1904–05 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1904–05 season
Chairman James Henderson
Manager William Wilton
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 2nd
P26 W19 D3 L4 F83 A28
Scottish Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Robert Hamilton (19)
All:
Robert Hamilton (19)

The 1904–05 season is the 15th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 33 competitive matches during the 1904–05 season. The team finished joint top of the league with Celtic, equal on points but with better goal difference. Since the concept of goal difference was not considered both teasm played a Championship play-off which Celtic won 1-2.

The Scottish Cup campaign saw the team reach the final where they played Third Lanark. The final ended in a draw and Rangers lost the replay 1-3 at Hampden Park.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
20 August 1904 Third Lanark A 1–2 20,000 Mackie
27 August 1904 Hibernian H 4–0 12,000 Hamilton (2), Mackie, Kyle
3 September 1904 Partick Thistle H 8–1 7,000 Speedie (3), Kyle (2), Hamilton (2), Stark
10 September 1904 Dundee A 3–0 14,760 Hamilton (2), Chaplin (og)
17 September 1904 Queen's Park A 4–0 30,231 Kyle (2), A.Smith, Hamilton
19 September 1904 Hibernian A 2–1 Hamilton, McColl
26 September 1904 Heart of Midlothian H 1–1 20,188 Speedie
1 October 1904 St. Mirren H 2–3 10,000 Mackie, Turnbull
15 October 1904 Celtic A 2–2 25,000 Hamilton, Mackie
22 October 1904 Queen's Park H 5–0 15,000 Mackie (2), Walker, McColl, Hamilton
29 October 1904 Dundee H 2–1 13,000 McColl, Mackie
5 November 1904 Heart of Midlothian A 5–0 10,000 Walker (2), A.Smith, Speedie, Hamilton
12 November 1904 St. Mirren A 0–3
19 November 1904 Third Lanark H 3–1 Kyle (2), A.Smith
3 December 1904 Kilmarnock A 4–0 6,500 Kyle (2), Hamilton, Robertson
10 December 1904 Motherwell A 2–0 5,000 McLean (og), Hamilton
17 December 1904 Airdrieonians H 4–1 4,000 Speedie, Hamilton, Kyle, Mackie
31 December 1904 Airdrieonians A 2–2 8,000 May, Speedie (pen)
3 January 1905 Partick Thistle A 4–1 11,000 Hamilton (2), Kyle, Robertson
14 January 1905 Motherwell H 3–2 6,000 Speedie (2, 1 pen), McColl
21 January 1905 Kilmarnock H 6–2 Speedie (2), May, Walker, McColl, Mackie
4 February 1905 Port Glasgow A 3–0 7,000 McColl (2), Walker
18 February 1905 Celtic H 1–4 30,000 Kyle
18 March 1905 Port Glasgow H 5–1 5,000 A.Smith (2), Hamilton, Speedie, Low
1 April 1905 Greenock Morton H 5–0 5,000 Hamilton (2), A.Smith (2), Kyle
29 April 1905 Greenock Morton A 2–0 3,000 Speedie, Kyle

Championship play-off[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
6 May 1905 Celtic N 1–2 30,000 Robertson

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
28 January 1905 R1 Ayr Parkhouse H 2–1 7,000 Robertson, Chalmers
11 February 1905 R2 Greenock Morton A 6–0 9,000 McColl (2), Speedie (2, 1 pen), Kyle, Walker
25 February 1905 QF Beith H 5–1 4,000 Kyle (2), Speedie (2), Chalmers
25 March 1905 SF Celtic A 2–0 36,000 Speedie, Robertson
8 April 1905 F Third Lanark N 0–0 54,000
8 April 1905 F Third Lanark N 1–3 55,000 A.Smith

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland William Allan GK 8 0
Scotland Alex Fraser DF 17 0
Scotland George Gilchrist DF 1 0
Scotland George Henderson DF 17 0
Scotland John May DF 26 2
Scotland Jacky Robertson DF 27 5
Scotland Archie Kyle FW 28 17
Scotland Alex Mackie FW 21 8
Scotland RC Hamilton FW 18 19
Scotland Finlay Speedie FW 33 18
Scotland Alex Smith FW 33 8
Scotland Nicol Smith DF 12 0
Scotland James Stark DF 20 1
Scotland Andrew Easton DF 9 0
Scotland RS McColl FW 17 9
Scotland Charles Donaghy FW 3 0
Scotland John Walker FW 14 6
Scotland James Turnbull FW 1 1
Scotland John Watson GK 2 0
Scotland Adam Gourlay DF 4 0
Scotland Thomas Sinclair GK 23 0
Scotland Robert McEwan DF 12 0
Scotland Robert Campbell DF 5 0
Ireland Alex Craig DF 7 0
Scotland Tommy Low MF 2 1
Scotland John Chalmers MF 3 2

See also[edit]