1902–03 East Stirlingshire F.C. season

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East Stirlingshire
1902–03 season
Stadium Merchiston Park
Scottish Football League Second Division 8th
Stirlingshire Cup Winners[1]
Highest home attendance c.4,000 v. Falkirk
(30 August 1902, Division Two)[2][3]

The 1902–03 season was East Stirlingshire Football Club's third season in the Scottish Football League, being admitted to the Scottish Football League Second Division.[4] The club also competed in the Scottish Cup and the minor Stirlingshire Cup.[1]

Fixtures and results[edit]

  Win   Draw   Loss   Postponed

Scottish Second Division[edit]

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1 Airdrieonians (C) (P) 22 15 5 2 43 19 +24 35 Promoted to the 1903–04 Scottish Division One
2 Motherwell (P) 22 12 4 6 44 35 +9 28
3 Ayr 22 12 3 7 34 34 0 27
3 Leith Athletic 22 11 5 6 43 42 +1 27
5 St Bernard's 22 12 2 8 45 32 +13 26
6 Falkirk 22 8 7 7 39 37 +2 23
6 Hamilton Academical 22 11 1 10 45 35 +10 23
8 East Stirlingshire 22 9 3 10 46 41 +5 21
9 Arthurlie 22 6 8 8 34 46 −12 20
10 Abercorn 22 5 2 15 35 58 −23 12
11 Clyde 22 2 7 13 22 40 −18 11
11 Raith Rovers 22 3 5 14 34 55 −21 11

Source: statto.com
Rules for classification: Teams finish equal if level on points. Points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

Results by round[edit]

Round 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22
Ground H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H A H H H A A A
Result W W L L L W W L W L L L W L D L W W W L D D
Position 1 1 3 6 6 6 4 5 3 4 5 7 6 7 7 7 6 6 6 6 7 8
Source: statto.com

Ground: A = Away; H = Home. Result: D = Draw; L = Loss; W = Win; P = Postponed.

Other[edit]

Stirlingshire Cup[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Stirlingshire Cup - Winners Archived 2013-01-30 at the Wayback Machine., Scottish Football Historical Archive. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
  2. ^ Club History - 1900-1940, East Stirlingshire F.C.. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
  3. ^ Results for East Stirlingshire for 1902-03, londonhearts.com. Retrieved 7 December 2015.
  4. ^ East Stirlingshire, Historical Football Kits. Retrieved 7 December 2015.

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