Scottish Federation

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Formed in 1891 this league had a brief two seasons of existence. Dykebar didnt respond to an invitation to join but Hurlford accepted. After the first season, Hurlford and Kilmarnock Athletic joined the Ayrshire League while Burnbank and Glasgow Wanderers left to concentrated on cup-ties and friendlies. Neilston and East Stirlingshire, who transferred from the Scottish Alliance, were elected to make the numbers up to ten. The Scottish League's decision to form a Second Division in 1893 indirectly caused the Federation to close down. The Scottish Alliance, as the senior non-League body, was used as the backbone for the new section with Motherwell also gaining admission. Four Federation clubs then transferred to the Alliance. With Falkirk and East Stirlingshire entering the Midland League, and Hurlford and Kilmarnock Athletic joining the Ayrshire League the Federation closed down.

 

The name was revived for a season as a reserve competition in 1898-99. Formed through the efforts of Partick Thistle, the Scottish Federation was formed after a meeting at Meadowside Park in Glasgow in July 1898. Designed to give regular matches to the reserve teams of Partick Thistle, Clyde, Linthouse and St Mirren, it also featured the first XIs of Beith, Cameronians, Cartvale, Cameronians, Dykehead, Kilbarchan and Neilston. The three Dunbartonshire clubs, Dumbarton, Renton and Vale of Leven, were also invited but declined to join. The competition was wound up after one season.

 

Winners

 

1891-92 Arthulie

1892-93 Royal Albert

1898-99 St Mirren A

 

 

 

 

1891-92 Scottish Federation

 

 

AR

Arth

Burnb

Clbk

Falk

GW

Hurl

KilmA

Moth

Poll

RA

Wish

Albion Rovers

 

16 Apr

6-1

30 Jan

5-1

3 Oct

7-5

5 Dec

2-4

15 Aug

7-2

27 Feb

7-0

12 Sep

1-1

14 Nov

3-1

29 Aug

2-0

24 Oct

3-1

12 Mar

7-3

Arthurlie

19 Sep

3-2

 

14 Nov

8-0

9 Apr

8-0

19 Mar

5-4

13 Feb

9-0

10 Oct

1-1

29 Aug

9-1

26 Dec

10-2

27 Feb

3-1

6 Feb

3-0

23 Jan

7-1

Burnbank Swifts

26 Dec

2-5

5 Mar

4-4

 

 

NOT

PLAYED

22 Aug

0-2

12 Sep

3-3

8 Aug

7-1

19 Mar

1-1

 

16 Apr

2-2

6 Feb

0-4

Clydebank

5 Mar

0-6

5 Dec

1-3

15 Aug

3-3

 

7 May

3-1

26 Dec

6-3

30 Apr

2-0

14 Nov

4-2

8 Aug

1-1

 

12 Sep

3-1

19 Sep

5-2

Falkirk

21 May

2-4

3 Oct

2-4

23 Apr

1-0

22 Aug

9-1

 

12 Sep

3-2

19 Sep

1-1

14 May

2-1

9 Apr

4-4

14 Nov

3-2

2 Apr

3-0

10 Oct

7-1

Glasgow Wanderers

19 Mar

2-1

2 Apr

1-2

9 Apr

7-3

29 Aug

2-2

6 Feb

2-3

 

16 Apr

3-0

24 Oct

2-4

14 May

4-3

17 Oct

4-3

12 Mar

3-1

30 Apr

2-2

Hurlford

28 May

6-1

26 Mar

1-6

14 May

3-2

24 Oct

3-0

5 Mar

4-2

5 Dec

5-0

 

22 Aug

2-2

3 Oct

6-0

23 Apr

2-0

15 Aug

3-2

29 Aug

6-3

Kilmarnock Athletic

10 Oct

2-4

30 Jan

1-1

19 Sep

7-2

12 Mar

6-1

30 Apr

1-3

23 Jan

4-0

2 Apr

0-2

 

5 Dec

4-0

2 Jan

0-3

21 May

4-3

5 Mar

5-0

Motherwell

23 Jan

7-3

7 May

1-5

29 Aug

2-2

10 Oct

5-1

15 Aug

1-3

5 Mar

8-1

12 Mar

3-6

6 Feb

7-1

 

2 Apr

4-4

19 Sep

1-3

21 May

2-2

Pollokshaws

6 Feb

4-2

 

12 Mar

13-3

14 May

3-1

16 Apr

1-1

21 May

6-2

8 Aug

5-4

26 Mar

5-2

22 Aug

5-2

 

 

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Royal Albert

7 May

3-5

22 Aug

4-2

10 Oct

1-3

23 Jan

11-0

29 Aug

4-2

8 Aug

6-0

26 Dec

6-0

9 Apr

2-3

23 Apr

4-0

5 Mar

6-3

 

14 Nov

4-4

Wishaw Thistle

22 Aug

2-5

8 Aug

6-2

27 Feb

4-4

28 May

5-2

26 Dec

7-3

3 Oct

3-1

30 May

2-0

15 Aug

6-0

24 Oct

6-3

9 Apr

3-2

19 Mar

3-2

 

 

Formed on 25 March 1891. Dykebar didnt respond to an invitation to join but Hurlford accepted

Burnbank Swifts v Falkirk not played

5 Dec Wishaw v Burnbank 9-1 was to be replayed

20 Feb Falkirk v Albion Rovers 1-1 friendly played due to snow

20 Feb Motherwell v Arthurlie 2-2 friendly played due to snow

28 Nov Glasgow Wanderers v Arthurlie 3-4 to be replayed

7 May Motherwell v Arthurlie was played at Barrhead

14 May Glasgow Wanderers v Motherwell was played at Motherwell

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Arthurlie

22

16

3

3

107

38

35

Albion Rovers

22

15

1

6

88

52

31

Hurlford

22

11

4

7

58

51

26

Falkirk

21

11

3

7

63

50

25

Wishaw Thistle

22

10

4

8

69

71

24

Pollokshaws

22

10

2

10

73

58

22

Royal Albert

22

10

1

11

70

54

21

Kilmarnock Athletic

22

7

3

12

51

67

17

Clydebank

22

7

3

12

46

87

17

Glasgow Wanderers

22

7

2

13

44

88

16

Burnbank Swifts

21

4

6

11

49

80

14

Motherwell

22

4

6

12

58

80

14

 

 

 

 

 

1892-93 Scottish Federation

 

 

AR

Arth

Clbk

ES

Falk

Moth

Neil

Poll

RA

Wish

Albion Rovers

 

25 Feb

3-3

27 Aug

5-0

25 Mar

7-1

1 Oct

12-3

28 Jan

1-4

11 Mar

4-0

13 May

1-4

20 Aug

3-0

17 Sep

2-1

Arthurlie

22 Oct

3-1

 

22 Apr

4-1

28 Jan

8-2

27 Aug

7-1

4 Mar

2-1

11 Feb

1-1

25 Mar

2-1

11 Mar

2-2

13 May

2-1

Clydebank

4 Feb

0-6

20 Aug

1-3

 

29 Apr

2-6

NOT

PLAYED

11 Feb

1-16

NOT

PLAYED

NOT

PLAYED

27 May

0-6

18 Mar

2-8

East Stirlingshire

22 Apr

3-3

17 Sep

3-5

4 Mar

7-1

 

1 Apr

1-2

27 Aug

8-3

1 Oct

1-0

4 Feb

5-1

22 Oct

2-2

26 Nov

3-2

Falkirk

13 Aug

5-12

18 Mar

4-3

10 Sep

3-0

8 Oct

0-0

 

12 Nov

1-2

25 Mar

2-2

8 Apr

5-0

20 May

3-3

29 Apr

4-0

Motherwell

1 Apr

5-5

31 May

8-1

13 Aug

12-4

18 Feb

8-2

11 Mar

8-0

 

15 Apr

2-1

24 May

4-4

13 May

3-1

27 May

2-1

Neilston

10 Sep

5-3

8 Apr

2-0

25 Feb

1-1

18 Mar

2-1

22 Oct

5-1

20 Aug

5-0

 

29 Apr

7-1

28 Jan

2-4

12 Nov

3-1

Pollokshaws

27 May

4-2

18 Feb

2-5

26 Nov

14-1

10 Sep

7-2

28 Jan

10-2

18 Mar

2-3

22 Apr

2-6

 

11 Feb

4-7

27 Aug

5-0

Royal Albert

6 May

5-2

12 Nov

3-0

18 Feb

8-2

8 Apr

9-0

17 Sep

4-1

4 Feb

4-4

29 Oct

6-2

1 Apr

4-3

 

22 Apr

2-1

Wishaw Thistle

8 Apr

3-2

4 Feb

4-0

20 May

8-2

13 Aug

7-2

20 Aug

4-2

6 May

5-1

1 Apr

1-4

15 Apr

4-1

10 Sep

2-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clydebank v Falkirk, Neilston and Pollokshaws were not played with the latter clubs being awarded both points

Clydebank lost the use of their ground after the turn of the year and played the remainder of their fixtures away from home

1 Oct Motherwell v Royal Albert 4-3 was stopped before time and was re-played

5 Nov Clydebank v Wishaw 3-0 stopped after 80 mins due to poor light after Wishaw were late

19 Nov Neilston v Pollokshaws 2-3 stopped after 80 mins due to darkness and replayed

19 Nov Arthurlie v Motherwell 0-1 was stopped after 65 mins due to fog and re-played

3 Dec Motherwell v Wishaw 3-1 was declared a friendly due to snow

17 Dec Arthurlie v Pollokshaws 0-1 was stopped after 82 mins due to darkness and re-played

24 Dec Arthurlie v Neilston 2-2 was declared a friendly due to frost

4 Mar Wishaw v Pollokshaws 6-0 was re-played

18 Mar Wishaw v Clydebank 8-2 was re-played

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

Royal Albert

18

11

5

2

72

36

27

Motherwell

18

11

3

4

86

48

25

Neilston

18

10

3

5

48

31

23

Arthurlie

18

10

3

5

51

41

23

Albion Rovers

18

8

3

7

74

49

19

Wishaw Thistle

18

8

1

9

53

41

17

Pollokshaws

18

7

1

10

65

60

15

East Stirlingshire

18

6

3

9

49

69

15

Falkirk

18

6

3

9

39

73

15

Clydebank

16

0

1

15

18

107

1

Port-Glasgow Athletic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1893-1898 Scottish Federation

No competition

 

 

 

 

 

1898-99 Scottish Federation

 

 

Beith

Camer

Cartv

Clyde

Dyke

Kilb

Lint

Neil

PT

SM

Beith

 

99 m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cameronians

 

 

 

 

 

4 Feb

3-3

 

29 Oct

 

3 Dec

0-0

 

12 Nov

4-1

Cartvale

 

 

 

99 m

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Clyde A

 

 

12 Nov

5-3

 

 

23 Sep

3-2

 

 

3 Sep

4-3

 

 

Dykehead

 

3 Sep

3-2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1 Oct

LW

Kilbarchan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Linthouse A

 

1 Oct

0-4

 

 

 

 

 

 

3 Sep

 

 

Neilston

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Partick Thistle A

 

15 Oct

3-0

 

1 Oct

4-1

24 Dec

4-0

 

3 Sep

7-4

 

 

 

St Mirren A

 

22 Oct

3-1

 

3 Dec

1-0

8 Apr

3-1

3 Sep

5-2

24 Sep

7-2

24 Dec

9-1

1 Apr

3-1

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Many fixtures were left unplayed

 

St Mirren A were declared champions