1987–88 Scottish League Cup

The 1987–88 Scottish League Cup was the forty-second season of Scotland's second football knockout competition. The competition was won by Rangers, who defeated Aberdeen in the Final.

1987–88 Scottish League Cup
Country Scotland
Defending championsRangers
ChampionsRangers
Runners-upAberdeen
Top goal scorer(s)Ally McCoist (6)

First roundEdit

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Arbroath 1–3[1] Ayr United 12 August 1987
Berwick Rangers 1–2[1] Stirling Albion 12 August 1987
Cowdenbeath 1–3 Queen's Park 12 August 1987
St Johnstone 4–1 Alloa Athletic 12 August 1987
Stenhousemuir 1–3[1] East Stirlingshire 11 August 1987
Stranraer 0–3 Albion Rovers 12 August 1987

Second roundEdit

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 5–1 Brechin City 19 August 1987
Albion Rovers 1–1[1][2] East Fife 19 August 1987
Ayr United 0–1 Dumbarton 19 August 1987
Celtic 3–1 Forfar Athletic 19 August 1987
Dundee United 4–1 Partick Thistle 19 August 1987
East Stirlingshire 1–3 Dunfermline Ath 18 August 1987
Heart of Midlothian 6–1 Kilmarnock 19 August 1987
Hibernian 3–2 Montrose 18 August 1987
Meadowbank Thistle 1–0[1] Hamilton Academical 18 August 1987
Morton 1–5 Clyde 19 August 1987
Motherwell 3–1 Airdrieonians 19 August 1987
Queen of the South 2–1 Falkirk 18 August 1987
Queen's Park 0–3 Dundee 18 August 1987
Raith Rovers 2–1 Clydebank 19 August 1987
St Mirren 0–1 St Johnstone 18 August 1987
Stirling Albion 1–2 Rangers 19 August 1987

Third roundEdit

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 3–0 St Johnstone 26 August 1987
Dumbarton 1–5 Celtic 26 August 1987
Dunfermline Ath 1–4 Rangers 26 August 1987
Heart of Midlothian 2–0 Clyde 25 August 1987
Hibernian 3–1 Queen of the South 25 August 1987
Meadowbank Thistle 0–3 Dundee 26 August 1987
Motherwell 4–0 Albion Rovers 26 August 1987
Raith Rovers 1–2 Dundee United 25 August 1987

Quarter-finalsEdit

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 1–0 Celtic 1 September 1987
Dundee 2–1[1] Dundee United 2 September 1987
Motherwell 1–0 Hibernian 1 September 1987
Rangers 4–1 Heart of Midlothian 2 September 1987

Semi-finalsEdit

Home Team Score Away Team Date
Aberdeen 2–0 Dundee 23 September 1987
Rangers 3–1 Motherwell 23 September 1987

FinalEdit

Aberdeen3 – 3 (AET)Rangers
Bett  
Falconer  
Hewitt  
Cooper  
Durrant  
Fleck  
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 71,961
Referee: Bob Valentine

TeamsEdit

ABERDEEN :
GK Jim Leighton
RB Stewart McKimmie
CB Alex McLeish
CB Willie Miller (c)
LB Willie Falconer
RM Bobby Connor
CM Neil Simpson  
CM Jim Bett
LM Peter Nicholas
CF Joe Miller
CF John Hewitt
Substitutes:
MF Peter Weir  
Manager:
Ian Porterfield
RANGERS :
GK Nicky Walker
RB Jimmy Nicholl
CB Richard Gough
CB Graham Roberts (c)
LB Stuart Munro
RM John McGregor   1'
CM Derek Ferguson   2'
CM Ian Durrant
LM Davie Cooper
CF Ally McCoist
CF Robert Fleck
Substitutes:
DF Avi Cohen   1'
FW Trevor Francis   2'
Manager:
Graeme Souness

ReferencesEdit

GeneralEdit

  • "Scottish League Cup 1987–1988 : Results". Statto. Archived from the original on 3 March 2012. Retrieved 25 February 2012.

SpecificEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f After Extra Time
  2. ^ Albion Rovers F.C. won 5–3 on penalties