Highland League Cup

The Highland League Cup is a knock-out tournament contested since 1946 by football clubs in the Highland Football League.[1]

Rothes are the current holders, while Keith are the most successful club, with 10 trophy wins.

Season Winner Score Runner-up
1946–47 Forres Mechanics
1947–48 Clachnacuddin
1948–49 Huntly Elgin City
1949–50 Ross County Buckie Thistle
1950–51 Clachnacuddin
1951–52 Huntly
1952–53 Caledonian ?–? (after ?–? draw) Buckie Thistle
1953–54 Buckie Thistle 3–2 Caledonian
1954–55 Forres Mechanics
1955–56 Buckie Thistle 1–0 Peterhead
1956–57 Buckie Thistle 2–1 Caledonian
1957–58 Buckie Thistle 5–1 Nairn County
1958–59 Fraserburgh
1959–60 Elgin City
1960–61 Buckie Thistle 3–1 Caledonian
1961–62 Lossiemouth
1962–63 Peterhead 5–1 Nairn County
1963–64 Nairn County
1964–65 Keith 1–0 Nairn County
1965–66 Peterhead
1966–67 Elgin City 3–2 (after 2–2 draw) Caledonian
1967–68 Peterhead
1968–69 Ross County
1969–70 Caledonian 2-1 Peterhead
1970–71 Inverness Thistle 6–1 Clachnacuddin
1971–72 Caledonian 6–1 (after 3–3 draw) Huntly
1972–73 Inverness Thistle 5–4 Fraserburgh
1973–74 Keith 3–2 Ross County
1974–75 Keith 6–2 (after 2–2 draw) Ross County
1975–76 Keith 3–1 Ross County
1976–77 Caledonian
1977–78 Caledonian
1978–79 Ross County 3–1 Rothes
1979–80 Buckie Thistle 3–2 Inverness Thistle
1980–81 Peterhead 1–0 Brora Rangers
1981–82 Clachnacuddin 2–1 (a.e.t.) Brora Rangers
1982–83 Elgin City 4–3 Peterhead
1983–84 Keith
1984–85 Forres Mechanics 1–0 Buckie Thistle
1985–86 Keith
1986–87 Buckie Thistle 5–0 Ross County
1987–88 Inverness Thistle 1–0 Buckie Thistle
1988–89 Keith 3–2 (after 1–1 draw) Caledonian
1989–90 Peterhead 2–1 Forres Mechanics
1990–91 Elgin City 2–1 Cove Rangers
1991–92 Ross County 3–1 Fraserburgh
1992–93 Huntly 1–1 (5–4 on pens.) Cove Rangers
1993–94 Huntly 4–1 Fraserburgh
1994–95 Cove Rangers 2–2 (5–3 on pens.) Lossiemouth
1995–96 Huntly 2–1 (a.e.t.) Cove Rangers
1996–97 Lossiemouth 2–1 Fraserburgh
1997–98 Elgin City 1–0 Cove Rangers
1998–99 Forres Mechanics 1–0 Keith
1999–00 Cove Rangers 4–3 Elgin City
2000–01 Forres Mechanics 2–1 Deveronvale
2001–02 Forres Mechanics 1–1 (4–3 on pens.) Deveronvale
2002–03 Keith 3–2 Deveronvale
2003–04 Clachnacuddin 3–0 Forres Mechanics
2004–05 Cove Rangers 2–0 Deveronvale
2005–06 Fraserburgh 4–1 Cove Rangers
2006–07 Keith 5–0 Buckie Thistle
2007–08 Inverurie Loco Works 3–1 Cove Rangers
2008–09 Inverurie Loco Works 2–1 (a.e.t.) Fraserburgh
2009–10 Forres Mechanics 2–0 Rothes
2010–11 Nairn County 4–0 Fraserburgh
2011–12 Buckie Thistle 2–0 Cove Rangers
2012–13 Keith 2–1 Inverurie Loco Works
2013–14 Clachnacuddin 3–3 (4–3 on pens.) Buckie Thistle
2014–15 Cove Rangers 4–0 Wick Academy
2015–16 Brora Rangers 0–0 (5–4 on pens.) Nairn County
2016–17 Cove Rangers 2–1 Formartine United
2017–18 Formartine United 2–1 Fraserburgh
2018–19 Cove Rangers 2–0 Formartine United
2019–20 Rothes 2–1 Buckie Thistle

Performance by clubEdit

Club Wins Last win Last final lost
Keith 10 2012–13 1998–99
Buckie Thistle 8 2011–12 2019–20
Forres Mechanics 7 2009–10 2003–04
Cove Rangers 6 2018–19 2011–12
Clachnacuddin 5 2013–14 1970–71
Elgin City 5 1997–98 1999–00
Huntly 5 1995–96 1971–72
Peterhead 5 1989–90 1982–83
Caledonian 5 1977–78 1988–89
Ross County 4 1991–92 1986–87
Inverness Thistle 3 1987–88 1979–80
Nairn County 2 2010–11 2015–16
Inverurie Loco Works 2 2008–09 2012–13
Fraserburgh 2 2005–06 2017–18
Lossiemouth 2 1996–97 1994–95
Rothes 1 2019–20 2009–10
Formartine United 1 2017–18 2018–19
Brora Rangers 1 2015–16 1981–82
Wick Academy 0 - 2014–15
Deveronvale 0 - 2004–05

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Scottish Football Historical Archive. "Scottish Highland Football League". Retrieved 2 September 2012.