Anglo-Scottish Cup




Champions: Burnley

Runners-up: Oldham Athletic

Winners from previous season: Bristol City


English qualifiers
Group 1
2 August 1978Preston North End4-2Blackpool9,952Deepdale, Preston
5 August 1978Blackpool0-1Blackburn Rovers6,554Bloomfield Road, Blackpool
5 August 1978Burnley3-2Preston North End7,456Turf Moor, Burnley
8 August 1978Burnley3-1Blackpool7,612Turf Moor, Burnley
9 August 1978Blackburn Rovers1-0Preston North End9,538Ewood Park, Blackburn
12 August 1978Blackburn Rovers1-1Burnley9,741Ewood Park, Blackburn

Final Group 1 table 

(1 bonus point awarded for scoring 3 or more goals)

PWDLFABonus PtsPoints
2Blackburn Rovers32103105
3Preston North End31026613
Group 2
5 August 1978Oldham Athletic1-0Sheffield United3,648Boundary Park, Oldham
5 August 1978Sunderland2-0Bolton Wanderers7,260Roker Park, Sunderland
8 August 1978Bolton Wanderers1-0Sheffield United6,042Burnden Park, Bolton
8 August 1978Oldham Athletic2-1Sunderland3,241Boundary Park, Oldham
12 August 1978Bolton Wanderers0-0Oldham Athletic5,418Burnden Park, Bolton
12 August 1978Sheffield United2-1Sunderland6,598Bramall Lane, Sheffield

Final Group 2 table

(1 bonus point awarded for scoring 3 or more goals)

PWDLFABonus PtsPoints
1Oldham Athletic32103105
2Bolton Wanderers31111203
4Sheffield United31022302
Group 3
1 August 1978Bristol Rovers1-0Cardiff City5,095Eastville, Bristol
5 August 1978Bristol City6-1Bristol Rovers9,874Ashton Gate, Bristol
5 August 1978Cardiff City1-0Fulham4,190Ninian Park, Cardiff
8 August 1978Bristol City1-0Cardiff City6,916Ashton Gate, Bristol
8 August 1978Fulham2-1Bristol Rovers2,437Craven Cottage, London
12 August 1978Fulham0-3Bristol City4,325Craven Cottage, London

Final Group 3 table

(1 bonus point awarded for scoring 3 or more goals)

PWDLFABonus Pts Points
1Bristol City330010128
2Cardiff City31021202
4Bristol Rovers31023802
Group 4
31 July 1978Mansfield Town1-0Notts County5,107Field Mill, Mansfield
5 August 1978Notts County2-1Norwich City4,209Meadow Lane, Nottingham
5 August 1978Orient0-1Mansfield Town3,385Brisbane Road, London
8 August 1978Orient2-3Notts County2,511Brisbane Road, London
9 August 1978Norwich City1-1Mansfield Town2,771Carrow Road, Norwich
12 August 1978Norwich City0-0Orient2,870Carrow Road, Norwich

Final Group 4 table

(1 bonus point awarded for scoring 3 or more goals)

PWDLFABonus Pts Points
1Mansfield Town32103105
2Notts County32015415
3Norwich City30212302
Scottish qualifiers
1st legs
3 August 1978Celtic2-1Clyde10,000Celtic Park, Glasgow
6 August 1978Motherwell1-0St Mirren Fir Park, Motherwell
16 August 1978Partick Thistle2-1Heart of Midlothian4,000Firhill, Glasgow
5 August 1978Raith Rovers1-2Morton Starks Park, Kirkcaldy
2nd legs
5 August 1978Clyde1-6Celtic Shawfield Stadium, Glasgow
 (Celtic win 8-2 on aggregate)  
23 August 1978Heart of Midlothian0-1Partick Thistle Tynecastle, Edinburgh
 (Partick Thistle win 3-1 on aggregate)  
8 August 1978Morton4-1Raith Rovers Cappielow Park, Greenock
 (Morton win 6-2 on aggregate)  
9 August 1978St Mirren3-0Motherwell Love Street, Paisley
 (St Mirren win 3-1 on aggregate)  
Quarter-finals 1st leg
12 September 1978Bristol City1-2St Mirren5,572Ashton Gate, Bristol
12 September 1978Burnley1-0Celtic30,000Turf Moor, Burnley
13 September 1978Morton3-0Oldham Athletic4,000Cappielow Park, Greenock
13 September 1978Partick Thistle1-0Mansfield Town4,000Firhill, Glasgow
Quarter-finals 2nd leg 
27 September 1978Celtic1-2Burnley28,000

Celtic Park, Glasgow

 (Burnley win 3-1 on aggregate)   
3 October 1978Mansfield Town3-2Partick Thistle5,287

Field Mill, Mansfield


 (3-3 on aggregate; Mansfield Town win 4-2 on pens.)  
26 September 1978Oldham Athletic4-0Morton4,415Boundary Park, Oldham
 (Oldham Athletic win 4-3 on aggregate)  
26 September 1978St Mirren2-2Bristol City Love Street, Paisley
 (St Mirren win 3-2 on aggregate)  
Semi-finals 1st leg
31 October 1978Mansfield Town1-2Burnley5,517Field Mill, Mansfield
17 October 1978Oldham Athletic1-1St Mirren6,145Boundary Park, Oldham
Semi-finals 2nd leg
7 November 1978Burnley0-1Mansfield Town6,871

Turf Moor, Burnley


 (2-2 on aggregate; Burnley win 4-3 on penalties)  
31 October 1978St Mirren1-1Oldham Athletic9,336

Love Street, Paisley


 (2-2 on aggregate; Oldham Athletic win 5-3 on penalties)  
Final 1st leg
5 December 1978Oldham Athletic14Burnley10,456Boundary Park, Oldham
Final 2nd leg
12 December 1978Burnley0-1Oldham Athletic10,865Turf Moor, Burnley
 (Burnley win 4-2 on aggregate)