James Stark (footballer)

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James Stark (1880– ? ) was a Scottish footballer who played for both Rangers and Chelsea. He played at centre half.

Stark joined Rangers from junior side Glasgow Perthshire in May 1900. He had seven successful years at Ibrox, winning the league twice and a Scottish Cup, before moving to Chelsea in 1907. He returned to Rangers a year later.

He was noted as being the only player to captain Rangers to the Glasgow Exhibition Cup in 1901. Stark also won two Scotland caps in 1909 and was captain of the side for both matches. He was selected twice by the Scottish League XI.[1]