1921–22 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1921–22 season
Chairman John Ure Primrose
Manager Bill Struth
Ground Ibrox Park
Scottish League Division One 2nd
P42 W28 D10 L4 F83 A26 Pts66
Scottish Cup Runners-up
Top goalscorer League:
Geordie Henderson (21)

All:
Geordie Henderson (27)

The 1921–22 season is the 48th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 49 competitive matches during the 1921–22 season, the team finished second in the league, one point behind champions Celtic, after just winning twenty-eight of the 42 league games.

The side also reached the final of the Scottish Cup that season, beating the likes of Clachnacuddin and Partick Thistle en route to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Greenock Morton.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
16 August 1921 Third Lanark A 3–1 29,000 Archibald, Cunningham, Morton
20 August 1921 Clydebank A 7–1 22,000 Henderson (3), Cairns (2), Archibald, Morton
23 August 1921 Albion Rovers H 3–1 31,000 Cunningham, Cairns, Henderson
27 August 1921 Motherwell H 2–1 40,000 McDiarmid, Cunningham
3 September 1921 St Mirren A 2–1 35,290 Cunningham, Cairns
10 September 1921 Kilmarnock H 1–0 20,000 Cunningham
19 September 1921 Heart of Midlothian A 2–1 22,000 McDiarmid (2)
24 September 1921 Aberdeen H 1–0 26,000 Henderson
26 September 1921 Clyde H 3–0 38,000 Henderson (3)
8 October 1921 Heart of Midlothian H 0–2 40,000
15 October 1921 Airdrieonians A 2–1 15,000 Henderson, Cunningham
22 October 1921 Celtic H 1–1 50,000 Henderson
29 October 1921 Queen's Park A 4–2 32,000 Henderson (2), Morton, Cunningham
5 November 1921 Dundee A 0–0 39,000
12 November 1921 Dumbarton H 1–1 16,000 Cairns
19 November 1921 Greenock Morton A 2–1 20,000 Cunningham, Henderson
26 November 1921 Hamilton Academical H 5–0 20,000 Archibald (2), Cunningham (2), Henderson
3 December 1921 Falkirk A 0–1 18,000
10 December 1921 Third Lanark H 2–1 20,000 Cairns, Bowie
17 December 1921 Albion Rovers A 5–0 10,000 Cairns (3), Henderson, Cunningham
24 December 1921 Hibernian A 0–0 25,000
26 December 1921 Dundee H 2–1 10,000 Hansen, Cairns
31 December 1921 St Mirren H 4–1 30,000 Henderson (2), Cunningham, Cairns
2 January 1922 Celtic A 0–0 60,000
3 January 1922 Partick Thistle H 2–2 35,000 Cairns, Meiklejohn
7 January 1922 Ayr United A 1–0 12,000 Archibald
14 January 1922 Raith Rovers H 0–1 20,000
21 January 1922 Hamilton Academical A 0–0 20,000
4 February 1922 Motherwell A 0–2 10,000
18 February 1922 Partick Thistle A 1–0 53,000 Morton
21 February 1922 Clydebank H 6–1 5,000 McDiarmid (2), Cunningham (2), Manderson, Meiklejohn
28 February 1922 Falkirk H 0–0 18,000
4 March 1922 Greenock Morton H 3–0 18,000 Archibald (2), Smith
28 March 1922 Hibernian H 2–0 13,000 Henderson, Nicholson
1 April 1922 Ayr United H 2–0 20,000 Archibald, Hansen
3 April 1922 Raith Rovers A 3–0 20,000 Henderson (2), Archibald
5 April 1922 Aberdeen A 0–0 20,000
8 April 1922 Dumbarton A 4–0 7,000 Meiklejohn, McCandless, Henderson, McDiarmid
17 April 1922 Queen's Park H 2–1 15,000 Hansen (2)
22 April 1922 Airdrieonians H 3–0 18,000 Hansen (3)
24 April 1922 Kilmarnock A 2–1 12,000 Hansen, McDiarmid
29 April 1922 Clyde A 0–0 30,000

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
28 January 1922 R1 Clachnacuddin A 5-0 4,000 Henderson (3), McDiarmid, Morton
11 February 1922 R2 Albion Rovers A 1-1 20,000 Archibald
15 February 1922 R2 R Albion Rovers H 4-0 35,000 Meiklejohn, Archibald, Morton (2)
25 February 1922 R3 Heart of Midlothian A 4-0 40,000 Cunningham (2), Dixon, McDiarmid
11 March 1922 QF St Mirren H 1-1 67,700 Henderson
14 March 1922 QF R St Mirren A 2-0 38,027 Henderson, Cunningham
25 March 1922 SF Partick Thistle H 2-0 60,000 Henderson, Archibald (pen)
15 April 1922 F Greenock Morton N 0-1 70,000

Appearances[edit]

Player Position Appearances Goals
Scotland William Robb GK 50 0
Ireland Bert Manderson DF 45 1
Ireland Billy McCandless DF 49 1
Scotland David Meiklejohn DF 40 4
England Arthur Dixon DF 50 1
Scotland Tommy Muirhead MF 44 0
Scotland Sandy Archibald MF 48 12
Scotland Andy Cunningham MF 38 17
Scotland Geordie Henderson FW 35 27
Scotland Tommy Cairns FW 48 12
Scotland Alan Morton MF 39 7
Scotland James Bowie MF 5 1
Scotland Bob McDermid FW 18 9
Scotland John Nicholson MF 17 1
Scotland Hector Lawson MF 2 0
Denmark Carl Hansen FW 11 8
Scotland John Jamieson DF 7 0
Scotland James Smith DF 2 1
Scotland Alex Laird MF 2 0

See also[edit]