1956–57 Scottish Cup

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1956–57 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Falkirk
Runners-up Kilmarnock

The 1956–57 Scottish Cup was the 72nd staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Falkirk who defeated Kilmarnock in the replayed final.

First round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 8 – 2 Vale of Atholl
Arbroath 10 – 2 Rothes
Babcock & Wilcox 6 – 3 Selkirk
Buckie Thistle 4 – 0 Lossiemouth
Chirnside United 1 – 9 Montrose
Civil Service Strollers 0 – 7 Clachnacuddin
Coldstream 6 – 0 Whithorn
Edinburgh University 1 – 11 Duns
Elgin City 5 – 1 Shawfield Amateurs
Eyemouth United 3 – 2 Burntisland Shipyard
Forres Mechanics 6 – 1 Keith
Fraserburgh 5 – 2 Deveronvale
Peebles Rovers 4 – 2 Murrayfield Amateurs
Peterhead 4 – 2 Huntly
Ross County 6 – 3 Aberdeen University
Tarff Rovers 1 – 7 Inverness Caledonian
Vale of Leithen 6 – 1 Glasgow University
Wick Academy 3 – 1 Girvan Amateurs
Wigtown & Bladnoch 1 – 4 Brora Rangers

Second round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 6 – 1 Brora Rangers
Babcock & Wilcox 0 – 2 Inverness Caledonian
Elgin City 2 – 2 Clachnacuddin
Eyemouth United 3 – 1 Duns
Fraserburgh 9 – 0 Gala Fairydean
Montrose 2 – 4 Buckie Thistle
Peebles Rovers 2 – 2 Albion Rovers
Peterhead 2 – 3 Forres Mechanics
Ross County 6 – 0 Coldstream
Vale of Leithen 7 – 2 Wick Academy

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 6 – 0 Peebles Rovers
Clachnacuddin 3 – 2 Elgin City

Third round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Buckie Thistle 9 – 2 Newton Stewart
Clachnacuddin 1 – 4 East Stirlingshire
Eyemouth United 0 – 3 Nairn County
Forfar Athletic 3 – 1 Arbroath
Fraserburgh 0 – 2 Forres Mechanics
Inverness Thistle 0 – 2 Ross County
St Cuthbert Wanderers 2 – 7 Inverness Caledonian
Vale of Leithen 0 – 2 Albion Rovers

Fourth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 4 – 0 Forfar Athletic
Buckie Thistle 2 – 3 Hamilton Academical
Cowdenbeath 3 – 5 Inverness Caledonian
Dundee United 5 – 2 Third Lanark
East Stirlingshire 1 – 1 Greenock Morton
Forres Mechanics 3 – 0 Albion Rovers
Nairn County 5 – 5 Berwick Rangers
Stranraer 3 – 0 Ross County

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Berwick Rangers 3 – 0 Nairn County
Greenock Morton 4 – 1 East Stirlingshire

Fifth round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Berwick Rangers 1 – 2 Falkirk
Dundee 0 – 0 Clyde
Dunfermline Athletic 3 – 0 Greenock Morton
East Fife 4 – 0 St Johnstone
Forres Mechanics 0 – 5 Celtic
Hamilton Academical 2 – 2 Alloa Athletic
Hearts 0 – 4 Rangers
Hibernian 3 – 4 Aberdeen
Inverness Caledonian 2 – 3 Raith Rovers
Kilmarnock 1 – 0 Ayr United
Queen of the South 2 – 2 Dumbarton
Queen’s Park 3 – 0 Brechin City
St Mirren 1 – 1 Partick Thistle
Stenhousemuir 1 – 1 Dundee United
Stirling Albion 1 – 2 Motherwell
Stranraer 1 – 2 Airdrieonians

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 3 – 5 Hamilton Academical
Clyde 2 – 1 Dundee
Dumbarton 4 – 2 Queen of the South
Dundee United 4 – 0 Stenhousemuir
Partick Thistle 2 – 2 St Mirren

Second Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
St Mirren 5 – 1 Partick Thistle

Sixth Round[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 4 – 4 Rangers
East Fife 0 – 0 Kilmarnock
Falkirk 3 – 1 Aberdeen
Hamilton Academical 1 – 2 Airdrieonians
Motherwell 1 – 3 Dumbarton
Queen’s Park 1 – 1 Clyde
Raith Rovers 7 – 0 Dundee United
St Mirren 1 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic

Replays[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Clyde 2 – 1 Queen’s Park
Kilmarnock 2 – 0 East Fife
Rangers 0 – 2 Celtic

Quarter-finals[edit]

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 2 – 1 St Mirren
Dumbarton 0 – 4 Raith Rovers
Falkirk 2 – 1 Clyde
Kilmarnock 3 – 1 Airdrieonians

Semi-finals[edit]

23 March 1957
Celtic 1 – 1 Kilmarnock
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 109,145

23 March 1957
Falkirk 2 – 2 Raith Rovers
Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh
Attendance: 48,275

Replays[edit]


27 March 1957
Kilmarnock 3 – 1 Celtic
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 76,963

27 March 1957
Falkirk 2 – 0 Raith Rovers
Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh
Attendance: 48,275

Final[edit]

20 April 1957
Falkirk 1 – 1 Kilmarnock
Prentice Goal 33' (pen.) Curlett Goal 45+1'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 81,375
Referee: Jack Mowat

Replay[edit]

24 April 1957
Falkirk 2 – 1 (a.e.t.) Kilmarnock
Merchant Goal 24'
Moran Goal 101'
Curlett Goal 78'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 79,960
Referee: Jack Mowat

See also[edit]