1953 Scottish Cup Final

The 1953 Scottish Cup Final was played on 25 April 1953 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 68th staging of the Scottish Cup. Aberdeen and Rangers contested the match.[1] The match was drawn 1–1 and was replayed four days later. In the rematch Rangers won 1–0 through a Billy Simpson goal in the 42nd minute.

1953 Scottish Cup Final
Event1952–53 Scottish Cup
Date25 April 1953
VenueHampden Park, Glasgow
RefereeJack Mowat
Attendance129,761
Replay
Date29 April 1953
VenueHampden Park, Glasgow
RefereeJack Mowat
Attendance113,700
1952
1954

The victory was Rangers' 14th Scottish Cup win.

FinalEdit

Rangers1 – 1Aberdeen
Prentice   8' Yorston   80'
Attendance: 129,761
Referee: Jack Mowat[1]

TeamsEdit

RANGERS:
GK   George Niven
RB   George Young
LB   John Little
RH   Ian McColl
CH   Duncan Stanners
LH   Jim Pryde
RW   Willie Waddell
IR   Derek Grierson
CF   Willie Paton
IL   John Prentice
LW   Johnny Hubbard
Manager:
  Bill Struth
ABERDEEN:
GK   Fred Martin
RB   Jimmy Mitchell
LB   Davie Shaw
RH   Tony Harris
CH   Alec Young
LH   Jack Allister
RW   Ian Rodger
IR   Harry Yorston
CF   Paddy Buckley
IL   George Hamilton
LW   Jack Hather
Manager:
  Dave Halliday

ReplayEdit


Rangers1 – 0Aberdeen
Billy Simpson   42'
Attendance: 113,700
Referee: Jack Mowat

TeamsEdit

RANGERS:
GK   George Niven
RB   George Young
LB   John Little
RH   Ian McColl
CH   Willie Woodburn
LH   Jim Pryde
RW   Willie Waddell
IR   Derek Grierson
CF   Billy Simpson
IL   Willie Paton
LW   Johnny Hubbard
Manager:
  Bill Struth
ABERDEEN:
GK   Fred Martin
RB   Jimmy Mitchell
LB   Davie Shaw
RH   Tony Harris
CH   Alec Young
LH   Jack Allister
RW   Ian Rodger
IR   Harry Yorston
CF   Paddy Buckley
IL   George Hamilton
LW   Jack Hather
Manager:
  Dave Halliday

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Scottish Cup Final Official Programme" (PDF). Scottish Football Association. 25 April 1953. Retrieved 2 November 2018.

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