1902–03 in Scottish football

The 1902–03 season was the 30th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 13th season of the Scottish Football League.

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1902–03 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Hibernian
Division Two champions
Airdrieonians
Scottish Cup winners
Rangers
Junior Cup winners
Parkhead
Scotland national team
1903 BHC

League competitionsEdit

Scottish League Division OneEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hibernian 22 16 5 1 48 18 +30 37
2 Dundee 22 13 5 4 31 12 +19 31
3 Rangers 22 12 5 5 56 24 +32 29
4 Heart of Midlothian 22 11 6 5 46 27 +19 28
5 Celtic 22 8 10 4 36 30 +6 26
6 St Mirren 22 7 8 7 39 40 −1 22
7 Third Lanark 22 8 5 9 34 27 +7 21
8 Partick Thistle 22 6 7 9 34 50 −16 19
9 Kilmarnock 22 6 4 12 24 43 −19 16
10 Queen's Park 22 5 5 12 33 48 −15 15
11 Port Glasgow Athletic 22 3 5 14 26 49 −23 11
12 Morton 22 2 5 15 22 55 −33 9

Champions: Hibernian

Scottish League Division TwoEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Airdrieonians (C, P) 22 15 5 2 43 19 +24 35 Promoted to the 1903–04 Scottish Division One
2 Motherwell (P) 22 12 4 6 44 35 +9 28
3 Ayr 22 12 3 7 34 34 0 27
3 Leith Athletic 22 11 5 6 43 42 +1 27
5 St Bernard's 22 12 2 8 45 32 +13 26
6 Falkirk 22 8 7 7 39 37 +2 23
6 Hamilton Academical 22 11 1 10 45 35 +10 23
8 East Stirlingshire 22 9 3 10 46 41 +5 21
9 Arthurlie 22 6 8 8 34 46 −12 20
10 Abercorn 22 5 2 15 35 58 −23 12
11 Clyde 22 2 7 13 22 40 −18 11
11 Raith Rovers 22 3 5 14 34 55 −21 11
Source: statto.com
Rules for classification: Teams finish equal if level on points. Points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted

HonoursEdit

Cup honoursEdit

NationalEdit

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup Rangers 2–0[a] Hearts
Scottish Qualifying Cup Motherwell 2 – 1 Stenhousemuir
Scottish Junior Cup Parkhead 3 – 0 Larkhall Thistle

CountyEdit

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Victoria Un 4 – 1[b] Aberdeen
Ayrshire Cup Galston 2 – 0 Annbank
Border Cup Vale of Leithen 5 – 2[b] Selkirk
Dumbartonshire Cup not held
East of Scotland Shield Hibernian 2 – 1 Leith Ath
Fife Cup Hearts of Beith 3 – 2 Lochgelly United
Forfarshire Cup Dundee 2 – 1 Montrose
Glasgow Cup Third Lanark 3 – 0 Celtic
Lanarkshire Cup Airdrie 2 – 1 Hamilton
Linlithgowshire Cup Broxburn 1 – 0 Bo'ness
North of Scotland Cup Clachnacuddin 4 – 1[b] Inverness Citadel
Perthshire Cup St Johnstone 3 – 2 Vale of Teith
Renfrewshire Cup Morton 4 – 0[c] Abercorn
Southern Counties Cup Dumfries 3 – 1 Douglas Wanderers
Stirlingshire Cup East Stirling 3 – 0[b] Stenhousemuir

Non-league honoursEdit

SeniorEdit

Highland League
Top Three
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Clachnacuddin 10 7 2 1 30 9 +21 16
2 Inverness Thistle 10 7 1 2 20 18 +2 15
3 Inverness Citadel 10 5 0 5 25 18 +7 10

Scotland national teamEdit

In the 1903 British Home Championship, Scotland shared the trophy with England and Ireland.

Date Venue Opponents Score[d] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
9 March 1903 Ninian Park, Cardiff (A)   Wales 1–0 BHC Finlay Speedie
21 March 1903 Celtic Park, Glasgow (H)   Ireland 0–2 BHC
4 April 1903 Bramall Lane, Sheffield (A)   England 2–1 BHC Finlay Speedie, Robert Walker

Key:

  • (A) = Away match
  • (H) = Home match
  • BHC = British Home Championship

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Second replay needed
  2. ^ a b c d Replay needed.
  3. ^ Play off needed.
  4. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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