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Kilmarnock Merchants' Charity Cup

Originally played as a tournament, the competition was eventually played as a one-off tie between Kilmarnock and Ayr United.

Winners

1880-81   incomplete
1881-82 Kilmarnock Portland
1882-83 Kilmarnock Athletic
1883-84 Kilmarnock
1884-85 Ayr
1885-86 Kilmarnock
1886-87 Ayr
1887-88 Hurlford
1888-89 Kilbirnie
1889-90 Hurlford
1890-91 Annbank
1891-92 Kilmarnock
1892-93 Annbank
1893-94 Kilmarnock
1894-95 Ayr Parkhouse
1895-96 Kilmarnock
1896-97 Ayr Parkhouse
1897-98 Kilmarnock
1898-99 Kilmarnock

1899-00 Kilmarnock
1900-01 Kilmarnock
1901-02 Kilwinning Eglinton
1902-1913 no competition
1913-14 Kilmarnock
1914-1927 
no competition
1927-28 Kilmarnock
1928-29 Kilmarnock
1929-30 Ayr United
1930-31 Kilmarnock
1931-32 Kilmarnock
1932-33 Ayr United
1933-34 Ayr United
1934-35 Kilmarnock
1935-36 Ayr United
1936-37 Ayr United
1937-38 
no competition
1938-39 Kilmarnock

 

Results

1880-81

14 May Ayr v Beith 0-8 (at Hamilton Pk, Kilmarnock)

Competition not completed

 

 

1881-82

First round (25 Mar)

1 Apr Kilmarnock v Lugar Boswell 0-4 (at Hamilton Park)

8 Apr Kilmarnock Athletic v Mauchline 3-0 (at Rugby Pk)

Hurlford v Portland L-W

Lanemark v Ayr W-L

 

Semi final

6 May Lugar Boswell v Lanemark 2-1 (2000)

Kilmarnock Athletic v Portland L-W

 

Final

Portland v Lugar Boswell W-L

 

 

1882-83

First round

31 Mar Kilmarnock v Annbank 2-4

 

Semi-final

12 May Lugar Boswell v Hurlford 2-4 (at Holm Quarry, Kilmarnock)

 

Final

26 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Annbank 3-0 (at Rugby Park 2000)

 

 

 

1883-84

First round

3 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Ayr 3-3 (at Rugby Pk)

10 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Ayr 5-1 (at Rugby Pk)

3 May Lugar v Hurlford 1-1 (at Springvale Pk, Ayr)

 

Semi final (16 May)

16 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Hurlford 0-1 (at Rugby Pk)

Kilmarnock v Annbank W-L

 

Final

31 May Hurlford v Kilmarnock 1-5 (at Holm Quarry)

 

 

1884-85

Semi final

9 May Kilmarnock Athletic v Ayr 1-4 (at Rugby Park)

Kilmarnock v ??

 

Final

30 May Kilmarnock v Ayr 2-3 (at Rugby Pk)

 

 

1885-86

Semi final

27 Feb Kilmarnock v Britannia 2-0

27 Feb Ayr v Annbank 5-1

 

Final

8 May Ayr v Kilmarnock 0-5 (at Rugby Pk, Kilmarnock)

 

 

1886-87

First round

5 Mar Kilbirnie v Monkcastle 6-0 (at Miltonfield)

5 Mar Ayr v Annbank 3-3

 

Semi final

9 Apr Kilmarnock v Hurlford 5-0 (3000)

Ayr v Kilbirnie

 

Final

16 Apr Kilmarnock v Ayr 3-3 (at Kilmarnock)

23 Apr Kilmarnock v Ayr 1-1 (at Rugby Pk 3000)

           Ayr v Kilmarnock W-L

 

 

1887-88

First round

17 Mar Kilbirnie v Irvine 11-0

17 Mar Kilmarnock Thistle v Kilmarnock Rangers 5-2 (at Hurlford)

24 Mar Kilmarnock v Maybole 13-0

24 Mar Hurlford v Mauchline 15-0

 

Semi final

Kilmarnock v ?

Hurlford v ?

 

Final

26 May Kilmarnock v Hurlford (game off)

 

The match was called off at the last moment and a game between Hurlford and Kilmarnock Thistle was played instead. Hurlford won 2-1 and the proceeds were donated to the charity funds.

 

 

1888-89

First round

2 Mar Kilmarnock Athletic v Stewarton 3-1

2 Mar Newmilns ARV v Lugar Boswell 3-5

2 Mar Irvine v Kilwinning Monkcastle 3-0

 

Second round

23 Mar Hurlford v Lugar Boswell 8-2

30 Mar Kilmarnock v Maybole 4-4

13 Apr Kilmarnock v Maybole 5-1 (at Ayr)

6 Apr Ayr v Kilmarnock Athletic 4-2 (at Beresford Park, Ayr)

13 Apr Irvine v Kilbirnie 2-3

 

Semi final

Ayr v Hurlford (both disqualified for not playing on the date fixed by the committee)

Kilmarnock and Kilbirnie qualify for the final

 

Final

11 May Kilmarnock v Kilbirnie 2-4 (at Rugby Park)

 

 

1889-90

First round

5 Apr Hurlford v Newmilns 0-1

19 Apr Hurlford v Newmilns 2-0 (Third game, at Rugby Park)

Annbank v Irvine wo-scr

 

Semi final

12 Apr Kilmarnock v Annbank 2-5 (at Rugby Park 3000)

3 May Hurlford v Kilmarnock Athletic 5-0

 

Final

10 May Annbank v Hurlford 1-1 (at Kilmarnock)

30 May Hurlford v Annbank 3-2 (at Rugby Park)

 

 

1890-91

First round

14 Feb Ayr v Annbank 1-3

Kilmarnock v Stevenston Thistle

Hurlford v Newmilns

Kilmarnock Athletic v Kilbirnie

 

Semi final

11 Apr Hurlford v Kilbirnie 3-4 (at Rugby Park)

 

Final

2 May Annbank v Kilbirnie 5-2 (at Rugby Park)

 

 

1891-92

Semi final

19 Mar Annbank v Hurlford 1-1 (at Rugby Park)

7 May Hurlford v Annbank 2-1 (at Kilmarnock)

26 Apr Kilmarnock v Kilmarnock Athletic 5-0

 

Final

21 May Kilmarnock v Hurlford 2-1 (at Rugby Pk, Kilmarnock)

 

 

1892-93

First round

18 Mar Stevenston Thistle v Saltcoats Victoria 2-3

15 Apr Annbank v Hurlford 7-3 (at Rugby Park)

 

Semi final

6 May Kilmarnock v Kilbirnie 0-3 (abandoned after 50 mins because of fighting)

27 May Annbank v Saltcoats Victoria 8-1 (at Rugby Park)

 

Final

10 Jun Kilmarnock v Annbank 2-5 (at Rugby Park)

 

 

1893-94

20 Jan Kilmarnock Athletic v Kilmarnock 1-2 (3000)

 

Semi final

3 Mar Annbank v Hurlford 5-1 (at Kilmarnock)

Kilmarnock v ??

 

Final

28 Apr Kilmarnock v Annbank 3-1 (at Rugby Park)

 

 

1894-95

Winners: Ayr Parkhouse

 

 

1895-96

15 Feb Kilmarnock Athletic v Hurlford 3-5 (at Rugby Park)

2 May Ayr Parkhouse v Annbank 2-0 (at Rugby Pk)

 

Final?

9 May Kilmarnock v Hurlford 6-3

 

 

1896-97

6 Mar Kilmarnock Athletic v Annbank 3-2 (protested?)

 

Final

8 May Ayr Parkhouse v Annbank 2-1

 

 

1897-98

Semi final

23 Apr Kilmarnock v Kilmarnock Athletic 3-1

3 May Annbank v Ayr Parkhouse 1-1 (at Rugby Pk)

 

Final

21 May Kilmarnock v Ayr Parkhouse 4-1 (at Rugby Park)

 

 

1898-99

Semi final

29 Apr Kilmarnock v Annbank 4-1

1 May Galston v Ayr Parkhouse 4-3 (at Kilmarnock)

 

Final

Kilmarnock v Galston W-L

 

 

1899-00

Semi final

19 May Kilmarnock v Annbank 0-0

Galston v ?

 

Final

26 May Kilmarnock v Galston 3-1 (at Rugby Pk 1500)

 

 

1900-01

Final

25 May Stevenston Thistle v Kilmarnock 0-2 (at Stevenston)

 

 

1901-02

Semi final

17 May Stevenston Thistle v Galston 1-3

Kilwinning Eglinton v ?

 

Final

31 May Kilwinning Eglinton v Galston 0-0 (at Kilmarnock)

16 Aug 1902 Galston v Kilwinning Eglinton 2-3 (at Rugby Pk)

 

 

1902-1913

No competition

 

 

1913-14

Winners: Kilmarnock

 

 

1914-1927

No competition

 

 

1927-28

15 Aug 1928 Kilmarnock v Ayr United 5-2

 

 

1928-29

4 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 1-1  (at Rugby Pk 1500)

8 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 2-0 (replay at Rugby Pk)

 

 

1929-30

20 Aug 1929 Kilmarnock v Ayr United 4-6

 

 

1930-31

2 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 5-2

 

 

1931-32

17 Aug 1932 Kilmarnock v Ayr United 4-0 (4000)

 

 

1932-33

6 May Kilmarnock  v Ayr United 4-3 (3000)

 

 

1933-34

26 Sep 1934 Kilmarnock v Ayr United 2-3

 

 

1934-35

4 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 7-2 (1477)

 

 

1935-36

2 Sep 1936 Kilmarnock v Ayr United 3-4

 

 

1936-37

1 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 0-1 (1000)

 

 

1937-38

No competition

 

 

1938-39

5 May Kilmarnock v Ayr United 4-1 (2500)