The Scottish Cup has been the pinnacle of football in Scotland for over a century. Over the years, it has played host to some of the most iconic moments and remarkable performances in the sport’s history. As a result, the competition has also produced some of the finest players to ever grace a football pitch. Here are the top 10 players of all time who have left an indelible mark on the Scottish Cup:
A prolific goalscorer who scored an astonishing 65 goals in 50 Scottish Cup matches, Jimmy McGrory is regarded as one of the greatest players in Scottish football history.
The legendary Celtic captain led his side to a remarkable nine Scottish Cup triumphs during his illustrious career, including the famous 1967 European Cup triumph.
A mercurial talent who inspired Scotland to their 1967 British Home Championship triumph, Jim Baxter’s performances in the Scottish Cup were nothing short of mesmerizing.
A skillful winger who lit up the Scottish Cup with his dazzling dribbling skills and deadly accuracy from set-pieces, Davie Cooper remains a firm favourite among Scottish football fans.
The Swedish striker scored an incredible 22 goals in just 25 Scottish Cup matches for Celtic, including two goals in the 2004 final to secure a memorable victory over Dunfermline.
A lethal finisher who scored 38 goals in the Scottish Cup, Ally McCoist helped Rangers lift the trophy on no less than five occasions during his illustrious career.
A true footballing icon, Denis Law was a prolific scorer in the Scottish Cup, netting 37 times in his 39 appearances in the competition.
Widely regarded as one of Scotland’s greatest ever players, Kenny Dalglish played a key role in Liverpool’s success in the 1970s and 80s, but also won the Scottish Cup four times during his career with Celtic.
A commanding centre-back who captained Rangers to three Scottish Cup triumphs in the 1940s and 50s, George Young is regarded as one of the finest defenders to have ever played the game in Scotland.
The legendary manager of Celtic oversaw the club’s first ever Scottish Cup triumph in 1892 and went on to lead them to a further 15 victories in the competition, cementing his place as one of the most successful managers in Scottish football history.