Scottish Football Historical Archive

 

North Ayrshire Cup

and North Ayrshire League

 

 

The Cup competition was organized in 1893, and although initially run alongside the existing Ayrshire Combination, it evolved into a League Cup type competition from 1895 and lasted beyond the demise of senior county league football in Ayrshire in the late 1890s

Champions

(knockout format)

1893-94 Kilbirnie

1894-95 Stevenston Thistle

 

(league format)

1895-96 Stevenston Thistle

1896-97 Kilwinning Monkcastle

1897-98 Kilwinning Eglinton

1898-99 Galston

1899-00 Kilwinning Eglinton

1900-01 Beith

1901-02 Kilwinning Eglinton

1902-03

1903-04 Beith or Galston

1904-05 Beith

1905-06

1906-07 Galston

1907-08

 

1893-94

18 Apr Stevenston Thistle v Dalry 7-3

 

Semi final

19 May Kilbirnie v Stevenston Thistle 9-3

Saltcoats Victoria v ?

 

Final

26 May Kilbirnie v Saltcoats Victoria 3-0 (at Stevenston)

 

 

1894-95

First round

6 Apr Saltcoats Victoria v Kilwinning Eglinton 3-3

6 Apr Stevenston Thistle v Dalry 5-1

6 Apr Kilbirnie v Beith 4-1

 

Semi final

20 Apr Kilbirnie v Stevenston Thistle 1-2

27 Apr Saltcoats Victoria v Kilwinning Monkcastle 1-4

 

Final

Stevenston Thistle v Kilwinning Monkcastle W-L

 

 

1895-96

Bei

Irv

Kilb

Kilw E

Kilw M

Stev

Salt

Beith

X

 

 

22 Feb

3-1

9 Nov

6-1

 

28 Mar

6-2

Irvine

26 Oct

0-5

X

21 Mar

4-1

8 Feb

1-5

 

14 Dec

4-0

11 Jan

2-0

Kilbirnie

19 Oct

2-4

9 Nov

3-2

X

 

28 Sep

4-3

8 Feb

2-7

7 Mar

0-6

Kilwinning Eglinton

 

23 Nov

5-4

 

X

 

 

 

Kilwinning Monkcastle

 

22 Feb

4-3

 

 

X

25 Apr

1-0

 

Stevenston Thistle

30 Apr

4-1

1 Feb

6-2

23 Nov

5-0

30 Nov

3-3

28 Mar

1-1

X

22 Feb

4-0

Saltcoats Victoria

 

11 Apr

9-3

12 Oct

5-1

 

8 Feb

1-4

4 Apr

0-4

X

 

8 Feb Kilbirnie v Stevenston at Stevenston

15 Feb Stevenston v Saltcoats 0-1 (stopped after 80 mins because the goals collapsed)

7 Mar Kilbirnie v Saltcoats 0-6 at Saltcoats

 

 

1895-96

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Stevenston Thistle

12

8

1

3

45

34

17

2

Beith

12

7

3

2

36

16

17

 3

Kilwinning Eglinton

12

6

2

4

35

27

14

 4

Kilwinning Monkcastle

12

6

2

4

44

30

14

 5

Irvine

12

4

3

5

31

38

11

 6

Saltcoats Victoria

12

4

0

8

27

35

8

 7

Kilbirnie

12

1

1

10

23

60

3

 

Play-off

23 May Beith v Stevenston Thistle 1-2 (at Kilwinning)

 

 

 

1896-97

Beith

Gal

Irv

Kil E

Kil M

Stev

Beith

X

 

 

 

Galston

X

 

 

 

Irvine

13 Mar

3-3

X

23 Jan

2-5

27 Feb

0-4

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

27 Mar

8-2

X

 

 

Kilwinning Monkcastle

 

 

24 Apr

4-2

10 Oct

6-1

X

15 May

2-0

Stevenston Thistle

 

10 Oct

3-1

6 Feb

2-1

6 Mar

4-2

 

X

 

 

1896-97

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Kilwinning Monkcastle

10

6

2

2

28

18

14

2

Stevenston Thistle

10

6

1

3

25

23

13

3

Galston

10

5

2

3

32

21

12

4

Beith

10

5

1

4

16

20

11

5

Kilwinning Eglinton

10

3

2

5

28

32

8

6

Irvine

10

0

2

8

14

29

2

 

Saltcoats Victoria withdrew

 

 

 

1897-98

Bei

Gal

Hurl

Irv

Kil E

Kil M

Mayb

Stev

Beith

X

 

 

25 Sep

4-2

 

 

 

4 Dec

3-2

Galston

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hurlford

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Irvine

15 Jan

4-2

4 Sep

3-5

20 Nov

2-3

 

X

8 Jan

2-7

 

27 Nov

3-2

22 Jan

2-4

Kilwinning Eglinton

16 Oct

5-1

19 Mar

6-1

 

2 Apr

7-1

X

20 Nov

3-0

 

5 Mar

1-3

Kilwinning Monkcastle

 

9 Apr

3-5

 

 

4 Dec

1-2

X

 

16 Oct

4-4

19 Mar

3-2

Maybole

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Stevenston Thistle

20 Nov

5-5

23 Oct

2-0

 

6 Nov

5-0

4 Sep

2-2

18 Dec

4-1

 

X

 

12 Feb Monkcastle v Irvine 2-1 stopped after a fight between two players

2 Apr Kilwinning Eglinton v Irvine 7-1 (Irvine had scratched)

 

Semi final

23 Apr Galston v Stevenston Thistle 2-1 (at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning)

 

Final

30 Apr Kilwinning Eglinton v Galston 4-2 (at Claremont Park, Kilwinning)

 

 

1897-98

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

 

Beith

 

 

 

Galston

 

 

 

Hurlford

 

 

 

Irvine

 

 

 

Kilwinning Monkcastle

 

 

 

Maybole

 

 

 

Stevenston Thistle

 

 

 

 

1898-99

Ann

Bei

Gal

Hurl

Irv

Kil Ath

Kil E

Kil M

Mayb

Stev

Annbank

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beith

 

X

 

 

15 Apr

4-1

 

 

 

5 Nov

5-3

 

Galston

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hurlford

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Irvine

 

 

 

24 Dec

4-0

X

 

18 Mar

1-0

18 Feb

3-2

 

10 Dec

0-2

Kilmarnock Athletic

 

 

 

 

31 Jan

8-0

X

 

 

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

 

25 Feb

2-0

 

 

 

18 Feb

5-3

X

14 Jan

2-2

29 Oct

5-2

17 Dec

3-3

Kilwinning Monkcastle

8 Oct

1-3

18 Mar

10-1

22 Apr

3-4

 

4 Mar

6-5

 

3 Dec

2-1

X

3 Sep

4-3

19 Nov

2-1

Maybole

 

20 Aug

5-2

 

 

 

10 Dec

0-2

22 Oct

5-3

15 Apr

4-3

X

26 Nov

3-3

Stevenston Thistle

 

3 Dec

5-1

15 Oct

4-0

 

1 Oct

2-0

5 Nov

3-2

4 Feb

2-1

29 Oct

4-1

8 Oct

2-0

X

 

25 Feb Maybole v Irvine 4-2 played as a friendly

 

Final

13 May Galston v Stevenston Thistle 8-1 (at Kilwinning)

 

 

1898-99

 

 

Galston

 

Annbank

 

 

 

Beith

 

 

 

Hurlford

 

 

 

Irvine

 

 

 

Kilmarnock Athletic

 

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

 

 

 

Kilwinning Monkcastle

 

 

 

Maybole

 

 

 

Stevenston Thistle

 

 

 

 

1899-00

Bei

Gal

Kilm

Kil E

Kil M

Lanem

Mayb

Stev

Beith

X

2 Sep

8-1

 

 

 

 

 

3 Mar

8-2

Galston

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kilmarnock A

 

9 Dec

2-1

X

 

 

 

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

 

17 Mar

3-1

 

X

18 Nov

6-1

 

16 Sep

5-1

14 Oct

5-2

Kilwinning Monkcastle

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

19 Aug

6-3

Lanemark

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Maybole

26 Aug

3-4

14 Oct

8-1

 

19 Aug

2-0

 

 

X

 

Stevenston Thistle

9 Dec

3-1

3 Feb

5-2

16 Sep

4-1

2 Sep

0-0

27 Jan

6-1

 

2 Dec

4-1

X

 

Final

12 May Beith v Kilwinning Eglinton 1-2 (at Stevenston)

 

 

1899-00

P

Pts

1

Stevenston Thistle

14

18

2

Kilwinning Eglinton

13

17

3

4

Beith

Galston

13

12

17

12

5

Lanemark

9

11

6

Kilmarnock 'A'

9

6

7

Maybole

10

5

8

Kilwinning Monkcastle

7

2

 

Beith, Galston and Kilwinning Eglinton all had two points awarded from Kilmarnock A, who were deducted six points.

 

 

1900-01

Ann

Bei

Gal

Kilw

Lan

Mayb

Stev

Annbank

X

 

 

 

Beith

18 Aug

2-0

X

 

 

 

Galston

 

X

 

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

9 Feb

2-2

19 Jan

1-2

X

15 Sep

4-1

1 Sep

3-1

 

Lanemark

 

 

 

X

 

 

Maybole

 

1 Dec

3-3

 

 

X

 

Stevenston Thistle

9 Feb

2-2

9 Mar

4-0

15 Dec

1-0

17 Nov

1-1

13 Apr

4-2

15 Sep

6-2

X

 

10 Nov Stevenston v Annbank 2-0 (stopped in 70 mins due to darkness)

 

Final

11 May Annbank v Beith 1-1 (at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning)

17 Aug 1901 Annbank v Beith 0-1 (at Blacklands Park, Kilwinning)

 

 

1900-01

 

 

 

Beith

Annbank

Galston

Kilwinning Eglinton

Lanemark

Maybole

Stevenston Thistle

 

 

 

 

1901-02

Beith

Gal

Kilw

Mayb

Stev

Beith

X

9 Nov

4-2

 

 

Galston

X

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

14 Sep

2-2

X

9 Nov

5-2

 

Maybole

 

 

X

 

Stevenston Thistle

 

 

 

X

 

Final

17 May Beith v Kilwinning Eglinton 0-1 (at Ladeside Field, Kilbirnie)

 

 

1901-02

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

 

Beith

 

 

 

Galston

 

 

 

Maybole

 

 

 

 

1902-03

Bei

Gal

Kilw

Mayb

Stev

Beith

X

23 Aug

3-2

13 Sep

3-1

 

 

Galston

X

 

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

20 Sep

1-2

X

1 Nov

2-1

15 Nov

1-0

Maybole

29 Nov

2-1

 

X

 

Stevenston Thistle

30 Aug

0-4

27 Sep

3-1

 

X

 

25 Oct Beith v Kilwinning Eg 1-0

15 Nov Maybole v Annbank 1-1

18 Apr Beith v Kilwinning 1-0

25 Apr Maybole v Annbank 0-1

 

 

1903-04

Bei

Gal

Kilw

May

Beith

X

16 Apr

1-0

3 Oct

1-2

 

Galston

30 Apr

4-2

X

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

6 Feb

1-2

X

16 Jan

2-2

Maybole

 

 

7 May

2-1

X

 

Final

14 May Beith v Galston 1-1 (at Blacklands Pk, Kilwinning)

 

 

1904-05

Beith

Girv

Hurl

KilwE

May

Beith

X

 

8 Oct

4-0

Girvan Athletic

X

 

Hurlford

X

 

Kilwinning Eglinton

3 Sep

2-2

X

22 Oct

4-2

Maybole

 

 

 

X

 

4 Mar Maybole v Kilwinning E 0-2 stopped

 

Semi final

26 Aug 1905 Beith v Hurlford 2-1

 

Final

21 Oct 1905 Beith v Kilwinning Eglinton 4-1 (at Meadow Pk, Irvine)

 

 

1905-06

14 Oct Maybole v Ayr Academical 2-4

 

1906-07

9 Mar Beith v Hurlford 0-2 (unfinished also counted as S Combination)

23 Mar Beith v Hurlford 1-1

27 Apr Beith v Hurlford 1-0

 

Semi final

4 May Kilwinning Eglinton v Beith 0-0

Galston v ?

 

Final

11 May Galston v Beith 1-0 (at Kilbirnie)

 

 

1907-08

Beith

Galst

Girv

Kil Eg

Mayb

Beith

X

 

 

2 Nov

2-2

 

Galston

 

 

X

 

 

 

Girvan Athletic

 

 

X

 

14 Dec

1-5

Kilwinning Eglinton

 

 

 

 

X

 

Maybole

 

 

30 Nov

0-0

 

X

 

Semi final

15 Feb Galston v Beith 7-0

21 Mar Galston v Beith 0-1 (also counted towards the Scottish Combination