1901–02 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1901–02 season
Chairman James Henderson
Manager William Wilton
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 1st
P18 W13 D2 L3 F43 A29
Scottish Cup Semi-finals
Top goalscorer League:
Robert Hamilton (9)

All:
Robert Hamilton (11)

The 1901–02 season is the 12th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 22 competitive matches during the 1901–02 season. The club successfully defended the league championship, finishing two points ahed of Celtic. From the eighteen league matches played the team registered thirteen wins.

The Scottish Cup campaign was ended in the semi-final at the hands of Hibernian after a 2-0 home defeat.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
17 August 1901 Kilmarnock A 2–4 6,000 Hamilton, McDougal
24 August 1901 Heart of Midlothian H 2–1 17,000 Speedie, Hamilton
31 August 1901 Dundee A 3–0 12,000 McDougal (2), Speedie
7 September 1901 Kilmarnock H 3–2 16,000 Campbell, A.Smith, Gibson
16 September 1901 Heart of Midlothian A 2–0 Neil, Hamilton
21 September 1901 St. Mirren A 5–1 10,000 Campbell (2), A.Smith, Wilkie, Jackson (og)
23 September 1901 Hibernian H 0–2 10,000
28 September 1901 Third Lanark A 2–2 16,000 A.Smith, Hamilton
5 October 1901 Celtic H 2–2 30,000 Neil, Speedie, Quinn (og)
19 October 1901 Hibernian A 3–2 12,000 Wilkie, Hamilton (pen), Neil
2 November 1901 Queen's Park H 2–1 12,000 McPherson, Hamilton
9 November 1901 Grenock Morton A 3–2 7,000 McPherson (2), Wilkie
16 November 1901 Third Lanark H 1–4 5,000 Robertson
7 December 1901 Greenock Morton H 2–1 3,000 A.Smith, Hamilton
1 January 1902 Celtic A 4–2 40,000 N.Smith, Campbell, Robertson, Hamilton
4 January 1902 Queen's Park A 1–0 20,000 Robertson
18 January 1902 St. Mirren H 3–2 12,000 Speedie (2), Cameron (og)
29 January 1902 Dundee H 3–1 13,000 Hamilton, A.Smith, Speedie

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
11 January 1902 R1 Johnstone H 6–1 2,000 Howie (og), Speedie, A.Smith, Hamilton, Robertson,
Graham
25 January 1902 R2 Caledonian H 5–1 5,000 A.Smith (2), Wilkie, Campbell, Hamilton
22 February 1902 QF Kilmarnock H 2–0 10,000 Speedie, A.Smith
22 March 1902 SF Hibernian H 0–2 35,000

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland Alex Smith FW 22 9
Scotland Robert Neil DF 17 3
Scotland RC Hamilton FW 20 11
Scotland Finlay Speedie FW 20 8
Scotland James Stark DF 19 0
Scotland Matthew Dickie GK 19 0
Scotland Nicol Smith DF 19 1
Scotland John Wilkie MF 16 4
Scotland Neilly Gibson MF 17 1
Scotland Jock Drummond DF 15 0
Scotland John Campbell MF 15 5
Scotland Jacky Robertson DF 12 4
Scotland David Crawford DF 9 0
Scotland John McPherson MF 6 3
Scotland Lee McDougall FW 4 3
Scotland James Graham MF 4 1
Scotland Noble McPherson GK 2 0
Scotland Hugh Morton MF 3 0
Scotland David Goudie MF 1 0
Scotland George Young DF 1 0
Scotland James R. Hamilton FW 1 0

See also[edit]