1907–08 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1907–08 season
Chairman James Henderson
Manager William Wilton
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 3rd
P34 W21 D8 L5 F74 A40
Scottish Cup Second Round
Top goalscorer League:
Robert Campbell (25)
All:
Robert Campbell (25)

The 1907–08 season is the 18th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 37 competitive matches during the 1907–08 season. The side finished third in the league, five points behind champions Celtic, after winning 21 of the 34 matches.

The Scottish Cup campaign was ended at the hands of the league champions after a 2-1 home defeat. Rangers had drawn with Falkirk away and won the replay en route to the second round.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
15 August 1907 Greenock Morton H 3–0 7,000 Smith (2), Campbell
17 August 1907 Port Glasgow A 6–1 6,000 Campbell (2), Livingstone (2), McDonald, Thomson (og)
24 August 1907 Aberdeen H 4–0 20,000 Campbell (3), Livingstone
31 August 1907 Falkirk A 4–4 14,000 Campbell, Galt, May, Livingstone
7 September 1907 Kilmarnock H 1–0 14,000 Campbell
21 September 1907 Greenock Morton A 3–2 10,000 Galt, Campbell, Kyle
30 September 1907 Queen's Park H 1–1 17,000 Livingstone
5 October 1907 Airdrieonians H 1–2 22,000 McDonald
2 November 1907 Queen's Park A 1–3 20,000 Livingstone
9 November 1907 St. Mirren H 2–2 15,000 Kyle, Hamilton
16 November 1907 Partick Thistle A 2–1 8,000 Steven, Campbell
23 November 1907 Hibernian H 1–1 11,000 Campbell
30 November 1907 Third Lanark A 5–3 9,000 Kyle (3), Spiers, Hamilton
7 December 1907 Heart of Midlothian A 2–1 12,000 Kyle, Hamilton
14 December 1907 Motherwell H 4–2 10,000 Spiers (2), May, Kyle
21 December 1907 Dundee A 2–1 15,000 Campbell, May
28 December 1907 Falkirk H 2–2 25,000 Spiers, Campbell
1 January 1908 Celtic A 1–2 60,000 Kyle
2 January 1908 Partick Thistle H 3–2 5,000 Livingstone (2), Kyle
4 January 1908 Airdrieonians A 0–3 7,000
11 January 1908 Third Lanark H 2–0 8,000 Spiers, Kyle
18 January 1908 Aberdeen A 0–0 10,000
15 February 1908 Hamilton Academical A 2–2 6,000 Livingstone, McDonald
29 February 1908 Heart of Midlothian H 2–1 6,000 Campbell, Barrie
7 March 1908 Kilmarnock A 2–0 8,000 Livingstone, Smith
14 March 1908 Clyde A 2–0 9,000 Kyle, Gordon
21 March 1908 Hamilton Academical H 1–0 6,000 Campbell
28 March 1908 Hibernian A 3–0 9,000 Campbell (3)
4 April 1908 Motherwell A 2–1 3,000 Campbell (2)
11 April 1908 Clyde H 1–1 6,000 Campbell
13 April 1908 St. Mirren A 2–0 4,000 Campbell, Kyle
18 April 1908 Port Glasgow A 5–1 2,500 Campbell (3), McDonald, Kyle
20 April 1908 Dundee H 2–0 12,000 Noble, May (pen)
25 April 1908 Celtic H 0–1 40,000

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
25 January 1908 R1 Falkirk A 2–2 20,000 Livingstone, May
1 February 1908 R1 R Falkirk H 4–1 52,000, Smith (2), Kyle, Spiers
8 February 1908 R2 Celtic H 1–2 23,000 Kyle

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland Alex Newbigging GK 29 0
Scotland Robert Campbell DF 32 25
Scotland Jimmy Jackson DF 14 0
Scotland Jimmy Sharp DF 1 0
Scotland Joseph Hadden GK 23 0
Scotland John May DF 29 6
Scotland Robert Noble MF 8 1
Scotland Alex Barrie DF 14 1
Scotland Jimmy Speirs FW 16 6
Scotland Archie Kyle FW 30 14
Scotland Alex Smith FW 25 5
Scotland James Galt MF 30 2
Scotland John Bovill MF 2 0
Scotland John McArthur GK 6 0
Scotland Robert Steven MF 9 1
Scotland David Taylor DF 12 0
Scotland William Henry DF 15 0
Scotland James R. Hamilton FW 11 3
Ireland Alex Craig DF 26 0
Scotland Albert Cunningham MF 3 0
Scotland John Dickie MF 12 0
Scotland George Law DF 13 0
Scotland John McDonald MF 19 4
Scotland George Livingstone MF 27 11
Scotland Jimmy Gordon DF 22 1

See also[edit]