If You Know The History: 16th Feb 1957: Celtic 4 Rangers 4

16th February 1957 Celtic 4 Rangers 4

The Occasion….Scottish Cup Six Round tie
The Date…………16th February 1957
Venue……………Celtic Park
Opponents……….Rangers
Teams; Celtic; Beattie, Haughney, Fallon, Evans, Jack, Peacock, Walsh, Collins, McPhail, Tully, Fernie

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Rangers; Niven, Shearer, Caldow, McColl, Davis, Baird, Scott, Simpson, Murray, Morrison, Hubbard
The Action…….7 mins…Morrison scores the opener for Rangers
10 mins….. ……McPhail equalises for Celtic
14 mins………..Simpson puts Rangers 2-1 ahead
15 mins………..Higgins makes it 2-2
75 mins………..Collins puts Celtic 3-2 up
81 mins………..Fernie makes it 4-2
83 mins………..a Hubbard penalty pulls one back for Rangers
85 mins………..Murray makes it 4-4 from a Hubbard corner
Final Score…….Celtic 4 Rangers 4
The Replay……On 20th February 1957, on a sanded, frosty Ibrox pitch, Rangers tried the rough approach, Celtic played the football. Goals from Higgins (15) and Mochan (35) gave the Hoops a ​​well-deserved victory.

Jim Craig

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