1922–23 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1922–23 season
Chairman John Ure Primrose
Manager Bill Struth
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 1st
P38 W23 D9 L6 F67 A29
Scottish Cup Second Round
Top goalscorer League:
Geordie Henderson (23)

All:
Geordie Henderson (24)

The 1922–23 season is the 33rd season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 40 competitive matches during the 1922–23 season. The team finished top of the league, five points ahead of second placed Airdrieonians, after winning twenty-three of the 38 league games and recording an unbeaten home record.

The side was knocked out of the Scottish Cup in the second round that season. After overcoming Clyde, a shock 2-0 defeat to Ayr United ended the campaign.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
15 Aug 1922 Alloa Athletic H 2–0 30,000 Cunningham, JR Smith
19 Aug 1922 Third Lanark H 5–1 30,000 Hansen (2), Cunningham, Cairns, Morton
26 Aug 1922 Motherwell A 4–0 16,000 Cunningham (2), JR Smith, Cairns
09 Sep 1922 Falkrik A 0–2 18,000
18 Sep 1922 Hearts A 0–0 20,000
23 Sep 1922 Morton H 0–0 30,000
25 Sep 1922 Clyde A 2–1 31,000 Muirhead, Cairns
07 Oct 1922 Hibernian H 2–0 22,000 Cunningham, Henderson
14 Oct 1922 Aberdeen A 0–0 26,294
21 Oct 1922 Albion Rovers H 2–2 18,000 Dixon, Henderson
28 Oct 1922 Celtic A 3–1 55,000 Cunningham (2), Henderson
04 Nov 1922 Partick Thistle H 4–1 30,000 Henderson (2), Muirhead, Cunningham
11 Nov 1922 Hamilton A 3–0 10,000 Henderson (2), Cairns
18 Nov 1922 Raith Rovers H 1–0 18,000 Johnston
25 Nov 1922 St Mirren A 0–1 30,000
02 Dec 1922 Airdrieonians H 4–1 30,000 Henderson (3), Archibald
09 Dec 1922 Dundee H 4–1 35,000 Henderson (2), Muirhead, Archibald
16 Dec 1922 Ayr United A 1–1 10,000 Henderson
23 Dec 1922 Alloa Athletic A 2–0 8,000 Henderson, Morton
30 Dec 1922 Aberdeen H 1–1 22,000 Cunningham
01 Jan 1923 Celtic H 2–0 50,000 Hansen, Archibald
02 Jan 1923 Partick Thistle A 1–0 36,000 Archibald
06 Jan 1923 Motherwell H 2–1 35,000 Meiklejohn, Cairns
20 Jan 1923 Kilmarnock A 2–1 16,000 Henderson, Cairns
03 Feb 1923 Hamilton H 3–0 13,000 Hansen (2), Cunningham
06 Feb 1923 Third Lanark A 2–2 10,000 Muirhead, Hansen
10 Feb 1923 Airdrieonians A 0–1 12,000
24 Feb 1923 Morton A 1–1 16,000 Dixon
03 Mar 1923 Clyde H 2–1 15,000 Henderson (2)
10 Mar 1923 Raith Rovers A 0–2 10,000
14 Mar 1923 Ayr United H 2–1 8,000 Henderson (2)
24 Mar 1923 Dundee A 2–1 20,000 Henderson, Cairns
27 Mar 1923 Falkrik H 2–0 15,000 Cunningham (pen), Henderson
31 Mar 1923 Albion Rovers A 1–2 10,000 Cairns
02 Apr 1923 St Mirren H 1–1 10,000 Morton
07 Apr 1923 Hibernian A 0–2 16,000
21 Apr 1923 Kilmarnock H 1–0 16,000 Henderson
28 Apr 1923 Hearts H 3–0 8,000 Cairns (2), Henderson

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
13 Jan 1923 R1 Clyde A 4-0 40,000 Cunningham (2), Henderson, Morton
27 Jan 1923 R2 Ayr United A 0-2 16,000

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland William Robb GK 40 0
Ireland Bert Manderson DF 29 0
Ireland Billy McCandless DF 24 0
Scotland David Meiklejohn DF 36 1
England Arthur Dixon DF 36 2
Scotland Tommy Muirhead MF 33 4
Scotland Sandy Archibald MF 36 4
Scotland Andy Cunnnigham MF 37 13
Scotland Jack Smith FW 3 2
Scotland Tommy Cairns FW 38 10
Scotland Alan Morton MF 37 4
Denmark Carl Hansen FW 10 6
Scotland Geordie Henderson FW 30 24
Scotland John Nicholson MF 10 0
Scotland Alexander Johnston DF 9 1
Scotland Hector Lawson MF 3 0
Scotland Thomas Reid DF 14 0
Scotland John Jamieson DF 13 0
Scotland James Walls MF 1 0
Scotland James Kilpatrick MF 1 0

See also[edit]