Glasgow North Eastern Cup

The Glasgow North Eastern Cup was a senior competition organised by the North Eastern FA in Glasgow, and open to clubs in the East and North areas of the city.

Glasgow North Eastern Cup
Founded1881; 142 years ago (1881)
Abolished1895; 128 years ago (1895)
RegionScotland
Last championsClyde
(4th title)
Most successful club(s)Cowlairs
(5 titles)

1881–82 season edit

Matches edit

Semi-final edit

8 April 1882 Alexandra Athletic1–2 Tollcross Glasgow
15:00 Report Stadium: Unknown
Referee: Unknown
15 April 1882 Petershill 3–2Clyde F.C.Glasgow
15:00 Report Stadium: Unknown
Referee: Unknown

Final edit

20 May 1882 Tollcross0–5 Petershill Glasgow
15:00 Report Stadium: Kennyhill Park
Referee: Unknown

1881-92 season edit

1882-83 season edit

1883-84 season edit

1884-85 season edit

1885-86 season edit

1886-87 season edit

Tollcross were awarded the trophy in 1886–87. Cowlairs were supposed to be their opponents in the final, but the team never turned up for the match.[1]

1887-88 season edit

1888-89 season edit

Celtic were presented with the trophy and the accompanying badges on May 31, 1889. A smoking ceremony was held in Campbell's, Dunlop Street.[2]

1889-90 season edit

1890-91 season edit

Holders Celtic chose not to enter the competition in 1890–91 with the inauguration of the Scottish League.[3]

The Scottish FA scheduled the Home Nations match between Scotland and Ireland on the same day as the tournament final. The North Eastern FA felt aggrieved as it would likely result in reduced attendances for both teams on the day.[4]

1891-92 season edit

1892-93 season edit

1893-94 season edit

1894-95 season edit

Winners edit

Season Winners Score Runners-up Venue Ref
1881–82 Petershill Tollcross
1882–83 Cowlairs Clyde
1883–84 Cowlairs 3–2 Northern [5]
1884–85 Northern 5–1 Thistle [6]
1885–86 Cowlairs 3–2 Clyde Beechwood Park [7]
1886–87 Tollcross w.o. Cowlairs [8]
1887–88 Cowlairs 1–0 Northern Barrowfield Park [9]
1888–89 Celtic 6–1 Cowlairs Barrowfield Park [10][11]
1889–90 Celtic 2–0 Northern Barrowfield Park [12]
1890–91 Clyde 3–0 Northern Beechwood Park [13][14]
1891–92 Northern 1–0 Thistle [15]
1892–93 Clyde 3–0 Cowlairs [16]
1893–94 Clyde Cowlairs
1894–95 Clyde 3–2 Partick Thistle Barrowfield Park [17]

References edit

  1. ^ "NOTES FROM THE WEST". Dundee Courier. 8 April 1887. Retrieved 23 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  2. ^ "GREENOCK CHARITY CUP". Evening Post. 1 June 1889. Retrieved 23 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  3. ^ "FOOTBALL IN THE WEST". Dundee Courier. 6 April 1891. Retrieved 23 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  4. ^ "ATHLETIC JOTTINGS". Evening Post. 20 March 1891. Retrieved 22 November 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  5. ^ "FOOTBALL". Evening Telegraph. 6 March 1884. Retrieved 15 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  6. ^ "OUR SCOTCH LETTER". The Athletic News. 12 March 1885. Retrieved 14 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  7. ^ "FOOTBALL". Dundee Courier. 5 April 1886. Retrieved 14 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  8. ^ "NOTES FROM THE WEST". Dundee Courier. 8 April 1887. Retrieved 14 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  9. ^ "GLASGOW NORTH-EASTERN CUP FINAL TIE". Lancashire Evening Post. 5 May 1888. Retrieved 14 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  10. ^ "NOTES ON FOOTBALL AND OTHER SPORTS".
    "SATURDAY'S FOOTBALL". Glasgow Herald. 13 May 1889. Retrieved 14 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  11. ^ Glasgow North-eastern Football Association Final Cup Tie The Scotsman. 13 May 1889 (via The Celtic Wiki)
  12. ^ "NOTES FROM THE WEST". Dundee Courier. 17 March 1890. Retrieved 14 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  13. ^ "FOOTBALL IN THE WEST". Dundee Courier. 6 April 1891. Retrieved 14 September 2010. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  14. ^ "THE NORTH-EASTERN FINAL". Scottish Referee. 6 April 1891. Retrieved 14 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  15. ^ "City and District Jottings". Scottish Referee. 16 May 1892. Retrieved 14 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  16. ^ "MONDAY. January 22, 1894". Glasgow Herald. 22 January 1894. Retrieved 14 September 2021. (via) British Newspaper Archive.
  17. ^ "Glasgow North Eastern Cup". 27 May 1895.
    "Cups and Contests". 31 May 1895. Scottish Referee Retrieved 14 September 2021.

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