Coronation Cup in Glasgow 1953

Friendly tournament played in Glasgow to celebrate the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II in 1953. Winners to keep the trophy permanently.
Participants:  Rangers FC            (Scotland)
               Celtic FC             (Scotland)
               Hibernian FC          (Scotland)
               Aberdeen FC           (Scotland)
               Newcastle United FC   (England)
               Manchester United FC  (England)
               Arsenal FC            (England)
               Tottenham Hotspur FC  (England)

[May 11, Hampden Park]
Celtic             1-0 Arsenal
  [Bobby Collins 73; att: 59,000]
[May 11, Ibrox Park]
Hibernian          1-1 Tottenham Hotspur [aet]
  [att: 43,000]
[May 13, Hampden Park]
Rangers            1-2 Manchester United
  [att: 75,546]
[May 13, Ibrox Park]
Aberdeen           0-4 Newcastle United
  [att: 16,000]

Quarterfinal Replay
[May 12, Ibrox Park]
Hibernian          2-1 Tottenham Hotspur
  [att: 13,000]

[May 16, Hampden Park]
Celtic             2-1 Manchester United
  [Neil Mochan, Bertie Peacock; ?; att: 73,000]
[May 16, Ibrox Park]
Hibernian          4-0 Newcastle United
  [att: 48,876]

Final [May 20, Hampden Park]
Celtic             2-0 Hibernian
  [Neil Mochan 28, Jimmy Walsh 87; att: 117,060]
  [Celtic: Bonnar, Haughney, Meechan, Evans, Stein, McPhail (J.), Collins,
           Walsh, Mochan, Peacock, Fernie;
   Hibernian: Younger, Govan, Paterson, Buchanan, Howie, Combe, Smith,
              Johnstone, Reilly, Turnbull, Ormond]

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