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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
1955
1957

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

Replay

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

External links

  • Soccerbase – first match
  • Soccerbase – replay

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