1962 British League Cup

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1962 British League Cup
Country Great Britain
Teams 16
Champions Rangers
Runners-up Celtic
Matches played 16
Goals scored 52 (3.25 per match)

The 1962 British League Cup was the _th of the British League Cup, a cup competition for the teams competing in Britain. This was the fourth time that all of the teams came from the British Football League. The competition took place between December and February with the final being held at Ninian Park.

First round[edit | edit source]

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Wrexham 4–1 Linfield 11 December 1961
2 West Bromwich Albion 2–1 Tottenham Hotspur 11 December 1961
3 Arsenal 3–0 Middlesbrough 11 December 1961
4 Hearts 2–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 11 December 1961
5 Celtic 3–0 Glentoran 12 December 1961
6 Rangers 2–1 Blackpool 12 December 1961
7 Kilmarnock 2–1 Sheffield Wednesday 12 December 1961
8 West Ham United 2–1 Aberdeen 12 December 1961

Quarter Finals[edit | edit source]

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Celtic 2–0 Wrexham 6 January 1962
2 Rangers 2–1 Kilmarnock 6 January 1962
3 West Bromwich Albion 2–0 West Ham United 6 January 1962
4 Hearts 2–4 Arsenal 6 January 1962

Semi Finals[edit | edit source]

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Rangers 3–1 West Bromwich Albion 20 January 1962
2 Arsenal 2–4 Celtic 20 January 1962

Final[edit | edit source]

The final was played on the 17 February, at Ninian Park with Rangers who defeated Celtic 2-1 in the final.

17 February
15:00 BST
Rangers 2–1 Celtic
Wilson Goal 16'
Scott Goal 83'
Law Goal 64'
Ninian Park, Cardiff
Attendance: 35,000
Referee: Jim Finney

External Links[edit | edit source]

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