1891–92 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1891–92 season
President Dugald MacKenzie
Match Secretary William Wilton
Ground Kinning Park
Scottish League 5th
P22 W11 D2 L9 F59 A46
Scottish Cup Semi-finals
Top goalscorer League:
John McPherson (10)

All:
John McPherson (12)

The 1891–92 season is the second season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 28 competitive matches during the 1891–92 season. The club began the season as champions but ended it in a disappointing fifth position, winning exactly half of their 22 league matches.

The club were knocked out the Scottish Cup at the semi-final stage after losing to Celtic by 3–5.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
15 August 1891 Renton A 4–1 Muir (2), Kerr, McPherson
22 August 1891 Celtic A 0–3 12,000
29 August 1891 Third Lanark H 2–3 5,106 McKenzie (2)
5 September 1891 Dumbarton H 1–3 5,000 Kerr
12 September 1891 Vale of Leven A 6–1 Unknown (6)
26 September 1891 Abercorn H 6–2 3,000 Fraser (3), McPherson (2), Kerr
3 October 1891 Leith Athletic A 1–3 Kerr
10 October 1891 Third Lanark A 2–2 5,000 H.McCreadie, Fraser
17 October 1891 Cambuslang H 2–1 3,000 Marshall, Blyth
24 October 1891 Clyde H 1–5 5,000 Kerr
21 November 1891 Heart of Midlothian H 0–1 3,000
5 December 1891 St. Mirren A 4–3 McPherson (2), Kerr, McGowan
13 February 1892 Vale of Leven H 7–0 2,000 Law (3), McBain, Barker, Kerr, A.McCreadie
27 February 1892 Cambuslang A 6–0 Barker, McPherson, Unknown (4)
19 March 1892 Renton H 5–2 6,000 Barker (3), A.McCreadie, McPherson
26 March 1892 Abercorn A 1–0 Law
16 April 1892 Leith Athletic H 3–2 McBain, McPherson, A McCreadie
23 April 1892 Heart of Midlothian A 2–3 5,000 Scott, McPherson
4 May 1892 Dumbarton A 0–6 1,000
7 May 1892 Celtic H 1–1 H.McCreadie
10 May 1892 St Mirren H 2–3 A.McCreadie, Allan
21 May 1892 Clyde A 3–1 McPherson, A.McCreadie (pen.), Bowie (o.g.)

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
28 November 1891 R1 St Bernard's H 5–1 3,000 Kerr, Blyth, McPherson, McBain, Unknown
19 December 1891 R2 Kilmarnock H 0–0 2,000
26 December 1891 R2 R Kilmarnock A 1–1 3,000 Kerr
23 January 1892 R2 R Kilmarnock N 3–2 5,000 Henderson (2), McPherson
30 January 1892 QF Annbank United H 2–0 5,000 Watt, H.McCreadie
6 February 1892 SF Celtic A 3–5 12,000 Law, Henderson, Kerr

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland David Haddow GK 28 0
Scotland Hay DF 1 0
Scotland William Hodge DF 21 0
Scotland Robert Marshall DF 26 1
Scotland James McIntyre DF 2 0
Scotland David Mitchell MF 23 0
Scotland Hugh McCreadie MF 20 3
Scotland James Henderson MF 12 3
Scotland Neil Kerr FW 26 10
Scotland John Muir FW 5 2
Scotland John McPherson MF 24 12
Scotland Scott DF 13 1
Scotland Cullen MF 5 0
Scotland Andrew McCreadie DF 24 5
Scotland Archibald McKenzie FW 2 2
Scotland Tait DF 6 0
Scotland Fraser MF 4 4
Scotland Fleming MF 1 0
Scotland Bob Blyth MF 6 2
Scotland J.Steel FW 3 0
Scotland Glass MF 1 0
Scotland Tom Dunbar DF 17 0
Scotland McGowan FW 3 1
Scotland McBain MF 6 3
Scotland J.Law FW 7 5
Scotland John Barker MF 8 5
Scotland Frank Watt MF 4 1
Scotland Jock Drummond DF 4 0
Scotland Allan MF 3 1
Scotland D.McPherson MF 2 0
Scotland Peter Turnbull FW 1 0

See also[edit]