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The 1968–69 Scottish Cup was the 84th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Celtic who defeated Rangers in the final.

1968–69 Scottish Cup
CountryScotland
ChampionsCeltic
Runners-upRangers

Contents

Preliminary round 1Edit

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 6 – 1 Ross County
Brechin City 1 – 1 Montrose
Cowdenbeath 1 – 0 Clydebank
Forfar Athletic 1 – 2 Nairn County
St Cuthbert Wanderers 1 – 0 Civil Service Strollers

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Montrose 3 – 2 Brechin City

Preliminary round 2Edit

First roundEdit

Second roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 2 – 2 Dunfermline Athletic
Rangers 2 – 0 Hearts
Airdrieonians 1 – 1 St Mirren
Clyde 0 – 0 Celtic
Dundee United 6 – 2 Ayr United
East Stirlingshire 1 – 1 St Johnstone
Montrose 1 – 1 Kilmarnock
Stranraer 1 – 3 Greenock Morton

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dunfermline Athletic 0 – 2 Aberdeen
Celtic 3 – 0 Clyde
St Johnstone 3 – 0 East Stirlingshire
St Mirren 1 – 3 Airdrieonians
Kilmarnock 4 – 1 Montrose

Quarter-finalsEdit

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 0 – 0 Kilmarnock
Celtic 3 – 2 St Johnstone
Dundee United 2 – 3 Greenock Morton
Rangers 1 – 0 Airdrieonians

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Kilmarnock 0 – 3 Aberdeen

Semi-finalsEdit

Celtic4 – 1Greenock Morton
Attendance: 48,394

Rangers6 – 1Aberdeen
Andy Penman   14'   51'
Willie Henderson   39'
Willie Johnston   47'   72'   84'
Forrest   45'
Attendance: 66,197
Referee: WJ Mullen

FinalEdit

Celtic4 – 0[1]Rangers
Stevie Chalmers   76'
George Connelly   45'
Bobby Lennox   44'
Billy McNeill   3'
Attendance: 132,000
Referee: Jim Callaghan

TeamsEdit

CELTIC:
GK   John Fallon
DF   Jim Craig
DF   Billy McNeill
DF   Jim Brogan
DF   Tommy Gemmell
MF   George Connelly
MF   Bobby Murdoch
MF   Bertie Auld
MF   Bobby Lennox
FW   Stevie Chalmers
FW   Willie Wallace
Manager:
  Jock Stein
RANGERS:
GK   Norrie Martin
DF   Kai Johansen
DF   John Greig
DF   Ronnie McKinnon
DF   Willie Mathieson
MF   Willie Henderson
MF   Dave Smith
MF   Andy Penman
MF   Örjan Persson
FW   Willie Johnston
FW   Alex Ferguson
Manager:
  David White

The attendance of 132,870 is the biggest ever for an Old Firm match.[2]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1969 Scottish Cup Final match reports". The Celtic Wiki. 26 April 1969. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  2. ^ McLean, David (18 May 2017). "Scotland's all-time record football attendances". The Scotsman. Retrieved 26 November 2017.

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