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
Celtic1–0Dundee United
Thompson Goal 11'
Hampden Park, Glasgow
Attendance: 50,635
Referee: John Rowbotham
CELTIC:
GK20 Robert Douglas
DF17 Didier Agathe
DF6 Bobo Baldé
DF23 Stanislav VargaYC
DF4 Jackie McNamara
MF19 Stiliyan Petrov
MF18 Neil Lennon
MF8 Alan ThompsonSubstituted off 86'
FW9 Chris Sutton
FW47 Craig Bellamy
FW10 John HartsonSubstituted off 73'
Substitutes:
GK22 David Marshall
DF5 Joos ValgaerenSubstituted in 73'
MF14 Paul Lambert
MF46 Aiden McGeadySubstituted in 86'
FW37 Craig Beattie
Manager:
Martin O'Neill
DUNDEE UNITED:
GK1 Tony Bullock
DF2 Mark Wilson
DF23 Paul RitchieYC
DF39 Garry Kenneth
DF5 Alan ArchibaldYC
MF7 Mark Kerr
MF4 Derek McInnesSubstituted off 76'
MF8 Grant BrebnerSubstituted off 83'
MF11 Barry RobsonYC
CF19 Stephen CrawfordSubstituted off 83'
CF20 Jason Scotland
Substitutes:
GK47 Nick Colgan
DF3 David McCracken
MF12 Stuart DuffSubstituted in 83'
FW16 James GradySubstituted in 83'
FW9 Collin SamuelSubstituted in 76'
Manager:
Gordon Chisholm

Road to the final

CelticRoundDundee United
Home teamScoreAway teamCeltic scorer(s)Home teamScoreAway teamDundee United scorer(s)
Celtic2 – 1RangersSutton Goal 37'
Hartson Goal 77'
Round ThreeGretna3 – 4Dundee UnitedRobson Goal 4'
Kerr Goal 7'
Wilson Goal 21' (pen.)
Crawford Goal 56'
Dunfermline Athletic0 – 3CelticHartson Goal 8' Goal 43'
Sutton Goal 10'
Round FourQueen of the South0 – 3Dundee UnitedMcIntyre Goal 13'
Wilson Goal 24' Goal 39'
Clyde0 – 5CelticVarga Goal 40' Goal 68'
Thompson Goal 48' (pen.)
Petrov Goal 60'
Bellamy Goal 72'
Quarter-finalsDundee United4 – 1AberdeenArchibald Goal 19'
Grady Goal 29' Goal 47'
Crawford Goal 41'
Hearts1 – 2CelticSutton Goal 3'
Bellamy Goal 49'
Semi-finalsDundee United2 – 1HibernianMcIntyre Goal 73'
Scotland Goal 76'