1999–2000 Scottish Cup

The Scottish FA Cup was played for the 115th time in 1999 /2000. The most important Scottish football cup competition, which was officially discharged as Tennent's Scottish Cup and chaired by the Scottish Football Association, began in November 1999 and ended with the final on 27 May 2000 in Glasgow's Hampden Park. Defending champions were the Rangers, win which was the same time held in the previous finals as Old Firm derby against Celtic. By a 4-0 final victory in this year's final against FC Aberdeen Rangers in the 1999/2000 season could make the double of league and cup perfectly. In the final, came after just three minutes of the game to a great curiosity which weakened the strong Aberdeen FC in the entire game. After a serious injury to goalkeeper Jim Leighton these had to be replaced; because the Danish coach Ebbe Skovdahl, however, had no need for a reserve goalkeeper, the Scottish striker Robbie Winters had to act as a goalkeeper. The losing finalist from Aberdeen was due to the Champions League eligible to participate Glasgow for the next UEFA Cup 2000/01 season, and retired there in qualifying against the Irish club Bohemians Dublin from the competition.

First round

The encounters were wearing in November 1999.


2nd round

Were wearing the meetings on 8 January 2000. Replays found on 15./19. and 29 January 2000 instead.


Round 3

Were wearing the meetings on 29 and 30 January and on 5th and 8th February 2000. Repetition games found on 8./9./15. and 19 February 2000, instead. The match between FC Arbroath FC and Motherwell on January 29 was canceled during the second half and repeated on 19 February in Motherwell.


Second round

Were wearing the meetings on 19-20. and 26 February 2000. replays took place on 22 and 29 February 2000.



Were wearing the meetings on 11 and 12 March 2000.


Were wearing the meetings on 8 and 9 April 2000. Both semi-finals were each held at Hampden Park.