Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

including the Kilmarnock Burns Cup

 

Page created: 12 July 2020

Updated:

 

Originally played as a tournament, the Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup was latterly played as a one-off tie between Kilmarnock and Ayr United.

 

The Kilmarnock Burns Cup was a one-off competition played for a trophy presented by the Kilmarnock Burns Monument Committee.

 

 

Winners

 

Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

1880-81†† unfinished

1881-82 Portland

1882-83 Kilmarnock Athletic

1883-84 Kilmarnock

1884-85 Ayr

1885-86 Kilmarnock

1886-87 Ayr

1887-88 Hurlford

1888-89 Kilbirnie

1889-90 Hurlford

1890-91 Annbank

1891-92 Kilmarnock

 

1892-93 Annbank

1893-94 Kilmarnock

1894-95 Ayr Parkhouse

1895-96 Kilmarnock

1896-97 Ayr Parkhouse

1897-98 Kilmarnock

1898-99 Kilmarnock

1899-00 Kilmarnock

1900-01 Kilmarnock

1901-02 Kilwinning Eglinton

1902-1913 no competition

1913-14 Kilmarnock

 

1914-1927no competition

1927-28 Kilmarnock

1928-29 Kilmarnock

1929-30 Ayr United

1930-31 Kilmarnock

1931-32 Ayr United

1932-33 Kilmarnock

1933-34 Ayr United

1934-35 Kilmarnock

1935-36 Ayr United

1936-37 Ayr United

1937-38no competition

1938-39 Kilmarnock

 

Kilmarnock Burns Cup

1878-79 Portland

 

 

 

 

1878-79 Kilmarnock Burns Cup

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

16 Jun Portland v Mauchline 2-1

 

 

 

1880-81 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

14 May Ayr v Beith 0-8 at Hamilton Park, Kilmarnock

 

Competition unfinished

 

 

 

 

1881-82 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

1 Apr Kilmarnock v Lugar Boswell 0-4 at Hamilton Park

8 Apr Kilmarnock Athletic v Mauchline 3-0 at Rugby Pk

15 Apr Hurlford v Portland 0-1 at Holm Quarry

22 Apr Lanemark v Ayr 5-2 at Hamilton Park

 

Semi-final

6 May Lugar Boswell v Lanemark 2-1

20 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Portland

 

Final

3 Jun Portland v Lugar Boswell 4-2

 

 

 

 

1882-83 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

First round

31 Mar Kilmarnock v Annbank 2-4

17 Feb Hurlford v Ayr 5-0

4 May Portland v Kilmarnock Athletic 2-3

24 Feb Lugar Boswell v Mauchline 2-1

 

Semi-final

12 May Lugar Boswell v Hurlford 2-4

26 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Annbank 3-0

 

Final at Hamilton Park

9 Jun Kilmarnock Athletic v Hurlford 2-1 Hurlford left the field after disputing the second goal but Athletic were awarded the cup.

 

All ties were played in Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

1883-84 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

15 Mar Annbank v Maybole 4-2

3 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Ayr 3-3 at Rugby Park

10 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Ayr 5-1 at Rugby Park

3 May Lugar Boswell v Hurlford 1-1 at Springvale Park, Ayr

10 May Lugar Bosell v Hurlford 1-3 at Springvale Park, Ayr

 

Semi-final

16 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Hurlford 0-1 at Rugby Park

13 May Kilmarnock v Annbank 4-1 at Holm Quarry

 

Final at Holm Quarry, Kilmarnock

31 May Kilmarnock v Hurlford 5-1

 

 

 

 

1884-85 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

13 Mar Maybole v Ayr 0-2

14 Mar Lugar Boswell v Annbank 4-5

21 Mar Kilmarnock Athletic v Irvine Academicals 5-0

 

Semi-final

28 Apr Kilmarnock Athletic v Ayr 1-1 at Rugby Park

9 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Ayr 1-4 at Rugby Park

28 Mar Kilmarnock v Annbank 4-2

 

Final at Rugby Park

30 May Ayr v Kilmarnock 3-2

 

1885-86 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

27 Feb Kilmarnock v Kilmarnock Britannia 2-0

27 Feb Ayr v Annbank 5-1

27 Feb Kilbirnie v Hurlford 5-1

27 Feb Lugar Boswell v Mauchline 5-2

 

Semi-final

3 Apr Ayr v Lugar Boswell 7-1

3 Apr Kilmarnock v Kilbirnie 2-1

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

8 May Kilmarnock v Ayr 5-0

 

 

 

 

1886-87 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

5 Mar Kilbirnie v Monkcastle 6-0 at Miltonfield

5 Mar Ayr v Annbank 3-3

30 Mar Ayr v Annbank 5-1

Kilmarnock v Lugar Boswell wo-scr

 

Semi-final

9 Apr Kilmarnock v Hurlford 5-0

9 Apr Ayr v Kilbirnie

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

16 Apr Kilmarnock v Ayr 3-3

23 Apr Kilmarnock v Ayr 1-1

Ayr v Kilmarnock wo-scr Kilmarnock refused to play the tie in Ayr

 

 

 

 

1887-88 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

17 Mar Kilbirnie v Irvine 11-0

17 Mar Kilmarnock Thistle v Kilmarnock Rangers 5-2 at Hurlford

24 Mar Kilmarnock v Maybole 13-0

24 Mar Hurlford v Mauchline 15-0

 

Semi-final

21 May Kilmarnock v Kilmarnock Thistle 5-1

10 May Hurlford v Kilbirnie 4-1 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

 

Final

Hurlford v Kilmarnock

The match, which was due at at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock on 26 May, was called off at the last moment. A game between Hurlford and Kilmarnock Thistle was played instead devoted to the charity funds, Hurlford winning 2-1

 

 

 

1888-89 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

2 Mar Kilmarnock Athletic v Stewarton 3-1

2 Mar Newmilns ARV v Lugar Boswell 3-5

2 Mar Irvine v Kilwinning Monkcastle 3-0

 

Second round

23 Mar Hurlford v Lugar Boswell 8-2

30 Mar Kilmarnock v Maybole 4-4

13 Apr Kilmarnock v Maybole 5-1 at Ayr

6 Apr Ayr v Kilmarnock Athletic 4-2 at Beresford Park, Ayr

13 Apr Irvine v Kilbirnie 2-3

 

Semi-final

Ayr v Hurlford both disqualified for not playing on the date fixed by the committee

Kilmarnock and Kilbirnie qualify for the final

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

11 May Kilbirnie v Kilmarnock 4-2

 

 

 

 

1889-90 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

21 Mar Hurlford v Newmilns 2-2

5 Apr Hurlford v Newmilns 0-1 stopped due to players fighting

19 Apr Hurlford v Newmilns 2-0 at Rugby Park

21 Mar Kilmarnock v Stevenston Thistle 9-0 stopped after 55 mins when Thistle left the field, result stood

Annbank v Irvine wo-scr

Kilmarnock Athletic v Kilbirnie wo-scr

 

Semi-final

12 Apr Kilmarnock v Annbank 2-5

3 May Hurlford v Kilmarnock Athletic 5-0

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Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

10 May Annbank v Hurlford 1-1

30 May Hurlford v Annbank 3-2

 

 

 

 

1890-91 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

14 Feb Ayr v Annbank 1-3

28 Feb Kilmarnock v Stevenston Thistle 1-3

Hurlford v Newmilns

Kilmarnock Athletic v Kilbirnie disq-wo Athletic were disqualified after they refused to play because some of their players were unfit

 

Semi-final

11 Apr Hurlford v Kilbirnie 3-4

28 Mar Annbank v Stenvenston Thistle 8-0

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

2 May Annbank v Kilbirnie 5-2

 

1891-92 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

Semi-final

19 Mar Annbank v Hurlford 1-1

7 May Hurlford v Annbank 2-1

26 Apr Kilmarnock v Kilmarnock Athletic 5-0

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

21 May Kilmarnock v Hurlford 2-1

 

All ties were played in Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

1892-93 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

18 Mar Stevenston Thistle v Saltcoats Victoria 2-3

15 Apr Annbank v Hurlford 7-3 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

6 May Kilmarnock v Kilbirnie 0-3 abandoned after 50 mins because of fighting, Kilmarnock were later awrded the tie

1 Apr Kilmarnock Athletic v Galston 2-2 at Holm Quarry, Kilmarnock

10 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Galston 2-0

 

Semi-final

13 May Annbank v Saltcoats Victoria 4-4 at Rugby Park

27 May Annbank v Saltcoats Victoria 8-1 at Rugby Park

†††††††††† Kilmarnock v Kilmarnock Athletic

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

10 Jun Annbank v Kilmarnock 5-2

 

 

 

 

1893-94 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

3 Mar Annbank v Hurlford 5-1 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

19 Jan Kilmarnock Athletic v Kilmarnock 1-2

 

Final at Rugby Park

28 Apr Kilmarnock v Annbank 3-1

 

 

 

 

1894-95 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

1 Jun Ayr Parkhouse v Annbank 5-2

6 Apr Hurlford v Kilmarnock Athletic 3-0

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

15 Jun Ayr Parkhouse v Hurlford 5-2

 

 

 

 

1895-96 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

2 May Ayr Parkhouse v Annbank 2-0 at Rugby Park

9 May Kilmarnock v Hurlford 6-3

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

30 May Kilmarnock v Ayr Parkhouse 1-0

 

 

 

 

1896-97 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

6 Mar Kilmarnock Athletic v Annbank 2-3

22 Apr Ayr Parkhouse v Hurlford 3-2

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

8 May Ayr Parkhouse v Annbank 2-1

 

All ties were played at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

1897-98 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

23 Apr Kilmarnock v Kilmarnock Athletic 3-1

7 May Annbank v Ayr Parkhouse 1-1 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

17 May Ayr Parkhouse v Annbank 3-2

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

21 May Kilmarnock v Ayr Parkhouse 4-1

 

 

 

 

1898-99 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

29 Apr Kilmarnock v Annbank 4-1

1 May Galston v Ayr Parkhouse 4-3 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

 

Final at Riverside Park, Galston

19 May Kilmarnock v Galston 2-0

 

1899-1900 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

19 May Kilmarnock v Annbank 0-0

22 May Kilmarnock v Annbank 2-1

30 Apr Galston v Ayr Parkhouse 4-2

 

Final at Rugby Park

26 May Kilmarnock v Galston 3-1

 

 

 

 

1900-01 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

††††††† Galston v Kilmarnock 'A' 3-1

††††††† Stevenston Thistle v Beith 6-0

 

Final at Warner Park, Stevenston

6 Apr Stevenston Thistle v Galston 2-1

1901-02 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

17 May Stevenston Thistle v Galston 1-3

24 May Ayr Parkhouse v Kilwinning Eglinton1-4

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

31 May Kilwinning Eglinton v Galston 0-0

16 Aug 1902 Kilwinning Eglinton v Galston 3-2

 

 

 

 

1902-13 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

No Competition

1913-14 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

First round

6 May Galston v HurlfordDRAW, 3-1 corners

9 May Kilmarnock v Stevenston United 2-0

 

Final at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

13 May Kilmarnock v Galston 1-1, 7-1 corners

 

All ties were played at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

1914-27 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

No Competition

1927-28 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

15 Aug 1928 Kilmarnock v Ayr United 5-2 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

 

1928-29 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

4 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 1-1 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

8 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 2-0 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

1929-30 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

20 Aug 1929 Ayr United v Kilmarnock 6-4 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

1930-31 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

2 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 5-2 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

1931-32 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

7 May Ayr United v Kilmarnock 3-3, 5-3 corners at Somerset Park, Ayr

 

 

 

 

1932-33 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

6 May Kilmarnockv Ayr United 4-3 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

1933-34 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

26 Sep 1934 Ayr United v Kilmarnock 3-2 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

1934-35 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

4 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 7-2 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

1935-36 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

2 Sep 1936 Ayr United v Kilmarnock 4-3 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

 

 

 

 

1936-37 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

1 May Ayr United v Kilmarnock 1-0 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock

1937-38 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

No Competition

 

 

1938-39 Kilmarnock Merchantsí Charity Cup

5 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 4-1 at Rugby Park, Kilmarnock