1997–98 Scottish Cup

The Scottish FA Cup was played for the 113th time in 1997 /98. The most important Scottish football cup competition, which was led by the Scottish Football Association, began in November 1997 and ended with the final on 16 May 1998 at Glasgow's Celtic Park. Holders FC Kilmarnock, who was able to put in last year's final against Falkirk FC, eliminated in this year's competition in the second round against Ayr United. With a 2-1 victory over the Glasgow Rangers Heart of Midlothian was able to celebrate a total of 6 Cup success of the club history. For the Hearts it was after previously 4 Final defeats in the first Cup win since 1955/56, and the sixth overall by 1890/91, 1895 /96 and 1900/ 01, 1905/ 06 and 1995 / 56th By the Cup victory, the Hearts were also in the eternal ranking of the Scottish Cup Winners overtake FC Aberdeen and eliminate them from the 4th Place. As a Cup Winners 'Cup, the club from Edinburgh started in the Europa Cup Winners' Cup season 1998/99 and retired from there against the Spanish club RCD Mallorca.

First round

The encounters were wearing in November 1997.


2nd round

Were wearing the encounters between the 3rd and 12th January 1998. Repetition Games on January 12, 1998.


Round 3

Were wearing the encounters between the 2nd and 5th February 1998. Repetition games took place on 7 February 1998.


Second round

Were wearing the encounters between the 13 and 16 February 1998. Repetition games were held on 17 and 18 February 1998.



Were wearing the encounters between 7 and 9 March 1998. The replay took place on 18 March 1998.



Were wearing the meetings on 4 and 5 April 1998. Both semi-finals were played at Ibrox and Celtic Park.