1909–10 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1909–10 season
Chairman James Henderson
Manager William Wilton
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 3rd
P34 W20 D6 L8 F70 A35
Scottish Cup Second Round
Top goalscorer League:
Willie Hunter (19)

All:
Willie Hunter (19)

The 1909–10 season is the 36th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 36 competitive matches during the 1909–10 season. The side finished third in the league, eight points behind champions Celtic, after winning 20 of the 34 matches.

The Scottish Cup campaign ended in a second round 2-0 defeat away to Clyde, having previously overcame Inverness Thistle in the first.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
16 August 1909 Kilmarnock H 3–0 18,000 A.Smith, Reid, Hunter
21 August 1909 Airdrieonians A 1–2 13,000 Hogg
29 August 1909 St Mirren H 1–1 16,000 Bennett
4 September 1909 Dundee A 2–4 22,000 McPherson, Bennett
18 September 1909 Aberdeen H 2–1 16,000 Gordon, Gilchrist
20 September 1909 Hibernian A 0–1 10,000
27 September 1909 Dundee H 2–1 30,000 McPherson, Reid
2 October 1909 Port Glasgow A 1–1 5,000 Hunter
16 October 1909 Hamilton Academical H 5–1 9,000 Hunter (5)
23 October 1909 Kilmarnock A 2–0 9,500 Hunter (2)
30 October 1909 Celtic H 0–0 45,000
6 November 1909 Partick Thistle A 0–0 30,000
13 November 1909 Clyde A 0–1 18,000
20 November 1909 Queen's Park H 7–1 14,000 Hunter (3), Ramage, May, Gilchrist, McPherson
27 November 1909 Motherwell H 4–1 7,000 Hunter (3), Gilchrist
4 December 1909 Greenock Morton A 4–1 6,000 Bennett (2), McPherson, Ramage
11 December 1909 Third Lanark A 1–2 6,000 Hunter
18 December 1909 Partick Thistle H 2–1 16,000 Gilchrist, McPherson
25 December 1909 Falkirk A 1–3 7,000 McPherson
1 January 1910 Celtic A 1–1 47,000 Hogg
3 January 1910 Port Glasgow H 4–0 8,000 Reid (2), McLean, McPherson
8 January 1910 Heart of Midlothian H 1–0 8,000 McPherson
15 January 1910 Hamilton Academical A 3–2 8,000 Hunter (3, 1 pen)
29 January 1910 Motherwell A 3–2 8,000 Miller, McPherson, Hogg
19 February 1910 Greenock Morton H 2–1 8,000 Hogg, Bennett
26 February 1910 St Mirren A 6–1 8,000 Reid (3), Hogg (2), McPherson
5 March 1910 Aberdeen A 1–1 8,000 Reid
12 March 1910 Queen's Park A 2–3 16,000 Reid (2)
19 March 1910 Airdrieonians H 3–0 5,000 Yuille (2), Bennett
26 March 1910 Hibernian H 1–0 15,000 A.Smith
28 March 1910 Third Lanark H 1–0 12,000 McPherson
18 April 1910 Heart of Midlothian A 3–1 7,000 Reid (2), McPherson
23 April 1910 Clyde H 1–0 10,000 Gordon
30 April 1910 Falkirk H 0–1 15,000
7 May 1910 Clyde H 0–1 14,000

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
22 January 1910 R1 Inverness Thistle H 3–1 10,000 Gilchrist (3)
5 February 1910 R2 Clyde A 0–2 35,000

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland Harry Rennie GK 2 0
England Herbert Lock GK 34 0
Ireland Alex Craig DF 9 0
Scotland George Waddell DF 11 0
Scotland Jock McKenzie DF 26 0
Scotland John May DF 25 2
Scotland Robert Campbell DF 15 0
Scotland Jimmy Gordon DF 19 2
Scotland George Law DF 23 0
Scotland James Stark DF 26 0
Scotland James Jackson DF 1 0
Scotland James Galt MF 27 0
Scotland Thomas Gilchrist MF 14 4
Scotland Robert Ramage MF 6 2
Scotland John Bell MF 1 0
Scotland Joe Hendry MF 2 0
Scotland Alex Bennett MF 23 12
Scotland William McPherson MF 27 0
England Billy Hogg FW 27 6
Scotland Alex Smith FW 23 2
Scotland Willie Reid FW 22 13
Scotland William Yuille FW 5 2
Scotland William Miller FW 9 1
Scotland Willie Hunter FW 18 19
Scotland James McLean FW 1 1

See also[edit]