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Great Scottish Cup moments

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BBC Scotland is celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Scottish Cup with a look back at some classic moments from the competition.

Have a browse through the clips featuring some of the Great Cup Finals , Great Cup Goals , Great Cup Final Goals and Great Scottish Cup Shocks .

Of course, you will have your own favourite moments, so why not log on to My Sport and share your thoughts on what clips ought to be added to our archive in the run-up to the Active Nation Scottish Cup Final at Hampden on 15 May?

Football reporter Jim Spence has given his thoughts in his week blog You can respond to Jim here . Here are some of our favourites...

GREAT SCOTTISH CUP FINALS

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Rangers 3-2 Celtic, 5 May 1973
The Centenary cup final attracted a crowd of 122,000 at Hampden. In an incredible match, Tom Forsyth scored the winning goal from six inches.

Aberdeen 4-1 Rangers, 22 May 1982
Alex McLeish's memorable 20-yard strike for Aberdeen cancelled out John McDonald's opener, then in extra-time Alex Ferguson's Aberdeen ran riot with goals from Mark McGhee, Gordon Strachan and Neale Cooper to secure the first of three cup wins in three years.

Motherwell 4-3 Dundee United, 18 May 1991
Dubbed "the family final", as the teams were managed by brothers Tommy and Jim McLean, Stevie Kirk sealed a thrilling win for Motherwell in extra-time.

GREAT SCOTTISH CUP GOALS

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Colin O'Neill for Motherwell v Celtic, 9 April 1991, Scottish Cup semi-final replay at Hampden. A long-range pile-driver that gave the Celtic goalie no chance.

Kevin McAllister for Falkirk v Huntly, 23 January 1999, Scottish Cup third round at Brockville. An outrageous bit of skill from the Falkirk legend.

Gerry Britton for Partick Thistle v Dundee, 6 February 2002, Scottish Cup fourth round replay at Dens Park. A goal that Maradona would surely applaud.

GREAT SCOTTISH CUP FINAL GOALS

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Alex McLeish for Aberdeen v Rangers, 22 May 1982 at Hampden. A sublime curler - not bad for a centre-half!

Davie Provan for Celtic v Dundee United, 18 May 1985 at Hampden. Precision finishing from the Celtic favourite.

Brian Laudrup for Rangers v Hearts, 18 May 1996 at Hampden. The Dane combines speed, vision and technique to great effect.

GREAT SCOTTISH CUP SHOCKS

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Berwick Rangers 1-0 Rangers, 28 January 1967. Rangers would go on to contest a European final that year but they could not get past Second Division Berwick Rangers, and goalkeeper Jock Wallace, in the first round of the Scottish Cup.

Stenhousemuir 2-0 Aberdeen, 18 February 1995. Aberdeen have had some miserable experiences in the cups in recent years, but this fourth-round defeat by Second Division Stenhousemuir was particularly painful for the Dons.

Celtic 1-3 Inverness Caledonian Thistle, 8 February 2000. This third-rounddefeat by First Division Inverness, said to be Celtic's worst in 30 years, signalled the end for manager John Barnes.



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see also
Great Scottish Cup Finals
09 Apr 10 |  Scottish Cups
Great Scottish Cup Goals
09 Apr 10 |  Scottish Cups
Great Scottish Cup Final Goals
10 Apr 10 |  Scottish Cups
Great Scottish Cup Shocks
10 Apr 10 |  Scottish Cups
Celtic 0-2 Ross County
10 Apr 10 |  Scottish Cups
McGlynn fixture nightmare concern
09 Apr 10 |  Raith
Bowman targets Scottish Cup glory
08 Apr 10 |  Dundee Utd
County to attack Celtic in semis
05 Apr 10 |  Ross County


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