The Rangers History Project

The Rangers Benefit Tournament


This tournament was organised by Rangers to raise funds for the Ibrox Disaster Relief Fund

There is no record of a trophy being awarded to the winners.


First Round

19 August 1902 Love Street Paisley

St Mirren 0-1 Greenock Morton

21 August 1902 Hampden Park

Rangers 2-7 Celtic

Rangers: Dickie, Crawford, Drummond, Gibson, Neil, Robertson, Graham, Walker, Hamilton, Lennie, Smith

Scorers: Hamilton,Walker

Celtic: McPherson, Watson, McLeod, Moir, Loney, Orr, Crawford, Campbell, Quin, McDermott, Hamilton

Scorers: unknown

21 August 1902 Ibrox Park

Queens Park 0-2 Partick Thistle

21 August 1902 Celtic Park

Hibernian 1-0 Third Lanark

Semi Finals

26 August 1902 Cappielow Park

Greenock Morton 2-0 Hibernian

27 August 1902 Meadowside Park

Celtic 2-2 Partick Thistle

Celtic won 6-2 on corners

this game was restricted to 35 mins each half due to bad weather


24 September Ibrox Park

Celtic 4-2 Greenock Morton