1979-80

1970s
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Manager: John Greig

Home: Ibrox Stadium

Premier Division Winners: Aberdeen

Scottish Cup Winners: Celtic

League Cup Winners: Dundee Utd


Match Results

Round Competition Date     Venue Outcome Opponents For Agt Crowd
Premier Division Aug 11 Sat a W Hibs 3 1 17,731
Premier Division 18 Sat H D Celtic 2 2 36,000
Preliminary European Cup-Winners Cup 21 Tue H W Lillestrom SK 1 0 25,000
Premier Division 25 Sat a L Partick Thistle 1 2 20,000
2nd League Cup 29 Wed a W Clyde 2 1 5,021
2nd League Cup Sep 1 Sat H W Clyde 4 0 16,000
Preliminary European Cup-Winners Cup 5 Wed a W Lillestrom SK 2 0 6,175
Premier Division 8 Sat H W St Mirren 3 1 31,000
Premier Division 15 Sat a L Aberdeen 1 3 25,000
1st European Cup-Winners Cup 19 Wed H W Fortuna Dusseldorf 2 1 36,000
Premier Division 22 Sat H W Dundee 2 0 25,000
3rd League Cup 26 Wed a L Aberdeen 1 3 22,000
Premier Division 29 Sat a L Kilmarnock 1 2 15,479
1st European Cup-Winners Cup Oct 3 Wed a D Fortuna Dusseldorf 0 0 47,000
Premier Division 6 Sat a D Dundee Utd 0 0 19,464
3rd League Cup 10 Wed H L Aberdeen 0 2 35,000
Premier Division 13 Sat H D Morton 2 2 25,000
Premier Division 20 Sat H W Hibs 2 0 25,000
2nd European Cup-Winners Cup 24 Wed a D Valencia 1 1 61,000
Premier Division 27 Sat a L Celtic 0 1 61,000
Premier Division Nov 3 Sat H W Partick Thistle 2 1 18,400
2nd European Cup-Winners Cup 7 Wed H L Valencia 1 3 36,000
Premier Division 10 Sat a L St Mirren 1 2 17,362
Premier Division 17 Sat H L Aberdeen 0 1 18,500
Premier Division 24 Sat a L Dundee 1 3 13,342
Premier Division Dec 1 Sat H W Kilmarnock 2 1 16,557
Premier Division 8 Sat a W Morton 1 0 14,750
Premier Division 15 Sat H W Dundee Utd 2 1 19,240
Premier Division 22 Sat a L Hibs 1 2 18,740
Premier Division 29 Sat H D Celtic 1 1 34,500
Premier Division Jan 5 Sat H L St Mirren 1 2 19,000
Premier Division 12 Sat a L Aberdeen 2 3 19,250
3rd Scottish Cup 26 Sat a D Clyde 2 2 12,500
Replay Scottish Cup 30 Wed H W Clyde 2 0 12,000
4th Scottish Cup Feb 16 Sat H W Dundee Utd 1 0 29,000
Premier Division 23 Sat H W Morton 3 1 28,000
Premier Division Mar 1 Sat H W Hibs 1 0 29,500
Quarter Scottish Cup 8 Sat H W Hearts 6 1 36,000
Premier Division 12 Wed H W Dundee 1 0 17,000
Premier Division 15 Sat H D Partick Thistle 0 0 22,000
Premier Division 19 Wed a D Dundee Utd 0 0 9,533
Premier Division 29 Sat H D Aberdeen 2 2 25,000
Premier Division Apr 2 Wed a L Celtic 0 1 60,000
Premier Division 5 Sat a W Dundee 4 1 12,948
Semi Scottish Cup 12 Sat n W Aberdeen 1 0 50,000
Premier Division 19 Sat a W Morton 1 0 15,000
Premier Division 23 Wed a L Kilmarnock 0 1 8,504
Premier Division 26 Sat H W Dundee Utd 2 1 19,000
Premier Division 30 Wed H W Kilmarnock 1 0 7,655
Premier Division May 3 Sat a L Partick Thistle 3 4 15,000
Premier Division 7 Wed a L St Mirren 1 4 12,000
Final Scottish Cup 10 Sat n L Celtic 0 1 70,303

Trivia

  Work continues to make Ibrox an all-seater stadium. The new Copland Road Stand opened on the 18th August 1979 against Celtic.

  A dreadful riot ensued after the Scottish Cup Final when the Celtic support invaded the field to wind up the Rangers fans.


Video Footage

Celtic win Scottish Cup Final v Rangers with deflected extra-time goal (contains riot footage)


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