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1956 Scottish League Cup Final

1956 Scottish League Cup Final
Event 1956–57 Scottish League Cup
Date 27 October 1956
31 October 1956
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance 59,000

The 1956 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 27 October 1956 and replayed on 31 October 1956. Both matches were played at Hampden Park in Glasgow and it was the final of the 11th Scottish League Cup competition. The final was contested by Celtic and Partick Thistle. The first match ended in a goalless draw, necessitating the reply. Celtic won the replay match 3–0, thanks to a goal by Bobby Collins and two goals by John McPhail.

Match details

27 October 1956
Celtic 0–0 Partick Thistle
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 59,000
CELTIC:
GK Dick Beattie
FB Mike Haughney
FB Sean Fallon
RH Bobby Evans
CH John Jack
LH Bertie Peacock
RW Jimmy Walsh
IF Bobby Collins
CF John McPhail
IF Charlie Tully
LW Willie Fernie
Manager:
Jimmy McGrory
PARTICK THISTLE :
GK Tom Ledgerwood
FB Andy Kerr
FB Bobby Gibb
RH Peter Collins
CH Jimmy Davidson
LH David Mathers
RW Johnny McKenzie
IF George Smith
CF Joe Hogan
IF Alex Wright
LW Tommy Ewing
Manager:
David Meiklejohn

Replay

31 October 1956
Celtic 3–0 Partick Thistle


Hampden Park, Glasgow
CELTIC:
GK Dick Beattie
FB Mike Haughney
FB Sean Fallon
RH Bobby Evans
CH John Jack
LH Bertie Peacock
RW Jimmy Walsh
IF Bobby Collins
CF John McPhail
IF Charlie Tully
LW Willie Fernie
Manager:
Jimmy McGrory
PARTICK THISTLE :
GK Tom Ledgerwood
FB Andy Kerr
FB Bobby Gibb
RH Peter Collins
CH Jimmy Davidson
LH David Mathers
RW Johnny McKenzie
IF George Smith
CF Joe Hogan
IF Alex Wright
LW Tommy Ewing
Manager:
David Meiklejohn

External links

  • Soccerbase – first match
  • Soccerbase – replay
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