Third Lanark v Celtic 3-0 (FA Cup Final: February 2, 1889)

February 2, 1889
Match: FA Cup Final, at Hampden Park, kick-off: 15:00.
Third Lanark – Celtic 3-0 (1-0).
Attendance: 17,000; gate receipts: £920.
Refere: Mr. Charles Campbell (Scottish FA); umpires: Messrs. T. Park (Cambuslang) and Harrison (Ayrshire).
Third Lanark (2-3-5): Robert Downie, John Rae, Andrew Thomson, John Auld, Robert McFarlane, Alex Lockhead, John Marshall, John Oswald, James Hannah, Willie Johnstone, Jimmy Oswald.
Celtic (2-3-5): John Kelly, Patrick Gallagher, Michael McKeown, Willie Maley, James Kelly, James McLaren, Neil McCallum, Michael Dunbar, Willie Groves, John Coleman, Tom Maley.
The goals: 1-0 Marshall (20 min.), 2-0 John Oswald (55 min.), 3-0 Hannah (90 min.).

** Third Lanark won the match 3–0, but due to the poor conditions and the unplayable nature of the pitch through snow, the match was ordered to be replayed the following week on February 9, 1889, where Third Lanark won again with a 2–1 victory.

Sketches from the Scottish Referee: February 4, 1889:

Willie Maley, Celtic F.C. (Glasgow Evening Post: April 9, 1892):

Neil McCallum, Celtic F.C. (Glasgow Evening Post: April 9, 1892);


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