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1953–54 Scottish Cup

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1953–54 Scottish Cup

1953–54 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Celtic
Runners-up Aberdeen

The 1953–54 Scottish Cup was the 69th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Celtic who defeated Aberdeen in the final.

First round

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 1 – 3 Clyde
Berwick Rangers 7 – 0 East Stirlingshire
East Fife 0 – 3 Queen of the South
Fraserburgh 5 – 4 Leith Athletic
Inverness Thistle 3 – 3 Hamilton Academical
Montrose 0 – 1 Peebles Rovers
Greenock Morton 3 – 2 Dundee United
Partick Thistle 1 – 0 Airdrieonians
Rangers 2 – 0 Queen’s Park
St. Johnstone 1 – 2 Hibernian
St. Mirren 1 – 2 Motherwell
Stirling Albion 2 – 1 Dumbarton
Stranraer 1 – 4 Dunfermline Athletic
Third Lanark 2 – 2 Stenhousemuir

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Hamilton Academical 3 – 1 Inverness Thistle
Stenhousemuir 0 – 0 Third Lanark

Second Replays

Home team Score Away team
Third Lanark 1 – 0 Stenhousemuir

Second round

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 1 – 1 Dundee
Berwick Rangers 5 – 1 Ayr United
Brechin City 2 – 3 Hamilton Academical
Coldstream 1 – 10 Raith Rovers
Duns 0 – 8 Aberdeen
Falkirk 1 – 2 Celtic
Fraserburgh 0 – 3 Hearts
Hibernian 7 – 0 Clyde
Greenock Morton 4 – 0 Cowdenbeath
Motherwell 5 – 2 Dunfermline Athletic
Peebles Rovers 1 – 1 Buckie Thistle
Queen of the South 3 – 0 Forfar Athletic
Rangers 2 – 2 Kilmarnock
Stirling Albion 0 – 0 Arbroath
Tarff Rovers 1 – 9 Partick Thistle
Third Lanark 7 – 2 Deveronvale

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 1 – 3 Stirling Albion
Buckie Thistle 7 – 2 Peebles Rovers
Dundee 4 – 0 Albion Rovers
Kilmarnock 1 – 3 Rangers

Third round

Home team Score Away team
Berwick Rangers 3 – 0 Dundee
Hamilton Academical 2 – 0 Greenock Morton
Hibernian 1 – 3 Aberdeen
Motherwell 4 – 1 Raith Rovers
Partick Thistle 5 – 3 Buckie Thistle
Queen of the South 1 – 2 Hearts
Stirling Albion 3 – 4 Celtic
Third Lanark 0 – 0 Rangers

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Rangers 4 – 4 Third Lanark

Second Replays

Home team Score Away team
Rangers 3 – 2 Third Lanark

Quarter-finals

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 3 – 0 Hearts
Hamilton Academical 1 – 2 Celtic
Partick Thistle 1 – 1 Motherwell
Rangers 4 – 0 Berwick Rangers

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Motherwell 2 – 1 Partick Thistle

Semi-finals

27 March 1954
Celtic 2 – 2 Motherwell
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 102,424

10 April 1954
Aberdeen 6 – 0 Rangers
Joe O'Neil Goal 13' Goal 34' Goal 80'
Graham Leggat Goal 70'
Jack Allister Goal 86'
Paddy Buckley Goal 89'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 110,939
Referee: Jack Mowat

Replays


5 April 1954
Celtic 3 – 1 Motherwell
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 92,600

Final

24 April 1954
Celtic 2 – 1 Aberdeen
Alec Young Goal 50' (o.g.)
Sean Fallon Goal 64'
Paddy Buckley Goal 51'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 130,060
Referee: Charlie Faultless

Teams

CELTIC:
GK Scotland John Bonnar
RB Scotland Mike Haughney
LB Scotland Frank Meechan
RH Scotland Bobby Evans
CH Scotland Jock Stein
LH Northern Ireland Bertie Peacock
RW Scotland John Higgins
IR Scotland Willie Fernie
CF Republic of Ireland Sean Fallon
IL Northern Ireland Charlie Tully
LW Scotland Neil Mochan
Manager:
Scotland Jimmy McGrory
ABERDEEN:
GK Scotland Fred Martin
RB Scotland Jimmy Mitchell
LB Scotland Dave Caldwell
RH Scotland Jack Allister
CH Scotland Alec Young
LH Scotland Archie Glen
RW Scotland Graham Leggat
IR Scotland George Hamilton
CF Scotland Paddy Buckley
IL Scotland Jim Clunie
LW England Jackie Hather
Manager:
Scotland Dave Halliday

See also

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