1893–94 in Scottish football

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1893–94 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Celtic
Division Two champions
Hibernian
Scottish Cup winners
Rangers
Junior Cup winners
Ashfield
Scotland national team
1894 BHC

1893–94 in Scottish football was the fourth season of Scottish league football. For the first time there were two divisions in the Scottish Football League, there was no automatic promotion and relegation but the bottom three clubs in Division One and the top three clubs in Division Two were subject to a vote of the remaining First Division clubs.[1]

Scottish Division One[edit]

Celtic became Scottish Division One champions. Renton were relegated, Dundee and Leith Athletic re-elected to Division One.

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic 18 14 1 3 53 32 21 29
2 Heart of Midlothian 18 11 4 3 46 32 14 26
3 St Bernard's 18 11 1 6 53 39 14 23
4 Rangers 18 8 4 6 44 30 14 20
5 Dumbarton 18 7 5 6 32 35 −3 19
6 St. Mirren 18 7 3 8 49 47 2 17
7 Third Lanark 18 7 3 8 38 44 −6 17
8 Dundee 18 6 3 9 47 59 −12 15
9 Leith Athletic 18 4 2 12 36 46 −10 10
10 Renton 18 1 2 15 23 57 −34 4

Scottish Division Two[edit]

Clyde were elected to Division One, Hibernian and Cowlairs remained in the Scottish Division Two. Port Glasgow Athletic were deducted seven points for fielding an ineligible player.[citation needed]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hibernian 18 13 3 2 83 29 54 29
2 Cowlairs 18 13 1 4 72 32 40 27
3 Clyde 18 11 2 5 51 36 15 24
4 Motherwell 18 11 1 6 61 44 17 23
5 Partick Thistle 18 7 5 6 32 35 −3 19
6 Port Glasgow Athletic[2] 18 9 2 7 51 52 −1 13
7 Abercorn 18 5 2 11 41 59 −18 12
8 Morton 18 4 1 13 36 62 −26 9
9 Northern 18 3 3 12 29 66 −37 9
10 Thistle 18 2 3 13 30 72 −42 7

Scottish Cup[edit]

Rangers were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 3–1 victory over rivals Celtic in an Old Firm final at Cathkin Park.

Junior Cup[edit]

Ashfield were winners of the Junior Cup after a 3–0 win over Renfrew V.

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[3] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
24 March 1894 Rugby Park, Kilmarnock (H)  Wales 5–2 BHC Davidson Berry, John Barker, Thomas Chambers, David Alexander, John Johnstone
31 March 1894 Solitude, Belfast (A)  Ireland 2–1 BHC John Taylor (o.g.)
7 April 1894 Celtic Park, Glasgow (H)  England 2–2 BHC William Lambie, Sandy McMahon

Scotland were winners of the British Home Championship in 1894 after pipping England to the trophy.

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • BHC = British Home Championship

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ "Scottish League membership 1890-2004". Scottishleague.net. Retrieved 17 April 2007. 
  2. ^ Port Glasgow Athletic were deducted seven points for fielding an ineligible player.[citation needed]
  3. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.