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1997–98 Scottish League Cup

1997–98 Scottish League Cup
Country Scotland
Champions Celtic
Runners-up Dundee United

The 1997–98 Scottish League Cup was the 52nd staging of Scotland's second most prestigious football knockout competition. The competition was won by Celtic, who defeated Dundee United 3–0 in the Final. The Final was played at Ibrox Stadium because Hampden Park was being redeveloped, work which was completed in time for the 1999 Scottish Cup Final.

First round

Home team Score Away team
Arbroath 0 – 4 Queen of the South
Berwick Rangers 2 – 0 Brechin City
Cowdenbeath 0 – 2 Alloa Athletic
Dumbarton (p)1 – 1 Queen's Park
East Stirlingshire 3 – 1 Stranraer
Forfar Athletic 1 – 0 Albion Rovers
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 5 – 1 Stenhousemuir
Ross County 2 – 1 Montrose

Second round

Home team Score Away team
Berwick Rangers 0 – 7 Celtic
Dumbarton 1 – 5 Aberdeen
Dundee 1 – 0 East Stirlingshire
Dunfermline Athletic (p)0 – 0 Ayr United
East Fife 0 – 2 Kilmarnock
Hibernian 3 – 1 Alloa Athletic
Livingston 0 – 2 Heart of Midlothian
Morton 4 – 1 Airdrieonians
Motherwell (p)2 – 2 Inverness Caledonian Thistle
Partick Thistle 2 – 3 Stirling Albion
Queen of the South 2 – 4 Dundee United
Raith Rovers 5 – 0 Forfar Athletic
Ross County 0 – 3 Falkirk
St. Johnstone 3 – 0 Clyde
St. Mirren 2 – 0 Clydebank
Hamilton Academical 0 – 1 Rangers

Third round

Home team Score Away team
Dundee United 2 – 1 Hibernian
Dunfermline Athletic 2 – 0 St. Mirren
Motherwell 3 – 0 Morton
Stirling Albion 6 – 2 Kilmarnock
Dundee 0 – 3 Aberdeen
Raith Rovers 1 – 2 Heart of Midlothian
Rangers 4 – 1 Falkirk
St. Johnstone 0 – 1 Celtic

Quarter-finals

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 1 – 0 Motherwell
Stirling Albion 0 – 2 Aberdeen
Dunfermline Athletic 1 – 0 Heart of Midlothian
Rangers 0 – 1 Dundee United

Semi-finals

14 October 1997
Dunfermline Athletic 0 – 1 Celtic
Report Burley Goal 70'
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 27,796

15 October 1997
Aberdeen 1 – 3 Dundee United
Windass Goal 49' Report Winters Goal 35'
Easton Goal 53'
Winters Goal 75'
Tynecastle Stadium, Edinburgh
Attendance: 10,459

Final

30 November 1997
Celtic 3 – 0 Dundee United
Rieper Goal 21'
Larsson Goal 24'
Burley Goal 59'
Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 49,305

External links

  • Scottish League Cup 1997/1998
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