1873–74 Dumbarton F.C. season

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Dumbarton
1873–74 season
Stadium Meadow Park, Dumbarton
Scottish Cup Second Round

Season 1873–74 was the first Scottish football season in which Dumbarton competed at a national level, entering the inaugural Scottish Cup.

Overview[edit]

Dumbarton became members of the fledgling SFA and contributed to the purchase of a challenge cup. In this inaugural Scottish Cup competition, the club reached the second round, following a walk-over against Vale of Leven in the first round with a 1-0 defeat against Renton in the second round, after a 0-0 draw.[1]

During the season, 5 'other' matches were reported as having been played, including home and away fixtures against local rivals Vale of Leven and Glasgow side, Callander. Of these matches, 1 was won, 1 drawn and 3 lost, scoring 2 goals and conceding 9.

Results[edit]

Win
Draw
Loss

All results are written with Dumbarton's score first.

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Rd Opponent Venue Result Scorers Attendance
R1 Vale of Leven WO
22 November 1873 R2 Renton A 0-0
29 November 1873 R2r Renton A 0-1

Other Matches[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Scorers Attendance
20 September 1873 Callander A 1-0 Ball
25 October 1873 Vale of Leven H 0-3 1,000
1 November 1873 Blythswood A 0-1
8 November 1873 Callander H 1-1 McInnes
15 November 1873 Vale of Leven A 0-4

Player statistics[edit]

Squad[2][edit]

No. Pos Nat Player Total Scottish Cup
Apps Goals Apps Goals
GK Scotland Colquhoun 2 0 2 0
DF Scotland A McIntosh 2 0 2 0
DF Scotland William McIntosh 2 0 2 0
MF Scotland Robert Ball 1 0 1 0
MF Scotland Findlay Kennedy 2 0 2 0
FW Scotland Neil Douglas 2 0 2 0
FW Scotland Robert Gibson 2 0 2 0
FW Scotland William Hicks 1 0 1 0
FW Scotland David McAulay 2 0 2 0
FW Scotland Samuel McInnes 2 0 2 0
FW Scotland William McIntyre 2 0 2 0
FW Scotland G Reid 2 0 2 0

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Smailes, Gordon (1995). The Breedon Book of Scottish Football Records. Derby: Breedon Books. ISBN 1-85983-020-X. 
  2. ^ McAllister, Jim (2002). The Sons of the Rock - The Official History of Dumbarton Football Club. Dumbarton: J&J Robertson Printers. 

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