1902–03 Scottish Cup

The 1902–03 Scottish Cup was the 30th season of Scotland's most prestigious football knockout competition. The cup was won by Rangers when they beat Heart of Midlothian 2–0 in the final at Celtic Park after two replays to claim the trophy for a fourth time.[1]

1902–03 Scottish Cup
CountryScotland
Defending championsHibernian
ChampionsRangers
Runners-upHeart of Midlothian

CalendarEdit

Round First match date Fixtures Clubs
First Round 24 January 1903 16 32 → 16
Second Round 31 January 1903 8 16 → 80
Quarter-finals 21 February 1903 4 8 → 4
Semi-finals 28 February 1903 2 4 → 2
Final 11 April 1903 1 2 → 1

First roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Abercorn 2 – 2 Douglas Wanderers
Arbroath 1 – 3 Kilmarnock
Ayr 2 – 0 Camelon
Celtic 0 – 0 St Mirren
Clyde 1 – 2 Heart of Midlothian
Dundee Walkover Barholm Rovers
Hamilton Academical 5 – 0 Airdrieonians
Hibernian 7 – 0 Greenock Morton
Leith Athletic 4 – 1 Broxburn United
Nithsdale Wanderers 1 – 0 Orion
Queen's Park 1 – 2 Motherwell
Rangers 7 – 0 Auchterarder Thistle
St Bernard's 1 – 2 Port Glasgow Athletic
Stenhousemuir 2 – 1 Inverness Caledonian
St Johnstone 1 – 10 Third Lanark
Vale of Leven 0 – 4 Partick Thistle

First round replayEdit

Home team Score Away team
Douglas Wanderers 3 – 1 Abercorn
St Mirren 1 – 1 Celtic

First round second replayEdit

Home team Score Away team
Celtic* 1 – 0 St Mirren
  • Game Abandoned

First round third replayEdit

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 4 – 0 St Mirren

Second roundEdit

Home team Score Away team
Ayr 2 –4 Heart of Midlothian
Celtic 2 – 0 Port Glasgow Athletic
Dundee 7 – 0 Nithsdale Wanderers
Hamilton Academical 2 – 2 Third Lanark
Hibernian 4 – 1 Leith Athletic
Motherwell 0 – 2 Partick Thistle
Rangers 4 – 0 Kilmarnock
Stenhousemuir 0 – 1 Douglas Wanderers *
  • Game Abandoned

Second round replayEdit

Home team Score Away team
Stenhousemuir 6 – 1 Douglas Wanderers
Third Lanark 2 – 0 Hamilton Academical *
  • Game Abandoned

Second round second replayEdit

Home team Score Away team
Third Lanark 3 – 1 Hamilton Academical

Quarter FinalEdit

Home team Score Away team
Celtic 0 – 3 Rangers
Dundee 0 – 0 Hibernian
Heart of Midlothian 2 – 1 Third Lanark
Stenhousemuir 3 – 0 Partick Thistle

Quarter Final replayEdit

Home team Score Away team
Hibernian 0 – 0 Dundee

Quarter Final second replayEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dundee 1 – 0 Hibernian

Semi-finalsEdit

Home team Score Away team
Dundee 0 – 0 Heart of Midlothian
Stenhousemuir 1 – 4 Rangers

Semi-final replayEdit

Home team Score Away team
Heart of Midlothian 1 – 0 Dundee

FinalEdit

Rangers1–1Heart of Midlothian
Stark   Bobby Walker
Attendance: 30,000[2]
Referee: T. Robertson

Final replayEdit

Rangers0–0Heart of Midlothian
Celtic Park
Attendance: 26,000[3]
Referee: T. Robertson

Final second replayEdit

Rangers2–0Heart of Midlothian
Mackie  
Hamilton  
Celtic Park
Attendance: 35,000[4]
Referee: T. Robertson

TeamsEdit

Hearts:
GK George Philip
RB Charlie Thomson
LB Andrew Orr
RH George Key
CH Albert Buick
LH George Hogg
OR Robert Dalrymple
IR Bobby Walker
CF Bill Porteous
IL John 'Sailor' Hunter
OL Davie Baird
Replay: Unchanged
2nd Replay: John Anderson replaced Buick
Rangers:
GK Matthew Dickie
RB Alex Fraser
LB Jock Drummond
RH Neilly Gibson
CH James Stark
LH John Robertson
OR Angus McDonald
IR Finlay Speedie
CF Robert Hamilton
IL Johnny Walker
OL Alex Smith
Replay: Unchanged
2nd Replay: George Henderson replaced Gibson
Alec Mackie replaced Walker; Drummond withdrew due to injury before half time

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Football. | Scottish Cup Final., The Scotsman, 27 April 1903, via London Hearts Supporters Club
  2. ^ Scottish Cup Final 1903 FitbaStats
  3. ^ Scottish Cup Final replay 1903, FitbaStats
  4. ^ Scottish Cup Final 2nd replay 1903, FitbaStats

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