1883–84 in Scottish football

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1883–84 in Scottish football
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Scottish Cup winners
Queen's Park
British Home Championship winners

The 1883–84 season was the 11th season of competitive football in Scotland, this season saw the introduction of the British Home International Championship, with Scotland winning the inaugural contest. In addition two further regional competitions were played for the first time with the inaugural Forfarshire Cup and Stirlingshire Cup.

Scottish Cup[edit]

Winner Score Runner-up
Queen's Park WO[1] Vale of Leven

County honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Ayrshire Cup Kilmarnock 1 – 0 * Hurlford
East of Scotland Shield Hibernian 7 – 0 St Bernard's
Fife Cup Dunfermline Athletic 2 – 0 * Alloa Athletic
Forfarshire Cup Arbroath 2 – 1 Dundee Harp
Lanarkshire Cup Cambuslang 4 – 0 Dykehead
Renfrewshire Cup St Mirren 7 – 1 dagger Thornliebank
Stirlingshire Cup Falkirk 3 – 1 * East Stirlingshire

* - replay
dagger - fourth replay

Other honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Glasgow Charity Cup Queen's Park 8 – 0 * Third Lanark

* - replay

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2]
26 January 1884 Ulster Ground, Belfast  Ireland 5–0
15 March 1884 Cathkin Park, Glasgow  England 1–0
29 March 1884 Cathkin Park, Glasgow  Wales 4–1


  1. ^ Vale of Leven asked for a postponement to the date of the final due to bereavements, illness etc. but the S.F.A. refused and awarded the cup to Queens Park.
  2. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.

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