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1876–77 Scottish Cup

1876–77 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Vale of Leven
Runners-up Rangers

The 1876–77 Scottish Cup was the fourth season of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Vale of Leven who defeated Glasgow club Rangers 3–2 in a twice-replayed final.

Calendar

Round First match date Fixtures Clubs
Original Byes Replays
First Round 23 September 1876 40 1 3 81 → 41
Second Round 21 October 1876 20 1 1 41 → 21
Third Round 11 November 1876 10 1 1 21 → 12
Fourth Round 23 November 1876 6 0 0 12 → 6
Quarter-finals 23 December 1876 3 0 0 6 → 3
Semi-finals 10 March 1877 1 1 0 3 → 2
Final 17 March 1877 1 0 2 2 → 1
  • 2 teams qualified for the Second Round after drawing their First Round replays
  • 23rd Renfrew RV resigned after winning their Round 1 match
  • 2 teams qualified for the Fourth Round after drawing their Third Round replays

First round

Home team Score Away team
Arthurlie 3 – 0 Drumpellier
Ayr Thistle 1 – 0 Beith
Barrhead 4 – 0 Hamilton Academical
Blythswood 2 – 1 Possilpark
Busby 2 – 0 Renfrew
Caledonian 2 – 1 Standard
Clydesdale 6 – 0 Craig Park
Crosshill 2 – 1 Hyde Park Loco Works
Cumnock 1 – 2 Portland
Dumbarton 1 – 1 Renton
Dumbreck 3 – 1 Dennistoun
Dumfries Walkover Ardrossan
Dunfermline Walkover Heart of Midlothian
Eastern 1 – 1 Alexandra Athletic
Edinburgh St. Andrew's 1 – 0 Grasshoppers
Edinburgh Swifts 2 – 1 Lenzie
Edinburgh Thistle 5 – 0 Hanover
Girvan 3 – 2 Kilmarnock Dean
Govan Walkover Western
Hamilton Adacemical 2 – 0 Thornhill
Kilbirnie 5 – 0 Maybole Carrick
1st Lanark RV 0 – 1 South Western
Lancefield 2 – 0 Parkgrove
Lennox 3 – 0 Alclutha
Levern Hurlet 0 – 1 Airdrie F.C.
Mauchline 5 – 0 Winton
Northern 12 – 0 Telegraphists
Partick 3 – 1 Havelock
Queen's Park 7 – 0 Sandyford
Rangers 4 – 1 Queen's Park Juniors
23rd Renfrew RV 2 – 0 Thornliebank
Renton Thistle 0 – 0 Vale of Leven Rovers
St. Andrew's Walkover Ayr Eglinton
Star of Leven 4 – 0 10th Dumbarton RV
St. Clements 1 – 0 3rd Edinburgh RV
Stonelaw 3 – 0 Shotts
3rd Lanark RV 6 – 0 Ramblers
Towerhill 2 – 1 Rovers
Vale of Leven 1 – 0 Helensburgh
West End 2 – 0 4th Renfrew RV

Replay

Home team Score Away team
Alexandra Athletic 1 – 0 Eastern
Renton 0 – 2 Dumbarton
Vale of Leven Rovers 1 – 1 Renton Thistle
  • Both clubs in drawn replay qualify for Second Round

Second round

Home team Score Away team
Barrhead 4 – 0 Airdrie
Clydesdale 0 – 0 3rd Lanark RV
Dumbreck 2 – 0 South Western
Edinburgh Swifts 1 – 0 Edinburgh Thistle
Girvan 4 – 0 Dumfries
Hamilton Academical 2 – 1 Dunfermline
Kilbirnie 0 – 1 Ayr Thistle
Lancefield 2 – 0 Crosshill
Lennox 5 – 1 Renton Thistle
Mauchline 2 – 1 Kilmarnock
Northern 4 – 0 Alexandra Athletic
Partick 5 – 1 Blythswood
Portland 2 – 0 St. Andrew's
Queen's Park 7 – 0 Caledonian
Rangers 8 – 0 Towerhill
Star of Leven 0 – 4 Dumbarton
St. Clement's 1 – 1 St. Andrew's
Stonelaw 0 – 4 Arthurlie
Vale of Leven 7 – 0 Vale of Leven Rovers
West End 1 – 0 Govan
  • Busby received a bye
  • Source mentions St. Andrew's at 2 games, one of these matches was played by Edinburgh St. Andrew's
  • Source gives no record of a replay between St. Clement's and St. Andrews, though the former is present in Round 3

Replay

Home team Score Away team
3rd Lanark RV 4 – 0 Clydesdale

Third round

Home team Score Away team
Ayr Thistle 1 – 0 Dumbreck
Edinburgh Swifts 1 – 1 West End
Hamilton Academical 0 – 0 Busby
Lancefield 3 – 0 Girvan
Lennox 1 – 0 Dumbarton
Mauchline 7 – 0 Portland
Northern 2 – 1 St. Clement's
Partick 2 – 0 Barrhead
Queen's Park 7 – 0 Arthurlie
Vale of Leven 0 – 0 3rd Lanark RV
  • Rangers received a bye
  • Source gives no record of a replay between Edinburgh Swifts and West End, though the former is present in Round 4

Replay

Home team Score Away team
Busby 0 – 0 Hamilton Academical
  • Both clubs progress to Fourth round

Fourth round

Home team Score Away team
Ayr Thistle Walkover Partick
Lancefield 2 – 0 Hamilton Academical
Lennox 4 – 0 Edinburgh Swifts
Queen's Park 4 – 0 Northern
Rangers 3 – 0 Mauchline
Vale of Leven 4 – 0 Busby

Quarter-finals

Home team Score Away team
Ayr Thistle 1 – 0 Lancefield
Rangers 3 – 0 Lennox
Vale of Leven 2 – 1 Queen's Park

Semi-finals

10 March 1877
Vale of Leven 9 – 0 Ayr Thistle
  • Rangers received a bye to the final

Final

Main article: 1877 Scottish Cup Final
17 March 1877
Vale of Leven 1 – 1 Rangers
Paton Goal 10' McDougall Goal 65'(og)
Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow
Attendance: 12 000
Referee: James Kerr (Hamilton)

Replay

7 April 1877
Vale of Leven 1 – 1 Rangers
McDougall Goal 70' Dunlop Goal 20'
Hamilton Crescent, Glasgow
Attendance: 14 000
Referee: James Kerr (Hamilton)

2nd Replay

13 April 1877
Vale of Leven 3 – 2 Rangers
Watson Goal 15'(og)
Baird Goal 70'
Paton Goal 88'
W. McNeil Goal 47'
Campbell Goal 50'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 7 500
Referee: James Kerr (Hamilton)

See also

External links

  • RSSSF: Scottish Cup 1876–77
  • Soccerbase: Scottish Cup 1876–77
  • IFFHS: Scottish Cup 1876–77
  • Scottish Football Archive 1876–77
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