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Honorary Match Secretary: James Gossland

Home: First Ibrox Park

Scottish Cup Winners: Third Lanark

Glasgow Cup Winners: Queen's Park

Glasgow Merchants' Charity Cup Winners: Renton


Match Results

Round Competition Date     Venue Outcome Opponents For Agt Crowd
Friendly Aug 4 Sat a L Shettleston 0 3
Friendly 11 Sat a W Celtic 9 1
Friendly 25 Sat H W Hibs 3 2
Benefit Match 28 Tue a D Clyde 0 0 3,000
Friendly Sep 1 Sat H L Preston North End 0 4 1,500
1st Scottish Cup 1 Sat H W Partick Thistle 4 2 3,000
Friendly 8 Sat H D Canada 1 1
1st Glasgow Cup 15 Sat H W United Abstainers Athletic 10 0
2nd Scottish Cup 22 Sat a D Clyde 2 2
Replay Scottish Cup 29 Sat H L Clyde 0 3 4,000
2nd Glasgow Cup Oct 6 Sat a W Pollokshields 7 1
Friendly 13 Sat a L Partick Thistle 0 2 2,000
Friendly 20 Sat H L Third Lanark 1 5 2,000
Quarter Glasgow Cup 27 Sat H L Celtic 1 6 4,000
Friendly Nov 3 Sat H W Cowlairs 5 2 1,000
Friendly 5 Mon n L Vale of Leven 0 8
Friendly 10 Sat a L Cambuslang 1 3
Friendly 17 Sat H W Thistle 4 0
Friendly Dec 1 Sat H W Vale of Leven 3 2
Friendly 15 Sat H L Battlefield 1 2
Friendly 22 Sat a L Queen's Park 0 3 1,500
Friendly 29 Sat a L Morton 2 7
Friendly Jan 1 Tue a L Blackburn Rovers 2 6 7,000
Friendly 2 Wed a D Bolton Wanderers 1 1
Friendly 12 Sat a L Abercorn 1 6
Friendly 19 Sat a L Nottingham Forest 1 2
Friendly 26 Sat H D Uddingston 2 2
Friendly Feb 9 Sat H L Partick Thistle 2 4 500
Friendly 16 Sat a W Ayr Academicals 2 1
Friendly 23 Sat H L Port Glasgow Athletic 2 5
Friendly Mar 2 Sat H W Cambuslang 4 1
Friendly 9 Sat a D Motherwell 3 3
Friendly 16 Sat H L Morton 0 2
Friendly 23 Sat a L Sunderland 0 3
Friendly 30 Sat H W Ayr Utd 4 2
Friendly Apr 6 Sat a L Queen's Park 2 4
Friendly 13 Sat H D Dumbarton Athletic 3 3
Friendly 20 Sat H W Nottingham Forest 2 0
Friendly 22 Mon a W Cowal Select 9 1
Friendly 26 Fri H D Blackburn Rovers 1 1
Friendly 27 Sat a L Queen of the South Wanderers 2 6
Friendly May 1 Wed H L Third Lanark 1 3 3,000
Friendly 4 Sat a L Partick Thistle 2 6
Friendly 16 Thu H W Renton 3 2
Benefit Match Jun 11 Tue a W Falkirk District X1 6 0

Trivia

  For the first and last friendly matches of this season, Rangers called themselves the 'Ibroxonians'.

  For some games the Rangers second team (the 'Swifts') played instead of the first team as they were considered the better side and often attracted more fans.


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