1969–70 Rangers F.C. season

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Rangers
1969–70 season
ChairmanJohn Lawrence
ManagerDavid White
(until 27 November)
Willie Thornton
(from 27 November)
William Waddell
(8 December)
GroundIbrox Park
Scottish League Division One2nd
P34 W19 D7 L8 F67 A40 Pts45
Scottish CupQuarter-finals
League CupSectional Round
Cup Winners' CupSecond Round
Top goalscorerLeague:
Colin Stein (24)

All:
Colin Stein (27)

The 1969–70 season was the 90th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Overview[edit]

Rangers played a total of 47 competitive matches during the 1969–70 season.

Results[edit]

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
30 August 1969 Dundee United A 0–0 22,000
3 September 1969 Aberdeen H 2–0 45,000 David Provan (Pen), Colin Stein
6 September 1969 St Mirren H 2–0 41,000 Willie Johnston, David Provan (Pen)
13 September 1969 Ayr United A 1–2 25,250 Colin Stein
20 September 1969 Celtic H 0–1 84,000
27 September 1969 Partick Thistle H 2–1 21,000 Willie Henderson, Willie Johnston
4 October 1969 St Johnstone A 3–1 20,000 Colin Stein (2), Jim Baxter
11 October 1969 Hibernian H 1–3 54,000 Willie Johnston
25 October 1969 Dunfermline Athletic H 2–0 32,998 Andy Penman, Kaj Johansen
29 October 1969 Motherwell A 2–2 25,000 Colin Stein (2)
1 November 1969 Dundee H 3–1 30,000 Andy Penman (2 [1 Pen]), Willie Johnston
8 November 1969 Airdrieonians A 3–1 12,000 Andy Penman, Willie Henderson, Willie Johnston
15 November 1969 Kilmarnock H 5–3 35,499 Colin Stein (3), Andy Penman (Pen), Willie Johnston
22 November 1969 Morton A 2–2 18,000 Colin Stein, Willie Johnston
29 November 1969 Raith Rovers H 3–0 25,000 Willie Johnston, Colin Stein, Alex MacDonald
6 December 1969 Heart of Midlothian A 2–1 36,000 Colin Stein, Willie Johnston
13 December 1969 Dundee United H 2–1 45,000 Willie Henderson, Colin Stein
20 December 1969 Aberdeen A 3–2 22,000 Colin Stein (2), Willie Johnston
27 December 1969 Clyde H 3–0 35,000 Dennis Setterington, Andy Penman (Pen), John Greig
1 January 1970 Partick Thistle H 3–1 40,000 Willie Johnston, Billy Semple, Colin Stein
3 January 1970 Celtic A 0–0 75,000
17 January 1970 Ayr United H 3–0 32,000 Colin Stein, John Greig, Iain McDonald
31 January 1970 St Mirren A 4–0 48,000 Colin Stein (2), John Greig, Alex MacDonald
25 February 1970 St Johnstone H 3–1 25,000 John Greig (2), Billy Semple
28 February 1970 Hibernian A 2–2 31,332 Colin Stein, John Greig
7 March 1970 Motherwell H 2–1 31,000 Colin Stein (2)
11 March 1970 Raith Rovers A 1–2 6,500 Andy Penman
14 March 1970 Dunfermline Athletic A 1–2 16,000 Colin Stein
21 March 1970 Dundee A 1–2 17,000 Colin Stein
25 March 1970 Heart of Midlothian H 3–2 14,000 Andy Penman (2), Willie Johnston
28 March 1970 Airdrieonians H 1–1 16,700 Andy Penman
31 March 1970 Clyde A 0–1 14,000
4 April 1970 Kilmarnock A 2–2 11,135 John Greig, Willie Henderson
18 April 1970 Morton H 0–2 20,000

European Cup-Winners Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
17 September 1969 R1 Steaua Bucharest H 2–0 43,346 Willie Johnston (2)
1 October 1969 R1 Steaua Bucharest A 0–0 82,743
12 November 1969 R2 Gornik Zabrze A 1–3 72,000 Örjan Persson
26 November 1969 R2 Gornik Zabrze H 1–3 63,000 Jim Baxter

Scottish Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
24 January 1970 R1 Hibernian H 3–1 73,716 Alex MacDonald (2), Andy Penman
7 February 1970 R2 Forfar Athletic A 7–0 10,800 John Greig (2), Alex MacDonald, Colin Stein, Andy Penman, Kaj Johansen (Pen), Sandy Jardine
21 February 1970 QF Celtic A 1–3 75,000 Craig (og)

League Cup[edit]

Date Round Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
9 August 1969 SR Raith Rovers A 3–2 21,056 Kaj Johansen, Colin Stein, Alex MacDonald
13 August 1969 SR Celtic H 2–1 71,645 Örjan Persson, Willie Johnston
16 August 1969 SR Airdrieonians A 3–0 23,000 Örjan Persson, Sandy Jardine, Bobby Watson
20 August 1969 SR Celtic A 0–1 70,000
23 August 1969 SR Raith Rovers H 3–3 30,000 Andy Penman, Alex MacDonald, Polland (og)
27 August 1969 SR Airdrieonians H 3–0 18,000 Colin Stein, Willie Johnston, Andy Penman

Appearances[edit]

See also[edit]