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2008–09 Co-operative Insurance Cup
Country Scotland
Teams 42
Defending champions Rangers
Champions Celtic
Runner-up Rangers
Matches played 41
Goals scored 135 (average 3.29 per match)

The 2008–09 Scottish League Cup was the 63rd season of the Scotland's second most prestigious football knockout competition, also known for sponsorship reasons as the Co-operative Insurance Cup. Celtic won the cup beating Rangers 2–0 after extra time thanks to a goal from Darren O'Dea and an Aiden McGeady penalty.

Contents

Calendar

Round First match date[1] Fixtures Clubs
First Round 5 August 2008 14 42 → 28
Second Round 26 August 2008 12 28 → 16
Third Round 23 September 2008 8 16 → 80
Quarter-finals 28 October 2008 4 8 → 4
Semi-finals 27 January 2009 2 4 → 2
Final 15 March 2009 1 2 → 1

First round

The First round draw was conducted at Hampden Park on 2008-07-22.[2]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: Scottish Football League
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Second round

The Second round draw was conducted at The Signet Library, Edinburgh on 2008-08-11.[3]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: Scottish Football League
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Third round

The Third round draw was conducted at Hampden Park, Glasgow on 2008-09-01.[4]

Home team Score Away team Additional information

Source: Scottish Football League
a.e.t. = after extra time; agg. = aggregation score; pen. = decision by penalties.

Quarter-finals

The quarter-final draw was conducted at Hampden Park, Glasgow on 25 September 2008.[5]

28 October 2008
19:45
Dundee United 1 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic Tannadice Park, Dundee
Attendance: 5,350
Referee: D McDonald
S Robertson Goal 16' Report

28 October 2008
19:45
Falkirk 1 – 0 Inverness Caledonian Thistle Falkirk Stadium, Falkirk
Attendance: 3,007
Referee: S Conroy
McCann Goal 36' Report

28 October 2008
19:45
Rangers 2 – 0 Hamilton Academical Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow
Attendance: 32,083
Referee: E Smith
Boyd Goal 24'
Lafferty Goal 50'
Report

29 October 2008
19:45
Kilmarnock 1 – 3 Celtic Rugby Park, Kilmarnock
Attendance: 6,319
Referee: C Thomson
Invincibile Goal 69' Report McDonald Goal 11'
Nakamura Goal 45'
McGeady Goal 72'

Semi-finals

The semi-final draw was conducted at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh on 12 November 2008 by First Minister Alex Salmond, a representative of sponsors Co-operative Insurance and the Presiding Officer of the Parliament, Alex Fergusson.[6]

27 January 2009
19:45
Rangers 3 – 0 Falkirk Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 24,507
Referee: C Richmond
Novo Goal 8' Goal 40'
Boyd Goal 88'
Report

28 January 2009
19:45
Celtic 0 – 0 (a.e.t.) Dundee United Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 19,258
Referee: C Murray
Report
    Penalties  
McDonald Scored
Caldwell Scored
Nakamura Scored
Robson Scored
Samaras Scored
Naylor Scored
Crosas Scored
Brown Scored
Loovens Missed
Hinkel Scored
Boruc Scored
McDonald Scored
11 – 10
Dundee United went first
Scored Flood
Scored Daly
Scored Feeney
Scored Conway
Scored Dixon
Scored Gomis
Scored Kenneth
Scored Robertson
Missed Wilkie
Scored Kovačević
Scored Załuska
Missed Flood
 

Final

15 March 2009
15:00
Celtic 2 – 0 (a.e.t.) Rangers Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 51,193
Referee: D McDonald
O'Dea Goal 91'
McGeady Goal 120' (pen.)
Report

Awards

A team, player and young player were chosen by the Scottish sports press as the top performers in each round.

Round Team Player Young player
R1 Morton
R2 Morton Stephen Robertson (Airdrie United) Leigh Griffiths (Livingston)
R3 Dunfermline Conor Sammon (Kilmarnock) David Goodwillie (Dundee United)
QF Scott Robertson (Dundee United)

Media coverage

In Australia the Scottish League Cup was available on SBS and Setanta Sports who also broadcast it in Ireland. In the UK the Scottish League Cup was broadcast on BBC Scotland and BBC Red Button.

External links

References

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