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1968–69 Scottish Cup

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1968–69 Scottish Cup

1968–69 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Celtic
Runners-up Rangers

The 1968-69 Scottish Cup was the 84th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Celtic who defeated Rangers in the final.

Preliminary round 1

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 6 – 1 Ross County
Brechin City 1 – 1 Montrose
Cowdenbeath 1 – 0 Clydebank
Forfar Athletic 1 – 2 Nairn County
St. Cuthbert Wanderers 1 – 0 Civil Service Strollers

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Montrose 3 – 2 Brechin City

Preliminary round 2

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 0 – 0 East Stirlingshire
Dumbarton 3 – 2 Vale of Leithen
Glasgow University 5 – 2 St. Cuthbert Wanderers
Hamilton Academical 0 – 2 Cowdenbeath
Montrose 6 – 1 Fraserburgh
Nairn County 0 – 2 Berwick Rangers
Stenhousemuir 1 – 0 Albion Rovers
Stranraer 2 – 0 Elgin City

Replays

Home team Score Away team
East Stirlingshire 2 – 1 Alloa Athletic

First round

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 3 – 0 Berwick Rangers
Ayr United 1 – 0 Queen of the South
Dumbarton 0 – 1 St. Mirren
Dundee 1 – 2 Hearts
Dundee United 2 – 1 Queen’s Park
East Stirlingshire 2 – 0 Stirling Albion
Falkirk 1 – 2 Greenock Morton
Kilmarnock 6 – 0 Glasgow University
Montrose 1 – 0 Cowdenbeath
Motherwell 1 – 1 Clyde
Partick Thistle 3 – 3 Celtic
Raith Rovers 0 – 2 Dunfermline Athletic
Rangers 1 – 0 Hibernian
St. Johnstone 3 – 2 Arbroath
Stenhousemuir 0 – 3 Airdrieonians
Stranraer 3 – 1 East Fife

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 8 – 1 Partick Thistle
Clyde 2 – 1 Motherwell

Second round

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 2 – 2 Dunfermline Athletic
Rangers 2 – 0 Hearts
Airdrieonians 1 – 1 St. Mirren
Clyde 0 – 0 Celtic
Dundee United 6 – 2 Ayr United
East Stirlingshire 1 – 1 St. Johnstone
Montrose 1 – 1 Kilmarnock
Stranraer 1 – 3 Greenock Morton

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Dunfermline Athletic 0 – 2 Aberdeen
Celtic 3 – 0 Clyde
St. Johnstone 3 – 0 East Stirlingshire
St. Mirren 1 – 3 Airdrieonians
Kilmarnock 4 – 1 Greenock Morton

Quarter-finals

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 0 – 0 Kilmarnock
Celtic 3 – 2 St. Johnstone
Dundee United 2 – 3 Greenock Morton
Rangers 1 – 0 Airdrieonians

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Kilmarnock 0 – 3 Aberdeen

Semi-finals

22 March 1969
Celtic 4 – 1 Greenock Morton
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 48,394

22 March 1969
Rangers 6 – 1 Aberdeen
Andy PenmanGoal 14' Goal 51'
Willie Henderson Goal 39'
Willie Johnston Goal 47' Goal 72' Goal 84'
Forrest Goal 45'
Celtic Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 66,197
Referee: WJ Mullen

Final

26 April 1969
Celtic 4 – 0 Rangers
Stevie Chalmers Goal
George Connelly Goal 45'
Bobby Lennox Goal 44'
Billy McNeill Goal 3'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 132,000
Referee: Jim Callaghan

Teams

CELTIC:
GK Scotland John Fallon
DF Scotland Jim Craig
DF Scotland Billy McNeill
DF Scotland Jim Brogan
DF Scotland Tommy Gemmell
MF Scotland George Connelly
MF Scotland Bobby Murdoch
MF Scotland Bertie Auld
MF Scotland Bobby Lennox
FW Scotland Stevie Chalmers
FW Scotland Willie Wallace
Manager:
Scotland Jock Stein
RANGERS:
GK Scotland Norrie Martin
DF Denmark Kai Johansen
DF Scotland John Greig
DF Scotland Ronnie McKinnon
DF Scotland Willie Mathieson
MF Scotland Willie Henderson
MF Scotland Dave Smith
MF Scotland Andy Penman
MF Sweden Örjan Persson
FW Scotland Willie Johnston
FW Scotland Alex Ferguson
Manager:
Scotland David White

See also

Template:1968–69 in Scottish football

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