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War Fund Shield

Two war-time competitions to help raise funds for footballers and their families who fought in the Great War. For the latter competition, no trophy was awarded as it wasn't ready. It was intended to be an annual tournament, but the war ended later that year.

 

1914-15

First round

20 Oct Third Lanark v Rangers 0-4 (gate £117)

3 Nov Clyde v St Mirren 0-1 (at Ibrox)

10 Nov Partick Thistle v Celtic 1-1 (6000)

1 Dec Celtic v Partick Thistle 2-1 (2000)

27 Oct Morton v Queen’s Park 3-0

 

Semi-final

15 Dec Rangers v Celtic 2-1 (at Firhill 10000)

8 Dec Morton v St Mirren 1-0

 

Final

28 Apr Morton v Rangers 2-1 (at Firhill 15000)

 

 

 

For the Navy and Army War Fund Shield

1917-18

Qualifying round

9 Mar St Mirren v Kilmarnock 2-3 aet

30 Mar Morton v Third Lanark 3-1 (4000)

6 Apr Clydebank v Airdrieonians 2-1 (5000)

 

First round

20 Apr Celtic v Queen’s Park 2-1 (10000)

20 Apr Rangers v Partick Thistle 3-0 (10000)

20 Apr Morton v Kilmarnock 7-1

20 Apr Motherwell v Clydebank 1-2

 

Semi-final

27 Apr Celtic v Clydebank 2-0 (10000)

27 Apr Rangers v Morton 1-3 (22000)

 

Final

4 May Celtic v Morton 1-0 (at Hampden 20000)

 

Celtic: Shaw, McNair, Dodds, Jackson, W McStay, Brown, Kelly, Gallacher, McLean, McMenemy, Browning