1906–07 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1906–07 season
Chairman James Henderson
Manager William Wilton
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 3rd
P34 W19 D7 L8 F69 A33
Scottish Cup Quarter-finals
Top goalscorer League:
Jimmy Speirs (13)

All:
Jimmy Speirs (14)

The 1906–07 season is the 17th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 37 competitive matches during the 1906–07 season. The side finished third in the league, ten points behind champions Celtic, after winning 19 of the 34 matches.

The Scottish Cup campaign was ended at the hands of the league champions after a 3-0 home defeat. Rangers had beaten Falkirk and Galston en route to the quarter-finals.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
18 August 1906 Falkirk H 2–2 13,000 Smith, Spiers
25 August 1906 Port Glasgow A 2–0 8,000 Mainds, Kyle
1 September 1906 Aberdeen H 6–2 10,000 Stark (2), Kyle, Smith, Rankine, Spiers
22 September 1906 Dundee A 0–2 14,600
24 September 1906 Heart of Midlothian H 1–1 10,000 McFie
29 September 1906 Partick Thistle H 1–2 12,000 Hamilton
13 October 1906 Kilmarnock A 5–1 7,000 Spiers (2), Smith, Kyle, Rankine
20 October 1906 Greenock Morton H 2–0 9,000 Kivlichan, Spiers
27 October 1906 Celtic A 1–2 30,000 Kyle
3 November 1906 St Mirren H 1–1 12,000 Kyle (pen)
10 November 1906 Third Lanark A 2–0 16,000 Kyle (pen), Law
17 November 1906 Queen's Park H 3–2 14,000 Dickie, Kyle, Cunningham
24 November 1906 Hibernian A 3–1 Kyle, McFie, Smith
1 December 1906 Airdrieonians H 2–1 13,000 Spiers, Kyle
8 December 1906 Clyde A 5–1 Spiers, Kyle, A.Smith (2), Dickie
15 December 1906 Motherwell H 0–1 5,000
22 December 1906 Aberdeen A 3–0 7,000 Kyle (2), A.Smith
29 December 1906 Hamilton Academical H 0–1 5,000
1 January 1907 Celtic H 2–1 50,000 Dickie, Kivlichan
2 January 1907 Partick Thistle A 2–2 7,000 Campbell (2)
5 January 1907 Greenock Morton A 1–2 5,000 Spiers
12 January 1907 Hibernian H 1–0 7,000 Spiers
19 January 1907 Airdrieonians A 3–2 8,000 Cunningham, Spiers, Campbell (pen)
2 February 1907 Third Lanark H 0–0 10,000
9 February 1907 Hamilton Academical A 3–0 6,000 Spiers, Cunningham
23 February 1907 St Mirren A 0–0 7,000
2 March 1907 Motherwell A 0–1 5,000
16 March 1907 Falkirk A 1–2 7,000 Kivlichan
23 March 1907 Clyde H 4–0 7,000 Campbell (3), Stark
30 March 1907 Port Glasgow H 5–0 5,000 Campbell (3), Kyle, Livingstone
1 April 1907 Dundee H 2–2 12,000 Campbell (2, 1 pen)
6 April 1907 Queen's Park A 2–1 18,000 Livingstone, Campbell
13 April 1907 Heart of Midlothian A 1–0 9,000 A.Smith
20 April 1907 Kilmarnock H 3–0 2,500 Livingstone (2), Spiers

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
26 January 1907 R1 Falkirk A 2–1 16,000 Campbell (pen), McFie
16 February 1907 R2 Galston A 4–0 4,000 Livingstone (2), Dickie, Spiers
9 March 1907 QF Celtic H 0–3 60,000

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland Alex Newbigging GK 37 0
Scotland Robert Campbell DF 29 13
Scotland James Jackson DF 16 0
Scotland Colin Mainds MF 13 1
Scotland Josiah Gray DF 23 0
Scotland John May DF 19 0
Scotland Johnny Rankine MF 7 2
Scotland Finlay Speedie FW 1 0
Scotland Jimmy Speirs FW 25 14
Scotland Archie Kyle FW 28 13
Scotland Alex Smith FW 28 8
Scotland James Galt MF 22 0
Scotland John McFie FW 14 3
Scotland James Stark DF 25 3
Scotland Willie Kivlichan MF 11 3
Scotland Robert Smyth McColl FW 1 0
Scotland David Taylor DF 9 0
Scotland William Henry DF 22 0
Scotland James R. Hamilton FW 2 1
Scotland Thomas Ruddiman MF 3 0
Ireland Alex Craig DF 12 0
Scotland Albert Cunningham MF 10 3
Scotland James Menzies MF 1 0
Scotland John Dickie MF 23 4
Scotland George Law DF 6 1
Scotland John McDonald MF 5 0
Scotland George Livingstone MF 13 6
Scotland William McFarlane MF 1 0
Scotland Jimmy Gordon DF 1 0

See also[edit]