League matches

Scottish League facts (December 4, 1926)


December 4, 1926
Airdrieonians – Aberdeen 2-1 (1-1).
Referee: Mr. W. Holborn (Glasgow).
Airdrieonians: David Currie, James Crapnell, Alex Stevenson, Willie Neil, John McDougall, Robert Bennie, John Murdoch, Thomas Preston, Tony Weldon, John Allison, James Somerville.
Aberdeen: Peter McSevick, Willie Jackson, Duff Bruce, Michael Cosgrove, John Edward, Bert Maclachlan, Alex Reid, Robert Bruce, John Miller, Robert McDermid, James Smith.
The goals: 1-0 Weldon, 1-1 R. Bruce, 2-1 Weldon (48 min.).

Clyde – Dundee 2-2 (1-1).
Referee: Mr. T. Dougray (Bellshill).
Clyde: Thomas Fraser, Joe Ralston, Daniel Blair, George McGuire, Neil Gibson, James Liddell, Andrew Young, Willie Ballantyne, James Wallace, Willie Hood, Willie Hasson.
Dundee: Wilson Marsh, John Brown, David Thomson, Colin Macnab, Willie Rankin, John Thomson, Hugh McGinn, James Hunter, Andrew Campbell, Joe Cassidy, Willie Cook.
The goals: 1-0 Young (7 min.), 1-1 Campbell (30 min.), 2-1 Gibson (penalty, 47 min.), 2-2 Hunter (73 min.).
Sent off: Liddell (Clyde, 85 min.).

Cowdenbeath – Falkirk 3-2 (2-1).
Referee: Mr. R. Innes (Glasgow).
Cowdenbeath: John Falconer, Willie Murray, Joe Macdonald, Thomas Glancy, James Forrest, Hugh Chalmers, Willie Pullar, Andrew Rakin, David Wright, Michael Connaboy, Willie Wilson.
Falkirk: Thomas Ferguson, Thomas Scott, Robert Thomson, James Kennedy, John McIlwane, George Ritchie, Hugh Martin, Adam Allan, Robert Kennedy, John Hunter, Daniel Paterson.
The goals: 1-0 Wright, 1-1 Martin, 2-1 Connaboy, 3-1 Wright, 3-2 J. Kennedy.
** Falconer off injured early in the second half, Macdonald acting as goalkeeper.

Dundee United – Heart of Midlothian 5-3 (1-1).
Referee: Mr. J.P. Rowe (Glasgow).
Dundee United: Willie Paterson, John Kay, David Walker, John Hart, James Simpson, Robert Bauld, Mitchell McGregor, Andrew Millar, Edward Carroll, William Welsh, John McDonald.
Heart of Midlothian: Willie White, Robert King, Andrew Jamieson, Peter Kerr, Johnstone, John Slaven, James Smith, John White, John McNeil, George Miller, Willie Murray.
The goals: 0-1 Murray, 1-1 Own goal (Jamieson), 2-1 Carroll, 3-1 Carroll, 4-1 McGregor, 5-1 Carroll (73 min.), 5-2 Miller, 5-3 Smith.
** Bauld missed a penalty kick (score at time, 0-0).

Glasgow Rangers – Hamilton Academical 2-3 (1-2).
Referee: A. Allan (Glasgow).
Glasgow Rangers: James Hamilton, Douglas Gray, Willie McCandless, David Meiklejohn, Hugh Shaw, Thomas Craig, Alex Archibald, Thomas Muirhead, James Marshall, Thomas Cairns, Allan Morton.
Hamilton Academical: Alex Binnie, Charles McCormack, Archie Johnstone, Crawford Letham, Patrick Hunt, Walter Thomson, James Tonner, Willie Moffat, Alex Dick, George Gibson, John Borland.
The goals: 0-1 Dick (14 min.), 0-2 Borland (29 min.), 1-2 Murihead (39 min.), 2-2 Moffatt (63 min.), 2-3 Dick.
** McCandless missed a penalty kick (score at the time 2-2).

Hibernians – Kilmarnock 5-1 (1-1).
Referee: Mr. T, Small (Dundee).
Hibernians: Willie Robb, James Stark, Willie Dornan, Willie Dick, Willlie Miller, Edward Gilleather, Henry Ritchie, James Dunn, James McColl, John Halligan, John Bradley.
Kilmarnock: Willie Gould, James Hood, Joe Nibloe, Hugh Morton, James McLeod, Willie Reilly, Willie Leitch, Andrew Brown, Andrew Cunningham, James McCall, Leslie Crump.
The goals: 1-0 Ritchie, 1-1 McColl, 2-1 Dunn (60 min.), 3-1 Halligan, 4-1 Bradley, 5-1 McColl (85 min.).

Greenock Morton – Queen’s Park 2-0 (0-0).
Referee: Mr. W. Bell (Motherwell).
Greenock Morton: Willie Fotheringham, John Kelso, David Archibald, John Buchanan, George Hunter, James Jessiman, Archie Morton, James Frizzel, Andrew Haddow, James Clark, Charles McCartney.
Queen’s Park: John Harkness, Andrew Hay, William Wiseman, John Macdonald, Robert Gillespie, Willie King, James Crawford, Lawrence Macbain, John Duguid, James McAlpine, Edward Scott.
The goals: 1-0 Haddow (75 min.), 2-0 Kelso (77 min.).

Motherwell – Celtic 0-1 (0-0).
Referee: Mr. R. Thomson (Falkirk).
Motherwell: Allan McClory, John Johnman, Willie Frame, Hugh McNeil, Allan Craig, David Thackeray, Andrew McMurtie, David Hutcheson, Willie McFadyen, George Stevenson, Robert Ferrier.
Celtic: Peter Shevlin, Willie McStay, Hugh Hilley, Peter Wilson, John Donoghue, John Macfarlane, Patrick Connelly, Alex Thomson, James McGrory, Thomas McInally, Adam McLean.
The goal: 0-1 McGrory (54 min.).

Partick Thistle – St. Mirren 5-2 (1-1).
Referee: Mr. C. Bilney (Glasgow).
Partick Thistle: John Jackson, Denis O’Hare, Stewart Calderwood, James Richmond, Henry Gibson, Edward McLeod, David Ness, Robert Grove, Alex Hair, Willie Fraser, John Torbet.
St. Mirren: John Bradford, Walter Hay, Alex Arnott, Tom Morrison, Thomas Barclay, Willie McDonald, James McDonald, Robert Rankin, David McCrae, James Howieson, James Thomson.
The goals: 1-0 Fraser (15 min.), 1-1 Thomson, 1-2 McCrae, 2-2 Gibson, 3-2 Torbet, 4-2 Ness, 5-2 Fraser.
Sent off: Bradford (St. Mirren); Hair (Partick Thistle).
** Barclay took Bradford’s place in goal after the dismissal (score at time 3-2).

St. Johnstone – Dunfermline Athletic 1-0.
Referee: Mr. A. Scott (Mossend).
St. Johnstone: Peter Gardiner, Robert Penman, John Jamieson, Andrew Swallow, Neil McBain, John Whyte, Herbert Kirby, Willie Pocock, James Munro, James Black, Joe Toner.
Dunfermline Athletic: Thomas Shingleton, John Young, John Wilson, Thomas Jack, James Clark, Andrew Herd, James Dickson, Joe Sutton, Robert Skinner, Hugh Strachan, James Stein.
The goal: 1-0 Black (70 min.).
** McBain missed a penalty for St. Johnstone.
(Source: Athletic News: December 6, 1926)

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