1903–04 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1903–04 season
Chairman James Henderson
Manager William Wilton
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 3rd
P26 W16 D6 L4 F80 A33
Scottish Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Robert Hamilton (28)

All:
Robert Hamilton (31)

The 1903–04 season is the 14th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 31 competitive matches during the 1903–04 season. The club finished fourth in Scottish League Division One, five points behind champions Third Lanark. Rangers was equal on points with third placed Celtic and a point behind second placed Hearts.

The Scottish Cup campaign ended in a 3-2 cup final defeat to the club's Old Firm rivals. A Finlay Speedie brace was not enough to win them the cup.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
15 August 1903 Third Lanark H 4–3 7,000 Hamilton (3), Smith
22 August 1903 Airdrieonians A 3–1 10,000 Stark, Speedie, Hamilton
29 August 1903 St Mirren H 2–2 10,000 Hamilton, Walker
5 September 1903 Motherwell A 5–2 6,000 Hamilton (4), Speedie
19 September 1903 Heart of Midlothian H 5–1 9,000 Hamilton (3), Walker (2)
26 September 1903 Queen's Park H 5–0 14,000 Hamilton (2), Robertson (pen), Walker, Mackie
28 September 1903 Partick Thistle A 4–1 8,000 Speedie, Robertson (pen), Walker, Smith
10 October 1903 Third Lanark H 0–1 25,000
17 October 1903 Celtic A 0–0 25,000
24 October 1903 Greenock Morton A 3–1 4,000 Speedie, Walker, Robertson
31 October 1903 Dundee H 6–1 10,300 Walker (2), Hamilton (2), Mackie, Jeffrey (og)
7 November 1903 Queen's Park A 3–2 16,000 Speedie, Hamilton, Drummond
14 November 1903 Hibernian H 1–1 8,000 Hamilton
21 November 1903 Dundee A 1–3 14,400 Smith
28 November 1903 Greenock Morton A 5–0 3,000 Hamilton (2), Walker (2), Speedie
5 December 1903 Kilmarnock A 2–2 3,000 Smith, Unknown
12 December 1903 Motherwell H 3–0 3,000 Mackie (2), Hamilton
19 December 1903 Port Glasgow A 1–1 4,000 Mackie
26 December 1903 Hibernian A 2–1 6,000 Hamilton, Robertson
1 January 1904 Celtic A 2–2 30,000 Speedie, Mackie
2 January 1904 Partick Thistle H 2–0 6,000 Walker, Hamilton
9 January 1904 St Mirren A 4–5 Mackie (2), Hamilton (2)
16 January 1904 Kilmarnock H 3–0 4,000 Mackie Hamilton, Donaghy
30 January 1904 Heart of Midlothian A 1–2 12,000 Mackie
13 February 1904 Port Glasgow H 8–1 3,500 Speedie (3), Hamilton (2), Smith, Campbell, Gibson
16 March 1904 Airdrieonians H 5–0 6,000 Mackie (2), Donaghy, Chalk, Stark

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
23 January 1904 R1 Heart of Midlothian H 3–2 30,000 Walker, Hamilton
6 February 1904 R2 Hibernian A 2–1 17,000 Mackie, Walker
20 February 1904 QF St Mirren A 1–0 17,000 Hamilton
5 March 1904 SF Greenock Morton H 3–0 10,000 Walker (2), Hamilton
16 April 1904 F Celtic N 2–3 64,472 Speedie (2)

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland Matthew Dickie GK 15 0
Scotland Nicol Smith DF 27 1
Scotland Alex Fraser DF 18 0
Scotland Neilly Gibson MF 17 1
Scotland James Stark DF 27 2
Scotland John Walker FW 26 16
Scotland Alex Mackie FW 28 13
Scotland RC Hamilton FW 28 31
Scotland Finlay Speedie FW 28 12
Scotland Alex Smith FW 21 4
Scotland George Henderson DF 23 0
Scotland Jock Drummond DF 15 0
Scotland Angus McDonald MF 1 0
Scotland Jimmy Hartley MF 4 0
Scotland Robert Campbell DF 4 1
Scotland Harry Dinsmore MF 1 0
Scotland John Watson GK 16 0
Scotland Robert Neil DF 5 0
Scotland Josiah Gray MF 1 0
Scotland Charles Chalk MF 4 1
Scotland Thomas Paton MF 2 0
Scotland Charles Donaghy FW 6 2
Scotland John Findlay FW 1 0

See also[edit]