1953-54

1950s
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Manager: Bill Struth

Home: Ibrox Stadium

Division A Winners: Celtic

Scottish Cup Winners: Celtic

League Cup Winners: East Fife


Match Results

Round Competition Date Venue Outcome Opponents For Agt Crowd
Section C League Cup Aug 8 Sat a W Raith Rovers 4 0 24,807
Section C League Cup 12 Wed H W Hearts 4 1 60,000
Section C League Cup 15 Sat H W Hamilton Acas 5 1 35,000
Section C League Cup 22 Sat H W Raith Rovers 3 1 38,000
Section C League Cup 26 Wed a D Hearts 1 1 35,000
Section C League Cup 29 Sat a W Hamilton Acas 5 0 25,000
Division A Sep 5 Sat H W Partick Thistle 3 0 60,000
Quarter League Cup 12 Sat H W Ayr Utd 4 2 30,000
Quarter League Cup 16 Wed a L Ayr Utd 2 3 20,000
Division A 19 Sat H D Celtic 1 1 60,000
Division A 26 Sat a L Stirling Albion 0 2 24,000
Semi League Cup Oct 10 Sat n L Partick Thistle 0 2 48,064
Division A 17 Sat H W East Fife 2 0 40,000
Division A 24 Sat a L Dundee 0 1 34,000
Division A 31 Sat H L Hearts 0 1 30,000
Division A Nov 7 Sat a D Aberdeen 1 1 30,000
Division A 14 Sat H W Hamilton Acas 8 1 25,000
Division A 21 Sat a W Raith Rovers 2 1 18,000
Division A 28 Sat H D Clyde 1 1 40,000
Division A Dec 12 Sat a L Queen of the South 1 2 18,500
Division A 19 Sat a W Partick Thistle 1 0 20,000
Division A 26 Sat H W Hibs 3 0 28,000
Division A Jan 1 Fri a L Celtic 0 1 65,000
Division A 2 Sat H W Stirling Albion 3 1 28,000
Division A 9 Sat a W St Mirren 1 0 37,500
Division A 16 Sat H W Airdrie 3 0 19,000
Division A 23 Sat a L East Fife 1 2 18,000
1st Scottish Cup 30 Sat H W Queen's Park 2 0 34,133
Division A Feb 6 Sat H W Dundee 2 0 38,000
2nd Scottish Cup 13 Sat H D Kilmarnock 2 2 40,000
Replay Scottish Cup 17 Wed a W Kilmarnock 3 1 33,545
Division A 20 Sat a D Hearts 3 3 49,000
3rd Scottish Cup 27 Sat a D Third Lanark 0 0 45,544
Replay Scottish Cup Mar 3 Wed H D Third Lanark 4 4 17,000
Division A 6 Sat a D Hamilton Acas 1 1 16,500
Replay Scottish Cup 8 Mon H W Third Lanark 3 2 31,000
Quarter Scottish Cup 13 Sat H W Berwick Rangers 4 0 60,245
Division A 17 Wed H D Raith Rovers 2 2 12,000
Division A 20 Sat a W Clyde 5 2 29,919
Division A 27 Sat a L Falkirk 3 4 20,000
Division A Apr 3 Sat H W Queen of the South 2 0 10,000
Semi Scottish Cup 10 Sat n L Aberdeen 0 6 110,939
Division A 14 Wed H D St Mirren 1 1 12,000
Division A 17 Sat H L Aberdeen 1 3 45,000
Division A 21 Wed H W Falkirk 3 0 22,000
Division A 24 Sat a L Airdrie 0 2 8,000
Division A 26 Mon a D Hibs 2 2 17,300

Trivia

  This was Bill Struth's last season in charge whereby he resigned on 30th April at the season's end. See a picture of his retirement ceremony below.

  The recently built Ibrox floodlights were officially inaugurated in front of 80,000 fans at the British Championship match with Arsenal (December 8th 1953).


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