1914–15 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1914–15 season
Chairman John Ure Primrose
Manager William Wilton
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 3rd
P38 W23 D4 L11 F74 A47 Pts50
Top goalscorer League:
Willie Reid (28)

All:
Willie Reid (28)

The 1914-15 season is the 41st season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 38 competitive matches during the 1914–15 season. They finished third in the Scottish League Division One after winning 23 of the 38 league matches and collecting a total of 50 points (15 behind league winners Celtic).

The Scottish Cup was not competed for this season as the Scottish Football Association had withdrawn the tournament due to the outbreak of the First World War.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
15 August 1914 Hamilton Academical H 1–0 20,000 Reid
22 August 1914 Aberdeen A 2–0 15,000 Reid, Paterson
29 August 1914 Kilmarnock H 2–1 15,000 Reid, Bennett
5 September 1914 Falkirk A 3–1 10,000 Reid, Cairns, Bennett
12 September 1914 Dundee A 1–1 15,000 Reid
19 September 1914 Heart of Midlothian H 1–2 41,000 Bowie
28 September 1914 Hibernian H 4–2 14,000 Bowie, Reid, Carins, Paterson
3 October 1914 Greenock Morton H 0–2 16,000
10 October 1914 Raith Rovers A 2–1 7,000 Gordon, Bennett
17 October 1914 Ayr United A 0–2 13,000
24 October 1914 Raith Rovers H 1–2 14,000 Cairns
31 October 1914 Celtic A 1–2 35,000 Reid
7 November 1914 Queen's Park H 4–1 20,000 Reid (2), Gordon (2)
14 November 1914 Dumbarton A 1–1 10,000 Reid
21 November 1914 Airdrieonians A 2–1 8,000 Duncan, Reid
28 November 1914 Third Lanark H 3–0 6,000 Reid (2), Gordon
5 December 1914 St Mirren H 5–0 8,000 Logan, Cairns, Reid, Bowie, Paterson
12 December 1914 Kilmarnock A 1–0 5,000 Cairns
19 December 1914 Motherwell H 5–0 6,000 Gordon (2), Bowie, Reid, Paterson
26 December 1914 Third Lanark A 1–1 6,000 Reid
1 January 1915 Celtic H 2–1 50,000 Bowie, Reid
2 January 1915 Partick Thistle A 1–3 18,000 Duncan
4 January 1915 Airdrieonians H 0–5 12,000
9 January 1915 Clyde H 1–2 8,000 Cairns
16 January 1915 Greenock Morton A 1–0 10,000 Reid
23 January 1915 Dumbarton H 1–0 8,000 Cairns
30 January 1915 Hibernian A 2–1 8,000 Anderson, Gordon (pen.)
6 February 1915 Falkirk H 3–0 8,000 Cairns (2), Reid
13 February 1915 Ayr United H 1–3 10,000 Reid
20 February 1915 Heart of Midlothian A 4–3 23,500 Reid (3), Cairns
27 February 1915 Motherwell A 4–2 8,000 Reid (2), Cairns (2)
6 March 1915 Dundee H 2–1 12,000 Cairns, Paterson
13 March 1915 Clyde A 2–1 12,000 Cairns, Paterson
27 March 1915 Aberdeen H 1–1 10,000 Hendry
3 April 1915 Hamilton Academical A 3–4 6,000 Bowie, Cairns, Paterson
5 April 1915 Partick Thistle H 0–1 12,000
10 April 1915 St Mirren A 2–0 12,000 Reid (2)
24 April 1915 Queen's Park A 4–0 10,000 Cunningham (2), Reid, Gordon

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland Willie Reid FW 37 28
Ireland Alex Craig DF 37 0
Scotland Tommy Cairns FW 36 15
Scotland James Bowie MF 36 6
Scotland Peter Pursell DF 31 0
Scotland Jimmy Gordon DF 30 8
Scotland Jimmy Paterson MF 30 7
England Herbert Lock GK 26 0
Scotland Thomas Kelso DF 22 0
Scotland James Logan DF 20 1
Scotland Scott Duncan MF 19 2
Scotland Alex Bennett MF 17 3
Scotland Joe Hendry MF 17 1
Scotland Harry Muir DF 15 0
Scotland Robert Brown DF 15 0
Scotland John Hempsey GK 12 0
Scotland Alex Smith FW 7 0
Scotland Andy Cunningham MF 3 2
Scotland Thomas Anderson MF 3 1
Scotland Thomson MF 3 0
Scotland George Baird MF 1 0
Ireland Bert Manderson DF 1 0

See also[edit]