Texaco Cup




Winners: Newcastle United

Runners-up: Burnley

Winners from previous season: Ipswich Town


First round: 1st leg
19 September 1973Ayr United1-1Leicester City9,720Somerset Park, Ayr
18 September 1973Burnley7-0East Fife10,374Turf Moor, Burnley
25 September 1973Coventry City0-1Motherwell9,714Highfield Road, Coventry
18 September 1973Everton0-1Heart of Midlothian12,536Goodison Park, Liverpool
19 September 1973Morton1-2Newcastle United4,326Cappielow Park, Greenock
18 September 1973Sheffield United0-0Dundee United12,657

Bramall Lane, Sheffield

19 September 1973St Johnstone0-2Norwich City3,700

Muirton Park, Perth

19 September 1973Stoke City0-0Birmingham City9,530Victoria Ground, Stoke
First round: 2nd leg
3 October 1973Birmingham City0-0Stoke City13,433

St Andrew's, Birmingham


 (0-0 on aggregate, Birmingham City win 5-4 on pens.)  
3 October 1973Dundee United2-0Sheffield United8,309

Tannadice Park, Dundee


 (Dundee United win 2-0 on aggregate)  
3 October 1973East Fife2-3Burnley1,657

Bayview Park, Methil

 (Burnley win 10-2 on aggregate)  
3 October 1973Heart of Midlothian0-0Everton24,903

Tynecastle, Edinburgh

 (Heart of Midlothian win 1-0 on aggregate)  
3 October 1973Leicester City2-0Ayr United8,004Filbert Street, Leicester
 (Leicester City win 3-1 on aggregate)  
3 October 1973Motherwell3-2Coventry City13,000

Fir Park, Motherwell

 (Motherwell win 4-2 on aggregate)  
1 October 1973Newcastle United1-1Morton12,158

St James's Park, Newcastle


 (Newcastle United win 3-2 on aggregate) 


3 October 1973Norwich City1-0St Johnstone11,028Carrow Road, Norwich
 (Norwich City win 3-0 on aggregate)  

Quarter-finals: 1st leg

22 October 1973Birmingham City1-1Newcastle United12,422

St Andrew's, Birmingham

24 October 1973Heart of Midlothian0-3Burnley21,824Tynecastle, Edinburgh
24 October 1973Leicester City1-1Dundee United8,056Filbert Street, Leicester
23 October 1973Norwich City2-0Motherwell10,760Carrow Road, Norwich
Quarter-finals: 2nd leg
6 November 1973Burnley50Heart of Midlothian9,063Turf Moor, Burnley
 (Burnley win 8-0 on aggregate)  
7 November 1973Dundee United 1-0Leicester City 7,500 Tannadice Park, Dundee 
 (Dundee United win 2-1 on aggregate)  
6 November 1973Motherwell0-1Norwich City7,018

Fir Park, Motherwell

 (Norwich City win 3-0 on aggregate)  
28 November 1973Newcastle United1-1Birmingham City5,528St James's Park, Newcastle
 (Match abandoned after 10 minutes of extra time because of bad light, causing a replay on 5 December)
Quarter-final replay
5 December 1973Newcastle United3-1Birmingham City
9,762St James's Park, Newcastle
Semi-finals: 1st leg
27 November 1973Burnley2-0Norwich City
4,858Turf Moor, Burnley
12 December 1973Dundee United2-0Newcastle United
8,500Tannadice Park, Dundee
Semi-finals: 2nd leg
19 December 1973Newcastle United4-1Dundee United5,009

St James's Park, Newcastle


 (Newcastle United win 4-3 on aggregate) 


12 December 1973Norwich City2-3Burnley11,797

Carrow Road, Norwich

 (Burnley win 5-2 on aggregate) 





24 April 1974Newcastle United2-1Burnley36,076

St James's Park, Newcastle