1891–92 in Scottish football

1891–92 in Scottish football was the 19th season of competitive football in Scotland and the second season of Scottish league football.

Football in Scotland
Season1891–92
← 1890–91 Scotland 1892–93 →
1891–92 in Scottish football
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Scottish Football League champions
Dumbarton
Scottish Cup winners
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Minerva
Scotland national team
1892 BHC

League competitionsEdit

Scottish Football LeagueEdit

Dumbarton were crowned Scottish Football League champions after sharing the title the previous season.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dumbarton (C) 22 18 1 3 79 28 +51 37 Champions
2 Celtic 22 16 3 3 62 21 +41 35
3 Heart of Midlothian 22 15 4 3 65 35 +30 34
4 Leith Athletic 22 12 1 9 51 40 +11 25
5 Rangers 22 11 2 9 59 46 +13 24
6 Renton 22 8 5 9 38 44 −6 21
6 3rd LRV 22 8 5 9 44 47 −3 21
8 Clyde 22 8 4 10 63 62 +1 20
9 Abercorn 22 6 5 11 45 59 −14 17
10 St Mirren 22 5 5 12 43 60 −17 15 Re-elected
11 Cambuslang 22 2 6 14 21 53 −32 10 Not re-elected
12 Vale of Leven 22 0 5 17 24 99 −75 5
Source: [1][2]
Rules for classification: 1) Points;
(C) Champion

Other honoursEdit

Cup honoursEdit

NationalEdit

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup Celtic 5 – 1[a] Queen's Park
Scottish Junior Cup Minerva 5 – 2 W Benhar Violet

CountyEdit

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Victoria United 2 – 0 Aberdeen
Ayrshire Cup Annbank 3 – 0 Hurlford
Banffshire Cup Keith 4 – 1 Portsoy Thistle
Border Cup Duns 1 – 0 Vale of Gala
Buteshire Cup Bute Rangers 7 – 1 Bute Thistle
Dumbartonshire Cup Dumbarton 2 – 0 Vale of Leven
East of Scotland Shield Hearts 2 – 0 St Bernard's
Fife Cup Raith Rovers 3 –1 Cowdenbeath
Forfarshire Cup Montrose 5 – 3 Dundee East End
Glasgow Cup Celtic 7 – 1 Clyde
Lanarkshire Cup Airdrie 4 – 3 Wishaw Thistle
Linlithgowshire Cup Bathgate Rovers 4 – 0 Broxburn Shamrock
North of Scotland Cup Inverness Caledonian 3 – 1 Inverness Thistle
Perthshire Cup Dunblane 6 – 1 Vale of Athole
Renfrewshire Cup Abercorn 2 – 1 St Mirren
Southern Counties Cup 5th KRV 9 – 1 Mid Annandale
Stirlingshire Cup Campsie 4 – 1 Falkirk

Non-league honoursEdit

SeniorEdit

Division Winner
Ayrshire League Annbank [3]
Eastern Alliance unfinished [4]
Midland League Raith Rovers [5]
Northern League Dundee East End / Dundee Our Boys [6]
Scottish Alliance Linthouse [7]
Scottish Federation Arthurlie [8]

Scotland national teamEdit

Date Venue Opponents Score[b] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
19 March 1892 Solitude, Belfast (A)   Ireland 3–2 BHC Alex Keillor, William Lambie, David McPherson
26 March 1892 Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh (H)   Wales 6–1 BHC James Hamilton (2), John McPherson (2), William Thomson, David Baird
2 April 1892 Ibrox Park, Glasgow (H)   England 1–4 BHC John Bell

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • BHC = British Home Championship
Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
  England (C) 3 3 0 0 8 1 +7 6
  Scotland 3 2 0 1 10 7 +3 4
  Ireland 3 0 1 2 3 6 −3 1
  Wales 3 0 1 2 2 9 −7 1
Source: [9][10]
Rules for classification: 1) points. The points system worked as follows: 2 points for a win and 1 point for a draw.
(C) Champion

Other national teamsEdit

Scottish League XIEdit

Date Venue Opponents[11] Score[c] Scotland scorer(s)
11 April Pike's Lane, Bolton (A)   Football League XI 2–2 Sandy McMahon, Jack Bell

See alsoEdit

1891–92 Rangers F.C. season

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Replay needed.
  2. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.
  3. ^ Scottish League XI's score is shown first.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Graham, Alexander (2005). Football in Scotland: A Statistical Record 1873–2005. Cleethorpes: Soccer Books. p. 10. ISBN 1-86223-123-0.
  2. ^ Scottish Football Tables 1890 - 2019. Cleethorpes: Soccer Books. 2019. p. 8. ISBN 978-1-86223-405-5.
  3. ^ "Ayrshire League". Scottish Football Historical Archive. 28 July 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  4. ^ "Linlinthgowshire Leagues". Scottish Football Historical Archive. 15 August 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  5. ^ "Midland League (including the Central Combination, the Central League)". Scottish Football Historical Archive. 11 August 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  6. ^ "Northern League". Scottish Football Historical Archive. 10 August 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  7. ^ "Scottish Alliance". Scottish Football Historical Archive. 2 August 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  8. ^ "Scottish Federation". Scottish Football Historical Archive. 2 August 2020. Retrieved 2 October 2022.
  9. ^ Reyes, Macario; Morrison, Neil (1 October 1999). "British Home Championship 1884–1899". The Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation. Retrieved 17 August 2019.
  10. ^ "British Championships 1892". Scotland Football Stats. Retrieved 6 October 2022.
  11. ^ "SFL XI v The Football League XI Record". London Hearts Supporters Club. Retrieved 3 October 2022.