1955 Scottish League Cup Final

1955 Scottish League Cup Final
Event 1955–56 Scottish League Cup
Date 22 October 1955
Venue Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance 44,106

The 1955 Scottish League Cup Final was played on 22 October 1955, at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 10th Scottish League Cup competition. The final was contested by Aberdeen and St Mirren. Aberdeen won the match 2–1, thanks to a goal by Graham Leggat and an own goal by Jim Mallan.[1] The winning goal, scored 11 minutes from the end, was a "wind-assisted cross".[1] Aberdeen manager Davie Shaw later admitted that they had been "damn lucky" to win the Cup.[1] The match proved to be St Mirren's last appearance in a Scottish League Cup Final until 2010.[1]

Match details

22 October 1955
Aberdeen 2–1 St Mirren
Mallan  o.g.'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 44,106
GK Fred Martin
FB Jimmy Mitchell
FB Dave Caldwell
RH Bob Wilson
CH Jim Clunie
LH Archie Glen
RW Graham Leggat
IF Harry Yorston
CF Paddy Buckley
IF Bobby Wishart
LW Jack Hather
Davie Shaw
GK Jim Lornie
FB David Lapsley
FB Jim Mallan
RH Jackie Neilson
CH Willie Telfer
LH Bobby Holmes
RW Jim Rodger
IF Davie Laird
CF Jackie Brown
IF Tommy Gemmell
LW Brian Callan
Willie Reid


  1. 1 2 3 4 McKay, Ronnie (19 March 2010). "Bob still haunted by fluke". The Sun. Retrieved 19 March 2010.

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