1952–53 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1952–53 season
Chairman John Wilson
Manager Bill Struth
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 1st
P30 W18 D7 L5 F80 A39 Pts53
Scottish Cup Winners
League Cup Semi-finals
Top goalscorer League:
Derek Grierson (23)

All:
Derek Grierson (31)
Home colours
Away colours

The 1952–53 season was the 56th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 46 competitive matches during the 1952–53 season.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
6 September 1952 St Mirren A 3–2 45,000
20 September 1952 Celtic A 1–2 48,000
27 September 1952 Third Lanark H 4–1 25,000
11 October 1952 Hibernian H 1–2 65,000
18 October 1952 East Fife A 2–3 20,000
1 November 1952 Queen of the South H 3–1 20,000
8 November 1952 Falkirk A 2–1 18,500
15 November 1952 Clyde A 6–4 28,000
22 November 1952 Raith Rovers H 3–2 30,000
6 December 1952 Aberdeen H 4–0 35,000
13 December 1952 Heart of Midlothian A 2–2 26,100
20 December 1952 St Mirren H 4–0 35,000
27 December 1952 Airdrieonians A 2–2 20,000
1 January 1953 Celtic H 1–0 73,000
3 January 1953 Third Lanark A 2–0 20,581
10 January 1953 Partick Thistle H 2–2 30,000
17 January 1953 Hibernian A 1–1 60,500
31 January 1953 East Fife H 4–0 52,000
14 February 1953 Dundee A 1–1 24,000
28 February 1953 Falkirk H 4–0 35,000
7 March 1953 Clyde H 1–2 55,000
18 March 1953 Raith Rovers A 1–3 18,000
21 March 1953 Motherwell H 4–1 35,000
28 March 1953 Aberdeen A 2–2 28,000
6 April 1953 Heart of Midlothian H 3–0 40,000
11 April 1953 Partick Thistle A 2–1 25,500
15 April 1953 Airdrieonians H 8–2 20,000
20 April 1953 Motherwell A 3–0 30,720
2 May 1953 Dundee H 3–1 60,000
7 May 1953 Queen of the South A 1–1 17,000

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
24 January 1953 R1 Arbroath H 4–0 44,000
7 February 1953 R2 Dundee A 2–0 43,024
21 February 1953 R3 Morton A 4–1 22,000
14 March 1953 R4 Celtic H 2–0 95,000
4 April 1953 SF Heart of Midlothian N 2–1 116,475
25 April 1953 R4 Aberdeen N 1–1 129,876
29 April 1953 SF Aberdeen N 1–0 112,799

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
9 August 1952 SR Heart of Midlothian A 0–5 41,533
13 August 1952 SR Motherwell H 2–0 50,000
16 August 1952 SR Aberdeen H 3–1 40,000
23 August 1952 SR Heart of Midlothian H 2–0 75,000
27 August 1952 SR Motherwell A 3–3 35,000
30 August 1952 SR Aberdeen A 2–1 35,000
13 September 1952 QF L1 Third Lanark H 0–0 50,000
17 September 1952 QF L2 Third Lanark A 2–0 42,000
4 October 1952 SF Kilmarnock N 0–1 45,815

Appearances[edit]

See also[edit]