1905–06 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1905–06 season
Chairman James Henderson
Manager William Wilton
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 4th
P30 W15 D7 L8 F58 A48
Scottish Cup Quarter-finals
Top goalscorer League:
Robert Hamilton (9)

All:
Robert Hamilton (10)

The 1905–06 season is the 16th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 33 competitive matches during the 1905–06 season. The side finished fourth in the league, twelve points behind champions Celtic, despite only collecting one win from the final six matches.

The Scottish Cup campaign began at Arthurlie then Aberdeen before the side were knocked out away to Port Glasgow Athletic.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
19 August 1905 Kilmarnock H 3–2 10,000 Hamilton (2), McColl (pen)
26 August 1905 Aberdeen H 1–0 8,000 McMillan
2 September 1905 Airdrieonians A 1–5 12,000 Hamilton
11 September 1905 Hibernian A 2–1 6,000 Hamilton, Low
16 September 1905 St. Mirren H 1–0 15,000 Stark
25 September 1905 Heart of Midlothian H 0–5 18,000
7 October 1905 Port Glasgow A 4–1 3,000 Kyle, Stark, Hamilton, Port
14 October 1905 Dundee H 1–1 9,500 Shaw
21 October 1905 Celtic H 3–2 30,000 Kyle, Shaw, May
28 October 1905 Falkirk A 6–1 6,000 Ruddiman (3), May, Kyle (pen), Shaw
4 November 1905 Queen's Park A 2–1 13,000 Hawthorne (og), Spiers
11 November 1905 Third Lanark H 2–4 10,000 Kyle (2)
18 November 1905 Motherwell A 3–3 5,000 Kyle (3)
25 November 1905 Greenock Morton H 1–2 4,000 Hamilton
2 December 1905 Queen's Park H 3–1 7,000 Kivlichan, Smith
9 December 1905 Greenock Morton A 3–0 5,000 Speirs, May, Hamilton
16 December 1905 Aberdeen A 1–1 10,000 Rankine
23 December 1905 Motherwell H 2–1 6,000 McColl, Smith
30 December 1905 Airdrieonians H 1–3 8,000 Speirs
1 January 1906 Celtic A 0–1 40,000
2 January 1906 Partick Thistle H 1–0 10,000 McColl
6 January 1906 Kilmarnock A 3–1 6,000 Hamilton, Dalrymple, McColl
13 January 1906 St. Mirren A 2–3 7,000 Smith, McColl
20 January 1906 Port Glasgow H 4–0 8,000 Dalrymple (3), McColl
3 February 1906 Third Lanark A 0–3 13,000
17 February 1906 Dundee A 1–1 10,000 Kivlichan
3 March 1906 Hibernian H 1–1 7,000 Hamilton
17 March 1906 Partick Thistle A 1–1 8,000 Speirs
24 March 1906 Falkirk H 3–1 7,000 Stark, Kivlichan, McFie
7 April 1906 Heart of Midlothian A 2–2 6,000 Speirs (2)

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
27 January 1906 R1 Arthurlie A 7–1 6,000 Speirs (3), Dalrymple (2), McColl, May
10 February 1906 R2 Aberdeen A 3–2 14,000 Dalrymple (2), Hamilton
10 March 1906 QF Port Glasgow A 0–1 11,000

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland Tom Sinclair GK 33 0
Scotland Alex Fraser DF 2 0
Scotland Adam Gourlay DF 6 0
Scotland Josiah Gray DF 29 0
Scotland James Stark DF 31 3
Scotland John May DF 24 4
Scotland Robert Dalrymple MF 15 8
Scotland Archie Kyle FW 24 8
Scotland Robert Hamilton FW 23 10
Scotland Robert Smyth McColl FW 15 7
Scotland Alex Smith FW 27 3
Scotland Jimmy Croal DF 3 0
Scotland Andrew Cochrane DF 10 0
Scotland David McMillan DF 9 1
Scotland Daniel Steel MF 2 0
Ireland Alex Craig DF 28 0
Scotland Tommy Low MF 2 1
Scotland Jimmy Speirs FW 21 9
Scotland John Walker FW 14 0
Scotland John McFie FW 4 1
Scotland Hugh C. Shaw MF 6 3
Scotland Thomas Ruddiman FW 4 3
Scotland Willie Kivlichan MF 9 4
Scotland Johnny Rankine MF 8 1
Scotland Robert Campbell DF 9 0
Scotland Thomas Miller MF 1 0
Scotland James Craig MF 1 0
Scotland Finlay Speedie FW 2 0
Scotland Constantine McGhee DF 1 0

See also[edit]