1997–98 Scottish Cup

The 1997–98 Scottish Cup was the 113th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Heart of Midlothian who defeated Rangers in the final.

1997–98 Scottish Cup
CountryScotland
ChampionsHeart of Midlothian
Runners-upRangers

First roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Fraserburgh (HL) 1 – 0 Clyde (3)
Cowdenbeath (4) 0 – 0 Montrose (4)
East Fife (3) 2 – 3 Stranraer (3)
Inverness CT (3) 3 – 1 Whitehill Welfare (ESL)

ReplayEdit

Home team Score Away team
Montrose (4) 2 – 1 Cowdenbeath (4)

Second roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Clydebank (3) 6 – 0 Montrose (4)
East Stirlingshire (4) 1 – 1 Edinburgh City (ESL)
Stenhousemuir (3) 4 – 0 Deveronvale (HL)
Stranraer (3) 2 – 1 Fraserburgh (HL)
Livingston (3) 2 – 1 Berwick Rangers (4)
Arbroath (4) 1 – 1 Queen of the South (3)
Annan Athletic (ESL) 3 – 1 Vale of Leithen (ESL)
Forfar Athletic (3) 1 – 2 Albion Rovers (4)
Inverness CT (3) 2 – 0 Queen's Park (4)
Lossiemouth (HL) 0 – 1 Dumbarton (4)
Peterhead (HL) 0 – 2 Alloa Athletic (4)
Ross County (4) 3 – 1 Brechin City (3)

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Edinburgh City (ESL) 0 – 0
(4 – 3 pen.)
East Stirlingshire (4)
Queen of the South (3) 4 – 0 Arbroath (4)

Third roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dundee (2) 4 – 2 St Mirren (2)
Airdrieonians (2) 2 – 2 Ross County (4)
Alloa Athletic (4) 0 – 3 Ayr United (2)
Celtic (1) 2 – 0 Greenock Morton (2)
Dumbarton (4) 1 – 1 Motherwell (1)
Dundee United (1) 1 – 0 Aberdeen (1)
Dunfermline Athletic (1) 7 – 2 Edinburgh City (ESL)
Hamilton Academical (2) 1 – 2 Rangers (1)
Hearts (1) 2 – 0 Clydebank (3)
Hibernian (1) 1 – 2 Raith Rovers (2)
Inverness CT (3) 8 – 1 Annan Athletic (ESL)
Livingston (3) 3 – 3 Albion Rovers (4)
Queen of the South (3) 1 – 3 Stirling Albion (2)
St Johnstone (1) 1 – 0 Partick Thistle (2)
Stenhousemuir (3) 1 – 3 Falkirk (2)
Stranraer (3) 0 – 2 Kilmarnock (1)

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Ross County (4) 1 – 0 Airdrieonians (2)
Albion Rovers (4) 0 – 0
(6 – 5 pen.)
Livingston (3)
Motherwell (1) 1 – 0 Dumbarton (4)

Fourth roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dunfermline Athletic (1) 1 – 2 Celtic (1)
Ayr United (2) 2 – 0 Kilmarnock (1)
Dundee United (1) 1 – 1 Inverness CT (3)
Hearts (1) 3 – 0 Albion Rovers (4)
Motherwell (1) 2 – 2 Rangers (1)
Raith Rovers (2) 1 – 3 Falkirk (2)
Ross County (4) 1 – 1 Dundee (1)
St Johnstone (1) 3 – 1 Stirling Albion (2)

ReplaysEdit

Home team Score Away team
Inverness CT (3) 2 – 3 Dundee United (1)
Dundee (2) 3 – 0 Ross County (4)
Rangers (1) 3 – 0 Motherwell (1)

Quarter-finalsEdit

Rangers (1)0–0Dundee (2)
Attendance: 40,309



ReplayEdit


Dundee (2)1–2Rangers (1)
Attendance: 12,418

Semi-finalsEdit

Falkirk1–3Hearts
McAllister   86' Adam   5'90'
McCann   90'
Attendance: 31,587

Rangers2–1Celtic
McCoist   75'
Albertz   88'
Burley   90'
Attendance: 48,000
Referee: Jim McCluskey

FinalEdit

Hearts2–1Rangers
Cameron   2' (pen.)
Adam   52'
McCoist   81'
Attendance: 48,946
Referee: Willie Young

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Venue decided by coin flip with Hampden Park being redeveloped