Challenge Cup, also known as Tunnock's Caramel Wafer Challenge Cup, is a professional football cup in Scotland for men. There are overall 58 teams that compete for the title every 2 years between August and March. The current holder of the title is Raith Rovers and the team that holds the most titles is Falkirk FC. Sofascore tracks live football scores and Challenge Cup table, results, statistics and top scorers. In the 22/23 season, among the most popular teams in Challenge Cup for online searches are Kilmarnock, Cove Rangers, Kelty Hearts F.C.. To follow today’s games and other active cups, please visit the main page for all competitions in Scotland.
Competition format of Challenge Cup
The first edition of the Challenge Cup took place in 1990 when the first cup winner was Dundee FC. The teams compete in a knockout system over 7 rounds and the game winners qualify to the next stage.
Top scorers and goals
The top scorer in the Challenge Cup 21/22 season was Blair Henderson with 6 goals. The average number of goals in the cup for season 22/23 is 3.05 per game.
The total attendance in Challenge Cup 21/22 season was 37,300. The average attendance per game was 666.
TV partners and official organization
Top 10 important questions about Challenge Cup
#1 Which team in Challenge Cup has the most titles?
The team with the most titles in Challenge Cup is Falkirk FC.
#2 Which team is the current titleholder in Challenge Cup?
The current titleholder in Challenge Cup is Raith Rovers.
#3 How many rounds are played each season in Challenge Cup?
Overall 7 rounds are played in Challenge Cup each season.
#4 How many goals are scored on average in Challenge Cup in 22/23?
The average number of goals in Challenge Cup is 3.05 per game in 22/23.
#5 When does the Challenge Cup start and when does it finish?
The Challenge Cup usually starts in August and ends in March.
#6 How many teams compete in the Challenge Cup?
More than 58 teams compete for the title of Challenge Cup winner.
#7 When did the first edition of the Challenge Cup take place?
The first edition of the Challenge Cup took place in 1990.
#8 Who was the first winner of the Challenge Cup?
The first winner of the Challenge Cup was Dundee FC.
#9 Who was the top scorer in the last edition of the Challenge Cup?
The top scorer in the season Challenge Cup 21/22 was Blair Henderson with 6 goals.
#10 Which organization is responsible for the Challenge Cup?
The organization responsible for Challenge Cup is SPFL.