1953 Scottish Cup Final


The 1953 Scottish Cup Final was played on 25 April 1953 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 68th staging of the Scottish Cup. Aberdeen and Rangers contested the match.[1] The match was drawn 1–1 and was replayed four days later. In the rematch Rangers won 1–0 through a Billy Simpson goal in the 42nd minute.

1953 Scottish Cup Final
Event1952–53 Scottish Cup
Date25 April 1953
VenueHampden Park, Glasgow
RefereeJack Mowat
Attendance129,761
Replay
Date29 April 1953
VenueHampden Park, Glasgow
RefereeJack Mowat
Attendance113,700
1952
1954

The victory was Rangers' 14th Scottish Cup win.

Final


Rangers1 – 1Aberdeen
Prentice  8' Yorston  80'
Attendance: 129,761
Referee: Jack Mowat[1]

Teams

RANGERS:
GK George Niven
RB George Young
LB John Little
RH Ian McColl
CH Duncan Stanners
LH Jim Pryde
RW Willie Waddell
IR Derek Grierson
CF Willie Paton
IL John Prentice
LW Johnny Hubbard
Manager:
Bill Struth
ABERDEEN:
GK Fred Martin
RB Jimmy Mitchell
LB Davie Shaw
RH Tony Harris
CH Alec Young
LH Jack Allister
RW Ian Rodger
IR Harry Yorston
CF Paddy Buckley
IL George Hamilton
LW Jack Hather
Manager:
Dave Halliday

Replay


Rangers1 – 0Aberdeen
Billy Simpson  42'
Attendance: 113,700
Referee: Jack Mowat

Teams

RANGERS:
GK George Niven
RB George Young
LB John Little
RH Ian McColl
CH Willie Woodburn
LH Jim Pryde
RW Willie Waddell
IR Derek Grierson
CF Billy Simpson
IL Willie Paton
LW Johnny Hubbard
Manager:
Bill Struth
ABERDEEN:
GK Fred Martin
RB Jimmy Mitchell
LB Davie Shaw
RH Tony Harris
CH Alec Young
LH Jack Allister
RW Ian Rodger
IR Harry Yorston
CF Paddy Buckley
IL George Hamilton
LW Jack Hather
Manager:
Dave Halliday

References


  1. "Scottish Cup Final Official Programme" (PDF). Scottish Football Association. 25 April 1953. Retrieved 2 November 2018.