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The Scottish War Emergency Cup was a temporary competition held at the start of the Second World War, due to the suspension of the Scottish Cup by the SFA. It was held between February and May in 1940, the competition involved all sixteen League clubs still operating at the time, Cowdenbeath later withdrew which meant Dunfermline Athletic received a bye in the first round. Rangers beat Dundee United 1–0 in the Final.
All match details are sourced to the Scottish Football Historical Archive.
|24 February 1940||Hamilton Academical||7–1||Stenhousemuir|
|24 February 1940||King's Park||4–6||Motherwell|
|24 February 1940||Partick Thistle||2–4||Dundee United|
|2 March 1940||Airdrieonians||3–1|
|2 March 1940||Ayr United||2–2|
|2 March 1940||Heart of Midlothian||5–0|
|2 March 1940||Motherwell||3–2|
The match was abandoned after 117 minutes due to poor light.
- "Scottish War Emergency Cup". Scottish Football Historical Archive. Brian McColl. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
- "Smith's late goal". The Glasgow Herald. 6 May 1940. p. 10. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
- Rangers 1 Dundee Utd 0 | Emergency War Cup (Final), Arab Archive
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