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1965–66 Scottish Cup

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1965–66 Scottish Cup

1965–66 Scottish Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Celtic

The 1965–66 Scottish Cup was the 81st staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Rangers who defeated Celtic in the replayed final.

Preliminary round 1

Home team Score Away team
Berwick Rangers 1 – 0 Stenhousemuir
Dumbarton 2 – 2 Peebles Rovers
Forfar Athletic 1 – 1 Brechin City
Gala Fairydean 6 – 1 Selkirk
Raith Rovers 1 – 0 Inverness Caledonian

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Brechin City 1 – 3 Forfar Athletic
Peebles Rovers 2 – 3 Dumbarton

Preliminary round 2

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 2 – 2 Cowdenbeath
Ayr United 1 – 0 Fraserburgh
Berwick Rangers 0 – 0 Albion Rovers
East Fife 1 – 0 Elgin City
Gala Fairydean 4 – 5 Montrose
Glasgow University 1 – 2 Dumbarton
Raith Rovers 0 – 1 Alloa Athletic
Ross County 4 – 3 Forfar Athletic

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Albion Rovers 3 – 0 Berwick Rangers
Cowdenbeath 1 – 1 Arbroath

Second Replays

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 2 – 3 Cowdenbeath

First round

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 3 – 5 Ross County
Falkirk 1 – 2 Dundee United
Cowdenbeath 1 – 0 St. Mirren
Dumbarton 2 – 1 Montrose
Dundee 9-1 East Fife
East Stirlingshire 0 – 0 Motherwell
Hearts 2 – 1 Clyde
Dundee United 0 – 0 Falkirk
Ayr United 1 – 1 St. Johnstone
Celtic 4 – 0 Stranraer
Dunfermline Athletic 3 – 1 Partick Thistle
Hamilton Academical 1 – 3 Aberdeen
Hibernian 4 – 3 Third Lanark
Greenock Morton 1 – 1 Kilmarnock
Queen of the South 3 – 0 Albion Rovers
Rangers 5 – 1 Airdrieonians
Stirling Albion 3 – 1 Queen’s Park

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Motherwell 4 – 1 East Stirlingshire
St. Johnstone 1 – 0 Ayr United
Kilmarnock 3 – 0 Greenock Morton

Second round

Home team Score Away team
Cowdenbeath 3 – 3 St. Johnstone
Ross County 0 – 2 Rangers
Aberdeen 5 – 0 Dundee United
Dumbarton 1 – 0 Queen of the South
Dundee 0 – 2 Celtic
Stirling Albion 0 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Hearts 2 – 1 Hibernian
Kilmarnock 5 – 0 Motherwell

Replays

Home team Score Away team
St. Johnstone 3 – 0 Cowdenbeath
Dunfermline Athletic 4 – 1 Stirling Albion

Quarter-finals

Home team Score Away team
Dumbarton 0 – 3 Aberdeen
Dunfermline Athletic 2 – 1 Kilmarnock
Hearts 3 – 3 Celtic
Rangers 1 – 0 St. Johnstone

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 3 – 1 Hearts

Semi-finals

26 March 1966
Aberdeen 0 – 0 Rangers
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 49,360
Referee: JW Paterson

26 March 1966
Celtic 2 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 53,900

Replay


29 March 1966
Aberdeen 1 – 2 Rangers
Harry Melrose Goal 38' Forrest Goal 8'
 80'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 40,852
Referee: JW Paterson

Final

23 April 1966
Rangers 0 – 0 Celtic
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 126,552
Referee: Tiny Wharton

Teams

RANGERS:
GK Billy Ritchie
RB Kai Johansen
LB David Provan
RH John Greig
CH Ronnie McKinnon
LH Bobby Watson
RW Willie Henderson
IR Jimmy Millar
CF Jim Forrest
IL Willie Johnston
LW Davie Wilson
Manager:
Scot Symon
CELTIC:
GK Ronnie Simpson
RB Ian Young
LB Tommy Gemmell
RH Bobby Murdoch
CH Billy McNeill
LH John Clark
RW Jimmy Johnstone
IR Joe McBride
CF Stevie Chalmers
IL Charlie Gallagher
LW John Hughes
Manager:
Jock Stein

Replay


27 April 1966
Rangers 1 – 0 Celtic
Kai Johansen Goal
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 98,202
Referee: Tiny Wharton

Teams

RANGERS:
GK Billy Ritchie
RB Kai Johansen
LB David Provan
RH John Greig
CH Ronnie McKinnon
LH Bobby Watson
RW Willie Henderson
IR George McLean
CF Jimmy Millar
IL Willie Johnston
LW Davie Wilson
Manager:
Scot Symon
CELTIC:
GK Ronnie Simpson
RB Jim Craig
LB Tommy Gemmell
RH Bobby Murdoch
CH Billy McNeill
LH John Clark
RW Jimmy Johnstone
IR Joe McBride
CF Stevie Chalmers
IL Bertie Auld
LW John Hughes
Manager:
Jock Stein

See also

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