Scottish Football Historical Archive

 

Home
Search this site
The Winners
Scottish League
Other Leagues
Cups InternationalNationalRegionalCountyDistrictCharity
The War Years
Reserves
Tours
Representative Matches
Club Directory
Links
Publications
Downloads
Galleries
Contact
Site Map
Website Builder

Scottish Junior Cup

Six years prior to the formation of the present Association, an attempt was made in August 1880 to form a Scottish Junior FA. Of the 48 clubs which sent in for membership, 30 were admitted, 6 refused, 4 withdrew their application, 5 didn't send in the required particulars and 3 were expelled. Based primarily in the Glasgow and district area. The SJFA, like its successor also ran a Scottish Junior Cup competition before apparently disbanding at the end of the season.

Winners
1880-81

Known results
First round (30 Oct)
23 Oct Newhall v Govanhill 0-0 (at Glasgow Green)
30 Oct Govanhill v Newhall (at Queen’s Park, Newhall failed to appear)
13 Nov Govanhill v Newhall 2-1 (at Queen’s Park, protested)
20 Nov Govanhill v Newhall 2-0 (at Cathkin Pk)
9 Oct Granton v Craigfield 1-2 (in Govan)
23 Oct Waterloo v Tollcross 1st XI 0-14 (at Mains Pk)
16 Oct Cambridge v Meadowbank 0-4 (at Glasgow Green)
? Oct/Nov Gowanlea v Woodvale L-W
9 Oct Parkgrove v Westfield 3-1 (at Moss Place, Govan)
? Oct/Nov Kilbrannan v Alma (Alma declared winners)
? Oct/Nov Pollokshields Juniors v Clydevale (Pollokshields declared winners)
? Oct/Nov Eastpark v Albany W-L
30 Oct Hawthorn (Kennyhill) v Heatherbell (Alexandria) 0-5 (at Public Pk)
16 Oct Mansion House XI (Alma) v Carradale 1-10
16 Oct Tollcross 2nd XI v Mayflower 0-3
23 Oct Blythswood v Luton 1-0 (protest upheld)
13 Nov Blythswood v Luton 1-1 (at Trinidad Park)
20 Nov Luton v Blythswood 2-0 (at Trinidad Park)
? Oct/Nov Shawlands v Houldsworth (protest upheld)
16 Oct Southpark v Oswald 6-2 (at Queen’s Park)

Second round (4 Dec)
27 Nov Woodvale v Luton 2-6 (at Copeland Pk, South Western FC)
? Nov/Dec Govanhill v Eastpark L-W
NOTE Govanhill look to have subsequently appeared in the semi final and final.
27 Nov Pollokshields Juniors v Mayflower 2-2 (at Dalmarnock Park)
? Dec Mayflower v Pollokshields Juniors
Nov/Dec Parkgrove v Heatherbell W-L
?? Dec Carradale v Alma (protested)
8 Jan Alma v Carradale 0-1
27 Nov Craigfield v Houldsworth 2-2 (at neutral ground)
? Dec Houldsworth v Craigfield W-L
27 Nov Meadowbank v Southpark 0-1 (at Queen’s Park)
Tollcross bye

Third round
18 Dec Eastpark v Parkgrove 0-1 (at Ruchill)
5 Feb Tollcross v Houldsworth 4-3
5 Feb Carradale v Southpark 6-3
??Pollokshields Juniors or Mayflower v Luton??

Semi Final?
26 Feb Tollcross v Govanhill 0-1 (at Carmyle)
??Parkgrove v Carradale??

Final
Govanhill v Parkgrove or Carradale?