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Honorary Match Secretary: James Gossland

Home: First Ibrox Park

Scottish Cup Winners: Renton

Glasgow Cup Winners: Cambuslang

Glasgow Merchants' Charity Cup Winners: Renton


Match Results

Round Competition Date     Venue Outcome Opponents For Agt Crowd
Friendly Aug 13 Sat a D Whitefield 2 2 1,500
Friendly 20 Sat H L Preston North End 1 8 18,000
Friendly 27 Sat H D Morton 2 2 2,000
1st Scottish Cup Sep 3 Sat H W Battlefield 4 1 3,500
Friendly 10 Sat H L Queen's Park 2 4 3,000
Friendly 17 Sat H L Dumbarton 2 3 1,000
2nd Scottish Cup 24 Sat a L Partick Thistle 1 2 5,000
1st Glasgow Cup Oct 1 Sat a D Third Lanark 2 2 5,500
Replay Glasgow Cup 8 Sat H W Third Lanark 2 0 5,000
2nd Glasgow Cup 15 Sat a W Pollokshields Athletic 3 2
Friendly 22 Sat H D St Bernard's Athletic 1 1
Quarter Glasgow Cup 29 Sat H W Westbourne 5 1
Friendly Nov 5 Sat a W Battlefield 5 1
Friendly 12 Sat H W Third Lanark 5 0
Semi Glasgow Cup 19 Sat a D Cowlairs 0 0
Friendly 26 Sat H W Port Glasgow 6 0
Replay Glasgow Cup Dec 3 Sat H D Cowlairs 0 0 5,000
2nd Replay Glasgow Cup 10 Sat n D Cowlairs 2 2 6,000
3rd Replay Glasgow Cup 17 Sat n W Cowlairs 2 1
Friendly 31 Sat H W Partick Thistle 3 1 1,000
Friendly Jan 7 Sat a D Queen's Park 1 1 5,000
Friendly 14 Sat a W Morton 3 2
4th Replay Glasgow Cup 21 Sat n W Cowlairs 3 1 6,000
Final Glasgow Cup 28 Sat n L Cambuslang 1 3 11,000
Friendly Feb 11 Sat H D Dumbarton Athletic 1 1
Friendly 18 Sat a L Aston Villa 1 5
Friendly 25 Sat a L Albion Rovers 0 2
Friendly Mar 3 Sat H L Renton 3 7 5,000
Friendly 8 Thu H W Scottish Corinthians 4 1
Friendly 10 Sat a D Dumbarton 4 4 3,000
Friendly 24 Sat H L Dumbarton Athletic 1 2
Friendly 31 Sat H W Battlefield 5 0
Friendly Apr 7 Sat a W Inverness Select 4 0 5,000
1st Glasgow M Charity Cup 14 Sat n D Vale of Leven 3 3 5,000
Friendly 21 Sat a W Thistle 4 1
Replay Glasgow M Charity Cup 23 Mon n W Vale of Leven 5 3 3,000
Dunfermline Charity Cup tie 28 Sat n W Scottish Corinthians 6 0
Friendly May 5 Sat H W Aston Villa 3 1
Semi Glasgow M Charity Cup 8 Tue n L Renton 1 5 6,000
Friendly 12 Sat a W Monkcastle K 4 2
Friendly 16 Wed a L Uddingston 1 2
Friendly 19 Sat a W Camelon 3 1
Friendly 21 Mon a L Northern 1 2
Friendly 24 Thu n L Third Lanark 0 1
Friendly 28 Mon a L Celtic 2 5 2,000

Trivia

  This season seen Rangers move to the 'First' Ibrox Park which ran east-to-west with the east side touching Copland Road at the junction of Ibrox Terrace.

  May 1888: Rangers played Celtic for the first time at the original Celtic Park.

  The friendly match against Scottish Corinthians was played under artificial lights.


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