1890–91 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1890–91 season
President James Watson
Match Secretary William Wilton
Ground Kinning Park
Scottish League 1st
P18 W13 D3 L2 F58 A25
Scottish Cup First Round
Top goalscorer League:
John McPherson (15)

All:
John McPherson (15)

The 1890–91 season is the first season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 20 competitive matches during the 1890–91 season. They were the joint winners of the first ever Scottish League, sharing the title with Dumbarton. The club's drew the championship play-off 2–2, so both were awarded the title and declared champions.

The club ended the season without the Scottish Cup after being knocked out by Celtic in the first round by 1–0.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
16 August 1890 Heart of Midlothian H 5–2 3,400 Kerr (2), H.McCreadie, McPherson, Adams (o.g.)
23 August 1890 Cambuslang A 6–2 McPherson (4), Gow, Marshall
13 September 1890 Dumbarton A 1–5 4,000 Hislop
4 October 1890 St. Mirren H 8–2 McPherson (5), Kerr (3)
18 October 1890 Cowlairs A 1–1 Hislop
17 January 1891 Vale of Leven A 3–1 McPherson (pen.), Hislop, Henderson
24 January 1891 Heart of Midlothian A 1–0 5,000 Kerr
7 February 1891 Abercorn A 1–1 Marshall
21 February 1891 Cambuslang H 2–1 2,000 H.McCreadie, McPherson
28 February 1891 St. Mirren A 7–3 H.McCreadie (2), Henderson (2), Kerr, McPherson, Sloan (o.g.)
7 March 1891 Third Lanark A 4–0 McPherson, Untraced (3)
14 March 1891 Abercorn H 2–0 5,000 H.McCreadie, Henderson
21 March 1891 Celtic A 2–2 12,000 A.McCreadie, Hislop
28 March 1891 Cowlairs A 2–0 Henderson, Hislop
4 April 1891 Vale of Leven H 4–0 2,000 Hislop (2), Untraced (2)
25 April 1891 Dumbarton H 4–2 12,000 A.McCreadie, Hislop, Kerr, McPherson
2 May 1891 Celtic H 1–2 10,000 Henderson
9 May 1891 Third Lanark H 4–1 McKenzie (3), Hislop

Championship play-off[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
21 May 1891 Dumbarton N 2–2 10,000 Hislop, H.McCreadie

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
6 September 1890 R1 Celtic A 0–1 16,000

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland David Mitchell MF 20 0
Scotland Neil Kerr MF 20 8
Scotland John McPherson FW 20 15
Scotland David Hislop FW 20 10
Scotland David Reid GK 18 0
Scotland Donald Gow DF 18 1
Scotland Robert Marshall MF 18 2
Scotland Andrew McCreadie DF 17 2
Scotland Hugh McCreadie FW 16 6
Scotland James Henderson FW 14 6
Scotland William Hodge DF 10 0
Scotland James McIntyre DF 9 0
Scotland John Muir DF 9 0
Scotland Thomas Wyllie MF 5 0
Scotland Archibald McKenzie GK 3 3
Scotland John White MF 2 0
Scotland William Wilson MF 1 0

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