1968–69 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1968–69 season
Chairman John Lawrence
Manager David White
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 2nd
P34 W21 D7 L6 F81 A32
Scottish Cup Runners-up
League Cup Sectional Round
Inter-Cities Fairs Cup Semi-finals
Top goalscorer League:
Willie Johnston (18)

All:
Willie Johnston (23)

The 1968–69 season is the 72nd season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 55 competitive matches during the 1968–69 season.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
7 September 1968 Partick Thistle H 2–0 22,000
14 September 1968 Celtic A 4–2 45,000
21 September 1968 Kilmarnock H 3–3 41,000
28 September 1968 Hearts A 1–1 25,250
5 October 1968 Falkirk H 2–1 84,000
12 October 1968 St Johnstone A 0–2 21,000
19 October 1968 Dunfermline Athletic H 3–0 20,000
26 October 1968 Aberdeen H 2–3 54,000
2 November 1968 Arbroath A 5–1 32,998
9 November 1968 Hibernian H 6–1 25,000
16 November 1968 St Mirren A 0–1 30,000
23 November 1968 Clyde A 1–1 12,000
30 November 1968 Airdrieonians H 1–1 35,499
7 December 1968 Raith Rovers A 3–0 18,000
14 December 1968 Dundee United H 2–1 25,000
28 December 1968 Morton A 2–0 36,000
1 January 1969 Partick Thistle A 2–0 45,000
2 January 1969 Celtic H 1–0 22,000
4 January 1969 Kilmarnock A 3–3 35,000
11 January 1969 Hearts H 2–0 40,000
18 January 1969 Falkirk A 3–0 75,000
1 February 1969 St Johnstone H 3–0 32,000
5 March 1969 Hibernian A 2–1 48,000
8 March 1969 St Mirren H 6–0 25,000
11 March 1969 Arbroath H 2–0 31,332
15 March 1969 Clyde H 6–0 31,000
24 March 1969 Airdrieonians A 2–3 6,500
29 March 1969 Raith Rovers H 2–1 16,000
5 April 1969 Dundee United A 1–2 17,000
9 April 1969 Aberdeen A 0–0 14,000
19 April 1969 Morton H 3–0 16,700
22 April 1969 Dundee A 2–3 14,000
28 April 1969 Dundee H 1–1 11,135
1 May 1969 Dunfermline Athletic A 3–0 20,000

Inter-Cities Fairs Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
18 September 1968 R1 1 Vojvodina H 2–0 70,000
2 October 1968 R1 2 Vojvodina A 0–1 12,000
30 October 1968 R2 1 Dundalk H 6–1 30,000
13 November 1968 R2 2 Dundalk A 3–0 10,000
15 January 1969 R3 1 DWS Amsterdam A 2–0 18,000
22 January 1969 R3 2 DWS Amsterdam H 2–1 62,000
19 March 1969 QF 1 Athletic Bilbao H 4–1 62,842
2 April 1969 QF 2 Athletic Bilbao A 0–2 40,000
14 May 1969 SF 1 Newcastle United H 0–0 75,518
21 May 1969 SF 2 Newcastle United A 0–2 61,000

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
25 January 1969 R1 Hibernian H 1–0 58,141
24 February 1969 R2 Hearts A 2–0 47,337
1 March 1969 QF Airdrieonians H 1–0 46,726
22 March 1969 SF Aberdeen N 6–1 66,197
26 April 1969 F Celtic N 0–4 132,870

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
10 August 1968 SR Celtic H 0–2 35,000
14 August 1968 SR Partick Thistle A 5–1 28,000
17 August 1968 SR Morton H 2–0 45,000
24 August 1968 SR Celtic A 0–1 75,000
28 August 1969 SR Partick Thistle H 2–1 25,000
31 August 1968 SR Morton H 5–0 15,000

Appearances[edit]

See also[edit]