1944–45 Southern League Cup (Scotland)

The 1944–45 Southern League Cup was the fifth edition of the regional war-time football tournament.

Group stageEdit

Group AEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Rangers 6 5 1 0 14 5 +9 11
Hibernian 6 2 2 2 14 8 +6 6
Third Lanark 6 2 1 3 11 15 +4 5
Albion Rovers 6 0 3 3 9 20 −11 3

Group BEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Falkirk 6 5 0 1 14 7 +7 10
Celtic 6 2 2 2 6 6 0 6
Clyde 6 1 2 3 9 11 −2 4
Partick Thistle 6 2 0 4 7 12 −5 4

Group CEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Queen's Park 6 5 1 0 20 6 +14 11
Morton 6 3 2 1 19 13 +6 8
Hamilton Academical 6 1 2 3 11 15 −3 4
Airdrieonians 6 0 1 5 5 21 −16 1

Group DEdit

Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
Motherwell 6 5 1 0 17 7 +10 11
Heart of Midlothian 6 3 2 1 12 7 +5 8
Dumbarton 6 1 2 3 11 14 −3 4
St Mirren 6 1 0 5 6 16 −10 2

Semi-finalsEdit

Rangers 3 – 0 Queen's Park Hampden Park, Glasgow
Motherwell 1 – 0 Falkirk Hampden Park, Glasgow

FinalEdit

Motherwell1–2Rangers
Watson   28' Gillick   39'
Venters   58'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 69,879

TeamsEdit

Motherwell:
GK John Johnston
RB Willie Kilmarnock
LB Archie Shaw
RH Alex Millar
CH Andy Paton
LH Sammy Ross
OR Alec Gibson
IR Jimmy Watson
CF Davie Mathie
IL George Gillan
OL Johnny McCulloch
Rangers:
GK George Jenkins
RB George Young
LB Jock Shaw
RH Adam Little
CH Willie Woodburn
LH Scot Symon
OR Willie Waddell
IR Torry Gillick
CF Jimmy Smith
IL Alex Venters
OL Charlie Johnston

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Keen Cup Final | Motherwell Unlucky, The Glasgow Herald, 14 May 1945
  2. ^ Motherwell Beaten 2-1, The Scotsman, 14 May 1945, via London Hearts Supporters Club
  3. ^ 2-1 Vs Motherwell in Scottish Southern League Cup (12/05/1945), (Rangers) Fitbastats

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