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The 1979 Scottish Cup Final was contested between Rangers and Hibernian. After goalless draws in the initial match and the replay, Rangers won the Cup by winning 3–2 after extra time in the second replay.[1] The winning goal for Rangers was an o.g. scored with his head by Arthur Duncan.[2][3]

1979 Scottish Cup Final
Event1978–79 Scottish Cup
Date12 May 1979
16 May 1979
28 May 1979
VenueHampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance50,610
33,504
30,602
1978
1980

Contents

Match detailsEdit

Rangers0 – 0Hibernian
Report (page 24)
Attendance: 50,610
Referee: Brian McGinlay

TeamsEdit

RANGERS:
GK   Peter McCloy
DF   Sandy Jardine
DF   Colin Jackson
DF   Derek Johnstone
DF   Ally Dawson
MF   Tommy McLean
MF   Bobby Russell
MF   Alex MacDonald  
MF   Davie Cooper
FW   Derek Parlane
FW   Gordon Smith
Substitutes:
MF   Alex Miller  
Manager:
  John Greig
HIBERNIAN:
GK   Jim McArthur
DF   Ally Brazil
DF   George Stewart
DF   Jackie McNamara
DF   Arthur Duncan
MF   Bobby Hutchinson  
MF   Des Bremner
MF   Ralph Callachan
MF   Tony Higgins
FW   Ally McLeod
FW   Colin Campbell
Substitutes:
MF   Gordon Rae  
Manager:
  Eddie Turnbull

ReplayEdit


Rangers0 – 0Hibernian
Report (page 20)
Attendance: 33,504
Referee: Brian McGinlay

TeamsEdit

RANGERS:
GK   Peter McCloy
DF   Sandy Jardine
DF   Colin Jackson
DF   Derek Johnstone
DF   Ally Dawson
MF   Tommy McLean  
MF   Bobby Russell
MF   Alex MacDonald
MF   Davie Cooper
FW   Derek Parlane
FW   Gordon Smith
Substitutes:
MF   Alex Miller  
Manager:
  John Greig
HIBERNIAN:
GK   Jim McArthur
DF   Ally Brazil
DF   George Stewart
DF   Jackie McNamara
DF   Arthur Duncan
MF   Des Bremner
MF   Gordon Rae
MF   Ralph Callachan
MF   Tony Higgins  
FW   Ally McLeod
FW   Colin Campbell
Substitutes:
FW   Steve Brown  
Manager:
  Eddie Turnbull

Second ReplayEdit


Rangers3 – 2Hibernian
Derek Johnstone    
Arthur Duncan   (o.g.)
Report (page 27) Higgins  
McLeod  
Attendance: 30,602
Referee: Ian Foote

TeamsEdit

RANGERS:
GK   Peter McCloy
DF   Sandy Jardine
DF   Colin Jackson
DF   Derek Johnstone
DF   Ally Dawson
MF   Tommy McLean  
MF   Bobby Russell
MF   Kenny Watson  
MF   Alex MacDonald
MF   Davie Cooper
FW   Derek Parlane
Substitutes:
MF   Alex Miller  
FW   Gordon Smith  
Manager:
  John Greig
HIBERNIAN:
GK   Jim McArthur
DF   Ally Brazil
DF   George Stewart
DF   Jackie McNamara
DF   Arthur Duncan
MF   Des Bremner
MF   Gordon Rae
MF   Ralph Callachan  
MF   Tony Higgins  
FW   Ally McLeod
FW   Colin Campbell
Substitutes:
MF   Bobby Hutchinson  
FW   Steve Brown  
Manager:
  Eddie Turnbull

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Duncan's own goal keeps cup at Ibrox". Glagow Herald (Page 27). 29 May 1979. Retrieved 7 August 2013.
  2. ^ "Rampant Russell lifts blues". Evening Times. 28 May 1979. Retrieved 30 September 2014.
  3. ^ "Hibernian & Rangers: Memorable cup ties". BBC Sport. 20 May 2016. Retrieved 10 November 2017.