17 April 2009

Northern Ireland Players in the Scottish League run Cup Finals


Scottish League Cup
The following Northern Ireland internationals have appeared in the Scottish League Cup since 1946/47 under the various sponsorships of Bell's, Skol, Coca-Cola and CIS/Co-operative Insurance. The competition is currently known as the Scottish Communities League Cup due to sponsorship from the Scottish government...

Player
Club
Winner
Finalist
Campbell, Billy
CraiganStephen 
DavisSteven
-
-. 
Lafferty, Kyle
Lennon, Neil 
-
McClellandJohn
-
McCourtPat
McGinn, Niall
McKay, Billy
MurdockColin
NichollJimmy
-
-
O'BoyleGeorge
O'NeillMichael 
PeacockBertie 
-
RoganAnton
ShielsDean
SimpsonBilly.. 
SprouleIvan... 
TullyCharlie
-
WilsonSammy.. 
Dundee
Motherwell
Rangers
-
-
Rangers
Celtic
-
Rangers
-
Celtic
Aberdeen
Inverness C.T.
Hibernian
Rangers
-
-
St Johnstone
Hibernian
Celtic
-
Celtic
Kilmarnock
Rangers
Hibernian
Celtic
-
Dundee
-
-
2007/08*
2009/10
2010/11(1)
2010/11
2000/01
2005/06
1983/84
1984/85
-
2013/14
-
-
1983/84
1986/87
1987/88
-
-
1956/57
1957/58
-
2011/12
-
2006/07
1956/57
1957/58
-

1967/68
2004/05
2008/09
-
-
2008/09
2002/03
-
1982/83
-
2010/11(s)
-
2013/14
2003/04
-
-
-
1998/99
1993/94
-
-
1990/91
-
1957/58(1)
-
-
-
1967/68

(s) came on as substitute
(1) goals scored
* scored in penalty shoot-out


Managers:
Danny Lennon (St Mirren) Winner 2012/13
Neil Lennon (Celtic) Runner-Up 2010/11, 2011/12
Jimmy Nicholl (Raith Rovers) Winner 1994/95
Martin O'Neill (Celtic) Winner 2000/01, Runner-Up 2002/03
Kenny Shiels (Kilmarnock) Winner 2011/12

Records:
Most Wins: 3 Jimmy Nicholl, Steven Davis
Most Final Appearances: 4 Steven Davis
Most Goals: 1 Billy Simpson, Steven Davis
Most Players in a Final: 3 1957/58 (Bertie Peacock, Charlie Tully (Celtic) vs Billy Simpson (Rangers)); 2010/11 (Steven Davis, Kyle Lafferty (Rangers) vs Pat McCourt (sub) (Celtic))
Most Recent Finalist: Niall McGinn (Aberdeen) & Billy McKay (Inverness) 2013/14 
Most Recent Winner: Niall McGinn (Aberdeen vs Inverness) 2013/14

Scottish League Challenge Cup
Founded in 1990/91 as the "Centenary Cup" for non-Premier Division (now Premiership) clubs. Sponsored variously by B&Q, Bell's, ALBA and Ramsdens...


Player
Club
Winner
Finalist
FlynnJohnny
Griffin, Danny
Hazley, Matthew
McGovernMichael
-
Smyth, Marc
Ross County
St Johnstone
Airdrie United
Ross County
Falkirk
Airdrie United
2010/11
-
2008/09(s)
2010/11
2011/12
2008/09
-
1996/97
-
-
-
-

Records:
Most Wins: 2 Michael McGovern
Most Players in a Final: 2 2008/09 (Matthew Hazley and Marc Smyth (Airdrie United vs Ross County)) and 2010/11 (Michael McGovern and Johnny Flynn (Ross County vs Queen of the South))

Scottish League Spring Cup:
Arranged to bulk-out the season for the 14 team Scottish First and Second Division teams following the creation of the Premier Division in 1975. It proved unpopular with fans and clubs alike and lasted just one season, but may be considered a predecessor to the Challenge Cup...

Player
Club
Winner
Finalist
McKenzie, Roddy
Airdrieonians
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1975/76

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