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1890s
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Honorary Match Secretary: William Wilton

Home: First Ibrox Park

Division One Winners: Hearts

Scottish Cup Winners: Rangers

Glasgow Cup Winners: Rangers

Glasgow Merchants' Charity Cup Winners: Rangers


Match Results

Round Competition Date Venue Outcome Opponents For Agt Crowd
Division 1 Aug 15 Sat H W St Mirren 5 1 8,000
Division 1 22 Sat a D Third Lanark 1 1 15,000
Division 1 29 Sat H W Dundee 3 1 13,000
Division 1 Sep 5 Sat a L Hibs 3 4
Division 1 12 Sat H W Hearts 5 0 14,000
1st Glasgow Cup 19 Sat H W Third Lanark 5 1 13,000
Division 1 21 Mon a L Hearts 1 2 7,000
Division 1 26 Sat a W Abercorn 9 2
Division 1 Oct 3 Sat H W Hibs 4 3 20,000
Division 1 10 Sat a D Celtic 1 1 24,000
Division 1 17 Sat H W Clyde 2 1 4,000
Division 1 24 Sat H W Third Lanark 6 1 5,000
Semi Glasgow Cup 31 Sat H W Linthouse 3 0 6,000
Division 1 Nov 7 Sat a D St Mirren 2 2
Final Glasgow Cup 14 Sat n D Celtic 1 1 13,000
Replay Glasgow Cup 21 Sat n W Celtic 2 1 15,000
Division 1 28 Sat a L Dundee 2 3 10,000
Division 1 Dec 5 Sat a W Clyde 7 2 4,000
Division 1 12 Sat H W Abercorn 6 1 2,000
Division 1 19 Sat H W Celtic 2 0 15,000
Division 1 26 Sat a L St Bernard's Athletic 2 3 2,000
Glasgow League Jan 2 Sat H W Celtic 3 0 26,000
1st Scottish Cup 9 Sat a W Partick Thistle 4 2 6,000
2nd Scottish Cup   23 Sat H W Hibs 3 0 22,000
Quarter Scottish Cup Feb 13 Sat a W Dundee 4 0 16,000
Division 1 20 Sat H W St Bernard's Athletic 3 2
Glasgow League 27 Sat a D Queen's Park 1 1 15,000
Semi Scottish Cup Mar 13 Sat a W Morton 7 2 12,000
Final Scottish Cup 20 Sat n W Dumbarton 5 1 15,000
Glasgow League Apr 10 Sat H L Queen's Park 0 3 16,000
Glasgow League 28 Wed H W Clyde 4 0
Glasgow League May 1 Sat a D Celtic 1 1 20,000
Glasgow League 4 Tue a L Third Lanark 3 4
Glasgow League 8 Sat a W Clyde 7 0
Semi Glasgow M Charity Cup 11 Tue n W Celtic 4 1 20,000
Glasgow League 12 Wed H W Third Lanark 4 1 3,000
Final Glasgow M Charity Cup 15 Sat n W Third Lanark 6 1 10,000

Trivia

  The Glasgow Subway System (the 'Clockwork Orange') opened in December 1896. This along with the nearby Ibrox Railway Station much improved the transport infrastructure for Rangers fans getting to the matches.


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