1893–94 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1893–94 season
President Dugald MacKenzie
Match Secretary William Wilton
Ground Kinning Park
Scottish League Division One 4th
P18 W8 D4 L6 F44 A30
Scottish Cup Winners
Top goalscorer League:
John Gray (9)
All:
James Steel (12)

The 1893–94 season was the fourth season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 23 competitive matches during the 1893–94 season. They finished a lowly fourth in the Scottish League Division One with only 8 wins from 18 matches.

However, the club did win the Scottish Cup after being Celtic in the final by 3–1. Hugh McCreadie opened the scoring in the 55th minute then Barker and John McPherson added to the tally in the following thirteen minutes.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
12 August 1893 Dundee A 3–3 6,000 Gray (3)
19 August 1893 Renton H 5–3 5,000 Gray (2), Kerr, Barker, Steel
26 August 1893 St Bernard's A 0–0 5,000
2 September 1893 Celtic H 5–0 18,000 Barker (3), McPherson, Gray
9 September 1893 Renton A 2–1 Steel, Barker
23 September 1893 Dumbarton H 4–0 H.McCreadie (2), Marshall, Unknown
30 September 1893 Leith Athletic A 2–2 4,000 Steel (2)
14 October 1893 Hearts A 2–4 8,000 Blyth, Gray
4 November 1893 Leith Athletic H 1–0 3,000 McPherson
11 November 1893 Third Lanark A 2–1 McPherson, Boyd
23 December 1893 Third Lanark H 0–3 5,000
20 January 1894 Dumbarton A 0–2
27 January 1894 St Mirren A 2–2 Boyd, Crawford (o.g.)
24 February 1894 Celtic A 2–3 10,000 Gray, Barker
10 March 1894 Dundee H 7–2 3,000 Boyd (2), Steel (2), Barker, A.McCreadie, Mitchell
14 April 1894 Hearts H 1–2 4,000 Boyd
2 May 1894 St Bernard's H 1–2 1,000 Gray
21 May 1894 St Mirren H 5–0 4,000 Steel, Unknown (4)

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
25 November 1893 R1 Cowlairs H 8–0 5,000 McPherson (2), Boyd (3), Unknown (o.g.),
H.McCreadie, Kerr
16 December 1893 R2 Leith Athletic H 2–0 2,5000 McPherson, Blyth
13 January 1894 QF Clyde A 5–0 10,000 Steel (4), McPherson
3 February 1894 SF Queen's Park H 1–1 15,000 Boyd
10 February 1894 SF Rpl Queen's Park A 3–1 16,000 Smith, McPherson, Steel
17 February 1894 F Celtic N 3–1 17,000 H.McCreadie, Barker, McPherson

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland David Haddow GK 21 0
Scotland Nicol Smith DF 23 1
Scotland Jock Drummond DF 23 0
Scotland Robert Marshall DF 24 1
Scotland Andrew McCreadie DF 24 1
Scotland David Mitchell MF 20 1
Scotland James Steel FW 19 12
Scotland Hugh McCreadie MF 14 5
Scotland John Gray FW 23 9
Scotland John McPherson MF 21 9
Scotland John Barker MF 16 8
Scotland Neil Kerr MF 7 2
Scotland Archibald McKenzie GK 1 0
Scotland Robert Blyth MF 6 2
Scotland David Boyd MF 14 9
Scotland John Muir DF 4 0
Scotland R.Drummond DF 1 0
Scotland John Johnstone MF 1 0
Scotland Montgomery GK 1 0
Scotland James Davie MF 1 0

See also[edit]