Aberdeen FC - Road to the SLC Final

Scottish League Cup

1955 - 1956

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Final

Final

Aberdeen 2-1 St Mirren, 22 Oct 1955

Mallan 47' (o.g.), Leggat 79' - Holmes 58'
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, Attendance: 44,106
Referee: H. Phillips

Winners: Aberdeen

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Semi-final

Semi-final

Aberdeen 2-1 Rangers, 01 Oct 1955

Leggat 4', Wishart 29' - Hubbard 52'
Hampden Park, Glasgow, Scotland, Attendance: 80,000
Referee: R.H. Davidson
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Quarter-final

Quarter-final

Second leg: Hearts 2-4 Aberdeen, 17 Sept 1955

Urquhart 42' Conn 77' - Yorston 34', Leggat 55', Hather 70, 83'
Tynecastle, Edinburgh, Scotland, Attendance: 35,000
Referee: W. Brittle

Aggregate: Aberdeen 9–5 Hearts

Winners: Aberdeen

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Quarter-final

First leg: Aberdeen 5-3 Hearts, 14 Sept 1955

Leggat 21, 35', 64', Buckley 15', 35' - Young 36', 51', Urquart 43'
Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland, Attendance: 30,000
Referee: W. Brittle
Group 3

Ladder

Group 3

Scottish League Cup 1955-56 Table Positions.

Group 3

Clyde 1-2 Aberdeen, 03 Sept 1955

McHard 66' - Leggat 46', 83'
Shawfield Stadium, Glasgow, Scotland, Attendance: 8,000
Referee: J.A.S. Bissett
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Group 3

Dunfermline Athletic 2-2 Aberdeen, 31 Aug 1955

Millar 7', 64' - Buckley 20', 71'
East End Park, Dunfermline, Scotland, Attendance: 14,000
Referee: W. Syme
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Group 3

Aberdeen 2-1 Hibernian, 27 Aug 1955

Buckley 65', O'Neil 88' - Reilly 44'
Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland, Attendance: 30,000
Referee: R.H. Davidson
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Group 3

Aberdeen 3-2 Clyde, 20 Aug 1955

Wishart 8', Glen 54' (pen.), Vuckley 72' - Currie 44', Ring 89'
Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland, Attendance: 24,000
Referee: R. Yacamini
Flag of Scotland - in the public domain

Group 3

Aberdeen 3-2 Dunfermline Athletic, 17 Aug 1955

Mulhall 20', Leggat 65', Yorston 69' - Reilly 2', Millar 32'
Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen, Scotland, Attendance: 24,000
Referee: D. McKerchar
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Group 3

Hibernian 0-1 Aberdeen, 13 Aug 1955

Buckley 68'
Easter Road, Edinburgh, Scotland, Attendance: 30,000
Referee: R.J. Smith
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(Scottish League Cup Group 3, Table Positions 1955-56: GR - Goal Ratio (i.e., GF divided by GA, used in place of GD - Goal Difference.)
  • Background Divider: Pride of Scotland Flag (League Cup) - This digital image by Graeme Watson 2020.
    Header Background: From Graeme Watson's personal collection of programmes, shirts, memorabilia. Programmes displayed on this website are to illustrate the article on the match to which the programme was issued and to bring further understanding to the reader.
    A.F.C Official's, Player's, match and staff details source: AFC Heritage - The Official Aberdeen Football Club Heritage Trust.
    Insert Image: Flag of Scotland - This work is ineligible for copyright and therefore in the public domain because it consists entirely of information that is common property and contains no original authorship. This is the flag of Scotland, St. Andrew's Saltire. The colour is used here is the original colour one would find in the Union flag and used as the national flag before a 2003 committee of the Scottish Parliament met to examine a petition that the Scottish Government adopt the Pantone 300 colour as a standard.
    Additional information source: (Leatherdale, Clive (1986). The Aberdeen Football Companion. John Donald, Edinburgh.)
    Scottish League Cup Group 3, Table Positions: (Leatherdale, Clive (1986). The Aberdeen Football Companion. John Donald, Edinburgh.)

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