 1998
Dundee (2) 1 – 2 Rangers (1)
Dens Park, Dundee
Attendance: 12,418

Semi-finals[edit]

4 April 1998
Falkirk 1 – 3 Hearts
McAllister Goal 86' Adam Goal 5'90'
McCann Goal 90'
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 31,587

5 April 1998
Rangers 2 – 1 Celtic
McCoist Goal 75'
Albertz Goal 88'
Burley Goal 90'
Celtic Park, Glasgow[1]
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Jim McCluskey

Final[edit]

16 May 1998
Hearts 2 – 1 Rangers
Cameron Goal 2' (pen.)
Adam Goal 52'
McCoist Goal 81'
Celtic Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 48,946
Referee: Willie Young

References[edit]

  1. ^ Venue decided by coin flip with Hampden Park being redeveloped