1951–52 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1950–51 season
Chairman John Wilson
Manager Bill Struth
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 2nd
P30 W16 D9 L5 F61 A31 Pts41
Scottish Cup Quarter-finals
League Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Billy Simpson (18)

All:
Willie Thornton (27)
Home colours
Away colours

The 1951–52 season was the 55th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 44 competitive matches during the 1951–52 season.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
8 September 1951 Partick Thistle H 4–1 45,000
22 September 1951 Celtic H 1–1 86,000
29 September 1951 Dundee A 0–1 31,000
10 October 1951 East Fife H 1–1 20,000
20 October 1951 Heart of Midlothian H 2–0 35,000
3 November 1951 Hibernian A 1–1 55,000
10 November 1951 St Mirren H 5–1 18,500
17 November 1951 Raith Rovers A 1–3 21,000
24 November 1951 Stirling Albion H 3–0 20,000
1 December 1951 Third Lanark H 1–1 17,000
8 December 1951 Morton A 1–0 14,000
15 December 1951 Motherwell H 3–0 40,000
22 December 1951 Partick Thistle A 3–1 35,000
29 December 1951 Queen of the South H 3–2 30,000
1 January 1952 Celtic A 4–1 45,000
2 January 1952 Dundee H 1–2 35,000
5 January 1952 East Fife A 1–2 18,000
12 January 1952 Airdrieonians H 1–0 35,000
19 January 1952 Heart of Midlothian A 2–2 47,684
26 January 1952 St Mirren A 5–0 32,000
2 February 1952 Aberdeen H 3–2 35,000
13 February 1952 Hibernian H 2–2 45,000
16 February 1952 Airdrieonians A 1–0 24,000
27 February 1952 Raith Rovers H 1–0 20,000
1 March 1952 Stirling Albion A 5–1 14,000
15 March 1952 Morton H 1–0 35,000
22 March 1952 Motherwell A 1–2 22,000
29 March 1952 Queen of the South A 2–2 12,000
16 April 1952 Third Lanark A 1–1 15,000
19 April 1952 Aberdeen A 1–1 20,000

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
9 February 1952 R2 Elgin City H 6–1 36,324
23 February 1952 R3 Arbroath A 2–0 13,510
8 March 1952 R4 Motherwell H 1–1 95,000
12 March 1952 SF Motherwell A 1–2 116,475

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
11 August 1951 SR East Fife A 0–0 18,500
15 August 1951 SR Aberdeen H 2–1 60,000
18 August 1951 SR Queen of the South A 3–0 19,000
25 August 1951 SR East Fife H 4–1 28,000
29 August 1951 SR Aberdeen A 1–2 28,000
1 September 1951 SR Queen of the South H 5–2 40,000
15 September 1951 QF L1 Dunfermline Athletic A 0–1 20,000
19 September 1951 QF L2 Dunfermline Athletic H 3–1 45,000
13 October 1951 SF Celtic N 3–0 82,050
27 October 1951 F Dundee N 2–3 91,217

Appearances[edit]

See also[edit]