1987 Scottish League Cup Final

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1987 Scottish League Cup Final
Event 1987–88 Scottish League Cup
Date 25 October 1987
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Referee Bob Valentine
Attendance 71,961

The 1987 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 25 October 1987 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 42nd Scottish League Cup competition. The final was contested by Aberdeen and Rangers. Rangers defeated Aberdeen 5–3 on penalties after the sides drew 3–3.[1][2]

Match details

Aberdeen 3 – 3 (a.e.t.) Rangers
Bett Goal pen' (9)
Hewitt Goal 72'
Falconer Goal 80'
Report Cooper Goal 22'
Durrant Goal 40'
Fleck Goal 87'
Bett Penalty scored
Nicholas Penalty missed
Weir Penalty scored
Hewitt Penalty scored
3 – 5
Rangers went first
Penalty scored McCoist
Penalty scored Cooper
Penalty scored Fleck
Penalty scored Francis
Penalty scored Durrant
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 71,961
Referee: Bob Valentine


GK 1 Scotland Jim Leighton
RB 2 Scotland Stewart McKimmie
CB 5 Scotland Alex McLeish
CB 6 Scotland Willie Miller (c)
LB 11 Scotland Willie Falconer
RM 3 Scotland Bobby Connor
CM 4 Scotland Neil Simpson Substituted off
CM 8 Scotland Jim Bett
LM 10 Wales Peter Nicholas
CF 9 Scotland Joe Miller
CF 7 Scotland John Hewitt
MF 12 Scotland Peter Weir Substituted in
MF 14 Scotland Brian Grant
Scotland Ian Porterfield
GK 1 Scotland Nicky Walker
RB 2 Northern Ireland Jimmy Nicholl
CB 6 Scotland Richard Gough
CB 4 England Graham Roberts (c)
LB 3 Scotland Stuart Munro
RM 7 Scotland John McGregor Substituted off 1'
CM 5 Scotland Derek Ferguson Substituted off 2'
CM 10 Scotland Ian Durrant
LM 11 Scotland Davie Cooper
CF 9 Scotland Ally McCoist
CF 8 Scotland Robert Fleck
DF 12 Israel Avi Cohen Substituted in 1'
FW 14 England Trevor Francis Substituted in 2'
Scotland Graeme Souness


  1. ^ "Aberdeen 3-3 Rangers". AFC Heritage Trust. Retrieved 24 October 2017.
  2. ^ Reynolds, Jim (26 October 1987). "Spot-on Rangers earn the cheers". The Glasgow Herald. p. 9. Retrieved 11 November 2017.

See also

External links

  • Soccerbase
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