CIS Cup Campaign 2004/5
Article by Firparkcorner
Updated Wednesday, 15th June 2005
Welcome to the FirParkCorner CIS Cup Final section.
Scott Leitch - “It’s brilliant for all the coaching staff as they are all in it together, its great for everybody connected with the club who have worked so hard.”
Cup Final report- beware, not pretty reading!
Some last thoughts before the big day -
The Time is Now
See the town centre decorations - Brandon Street turns Claret and Amber
Cup Final Recollectionsfrom the 1950s.
How do our opponents fare in League Cup finals?
Read about it here
The Davie Cooper final? Enough is enough!
Ticketing arrangements for the final - details here.
Semi Final Shirts Up for Grabs
The WellTrust acquired all the strips which were used at the CIS Cup Semi Final.
Here's how some lucky fans won them, Semi Final Strips
24 August 2004 v Morton (a)
We started the campaign in the second round with a drive down the Clyde to Greenock.Goals from Paterson, McBride and Clarkson eased us into the competition. Match report
22 September 2004 v Inverness Caley Thistle (a)
ICT were allowed to host this encounter at Caledonian Stadium rather than Pittodrie where they had been playing their league games.Despite this ‘return home’ less than 1500 fans saw Foran, McDonald and McBride score to send us to the fourth round.
9 November 2004 v Livingston (a)
Our trek to away grounds continued with a trip to Livi.The Lions were well and truly tamed as Dorado (og), Foran(2), O'Donnell and Wright sent us into the semi final.
1 February 2005 v Hearts (at Easter Road)
In a thrilling match in Edinburgh,Craigan, Foran and then Fitzpatrick with an goal in the dying seconds of extra time set up our first League Cup Final for fifty years.
Columnist Kenny Angove covered our cup run in some of his weekly pieces – take your pick.
A look back at the ‘Well’s previous League Cup semi-final outings.
Those Old Firm glory hunters have no idea what a final means to ‘Well fans.