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Glasgow Exhibition Trophy

A cup competition organized to coincide with the 1888 Exhibition taking place in Glasgow. All games were played on the Exhibition Grounds (roughly where the tennis courts are now in Kelvingrove Park) between 1 August and 6 September.

 
First Round
1 Aug Abercorn 1 Celtic 1 
           Celtic beat Abercorn
3 Aug Clyde beat Northern
4 Aug St Mirren 4 Dykebar 2
7 Aug Dumbarton Athletic 2  Morton 1
8 Aug Cowlairs 9  Thistle 1
         Kilbirnie 1 Kilmarnock 1 
11 Aug Kilmarnock 0 Kilbirnie 1
10 Aug 
Partick Thistle 5 Airdrieonians 2 
1 1Aug Albion Rovers 4 East.Stirlingshire 3

Second Round
14 Aug 
Cowlairs 5 Clyde 0  
15 Aug Partick Thistle 2 Kilbirnie 1  
20 Aug St Mirren 1 Albion Rovers 1 
23 Aug St Mirren 4 Albion Rovers 0
21 Aug Celtic 3 Dumbarton Athletic 1

Semi Final
29 Aug Celtic 1 Partick Thistle 0
        Cowlairs 1 St.Mirren 0

Final on 6 September 1888 att. 5,000
Cowlairs 2 Celtic 0
(scorers: Stewart and Hislop)