1972 Scottish League Cup Final

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1972 Scottish League Cup Final
Event 1972–73 Scottish League Cup
Date 9 December 1972
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Referee Alastair MacKenzie (Larbert)
Attendance 71,696

The 1972 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 9 December 1972 and was the final of the 27th Scottish League Cup competition. It was contested by Hibernian and Celtic. Hibs won the match 2–1, thanks to goals by Jimmy O'Rourke and Pat Stanton. This meant that Hibs won their first major national cup competition since the 1902 Scottish Cup, and it was their first cup win at Hampden Park.[1]

Match details

Hibernian 2–1 Celtic
Stanton Goal 60'
O'Rourke Goal 66'
Dalglish Goal 77'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 71,696
GK 1 Jim Herriot
DF 2 John Brownlie
DF 3 Erich Schaedler
MF 4 Pat Stanton
DF 5 Jim Black
DF 6 John Blackley
MF 7 Alex Edwards
FW 8 Jimmy O'Rourke
FW 9 Alan Gordon
MF 10 Alex Cropley
MF 11 Arthur Duncan
MF ? Johnny Hamilton
Eddie Turnbull
GK 1 Evan Williams
DF 2 Danny McGrain
DF 3 Jim Brogan
DF 4 Pat McCluskey
DF 5 Billy McNeill
MF 6 David Hay
MF 7 Jimmy Johnstone Substituted off
MF 8 George Connelly
FW 9 Kenny Dalglish
MF 10 Harry Hood
FW 11 Lou Macari
MF ? Tommy Callaghan Substituted in
Jock Stein


  1. ^ Classic match: Hibs 2, Celtic 1, December 9, 1972, Edinburgh Evening News, 26 January 2009. Accessed 1 May 2009. Archived 2009-05-05.

External links

  • Soccerbase
  • TheCelticWiki
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