1988–89 Scottish Cup

The 1988–89 Scottish Cup was the 104th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Celtic who defeated Rangers in the final.

1988–89 Scottish Cup
CountryScotland
ChampionsCeltic
Runners-upRangers
Top goal scorer(s)Ally McCoist (5)

First roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Berwick Rangers (3) 1–1 Alloa Athletic (3)
East Fife (3) 4–1 Spartans (ESL)
East Stirlingshire (3) 1–0 Gala Fairydean (ESL)
Inverness Thistle (HL) 0–0 Dumbarton (3)
Montrose (3) 2–0 Arbroath (3)
Stranraer (3) 2–2 Stirling Albion (3)

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dumbarton (3) 2–1 Inverness Thistle (HL)
Stirling Albion (3) 0–1 Stranraer (3)
Alloa Athletic (3) 2–1 Berwick Rangers (3)

Second roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Annan Athletic (ESL) 1–5 Queen’s Park (3)
Coldstream (ESL) 1–1 Albion Rovers (3)
Cowdenbeath (3) 1–1 Stenhousemuir (3)
East Stirlingshire (3) 1–2 Montrose (3)
Elgin City (HL) 2–2 Dumbarton (3)
Forres Mechanics (HL) 1–1 Alloa Athletic (3)
Inverness Caledonian (HL) 1–1 Brechin City (3)
Stranraer (3) 2–1 East Fife (3)

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 1–0 Coldstream (ESL)
Alloa Athletic (3) 2–0 Forres Mechanics (HL)
Brechin City (3) 2–1 Inverness Caledonian (HL)
Dumbarton (3) 4–0 Elgin City (HL)
Stenhousemuir (3) 3–2 Cowdenbeath (3)

Third roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Meadowbank Thistle (2) 2–0 Hamilton Academical (1)
Alloa Athletic (3) 3–1 Albion Rovers (3)
Celtic (1) 2–0 Dumbarton (3)
Clydebank (2) 2–1 Montrose (3)
Dundee (1) 1–2 Dundee United (1)
Dunfermline Athletic (2) 0–0 Aberdeen (1)
Falkirk (2) 1–1 Motherwell (1)
Forfar Athletic (2) 1–1 Clyde (2)
Hearts (1) 4–1 Ayr United (2)
Hibernian (1) 1–0 Brechin City (3)
Greenock Morton (2) 0–0 Airdrieonians (2)
Partick Thistle (2) 0–0 St Mirren (1)
Queen of the South (2) 2–2 Kilmarnock (2)
Queen’s Park (3) 0–0 Stranraer (3)
Raith Rovers (2) 1–1 Rangers (1)
St Johnstone (2) 2–0 Stenhousemuir (3)

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen (1) 3–1 Dunfermline Athletic (2)
Airdrieonians (2) 0–1 Greenock Morton (2)
Motherwell (1) 2–1 Falkirk (2)
Clyde (2) 0–1 Forfar Athletic (2)
Kilmarnock (2) 0–1 Queen of the South (2)
Rangers (1) 3–0 Raith Rovers (2)
St Mirren (1) 1–3 Partick Thistle (2)
Stranraer (3) 1–0 Queen’s Park (3)

Fourth roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen (1) 1–1 Dundee United (1)
Celtic (1) 4–1 Clydebank (2)
Hearts (1) 2–0 Partick Thistle (2)
Hibernian (1) 2–1 Motherwell (1)
Meadowbank Thistle (2) 0–1 Greenock Morton (2)
Queen of the South (2) 0–0 Alloa Athletic (3)
Rangers (1) 8–0 Stranraer (3)
St Johnstone (2) 2–1 Forfar Athletic (2)

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dundee United (1) 1–1 Aberdeen (1)
Alloa Athletic (3) 4–2 Queen of the South (2)

Second ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dundee United (1) 1–0 Aberdeen (1)

Quarter-finalsEdit

Home team Score Away team
Greenock Morton (2) 2–2 St Johnstone (1)
Rangers (1) 2–2 Dundee United (1)
Celtic (1) 2–1 Hearts (1)
Hibernian (1) 1–0 Alloa Athletic (3)

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dundee United (1) 0–1 Rangers (1)
St Johnstone (1) 3–2 Greenock Morton (2)

Semi-finalsEdit

Rangers0–0St Johnstone
Attendance: 47,374

ReplaysEdit


FinalEdit

Celtic1 – 0Rangers
Joe Miller  
Attendance: 72,069
Referee: Bob Valentine

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Horror show was torture for Rangers fans, The Glasgow Herald, 17 April 1989
  2. ^ Celtic's action men earn the songs of praise in quick-time, The Glasgow Herald, 17 April 1989
  3. ^ Rangers all right on the night, The Glasgow Herald, 19 April 1989

See alsoEdit