Reid Charity Cup

including the Perth Swimming Bath Badges

 

Page created: 18 July 2020

Updated:

 

Charity competition founded in Perth on 3 March 1888. The initial tournament saw five clubs invited – Fair City Athletic, St Johnstone, Erin Rovers, Caledonian Rangers (all fom Perth) and Bridgend Athletic.

The Perth Swimming Bath Badges was orgainised to help raise funds for the new local swimming baths

 

 

Winners

 

Reid Charity Cup

1887-88 Erin Rovers

1888-89 St Johnstone

1889-90 St Johnstone

1890-1892   no competition

1892-93 Fair City Athletic

1893-94   no competition

1894-95 St Johnstone

1895-96 St Johnstone

 

Perth Swimming Bath Badges

1886-87 Erin Rovers

 

 

 

 

 

1886-87 Perth Swimming Bath Badges

First round

18 Dec St Johnstone v Fair City Athletic 1-3

5 Mar Erin Rovers v Caledonian Rangers 4-2

 

Final

19 Mar Erin Roves v Fair City Athletic 4-4 at Dovecoteland, Perth

9 Apr Erin Rovers v Fair City Athletic Erin Rovers 3-2 at Recreation Ground, Perth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1887-88 Reid Charity Cup

First round

31 Mar Erin Rovers v Caledonian Rangers 5-1

 

Semi-final

25 Apr Bridgend Athletic v Erin Rovers 2-4

14 Apr St Johnstone v Fair City Athletic 3-2

 

Final at Balhousie Park, Perth

5 May Erin Rovers v St Johnstone 4-2

 

 

 

 

1888-89 Reid Charity Cup

First round

13 Apr Fair City Athletic v St Johnstone 4-3 Fair City disqualified for playing an ineligible player

30 Mar Erin Rovers v Caledonian Rangers 3-2 protest

18 Apr Erin Rovers v Caledonian Rangers 4-1

 

Final at St Catherine’s Park, Perth

4 May St Johnstone v Erin Rovers 7-2

 

 

 

 

1889-90 Reid Charity Cup

First round

5 Apr Fair City Athletic v Black Watch 1-5

17 Apr Caledonian Rangers v St Johnstone 4-0 abandoned after 85 mins when Stewart of Caledonian refused to leave after being ordered off. The tie was awarded to St Johnstone

 

Final

26 Apr St Johnstone v Black Watch 5-1

 

All ties except Fair City v Black Watch were played at  Recreation Ground, Perth

 

 

 

 

 

1890-1892 Reid Charity Cup

No competition

 

 

1892-93 Reid Charity Cup

17 May Fair City Athletic v St Johnstone 2-0 at Balhousie Park, Perth

 

 

 

 

1893-94 Reid Charity Cup

Blairgowrie challenged St Johnstone for the trophy with the game due on 17 February, but the game wasn’t played

 

 

 

 

1894-95 Reid Charity Cup

30 Apr Fair City Athletic v St Johnstone 2-2

7 May St Johnstone v Fair City Athletic 2-2

16 May St Johnstone v Fair City Athletic 6-1

 

 

 

 

1895-96 Reid Charity Cup

22 Apr St Johnstone v Fair City Athletic 3-1 at Recreation Park, Perth

 

Dunblane and Rob Roy had also been invited but declined