1974 Scottish League Cup Final

The 1974 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 26 October 1974 and was the final of the 29th Scottish League Cup competition. It was contested by Hibernian and Celtic. Celtic won the match 6–3, with John "Dixie" Deans and Joe Harper scoring hat-tricks for each side.[1][2] Jimmy Johnstone, Steve Murray and Paul Wilson scored Celtic's other goals.

1974 Scottish League Cup Final
Event1974–75 Scottish League Cup
Date26 October 1974
VenueHampden Park, Glasgow
RefereeJohn Gordon (Newport-on-Tay)
Attendance53,848
1973
1975

Match detailsEdit

Hibernian3–6Celtic
Harper       Report Deans      
Johnstone  
Murray  
Wilson  
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 53,848
HIBERNIAN:
GK 1  Jim McArthur
DF 2  John Brownlie  
MF 3  Des Bremner
DF 4  Pat Stanton
DF 5  Derek Spalding
DF 6  John Blackley
MF 7  Alex Edwards
MF 8  Alex Cropley
FW 9  Joe Harper
MF 10  Iain Munro
MF 11  Arthur Duncan  
Substitutes:
DF ?  Bobby Smith  
DF ?  Willie Murray  
Manager:
 Eddie Turnbull
CELTIC:
GK 1  Ally Hunter
DF 2  Danny McGrain
DF 3  Jim Brogan
MF 4  Steve Murray
DF 5  Billy McNeill
DF 6  Pat McCluskey
MF 7  Jimmy Johnstone
FW 8  Kenny Dalglish
FW 9  John "Dixie" Deans
MF 10  Harry Hood
MF 11  Paul Wilson
Substitutes:
FW 12  Bobby Lennox
DF 14  Roddie MacDonald
Manager:
 Jock Stein

Media coverageEdit

In Scotland highlights of the Scottish League Cup Final were shown on BBC One Scotland on their Sportsreel programme in the evening and also on STV and Grampian Television on the former's Scotsport programme the following day.

See alsoEdit

Played between same clubs:

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Harper hit sour note with fans, Edinburgh Evening News, 8 November 2008. Accessed 26 April 2009. Archived 2009-05-05.
  2. ^ "The elite players who scored cup final hat-tricks". The Scotsman. 31 October 2014. Retrieved 27 November 2017.

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