1960–61 Scottish Cup

The 1960–61 Scottish Cup was the 76th staging of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The Cup was won by Dunfermline Athletic who defeated Celtic in the replayed final.

1960–61 Scottish Cup
CountryScotland
ChampionsDunfermline Athletic
Runners-upCeltic

First round

Home team Score Away team
Alloa Athletic 5 – 4 East Stirlingshire
Berwick Rangers 1 – 4 Dunfermline Athletic
Clyde 0 – 2 Hibernian
Deveronvale 1 – 0 Stirling Albion
Elgin City 2 – 2 Airdrieonians
Falkirk 1 – 3 Celtic
Hearts 9 – 0 Tarff Rovers
Keith 1 – 2 East Fife
Montrose 3 – 1 Albion Rovers
Peebles Rovers 4 – 2 Gala Fairydean
Queen of the South 1 – 1 St Johnstone
Queen’s Park 2 – 3 Arbroath
Third Lanark 2 – 0 Stenhousemuir

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Airdrieonians 2 – 0 Elgin City
St Johnstone 1 – 2 Queen of the South

Second round

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 4 – 2 Deveronvale
Alloa Athletic 2 – 0 Dumbarton
Ayr United 0 – 0 Airdrieonians
Brechin City 5 – 3 Duns
Buckie Thistle 0 – 2 Raith Rovers
Celtic 6 – 0 Montrose
Cowdenbeath 1 – 4 Motherwell
Dundee 1 – 5 Rangers
Dundee United 0 – 1 St Mirren
East Fife 1 – 3 Partick Thistle
Forfar Athletic 2 – 0 Greenock Morton
Hibernian 15 – 1 Peebles Rovers
Kilmarnock 1 – 2 Hearts
Queen of the South 0 – 2 Hamilton Academical
Stranraer 1 – 3 Dunfermline Athletic
Third Lanark 5 – 2 Arbroath

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Airdrieonians 3 – 1 Ayr United

Third round

Home team Score Away team
Aberdeen 3 – 6 Dunfermline Athletic
Alloa Athletic 2 – 1 Forfar Athletic
Brechin City 0 – 3 Airdrieonians
Hamilton Academical 0 – 4 Hibernian
Motherwell 2 – 2 Rangers
Partick Thistle 1 – 2 Hearts
Raith Rovers 1 – 4 Celtic
St Mirren 3 – 3 Third Lanark

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Rangers 2 – 5 Motherwell
Third Lanark 0 – 8 St Mirren

Quarter-finals

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 1 – 1 Hibernian
Dunfermline Athletic 4 – 0 Alloa Athletic
Hearts 0 – 1 St Mirren
Motherwell 0 – 1 Airdrieonians

Replays

Home team Score Away team
Hibernian 0 – 1 Celtic

Semi-finals

Celtic4 – 0Airdrieonians
Dunfermline Athletic0 – 0St Mirren

Replay

Dunfermline Athletic1 – 0St Mirren

Final

Dunfermline Athletic0 – 0Celtic
Teams
DUNFERMLINE ATHLETIC:
GK Scotland Eddie Connachan
RB Scotland Cammie Fraser
LB Northern Ireland Willie Cunningham
RH Scotland Ron Mailer
CH Scotland Jackie Williamson
LH Scotland George Miller
RW Scotland George Peebles
IR Scotland Alex Smith
CF Scotland Charlie Dickson
IL Scotland Dan McLindon
LW Scotland Harry Melrose
Manager:
Scotland Jock Stein
CELTIC:
GK Scotland Frank Haffey
RB Scotland Duncan MacKay
LB Scotland Jim Kennedy
RH Scotland Paddy Crerand
CH Scotland Billy McNeill
LH Scotland John Clark
RW Republic of Ireland Charlie Gallagher
IR Scotland Willie Fernie
CF Scotland John Hughes
IL Scotland Stevie Chalmers
LW Scotland Alex Byrne
Manager:
Scotland Jimmy McGrory

Replay

Dunfermline Athletic2 – 0Celtic
Dave Thomson Goal
Charlie Dickson Goal
Teams
DUNFERMLINE ATHLETIC:
GK Scotland Eddie Connachan
RB Scotland Cammie Fraser
LB Northern Ireland Willie Cunningham
RH Scotland Ron Mailer
CH Scotland George Miller
LH Scotland John Sweeney
RW Scotland George Peebles
IR Scotland Alex Smith
CF Scotland Dave Thomson
IL Scotland Charlie Dickson
LW Scotland Harry Melrose
Manager:
Scotland Jock Stein
CELTIC:
GK Scotland Frank Haffey
RB Scotland Duncan MacKay
LB Scotland Willie O'Neill
RH Scotland Paddy Crerand
CH Scotland Billy McNeill
LH Scotland John Clark
RW Republic of Ireland Charlie Gallagher
IR Scotland Willie Fernie
CF Scotland John Hughes
IL Scotland Stevie Chalmers
LW Scotland Alex Byrne
Manager:
Scotland Jimmy McGrory

See also

External links

1960–61 Rangers F.C. season

The 1960–61 season is the 81st season of competitive football by Rangers.

2016–17 Dunfermline Athletic F.C. season

The 2016–17 season was Dunfermline Athletic's first season in the Scottish Championship, having finished top of the Scottish League One in 2015–16. The Pars were relegated from the competition's previous incarnation, the Scottish First Division at the end of the 2012–13 season.Manager Allan Johnston made four permanent first-team summer signings as he began his second season as Dunfermline Athletic manager. The club's first competitive fixtures came in the revamped Scottish League Cup, where they were eliminated at the group stage after finishing in third place. Dunfermline Athletic also competed in the Challenge Cup and the Scottish Cup, where they were knocked out by Dundee United and Hamilton Academical respectively.

Dave Thomson (footballer)

Dave Thomson (2 February 1938 – 28 January 2016) was a Scottish professional footballer.

Thomson was part of the Dunfermline Athletic team that won the 1960–61 Scottish Cup, scoring the opening goal with a header in the 67th minute.

Thomson died on 28 January 2016 at the age of 77.

East End Park

East End Park is a football stadium situated in Dunfermline, Fife, Scotland with a seating capacity of 11,480.The stadium plays host to the home matches of Scottish Championship side, Dunfermline Athletic The stadium currently comprises four stands: the East Stand (currently sponsored by SQMC), the Main Stand (currently sponsored by srj windows), the North Stand and the Norrie McCathie Stand. The stadium is all seater and has under-soil heating.

George Peebles

George Peebles (22 January 1936 – 16 October 2016) was a Scottish football player and manager. He played for Dunfermline Athletic for most of his career, helping the club win the 1960–61 Scottish Cup. Peebles provided an assist for the first Dunfermline goal in their cup final victory against Celtic. He moved to Stirling Albion in 1966 for a £4000 transfer fee.Peebles later became a coach, managing Stirling Albion between 1986 and 1988. He had previously served as an assistant to Alex Smith, taking over when Smith moved to St Mirren. Peebles then coached players at St Johnstone on a part-time basis, while also working as a painter and decorator.

Hastie Weir

Samuel Hastie Weir (24 October 1930 – 1999) was a Scottish footballer, who played as a goalkeeper for Queen's Park, Motherwell and Partick Thistle in the Scottish Football League.

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