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Full Results Against Inverness Caledonian

Caledonian Football Club were a football club that used to play in the Highland League but merged with Inverness Thistle to become Inverness Caledonian Thistle in 1994.

Ayr United found themselves taking the long road to Inverness for a Scottish Cup tie on 5th February 1955. Although in the ‘B’ division Ayr were expected to win against non-league opposition which came in the form of Inverness Caledonian.

However, the Highland League side had other ideas and United had to be content with a 1-1 draw and bring the highland league side back to Ayr for a replay on 9th February.

The replay ended in a draw and went to extra time with Inverness sensationally taking the honours by 4-2.

It wasn’t the first time that Ayr had been left to contemplate a disastrous Cup defeat against lesser opposition.

Programmes were produced for both games.

United ventured to that part of the world again in July of 1971 for a pre-season friendly and were beaten 2-1, the only plus point the good performance of Ayr ‘keeper Jim Gilmour who also saved a penalty.

 

Season

Date

H/A

Competition

Score – Ayr First)

Programme Issued

Comments

1954/55

5/2/55

A

Scottish Cup 5th Round

1-1

Yes

 

1954/55

9/2/55

H

Scottish Cup 5th Round – Replay

2-4 aet

No Issue

 

1971/72

2/8/71

A

Friendly

1-2

No Issue

 

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