1948–49 Scottish Cup

The 1948–49 Scottish Cup was the 64th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup Final was played at Hampden Park on 23 April 1949 between Rangers and Clyde. Rangers defeated Clyde 4–1 to win the Cup.[1][2]

1948–49 Scottish Cup
CountryScotland
ChampionsRangers
Runners-upClyde

First roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 8 – 3 Montrose
Arbroath 3 – 4 Partick Thistle
Ayr United 2 – 1 Queen's Park
Clyde 2 – 0 Fraserburgh
Cowdenbeath 6 – 2 Keith
Dumbarton 5 – 2 Kilmarnock
Dundee 5 – 1 St Johnstone
Dundee United 4 – 3 Celtic
East Fife 2 – 1 Falkirk
Forfar Athletic 0 – 4 Hibernian
Hamilton Academical 1 – 2 Albion Rovers
Hearts 4 – 1 Airdrieonians
Inverness Caledonian 2 – 2 Greenock Morton
Leith Athletic 0 – 1 Raith Rovers
Motherwell 3 – 0 Stranraer
Queen of the South 2 – 0 East Stirlingshire
Rangers 6 – 1 Elgin City
St Mirren 2 – 0 Stirling Albion
Stenhousemuir 2 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Third Lanark 2 – 1 Aberdeen

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Greenock Morton 2 – 0 Inverness Caledonian

Second roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 1 – 3 Clyde
Ayr United 0 – 2 Greenock Morton
Cowdenbeath 1 – 2 East Fife
Dumbarton 1 – 1 Dundee United
Dundee 0 – 0 St Mirren
Hearts 3 – 1 Third Lanark
Hibernian 1 – 1 Raith Rovers
Motherwell 0 – 3 Rangers
Partick Thistle 3 – 0 Queen of the South
Stenhousemuir 5 – 1 Albion Rovers

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dundee United 1 – 3 Dumbarton
Raith Rovers 3 – 4 Hibernian
St Mirren 1 – 2 Dundee

Third roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Hearts 3 – 0 Dumbarton
Greenock Morton 0 – 2 Clyde

Quarter-finalsEdit

Home team Score Away team
Hearts 2 – 4 Dundee
Hibernian 0 – 2 East Fife
Rangers 4 – 0 Partick Thistle
Stenhousemuir 0 – 1 Clyde

Semi-finalsEdit

Clyde2–2 (a.e.t.)Dundee
Attendance: 33,000

Rangers3–0East Fife
Attendance: 104,958

ReplaysEdit


Clyde2–1Dundee
Attendance: 50,000

FinalEdit

Rangers4–1Clyde
Young   39' (pen.),   55' (pen.)
Williamson   41'
Duncanson  
Soccerbase   49' Galletly
Attendance: 108,435
Referee: R. G. Benzie

TeamsEdit

Rangers:
GK   Bobby Brown
RB   George Young
LB   Jock Shaw
RH   Ian McColl
CH   Willie Woodburn
LH   Sammy Cox
RW   Willie Waddell
IR  Jimmy Duncanson
CF   Willie Thornton
IL   Billy Williamson
LW   Eddie Rutherford
Manager:
  Bill Struth
Clyde:
GK   Stan Gullan
RB   Alex Gibson
LB   Frank Mennie
RH   Jim Campbell
CH   Bob Milligan
LH   Hugh Long
RW   Roy Davies
IR   Archie Wright
CF   Alex Linwood
IL   Peter Galletly
LW   Charlie Bootland
Manager:
  Paddy Travers

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Graham, Alexander (1999). A statistical history of football in Scotland. 2. Isle of Skye: Skye Soccer Books. p. 8.
  2. ^ a b Penalty-kick Mystery, The Glasgow Herald, 25 April 1949

External linksEdit