2007–08 Scottish League Cup

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The 2007–08 Scottish League Cup was the 62nd staging of the Scotland's second most prestigious football knockout competition, also known for sponsorship reasons as the CIS Insurance Cup.

2007–08 Co-operative Insurance Cup
CountryScotland
Dates7 August 2007 - 16 March 2008
ChampionsRangers
Runners-upDundee United
Top goal scorer(s)Kris Boyd (5)

Rangers won the cup by defeating Dundee United in the Final, winning 3–2 on penalties after the match was drawn 2–2 after extra-time.

First roundEdit

Source: BBC Sport

Second roundEdit

Source: BBC Sport

Third roundEdit

Falkirk0–1Dundee United
Report Wilkie   60'
Attendance: 2,804
Referee: C Thomson

Hamilton2–0Kilmarnock
McCarthy   16'
McArthur   37'
Report
Attendance: 2,627
Referee: K Clarke

Hearts4 – 1 (a.e.t.)Dunfermline Athletic
Nadé   34' (pen.)
Berra   97'
Elliot   100'   102'
Report Simmons   84'
Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh
Attendance: 10,500
Referee: B Winter

Inverness CT3–0Gretna
Bayne   21'
Wilson   67'
Wyness   80'
Report
Attendance: 1,717
Referee: A Freeland

Dundee1–2Celtic
McDonald   71' Report McDonald   27'
Vennegoor of Hesselink   60'
Dens Park, Dundee
Attendance: 8,203
Referee: I Brines

East Fife0–4Rangers
Report Novo   14'
Boyd   35'   66' (pen.)
Cuéllar   54'
Attendance: 7,413
Referee: W Collum

Hibernian2–4Motherwell
Donaldson   11'
Antoine-Curier   85'
Report Clarkson   17'
Lasley   20'
McCormack   24'
Porter   83'
Easter Road, Edinburgh
Attendance: 7,000
Referee: M Tumilty

Partick Thistle0–2Aberdeen
Report Young   42'
Considine   64'
Firhill, Glasgow
Attendance: 3,337
Referee: S Dougal

Quarter-finalsEdit

Aberdeen4–1Inverness CT
Nicholson   10' (pen.)   22'   78' (pen.)
Miller   45'
Report Bayne   68'
Pittodrie, Aberdeen
Attendance: 7,270
Referee: J Underhill

Celtic0–2Hearts
Report Velicka   77',   86'
Celtic Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 21,492
Referee: K Clark

Dundee United3–1Hamilton Academical
Hunt   10',   77',   85' Report Offiong   79' (pen.)
Attendance: 4,567
Referee: M McCurry

Motherwell1–2Rangers
Quinn   90' Report Novo   22'
Boyd   53'
Attendance: 9,283
Referee: I Brines

Semi-finalsEdit

Rangers2–0Hearts
Ferguson   50'
Darcheville   69'
Report
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 31,989
Referee: M McCurry

Aberdeen1–4Dundee United
Considine   18'
Miller   35'   68'
Report Dods   22'
Kalvenes   59'
Conway   65'
Gomis   77'
Attendance: 12,046
Referee: S Dougal

FinalEdit

Dundee United2 – 2 (a.e.t.)Rangers
Hunt   34'
de Vries   95'
Report Boyd   86'   113'
Penalties
Willo Flood  
Craig Conway  
Mark de Vries  
David Robertson  
Lee Wilkie  
2 – 3
Dundee United went first
  Jean-Claude Darcheville
  Steven Whittaker
  Steven Davis
  Lee McCulloch
  Kris Boyd
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 50,019
Referee: K Clark

Top scorersEdit

Player Goals Team
Noel Hunt 5 Dundee United
Kris Boyd Rangers
Andrew Barrowman 3 Ross County
Barry Nicholson Aberdeen
Calum Elliot 2 Hearts
Andrius Velicka Hearts

Media coverageEdit

In Australia the Scottish League Cup is currently available on Setanta Sports who also broadcast it in Ireland. In the UK the Scottish League Cup is currently broadcast on BBC Scotland.

External linksEdit