Buteshire Cup

known as the Rothesay Cup (1880-1886)

 

Page created: 9 October 2020

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The Rothesay Cup was a competition first organised in 1880-81 by the Rothesay FA for senior clubs on the Isle of Bute. From 1886-87 the name of the Association was changed to the Buteshire FA and the competition to the Buteshire Cup. The Association took Junior status in the early 1890s.

 

 

Winners

 

Rothesay Cup

1880-81 Bute Rangers

1881-82 Millport

1882-83 Bute Rangers

1883-84 Cumbrae

1884-85 Bute Rangers

1885-86 Cumbrae

 

Buteshire Cup
1886-87 Cumbrae

1887-88 Bute Rangers

1888-89 Bute Rangers

1889-90 Bute Thistle

1890-91 Bute Rangers

1891-92 Bute Rangers


Rothesay 2nd XI Cup

1885-86 Bute Thistle

 

 

 

 

 

1880-81 Rothesay Cup

First round

12 Mar Mountstuart Athletic v Bute Rangers 1-1

26 Mar Mountstuart Athletic v Bute Rangers 0-0

19 Mar St Blane's v Brandanes 2-1

Rothesay bye

 

Semi-final

16 Apr Bute Rangers v Rothesay 1-0

9 Apr Mountstuart Athletic v St Blane's 1-2

 

Final at Westland Road, Rothesay

30 Apr Bute Rangers v St Blane's 1-0

 

 

 

1881-82 Rothesay Cup

First round

25 Mar Rothesay v Brandanes 4-1

1 Apr Bute Rangers v St Blane's 0-0

15 Apr Bute Rangers v St Blane's 0-0 both qualify

8 Apr Mountstuart Athletic v Cumbrae 0-2

Millport bye

 

Semi-final

29 Apr Bute Rangers v St Blane's 4-0

6 May Millport v Rothesay 1-0

 

Final at Rothesay Public Park

20 May Millport v Bute Rangers 3-0

 

 

 

 

1882-83 Rothesay Cup

First round

31 Mar Rothesay v Brandanes 0-0

7 Apr Rothesay v Brandanes 0-4

14 Apr Bute Rangers v Cumbrae 0-1 abandoned after 40 mins due to a dispute

28 Apr Bute Rangers v Cumbrae 1-1 both qualify

 

Semi-final

12 May Bute Rangers v St Blane's 5-0

19 May Cumbrae v Brandanes 4-1

 

Final at Public Park, Rothesay

2 Jun Bute Rangers v Cumbrae 3-1

 

 

 

 

1883-84 Rothesay Cup

First round

23 Feb Bute Rangers v St Blane's 2-3

8 Mar Cumbrae v Brandanes 5-0

 

Final at Rothesay Public Park

12 Apr Cumbrae v St Blane's 4-1

 

 

 

 

1884-85 Rothesay Cup

First round

7 Mar Bute Rangers v St Blane's 11-0

Brandanes bye

 

Final at Public Park, Rothesay

21 Mar Bute Rangers v Brandanes 1-0

 

 

 

 

1885-86 Rothesay Cup

First round

3 Apr Brandanes v Cumbrae 0-6

17 Apr Bute Rangers v St Blane's 4-0

 

Final at Public Park, Rothesay

1 May Cumbrae v Bute Rangers 3-0

 

 

1886-87 Buteshire Cup

First round

12 Mar Cumbrae v Kaimes 3-0

19 Mar Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 3-3

26 Mar Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 1-2

2 Apr St Blane's v Brandanes 2-1

 

Semi-final

9 Apr St Blane's v Bute Thistle 0-2

Cumbrae bye

 

Final at Public Park, Rothesay

23 Apr Cumbrae v Bute Thistle 2-0

 

 

 

1887-88 Buteshire Cup

First round

10 Mar Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 0-1 protest

7 Apr Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 2-2

21 Apr Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 5-1

24 Mar St Blane's v Millport Victoria 1-10

Brandanes bye

 

Semi-final

Brandanes v Bute Rangers Brandanes withdrew after the public park was closed in May

Millport Victoria bye

 

Finalat Public Park, Rothesay

9 Jun Bute Rangers v Millport Victoria 7-2

 

 

 

 

1888-89 Buteshire Cup

First round

6 Apr Bute Rangers v Brandanes 11-1

20 Apr Bute Thistle v St Blane's 5-0

 

Final at Public Park, Rothesay

4 May Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 1-1

18 May Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 3-1

 

 

 

 

1889-90 Buteshire Cup

First round

29 Mar St Blane's v Brandanes

12 Apr Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 4-5

Bute North End bye

 

Semi-final

26 Apr Bute North End v St Blane's 3-1

Bute Thistle bye

 

Final at Public Prk, Rothesay

10 May Bute Thistle v Bute North End 7-1

 

 

 

 

1890-91 Buteshire Cup

First round

28 Mar Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 4-1

11 Apr Bute North End v St Blane's 3-0 protest

18 Apr Bute North End v St Blane's

 

Final

25 Apr Bute Rangers v St Blane's 6-1

 

 

1891-92 Buteshire Cup

First round

27 Feb Bute North End v Bute Thistle 2-8

5 Mar Bute Rangers v St Blane's 8-0

 

Final at Public Park, Rothesay

26 Mar Bute Rangers v Bute Thistle 7-1