Canadian worldwide David Wotherspoon, named man of the match, celebrated a cup double Saturday as St. Johnstone defeated Hibernian 1-0 to win the Scottish Cup at Hampden Park.
Wotherspoon had beforehand helped the Perth-based membership win the Scottish League Cup for the primary time within the membership’s 137-year historical past with a 1-0 win over Livingston on Feb. 28 in Glasgow.
Shaun Rooney, who scored within the League Cup ultimate, headed dwelling the winner Saturday with Wotherspoon getting the help.
Wotherspoon, a 31-year-old midfielder, performed the total 90 minutes in each cup finals.
Wotherspoon was born in Perth and represented Scotland on the youth stage however is eligible to play for Canada by his Winnipeg-born mom. He reached out to Canada Soccer after seeing Glasgow Rangers midfielder Scott Arfield change to Canada.
Wotherspoon made his debut for Canada in opposition to New Zealand in 2018 in John Herdman’s first sport as coach. He has 4 caps with one aim and three assists.
He began his soccer profession within the Celtic youth ranks, switching to Hibernian earlier than becoming a member of St. Johnstone. He additionally gained the Scottish Cup in 2014 in his first 12 months with St. Johnstone.