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1893-94 in Scottish football

1893–94 in Scottish football

1893-94 in Scottish football was the fourth season of Scottish league football. For the first time there were two divisions in the Scottish Football League, there was no automatic promotion and relegation but the bottom three clubs in Division One and the top three clubs in Division Two were subject to a vote of the remaining First Division clubs.

Scottish Division One

Celtic became Scottish Division One champions. Renton were relegated, Dundee and Leith Athletic re-elected to Division One.

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic 18 14 1 3 53 32 21 29
2 Hearts 18 11 4 3 46 32 14 26
3 St. Bernard's 18 11 1 6 53 39 14 23
4 Rangers 18 8 4 6 44 30 14 20
5 Dumbarton 18 7 5 6 32 35 -3 19
6 St. Mirren 18 7 3 8 49 47 2 17
7 Third Lanark 18 7 3 8 38 44 -6 17
8 Dundee 18 6 3 9 47 59 -12 15
9 Leith Athletic 18 4 2 12 36 46 -10 10
10 Renton 18 1 2 15 23 57 -34 4

Scottish Division Two

Clyde were elected to Division One, Hibernian and Cowlairs remained in the Scottish Division Two. Port Glasgow Athletic were deducted seven points for fielding an illegible player.

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hibernian 18 13 3 2 83 29 54 29
2 Cowlairs 18 13 1 4 72 32 40 27
3 Clyde 18 11 2 5 51 36 15 24
4 Motherwell 18 11 1 6 61 44 17 23
5 Partick Thistle 18 7 5 6 32 35 -3 19
6 Port Glasgow Athletic 18 9 2 7 51 52 -1 13
7 Abercorn 18 5 2 11 41 59 -18 12
8 Greenock Morton 18 4 1 13 36 62 -26 9
9 Northern 18 3 3 12 29 66 -37 9
10 Thistle 18 2 3 13 30 72 -42 7

Scottish Cup

Rangers were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 3–1 victory over rivals Celtic in an Old Firm final at Cathkin Park.

Junior Cup

Ashfield were winners of the Junior Cup after a 3–0 win over Renfrew V.

Scotland national team

Date Venue Opponents Competition Scotland scorer(s)
March 24, 1894 Rugby Park, Kilmarnock (H) 5–2

BHC Davidson Berry, John Barker, Thomas Chambers, David Alexander, John Johnstone
March 31, 1894 Solitude, Belfast (A) 2–1

BHC John Taylor, own goal
April 7, 1894 Celtic Park, Glasgow (H) 2–2

BHC William Lambie, Sandy McMahon

Scotland were winners of the British Home Championship in 1894 after pipping England to the trophy.

Key:

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

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