1963–64 British League Cup

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1963–64 British League Cup
Country Great Britain
Teams 20
Champions Hearts (2nd title)
Runners-up Celtic

The 1963–64 British League Cup was the 16th edition of the British League Cup, a cup competition for the teams competing in Britain. This was the sixth time that all of the teams came from the British Football League. For this season, the tournament expanded to twenty teams with the expansion to four second-division teams that won the regional cups.

In the final, it was Hearts that took the title as they defeated Celtic 2-1 in the final.

Preliminary Round[edit | edit source]

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Linfield 1–0 Raith Rovers 16 November 1963
2 Glentoran 3–1 Distillery 16 November 1963
3 Wrexham 0–1 Newport County 16 November 1963
4 Aberdeen 0–2 Southampton 16 November 1963

First Round[edit | edit source]

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 West Ham United 3–1 Wolverhampton Wanderers 4 January 1964
2 Linfield 1–0 Newport County 4 January 1964
3 Hearts 1–0 Southampton 4 January 1964
4 Tottenham Hotspur 4–0 Sheffield Wednesday 4 January 1964
5 West Bromwich Albion 1–3 Glentoran 4 January 1964
6 Arsenal 1–0 Blackpool 4 January 1964
7 Rangers 4–0 Middlesbrough 4 January 1964
8 Kilmarnock 0–1 Celtic 4 January 1964

Quarter Finals[edit | edit source]

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 West Ham United 0–2 Arsenal 25 January 1964
2 Glentoran 0–2 Rangers 26 January 1964
3 Hearts 2–1 Linfield 25 January 1964
4 Celtic 2–1 Tottenham Hotspur 26 January 1964

Semi Finals[edit | edit source]

Tie no Home team Score Away team Date
1 Celtic 0–0 Rangers 15 February 1964
Replay Celtic 1–0 Rangers 18 February 1964
2 Hearts 4–0 Arsenal 15 February 1964

Final[edit | edit source]

The final will be played on the 25 April, at Hampden Park.

25 April
Celtic 1–2 Hearts
Hampden Park, Glasgow

External Links[edit | edit source]

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