Hearts v Leith Athletic 8-2 (Rosebery Charity Cup Final: May 25, 1896)

May 25, 1896
Match: Rosebery Charity Cup Final, at Easter Road.
Hearts – Leith Athletic 8-2 (4-1).
Attendance: 4,000.
Hearts (2-3-5): Jock Fairbarn, Robert McCartney, James Mirk, Isaac Begbie, Bob McLaren, Willie Taylor, David Baird, Willie Michael, Henry Paterson, John Walker.
Leith Athletic (2-3-5): William Cox, John White, John Fraser, William Armstrong, Charles Brown, William Smith, John Marshall, William Walker, David Reid, William Balsillie, John Walker.
The goals: 1-0 Begbie, 2-0 Michael, 3-0 Michael, 4-0 Hogg, 4-1 Marshall, 5-1 Paterson, 6-1 Michael, 7-1 Michael, 8-1 Michael, 8-2 Marshall.


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