May 20, 1879
Match: Glasgow Charity Cup, Final, at Hampden Park.
Glasgow Rangers – Vale of Leven 2-1 (1-1).
Glasgow Rangers (2-2-6): George Gillespie, Alex Vallance, Tom Vallance (C), R. Jackson, Hugh McIntyre, Charles McQuarrie, David Hill, Archie Steel, William Struthers, Peter Campbell, Moses McNeil.
Vale of Leven (2-2-6): Robert Parlane, Alex McLintok, Andrew McIntyre, J. McIntyre, John McPherson, J. McFarlane, Robert Paton, James Baird, John McGregor, John McDougall (C), John Baird.
The goals: 0-1 McDougall (2 min.), 1-1 Struthers (15 min.), 2-1 ‘scrimmage’.
** Note: R. Jackson was an assumed name used by James Drinnan.
** This was the first ever trophy won by the (Glasgow) Rangers Football Club.
Categories: Glasgow Charity Cup