1998 Scottish Cup Final

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1998 Scottish Cup Final
Event 1997–98 Scottish Cup
Date 16 May 1998
Venue Celtic Park, Glasgow
Referee Willie Young
Attendance 48,946
1997
1999

The 1998 Scottish Cup Final was played on 16 May 1998 at Celtic Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 113th Scottish Cup. Hearts and Rangers contested the match, which Hearts won 2–1, thanks to Colin Cameron's penalty and Stephane Adam's goal. The match was also notable as Ally McCoist's last ever game for Rangers; he went on to score their goal. John Robertson of Hearts was an unused substitute in the match. He was due to come on midway through the second half, but did not end up coming on. He decided that he didn't wan't to take part in the match because he couldn't face being on the field if Rangers went on to win the game. John Robertson never appeared for Hearts again.

Match details[edit]

16 May 1998[1]
Heart of Midlothian 2 – 1 Rangers
Cameron Goal 2' (pen.)
Adam Goal 52'
Report McCoist Goal 81'
Celtic Park, Glasgow[1]
Attendance: 48,946[1]
Referee: Willie Young
HEART OF MIDLOTHIAN:
GK France Gilles Rousset
DF Scotland Dave McPherson
DF Scotland David Weir
DF Scotland Paul Ritchie
DF Scotland Gary Naysmith
MF Austria Thomas Flögel
MF Scotland Colin Cameron
MF Italy Stefano Salvatori
MF Scotland Steve Fulton
MF Scotland Neil McCann
FW France Stéphane Adam Substituted off 78'
Substitutes:
DF Scotland Grant Murray
FW Scotland John Robertson
FW Scotland Jim Hamilton Substituted in 78'
Manager:
Scotland Jim Jefferies
RANGERS:
GK 1 Scotland Andy Goram
DF 2 Italy Sergio Porrini
DF 3 Norway Ståle Stensaas Substituted off 45'
DF 4 Scotland Richard Gough (c)
DF 5 Italy Lorenzo Amoruso
MF 6 Sweden Joachim Björklund
MF 7 Italy Gennaro Gattuso
MF 8 Scotland Ian Ferguson
MF 10 Scotland Stuart McCall Substituted off 68'
FW 9 Scotland Gordon Durie
FW 11 Denmark Brian Laudrup
Substitutes:
DF 15 Australia Craig Moore
MF 14 Scotland Ian Durrant Substituted in 68'
FW 12 Scotland Ally McCoist Substituted in 45'
Manager:
Scotland Walter Smith

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Philip, Calum (17 May 1998). "Scottish Cup Final: Stage of dramatic Hearts". The Independent. London. Retrieved 20 March 2015.