Summer Cup

1940-1945

 

See also

Main index

Club directory

Southern League

Summer Cup 1964 & 1965

 

This competition was organized by the Southern League and ran from when the league season finished at the end of May until July. Unlike the other war-time competitions, no club won it more than once.

 

Winners

1940-41 Hibernian

1941-42 Rangers

1942-43 St Mirren

1943-44 Motherwell

1944-45 Partick Thistle

 

The Summer Cup was briefly revived in the mid 1960s.

 

 

1940-41

First Round (7 &14 June 1941)

Airdrieonians v Hamilton Academical     

Celtic v Hibernian                                              

Falkirk v Rangers                                             

Heart of Midlothian v Queen’s Park          

Morton v Clyde                                

Motherwell v Dumbarton                           

Partick Thistle v St Mirren                            

Third Lanark v Albion Rovers                      

 

Second Round (21 & 28 June 1940)

Hamilton Academical v Rangers

Hibernian v Clyde                    

 

St Mirren v Heart of Midlothian

Third Lanark v Dumbarton                           

 

Semi-Final (5 July 1941)

Heart of Midlothian v Rangers                   

(at Hampden Park)

Hibernian v Dumbarton                

(at Tynecastle)

 

Final  at Hampden Park (12 July 1941)

Hibernian v Rangers                                       

 

 

2-3, 2-4

3-5, 0-1

2-3, 1-3

8-1, 1-3

1-2, 1-3

2-2, 0-3

1-3, 1-3

5-2, 4-1

 

 

1-3, 5-5

1-2, 4-3, 2-1

(third at Ibrox)

2-3, 1-5

0-1, 0-4

 

 

2-4

 

1-0

 

 

 

3-2

 

1941-42

First Round (30 May & 6 June 1942)

Albion Rovers v Queen's Park    

Celtic v Partick Thistle                    

Dumbarton v Motherwell           

Falkirk v Morton                              

 (1-1 on corners – Falkirk won on toss of coin)

Hamilton Academical v Rangers                

Hibernian v Clyde                                            

St Mirren v Heart of Midlothian

Third Lanark v Airdrieonians       

 

Second Round (13 & 20 June 1942)

Hibernian v Third Lanark                                              

Albion Rovers v Heart of Midlothian

Celtic v Motherwell                        

Falkirk v Rangers                                             

 

Semi-Final (27 June 1942)

Hibs v Motherwell                                          

(at Tynecastle)

Rangers v Albion Rovers                                              

(at Hampden)

 

Final at Hampden Park (4 July 1942)

Rangers v Hibernian                                       

Rangers won on toss of coin after 2-2 on corners

 

 

2-0, 3-4

2-1, 2-0

1-0, 2-4

3-2, 0-1

 

1-7

2-1, 2-0

3-3, 1-4

4-3, 4-1

 

 

8-2, 5-1

3-0, 0-2

1-2, 1-2

1-0, 0-3

 

 

3-1

 

3-2

 

 

 

2-2

 

1942-43

First Round (29 May & 5 June 1943)

St Mirren v Third Lanark                                               

Dumbarton v Hamilton Academical         

Clyde v Morton                                                

Albion Rovers v Falkirk                                  

Motherwell v Celtic                                        

Rangers v Heart of Midlothian                   

Queen's Park v Airdrieonians                     

Hibernian v Partick Thistle                           

 

Second Round (12 & 19 June 1943)

St Mirren v Dumbarton                                

Morton v Falkirk                                                              

Celtic v Rangers                                                               

Queen's Park v Hibernian                                            

 

Semi-Final (26 June 1943)

St Mirren v Morton                                        

Rangers v Hibernian

(at Hampden Park)                                         

 

Final at Hampden Park (3 July 1943)

St Mirren v Rangers                       

 

 

6-3, 3-1

6-2, 1-2

1-1, 3-8

0-1, 0-4

2-2, 2-3

2-0, 2-1

3-2, 4-1

7-0, 5-2

 

 

6-3, 1-1

3-0, 4-1

0-4, 1-4

1-2, 0-4

 

 

3-3, 3-2

3-1

 

 

 

1-0

 

1943-44

First Round (3 & 10 June 1944)

Airdrieonians v Hibernian                                            

Dumbarton v Clyde                                        

Falkirk v Dundee United                                              

Hamilton Academicals v Motherwell      

Hearts v Albion Rovers                                 

Partick Thistle v Third Lanark                      

Queen's Park v St Mirren                                             

Raith Roversv Morton                                   

 

Second Round (17 & 24 June 1944)

Heart of Midlothian v Falkirk                      

Morton v Hibernian                                       

Partick Thistle v Clyde                                   

St Mirren v Motherwell                                

 

Semi-Final (1 July 1944)

Clyde v Morton                                                

[Clyde won on better Cup goal Average]

Motherwell v Falkirk                                      

 

Final at Hampden Park (8 July 1944)

Motherwell v Clyde                                       

 

 

2-4, 0-3

2-4, 0-6

4-0, 2-0

2-1, 0-8

5-1, 3-2

3-1, 3-2

2-2, 1-2

1-2, 3-3

 

 

1-4, 0-2

1-1, 2-0

1-3, 1-6

2-3, 0-4

 

 

3-3

 

3-1

 

 

1-0

 

1944-45

First Round (26 May & 2 June 1945)

Albion Rovers v Celtic                                    

Clyde v Queen's Park                                    

Heart of Midlothian v Airdrieonians        

Morton v Hamilton Academical                 

Partick Thistle v Dumbarton                       

St Mirren v Hibernian                                    

Third Lanark v Falkirk                                     

 

Second Round (9 & 16 June 1945)

Hibernian v Falkirk                                          

Morton v Queen's Park                                

Partick Thistle v Heart of Midlothian       

Celtic bye

 

Semi-Final (23 June 1945)

Hibernian v Celtic

(at Tynecastle Park)                       

Partick Thistle v Morton               

(at Hampden)                   

 

Final at Hampden Park (30 June 1945)

Partick Thistle v Hibernian                           

 

 

1-1, 2-4

2-1, 2-5

3-0, 2-0

6-1, 4-2

4-4, 2-1

4-2, 0-7

2-1, 0-5

 

 

3-1, 0-1

1-0, 0-0

3-0, 1-2

bye

 

 

2-0

 

1-0

 

 

 

2-0