The 2005 Scottish Cup Final was played on 28 May 2005 at Hampden Park in Glasgow and was the final of the 119th Scottish Cup. The final was contested by Celtic and Dundee United. Celtic won the match with an eleventh-minute goal from Alan Thompson.

Match details

28 May 2005
15:00
Celtic 1–0 Dundee United
Thompson Goal 11'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 50,635
Referee: John Rowbotham
CELTIC:
GK 20 Robert Douglas
DF 17 Didier Agathe
DF 6 Bobo Baldé
DF 23 Stanislav Varga YC
DF 4 Jackie McNamara
MF 19 Stiliyan Petrov
MF 18 Neil Lennon
MF 8 Alan Thompson Substituted off 86'
FW 9 Chris Sutton
FW 47 Craig Bellamy
FW 10 John Hartson Substituted off 73'
Substitutes:
GK 22 David Marshall
DF 5 Joos Valgaeren Substituted in 73'
MF 14 Paul Lambert
MF 46 Aiden McGeady Substituted in 86'
FW 37 Craig Beattie
Manager:
Martin O'Neill
DUNDEE UNITED:
GK 1 Tony Bullock
DF 2 Mark Wilson
DF 23 Paul Ritchie YC
DF 39 Garry Kenneth
DF 5 Alan Archibald YC
MF 7 Mark Kerr
MF 4 Derek McInnes Substituted off 76'
MF 8 Grant Brebner Substituted off 83'
MF 11 Barry Robson YC
CF 19 Stephen Crawford Substituted off 83'
CF 20 Jason Scotland
Substitutes:
GK 47 Nick Colgan
DF 3 David McCracken
MF 12 Stuart Duff Substituted in 83'
FW 16 James Grady Substituted in 83'
FW 9 Collin Samuel Substituted in 76'
Manager:
Gordon Chisholm

Road to the final

Celtic Round Dundee United
Home team Score Away team Celtic scorer(s) Home team Score Away team Dundee United scorer(s)
Celtic 2 – 1 Rangers Sutton Goal 37'
Hartson Goal 77'
Round Three Gretna 3 – 4 Dundee United Robson Goal 4'
Kerr Goal 7'
Wilson Goal 21' ( pen.)
Crawford Goal 56'
Dunfermline Athletic 0 – 3 Celtic Hartson Goal 8' Goal 43'
Sutton Goal 10'
Round Four Queen of the South 0 – 3 Dundee United McIntyre Goal 13'
Wilson Goal 24' Goal 39'
Clyde 0 – 5 Celtic Varga Goal 40' Goal 68'
Thompson Goal 48' ( pen.)
Petrov Goal 60'
Bellamy Goal 72'
Quarter-finals Dundee United 4 – 1 Aberdeen Archibald Goal 19'
Grady Goal 29' Goal 47'
Crawford Goal 41'
Hearts 1 – 2 Celtic Sutton Goal 3'
Bellamy Goal 49'
Semi-finals Dundee United 2 – 1 Hibernian McIntyre Goal 73'
Scotland Goal 76'