1899–1900 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1899–1900 season
Chairman James Henderson
Manager William Wilton
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish Division One 1st
P18 W15 D2 L1 F69 A27
Scottish Cup Semi-finals
Top goalscorer League:
Robert Hamilton (17)

All:
Robert Hamilton (23)

The 1899–1900 season is the tenth season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 23 competitive matches during the 1899–1900 season. They finished top of the Scottish Division One with 15 wins from 18 matches, losing only once to Old Firm rivals Celtic.

The club again ended the season without the Scottish Cup after losing a semi-final replay to Celtic by 4–0, the original match was drawn 2–2.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
19 August 1899 Third Lanark A 5–1 16,000 Campbell (2), J.Millar, Hyslop, N.Smith
26 August 1899 Clyde A 6–2 10,000 Hyslop (2), McPherson, A.Smith, Robertson, Untraced (1)
2 September 1899 Heart of Midlothian A 4–3 20,000 Campbell (2), Hamilton (2)
9 September 1899 Kilmarnock A 4–2 10,000 Campbell, A.Smith, McPherson, Hamilton
18 September 1899 Heart of Midlothian H 1–1 15,000 Hamilton
25 September 1899 Hibernian H 3–2 12,000 Hamilton, A.Smith, Wilkie
7 October 1899 Celtic H 3–3 40,000 Graham (2), A.Smith
14 October 1899 Clyde H 7–0 5,000 McPherson (3), A.Smith (2), Sharp, Hamilton
21 October 1899 Hibernian A 2–0 16,000 A.Smith (2)
4 November 1899 Dundee H 6–0 6,000 A.Smith (3), Hamilton, Wilkie, Watson (o.g.)
25 November 1899 St. Bernard's H 4–3 5,000 McPherson (2), Hamilton, Robertson
2 December 1899 St Mirren A 3–1 Hamilton (3)
9 December 1899 Kilmarnock H 6–1 5,000 Wilkie (2), Hamilton (2), Robertson, Graham
16 December 1899 St Mirren H 4–1 2,000 Neil (2, 1 pen.), A.Smith, Hamilton
1 January 1900 Celtic A 2–3 20,000 A.Smith, Wilkie
6 January 1900 Third Lanark H 2–1 4,000 Neil, McPherson
20 January 1900 Dundee A 3–2 12,000 Hamilton (3)
3 February 1900 St. Bernard's A 4–1 4,000 McPherson, Campbell, Gibson, Wilkie

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
13 January 1900 R1 Morton H 4–2 7,000 McPherson (2), Wilkie, A.Smith
27 January 1900 R2 Maybole H 12–0 3,000 Hamilton (4), Wilkie (3), A.Smith, Robertson
Hyslop, Neil, Gibson
17 February 1900 QF Partick Thistle A 6–1 10,000 Hamilton (2), A.Smith, McPherson, Wilkie, Graham
24 February 1900 SF Celtic H 2–2 33,000 A.Smith, McPherson
10 March 1900 SF R Celtic A 0–4 32,000

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland Matthew Dickie GK 22 0
Scotland Neilly Gibson MF 21 2
Scotland Alex Smith FW 21 17
Scotland Robert Hamilton FW 20 23
Scotland Jacky Robertson DF 20 4
Scotland Jock Drummond DF 19 0
Scotland Robert Neil DF 19 4
Scotland James Graham MF 18 4
Scotland John McPherson MF 17 13
Scotland James Wilkie FW 16 11
Scotland Nicol Smith DF 14 1
Scotland David Crawford DF 10 0
Scotland James Millar FW 8 1
Scotland John Campbell MF 7 6
Scotland Billy Dunlop DF 7 0
Scotland Tommy Hyslop FW 6 4
Scotland Andrew Sharp MF 3 1
Scotland David Mitchell MF 2 0
Scotland John McKinlay DF 2 0
Scotland Billy Howden GK 1 0

See also[edit]

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