2006–07 Scottish League Cup

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2006–07 Co-operative Insurance Cup
CountryScotland
Dates8 August 2006 - 18 March 2007
ChampionsHibernian
Runners-upKilmarnock

The 2006–07 Scottish League Cup was the 61st staging of the Scotland's second most prestigious football knockout competition, also known for sponsorship reasons as the CIS Insurance Cup.

The competition began on 9 August 2006, and was won by Hibernian, who defeated Kilmarnock 5–1 in the final.

Schedule[edit]

First round Tuesday, 8 – Wednesday, 9 August 2006.

Second round Tuesday, 22 – Wednesday, 23 August 2006.

Third round Tuesday, 19 – Wednesday, 20 September 2006.

Fourth round Tuesday, 7 – Wednesday, 8 November 2006.

Semi-finals Tuesday, 30 January – Wednesday, 31 January 2007 – SF1 at Fir Park, SF2 at Tynecastle

Final Sunday, 18 March 2007 – at Hampden Park

First round[edit]

Albion Rovers1–2Stenhousemuir
Scott Chaplain Goal 10' Report Kevin Nichol Goal 74' (o.g.)
John Baird Goal 77'
19:30 – Cliftonhill, Coatbridge
Attendance: 228
Referee: Anthony Law

Brechin City2–1Greenock Morton
Chris Geddes Goal 55'
Stuart Callaghan Goal 74' (pen.)
Report Paul McGowan Goal 6'
19:30 – Glebe Park, Brechin
Attendance: 501
Referee: Calum Murray

Cowdenbeath4–1East Stirlingshire
Liam Buchanan Goal 27'
Chris Hughes Goal 31'45'
Pat Clarke Goal 34'
Report Carl Thywissen Goal 63'
19:30 – Central Park, Cowdenbeath
Attendance: 271
Referee: Craig Charleston

Dumbarton3–0Stirling Albion
David Bagan Goal 74'
Chris Boyle Goal 88'
John Gemmell Goal 90'
Report
19:30 – Strathclyde Homes Stadium, Dumbarton
Attendance: 544
Referee: Brian Winter

Dundee1–3Partick Thistle
Gavin Swankie Goal 10' Report Darren Brady Goal 40'
Billy Gibson Goal 64'
Scott Boyd Goal 75'
19:30 – Dens Park, Dundee
Attendance: 2,180
Referee: Craig MacKay

Forfar Athletic1 – 2 (a.e.t.)Alloa Athletic
Darren Gribben Goal 90' Report Graeme Brown Goal 4'
John Grant Goal 93'
19:30 – Station Park, Forfar
Attendance: 308
Referee: David Somers

Queen of the South4–2Clyde
John O'Neill Goal 8'45'
Murray Henderson Goal 17'
Graham Weir Goal 32'
Report Dougie Imrie Goal 43'
Stephen O'Donnell Goal 52' (pen.)
19:45 – Palmerston Park, Dumfries
Attendance: 1,435
Referee: William Collum

Queen's Park2 – 1 (a.e.t.)Hamilton Academical
Steven Canning Goal 6'
Rob Bowers Goal 107'
Report Richard Offiong Goal 72'
19:30 – Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 611
Referee: Eddie Smith

Raith Rovers1–2Airdrie United
Armand One Goal 40' Report Willie McLaren Goal 47'
Bryan Prunty Goal 73'
19:45 – Stark's Park, Kirkcaldy
Attendance: 1,260
Referee: Craig Thomson

Ross County4–2Stranraer
Don Cowie Goal 27'58'
Sean Higgins Goal 61'
Craig Gunn Goal 78'
Report Alex Burns Goal 70'
Michael Moore Goal 90'
19:45 – Victoria Park, Dingwall
Attendance: 750
Referee: Mike Ritchie

St Johnstone3–1East Fife
Jason Scotland Goal 60'70'
Martin Hardie Goal 62'
Report Craig O'Reilly Goal 76'
19:45 – McDiarmid Park, Perth
Attendance: 1,222
Referee: John Underhill

Arbroath0–1Elgin City
Report Steven Mackay Goal 49'
19:45 – Gayfield Park, Arbroath
Attendance: 613
Referee: Steven Nicholls

Ayr United2–0Berwick Rangers
Mark Casey Goal 18'
Ryan Caddis Goal 39' (pen.)
Report
19:45 – Somerset Park, Ayr
Attendance: 902
Referee: Charlie Richmond

Montrose1 – 3 (a.e.t.)Peterhead
Andy Rodgers Goal 25' (pen.) Report Bobby Linn Goal 60'
Martin Wood Goal 108'
Martin Bavidge Goal 115'
19:30 – Links Park, Montrose
Attendance: 421
Referee: Colin Brown

Second round[edit]

Alloa Athletic2–1Ross County
Brown Goal 34'
Forrest Goal 47'
Report McKinlay Goal 57'
19:30 – Recreation Park, Alloa
Attendance: 424
Referee: Brian Winter

Ayr United0 – 0 (a.e.t.)
(6–7 pen.)
Dunfermline Athletic
Report
19:45 – Somerset Park, Ayr
Attendance: 1,507
Referee: Craig Thomson

Brechin City0–3Livingston
Report Craig Goal 37'
Dorrans Goal 40'
Hislop Goal 87'
19:45 – Glebe Park, Brechin
Attendance: 466
Referee: Douglas McDonald

Cowdenbeath0–5Falkirk
Report Craig Goal 35'
Moutinho Goal 50'81'
Twaddle Goal 74'
Stewart Goal 84'
19:45 – Central Park, Cowdenbeath
Attendance: 1,530
Referee: Eddie Smith

Dundee United1 – 0 (a.e.t.)Airdrie United
Robertson Goal 118' Report
19:45 – Tannadice Park, Dundee
Attendance: 2,851
Referee: Steve Conroy

Hibernian4–0Peterhead
Iain Good Goal 7' (o.g.)
Benjelloun Goal 32'
Brown Goal 52'
McCluskey Goal 66' (pen.)
Report
19:45 – Easter Road, Edinburgh
Attendance: 7,834
Referee: Chris Boyle

Motherwell3–2Partick Thistle
Foran Goal 6'16'
McGarry Goal 88'
Report Gibson Goal 25'
Roberts Goal 66'
19:45 – Fir Park, Motherwell
Attendance: 3,752
Referee: Kenny Clark

Queen of the South1 – 2 (a.e.t.)Kilmarnock
O'Connor Goal 49' Report Murray Goal 75'
Naismith Goal 113'
19:45 – Palmerston Park, Dumfries
Attendance: 2,452
Referee: Michael McCurry

Queen's Park0 – 0 (a.e.t.)
(5–3 pen.)
Aberdeen
Report
19:45 – Firhill Stadium, Partick
Attendance: 1,588
Referee: Stephen Finnie

St Johnstone4 – 0 (a.e.t.)Elgin City
Sheerin Goal 98' (pen.)
Stevenson Goal 105'
Milne Goal 108'
Mackay Goal 114' (o.g.)
Report
19:45 – McDiarmid Park, Perth
Attendance: 1,198
Referee: Mike Tumilty

St Mirren3–1Stenhousemuir
Mehmet Goal 6'30'
Sutton Goal 14'
Report Sinclair Goal 78'
19:45 – Love Street, Paisley
Attendance: 1,707
Referee: Charlie Richmond

Inverness CT3–1Dumbarton
Wyness Goal 6'
Bayne Goal 54'
McAllister Goal 72'
Report Dobbie Goal 30'
19:45 – Caledonian Stadium, Inverness
Attendance: 1,085
Referee: Calum Murray

Third round[edit]

Celtic2–0St Mirren
Beattie Goal 76'
Żurawski Goal 87'
Report
19:45 – Celtic Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 32,587
Referee: Kenny Clark

Inverness CT0–1Falkirk
Report Stokes Goal 60'
19:45 – Caledonian Stadium, Inverness
Attendance: 1,198
Referee: Douglas McDonald

St Johnstone3–0Dundee United
Scotland Goal 40'
Milne Goal 53'
Mensing Goal 80'
Report
19:45 – McDiarmid Park, Perth
Attendance: 4,653
Referee: John Underhill

Kilmarnock2 – 1 (a.e.t.)Livingston
Wales Goal 57'
Wright Goal 115'
Report Craig Goal 72' (pen.)
19:45 – Rugby Park, Kilmarnock
Attendance: 3,573
Referee: Eddie Smith

Alloa Athletic0–4Hearts
Report Mäkelä Goal 34'46'82'
Aguiar Goal 88'
19:45 – Recreation Park, Alloa
Attendance: 2,551
Referee: Charlie Richmond

Dunfermline Athletic0–2Rangers
Report Bamba Goal 65' (o.g.)
Boyd Goal 73'
19:45 – East End Park, Dunfermline
Attendance: 5,702
Referee: Michael McCurry

Hibernian6–0Gretna
Fletcher Goal 11'
Brown Goal 18'
Jones Goal 20'
Shiels Goal 24'63'
Benjelloun Goal 72'
Report
19:45 – Easter Road, Edinburgh
Attendance: 11,075
Referee: Craig Thomson

Queen's Park0–3Motherwell
Report Foran Goal 24'47'54' (pen.)
19:45 – Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 2,408
Referee: Mike Tumilty

Quarter-finals[edit]

Celtic1 – 1 (a.e.t.)
(4 – 5 pen.)
Falkirk
Żurawski Goal 98' Report Stokes Goal 99'
Celtic Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 18,684
Referee: Charlie Richmond

Kilmarnock3–2Motherwell
Wright Goal 7'45'
Invincibile Goal 71'
Report Foran Goal 25' (pen.)
Clarkson Goal 59'
Rugby Park, Kilmarnock
Attendance: 5,601
Referee: Kenny Clark

Hibernian1–0Hearts
Jones Goal 31' Report
Easter Road, Edinburgh
Attendance: 15,825
Referee: Callum Murray

Rangers0–2St Johnstone
Report Milne Goal 50'67'
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 31,074
Referee: Stuart Dougal

Semi-finals[edit]

Kilmarnock3–0Falkirk
Naismith Goal 30'71'78' (pen.) Report
Fir Park, Motherwell
Attendance: 10,722
Referee: Kenny Clark

St Johnstone1 – 3 (a.e.t.)Hibernian
Scotland Goal 76' Report Fletcher Goal 3'
Murphy Goal 92'
Benjelloun Goal 120'
Attendance: 16,112
Referee: Craig Thomson

Final[edit]

Kilmarnock1–5Hibernian
Greer Goal 77' Report Jones Goal 28'
Benjelloun Goal 59'85'
Fletcher Goal 66'87'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 52,000

Player stats[edit]

Top goalscorers[edit]

Goals Player Club
6 Richie Foran Motherwell
5 Abdessalam Benjelloun Hibernian
4 Steven Fletcher Hibernian
Steven Milne St Johnstone
Steven Naismith Kilmarnock
Jason Scotland St Johnstone
3 Juho Mäkelä Hearts
Frazer Wright Kilmarnock

Player of the round[edit]

Round Player Club Young player Club
1st John O'Neill Queen of the South
2nd Mark Cairns Queen's Park Steven Naismith Kilmarnock
3rd Kris Boyd Rangers