Scottish Football Historical Archive

 

West of Scotland League

and Western Cup and Inter County League

Wartime editions 1915-1919

 

 

 

 

1915-16

Abercorn

Albion Rovers

Arthurlie

Clydebank

Dumbarton Harp

Dykehead

Johnstone

Renton

Royal Albert

Stevenston United

Vale of Leven

Wishaw Thistle

Abercorn

11 Mar

4-3

28 Aug

2-0

25 Sep

3-4

4 Mar

3-1

9 Oct

3-1

15 Apr

3-4

11 Dec

3-5

29 Apr

1-1

11 Sep

1-2

5 Feb

1-2

29 Jan

3-0

Albion

Rovers

22 Jan

5-2

5 Feb

2-1

23 Oct

0-1

6 Nov

2-2

21 Aug

2-1

4 Sep

1-0

25 Mar

3-0

8 Apr

1-0

25 Sep

1-0

9 Oct

0-0

19 Feb

2-1

Arthurlie

2 Oct

1-2

18 Sep

2-2

1 Apr

1-2

26 Feb

6-0

12 Feb

4-0

29 Jan

4-3

30 Oct

4-1

6 Nov

2-1

27 Nov

5-0

4 Sep

3-7

23 Oct

1-1

Clydebank

8 Apr

6-1

25 Dec

3-2

4 Mar

2-0

4 Sep

3-1

NOT

PLAYED

6 Nov

1-0

18 Sep

7-0

16 Oct

3-1

2 Oct

0-1

21 Aug

1-3

30 Oct

2-0

Dumbarton

Harp

1 Apr

4-2

28 Aug

4-0

16 Oct

3-2

15 Jan

1-3

30 Oct

3-5

12 Feb

4-1

11 Sep

4-1

22 Apr

2-1

19 Feb

5-0

11 Dec

0-2

25 Sep

3-1

Dykehead

18 Sep

4-0

29 Jan

2-4

29 Apr

3-1

28 Aug

3-3

2 Oct

3-2

16 Oct

2-1

1 Apr

5-1

NOT

PLAYED

15 Apr

3-0

22 Jan

1-3

11 Sep

0-2

Johnstone

30 Oct

3-0

18 Dec

3-1

25 Sep

3-2

11 Sep

0-1

9 Oct

4-3

4 Dec

3-2

 

1-0

28 Aug

1-2

13 Nov

1-1

23 Oct

1-1

5 Feb

3-0

Renton

22 Apr

4-3

16 Oct

2-1

8 Apr

3-1

9 Oct

0-1

25 Dec

2-1

25 Sep

1-3

26 Feb

5-3

4 Sep

0-7

28 Aug

2-3

6 Nov

0-1

4 Mar

3-0

Royal Albert

26 Feb

1-2

30 Oct

1-1

11 Sep

6-2

24 Apr

1-0

21 Aug

2-1

23 Oct

5-2

2 Oct

2-0

15 Apr

4-3

29 Jan

2-1

25 Sep

2-2

9 Oct

4-1

Stevenston

United

6 Nov

1-1

20 Nov

1-0

9 Oct

3-2

5 Feb

1-3

23 Oct

3-1

4 Sep

2-2

21 Aug

3-1

4 Dec

2-0

18 Sep

4-2

26 Feb

2-5

NOT

PLAYED

Vale of Leven

16 Oct

3-1

11 Sep

2-0

4 Dec

6-0

12 Feb

1-1

18 Sep

4-2

25 Mar

4-2

1 Apr

1-4

2 Oct

4-1

19 Feb

5-0

30 Oct

1-2

28 Aug

5-1

Wishaw

Thistle

4 Sep

2-1

2 Oct

4-1

21 Aug

5-3

22 Jan

3-2

4 Dec

2-2

 

2-2

18 Sep

1-1

NOT

PLAYED

20 Nov

4-4

16 Oct

3-0

8 Apr

2-4

 

Abercorn v Johnstone was played at Johnstone

Johnstone v Renton on 22 Jan was abandoned at 3-0 and played at a later date

 

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Vale of Leven

22

16

4

2

66

27

36

2

Clydebank

21

15

2

4

49

23

32

3

Stevenston United

21

10

3

8

32

41

23

4

Royal Albert

21

10

4

7

49

38

23

5

Albion Rovers

22

9

4

9

34

36

22

6

Johnstone

22

9

3

10

41

40

21

7

Dykehead

20

8

3

9

46

46

19

8

Wishaw Thistle

20

6

5

9

35

46

17

9

Dumbarton Harp

22

8

2

12

49

52

18

10

Abercorn

22

7

2

13

42

57

16

11

Renton

21

7

0

14

34

61

14

12

Arthurlie

22

6

2

14

47

57

14

 

 

 

 

1916-17

Abercorn

Albion Rovers

Arthurlie

Clydebank

Dumbarton

Harp

Johnstone

Renton

Stevenston

United

Val e of Leven

Dykehead

Royal Albert

Wishaw

Thistle

Abercorn

 

9 Dec

2-0

4 Nov

1-0

16 Sep

0-0

26 Aug

2-1

18 Nov

1-1

14 Apr

5-1

27 Jan

3-0

3 Mar

4-3

 

 

30 Sep

1-1

Albion Rovers

23 Sep

1-1

30 Sep

2-3

10 Feb

1-1

9 Sep

1-2

30 Dec

3-1

24 Feb

5-1

4 Nov

2-2

16 Dec

0-0

 

10 Mar

2-0

19 Aug

4-1

Arthurlie

21 Oct

3-2

11 Nov

1-1

24 Feb

1-2

23 Sep

2-3

26 Aug

3-1

7 Oct

1-1

16 Sep

0-1

9 Sep

0-3

9 Dec

2-1

NOT

PLAYED

18 Nov

0-1

Clydebank

19 Aug

1-0

2 Sep

4-0

27 Jan

2-0

11 Nov

1-0

23 Sep

5-1

9 Dec

3-3

17 Feb

2-1

7 Apr

4-0

 

25 Nov

4-1

7 Oct

3-0

Dumbarton

Harp

24 Mar

4-1

23 Dec

2-0

 

31 Mar

2-1

27 Jan

2-0

3 Mar

1-0

10 Mar

4-0

16 Sep

0-1

18 Nov

3-1

30 Sep

3-0

2 Sep

4-1

Johnstone

13 Jan

2-2

16 Sep

1-0

3 Feb

1-1

16 Dec

3-1

 

6 Jan

1-1

 

30 Sep

0-2

2 Sep

1-0

9 Sep

7-1

 

Renton

25 Nov

0-5

26 Aug

0-1

 

30 Sep

1-3

17 Mar

0-4

11 Nov

4-1

18 Nov

1-1

2 Sep

1-0

 

 

18 Sep

0-1

Stevenston

United

11 Nov

3-0

3 Mar

2-0

16 Dec

1-0

26 Aug

2-0

7 Oct

2-1

21 Oct

4-0

9 Sep

2-0

30 Dec

3-1

30 Sep

5-0

2 Sep

3-1

25 Nov

2-0

Vale

of Leven

7 Oct

3-0

20 Jan

1-0

25 Nov

6-1

17 Mar

0-3

9 Dec

4-2

10 Feb

1-1

23 Dec

2-2

19 Aug

1-2

 

23 Sep

2-2

 

Dykehead

9 Sep

2-5

25 Nov

1-0

NOT

PLAYED

 

 

7 Oct

2-0

23 Sep

1-0

 

11 Nov

2-3

 

26 Aug

3-3

 

Royal Albert

 

7 Oct

1-1

 

28 Oct

0-2

 

 

 

 

18 Nov

1-0

4 Nov

0-0

 

 

Wishaw

Thistle

 

 

NOT

PLAYED

9 Sep

0-3

 

 

28 Oct

1-1

23 Sep

1-2

26 Aug

3-2

 

 

 

Dykehead, Royal Albert and Wishaw Thistle all resigned on the weekend of 2 Feb 1917 due to the war-time circumstances although Royal Albert appeared to fulfill at least one more match after this date

Wishaw Thistle v Abercorn on 14 Oct was abandoned

Renton v Dumbarton Harp on 17 Mar was played at Dumbarton. Renton also fielded a side against Vale of Leven in the Dumbartonshire Cup

Albion Rovers v Clydebank on 18 Nov was abandoned at 0-0 and replayed later

 

 

1916-17

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clydebank

16

10

3

3

33

15

23

2

Stevenston United

15

10

2

3

26

15

22

3

Dumbarton Harp

14

9

0

5

28

15

18

4

Abercorn

16

7

4

5

29

23

18

5

Vale of Leven

16

7

3

6

28

23

17

6

Albion Rovers

16

3

5

8

17

24

11

7

Arthurlie

14

3

3

8

16

27

9

8

Johnstone

14

2

5

7

14

30

9

9

Renton

15

2

5

8

16

35

9

 

WESTERN CUP 1916-17

 

Abercorn

Arthurlie

Clydebank

Johnstone

Stevenston United

Vale of Leven

Abercorn

 

23 Dec

0-0

20 Jan

1-3

28 Apr

2-2

6 Jan

1-1

 

Arthurlie

17 Feb

2-1

 

6 Jan

0-1

24 Mar

7-0

20 Jan

1-1

 

Clydebank

3 Feb

4-2

2 Dec

1-0

 

 

24 Mar

4-1

 

Johnstone

31 Mar

1-0

 

 

 

23 Dec

2-0

17 Feb

1-0

Stevenston United

10 Feb

6-0

7 Apr

0-2

1 Jan

2-0

14 Apr

1-0

 

3 Feb

2-1

Vale of Leven

28 Oct

2-4

13 Jan

2-0

2 Jan

5-0

10 Mar

1-1

31 Mar

0-3

 

 

Abercorn v Stevenston on 2 Dec was abandoned at 2-1 after 80 mins and replayed later

Abercorn v Clydebank was played at Clydebank

 

 

WESTERN CUP 1916-17

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

 

1

Stevenston United

10

5

2

1

17

11

12

 

2

Clydebank

7

5

0

2

13

11

10

 

3

Arthurlie

8

3

2

3

12

6

8

 

4

Johnstone

7

3

2

2

7

11

8

 

5

Vale of Leven

7

2

1

4

11

11

5

 

6

Abercorn

9

1

3

5

11

21

5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

          Stevenston United were declared winners

 

 

INTER COUNTY LEAGUE 1916-17

 

Albion Rovers

Dumbarton Harp

Queen’s Park Str

Renton

Stevenston United

Albion Rovers

X

17 Feb

0-1

27 Jan

3-1

17 Mar

4-0

Dumbarton Harp

14 Apr

4-0

X

21 Apr

5-0

Queen’s Park Strollers

6 Jan

0-1

X

31 Mar

2-1

Renton

3 Feb

2-2

3 Mar

0-1

X

Stevenston United

3 Mar

2-0

X

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Dumbarton Harp

5

4

1

0

11

0

9

2

Albion Rovers

7

3

1

3

10

10

7

3

Queen’s Park Strollers

4

1

0

3

3

10

2

4

Renton

5

0

2

3

3

9

2

5

Stevenston United

1

1

0

0

2

0

2

 

 Both Albion Rovers v Dumbarton Harp games were played at  Meadow Park, Dumbarton

 

 

 

1917-18

Abercorn

Albion Rovers

Arthurlie

Dumbarton Harp

Johnstone

Renton

Stevenston United

Val of Leven

Abercorn

X

29 Sep

0-0

3 Nov

0-1

13 Oct

2-0

20 Oct

4-1

1 Sep

0-1

18 Aug

1-3

15 Sep

1-1

Albion Rovers

25 Aug

4-0

X

6 Oct

3-1

27 Oct

2-0

22 Sep

2-1

8 Sep

3-2

17 Nov

8-1

1 Dec

8-0

Arthurlie

8 Sep

1-2

1 Sep

0-2

X

24 Nov

7-1

13 Oct

3-1

29 Sep

2-1

27 Oct

3-1

17 Nov

3-0

Dumbarton Harp

22 Sep

3-1

3 Nov

3-2

25 Aug

5-3

X

8 Sep

4-0

10 Nov

1-1

6 Oct

3-0

20 Oct

4-1

Johnstone

27 Oct

1-1

18 Aug

2-2

15 Sep

1-1

29 Sep

1-1

X

17 Nov

1-3

2 Nov

2-0

1 Sep

3-2

Renton

24 Nov

2-0

20 Oct

3-2

1 Dec

2-0

15 Sep

2-1

6 Oct

5-1

X

22 Sep

1-3

25 Aug

1-0

Stevenston United

10 Nov

1-1

15 Sep

3-0

20 Oct

2-3

1 Sep

1-0

25 Aug

6-1

13 Oct

0-1

X

29 Sep

2-0

Vale of Leven

6 Oct

2-2

13 Oct

0-1

22 Sep

2-3

18 Aug

2-0

10 Nov

0-2

27 Oct

4-0

8 Sep

2-0

X

 

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Albion Rovers

14

9

2

3

39

16

20

2

Renton

14

9

1

4

25

19

19

3

Arthurlie

14

8

1

5

32

23

17

4

Dumbarton Harp

14

6

2

6

26

25

14

5

Stevenston United

14

6

1

7

23

26

13

6

Abercorn

14

3

5

6

15

21

11

7

Johnstone

14

3

4

7

18

34

10

8

Vale of Leven

14

3

2

16

30

8

 

 

WESTERN CUP 1917-18

 

 

Abercorn

Albion Rovers

Arthurlie

Dumbarton Harp

Johnstone

Renton

Stevenston United

Vale of Leven

Abercorn

X

16 Mar

3-1

23 Mar

1-3

17 Nov

2-0

2 Feb

3-3

 

1 Dec

1-2

15 Dec

2-1

Albion Rovers

2 Jan

1-0

X

2 Mar

3-1

26 Jan

3-4

15 Dec

1-0

6 Apr

0-0

23 Feb

5-2

29 Dec

8-0

Arthurlie

8 Dec

2-0

10 Nov

2-0

X

23 Feb

1-2

16 Mar

3-2

29 Dec

1-1

26 Jan

4-0

13 Apr

6-1

Dumbarton Harp

22 Dec

3-0

2 Feb

0-2

 

X

1 Dec

4-2

16 Mar

0-0

13 Apr

7-1

9 Mar

7-1

Johnstone

 

8 Dec

0-0

9 Mar

1-0

29 Dec

0-2

X

13 Apr

0-1

22 Dec

2-0

26 Jan

2-1

Renton

26 Jan

2-1

22 Dec

1-0

2 Feb

1-0

15 Dec

2-2

23 Feb

4-1

X

9 Mar

1-0

2 Jan

3-1

Stevenston United

1 Dec

1-0

15 Dec

1-2

23 Mar

1-2

24 Nov

2-1

9 Feb

1-2

X

 

Vale of Leven

23 Feb

1-2

24 Nov

1-1

22 Dec

0-3

9 Feb

2-7

6 Apr

ppd

2 Mar

0-2

 

X

 

 

Renton v Albion Rovers on 22 Dec abandoned, result stood

Renton v Arthurlie on 16 Feb (score 2-1, abandoned) was also reported as a Western League Cup match

Stevenston United v Albion Rovers on 16 Feb was abandoned after 63 mins at 0-3 and replayed at a later date

Johnstone v Abercorn on 16 Feb was abandoned at 1-0

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

 

Final

Played off between the clubs finishing in the top two places

Played on 20 Apr at Dumbarton

  Dumbarton Harp v Renton 2-0

 

 

 

1

Renton

13

9

4

0

20

7

22

 

2

Dumbarton Harp

13

9

2

2

40

17

20

 

3

Arthurlie

13

8

1

4

28

13

17

 

4

Albion Rovers

14

7

3

4

30

16

17

 

5

Abercorn

12

4

1

7

15

20

9

 

6

Johnstone

12

3

2

7

14

21

8

 

7

Stevenston United

12

3

0

9

13

32

6

 

8

Vale of Leven

11

0

1

10

9

43

1

 

 

 

 

 

 

1918-19

Abercorn

Albion Rovers

Arthurlie

Dumbarton Harp

Johnstone

Renton

Stevenston United

Vale of Leven

Abercorn

X

23 Nov

1-1

19 Oct

2-2

26 Oct

1-3

31 Aug

1-3

7 Dec

0-2

28 Sep

0-2

14 Sep

0-4

Albion Rovers

14 Dec

8-1

X

28 Sep

3-1

21 Sep

1-2

7 Sep

1-0

24 Aug

1-2

12 Oct

4-0

26 Oct

3-2

Arthurlie

5 Oct

0-1

31 Aug

2-4

X

9 Nov

2-3

23 Nov

0-0

21 Sep

1-2

7 Dec

4-1

7 Sep

2-2

Dumbarton Harp

30 Nov

3-1

17 Aug

1-0

12 Oct

4-0

X

14 Dec

2-1

19 Oct

0-0

14 Sep

3-0

28 Sep

1-1

Johnstone

12 Oct

2-1

2 Nov

0-1

14 Sep

4-0

24 Aug

2-4

X

26 Oct

2-1

17 Aug

2-2

5 Oct

1-0

Renton

9 Nov

3-1

14 Sep

0-1

14 Dec

1-0

31 Aug

0-1

28 Sep

2-2

X

30 Nov

1-0

12 Oct

4-0

Stevenston United

24 Aug

0-0

19 Oct

0-6

2 Nov

3-3

5 Oct

1-1

21 Sep

5-1

7 Sep

7-2

X

23 Nov

1-2

Vale of Leven

21 Sep

6-0

7 Dec

0-1

30 Nov

1-0

2 Nov

0-0

19 Oct

2-2

17 Aug

4-4

31 Aug

1-0

X

 

 

 

Abercorn v Arthurlie on 19 October was played at Cappielow Park, Greenock

Abercorn v Vale of Leven on 14 September played at Alexandria

 

 

 

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Dumbarton Harp

14

10

4

0

28

10

24

2

Albion Rovers

14

10

1

3

35

12

21

3

Renton

14

7

3

4

24

20

17

4

Vale of Leven

14

5

5

4

25

19

15

5

Johnstone

14

5

4

5

22

22

14

6

Stevenston United

14

3

4

7

22

30

10

7

Arthurlie

14

1

4

9

17

31

6

8

Abercorn

14

1

3

10

10

39

5

 

 

WESTERN CUP

 

 

 

1918-19

Abercorn

Albion Rovers

Arthurlie

Dumbarton Harp

Johnstone

Renton

Stevenston United

Vale of Leven

Abercorn

X

NOT

PLAYED

15 Mar

2-1

22 Feb

2-6

25 Jan

0-2

 

8 Feb

1-2

11 Jan

0-0

Albion Rovers

19 Apr

3-0

X

4 Jan

2-0

1 Feb

3-3

30 Nov

5-0

15 Feb

3-0

22 Feb

1-0

28 Dec

2-1

Arthurlie

18 Jan

1-0

21 Dec

0-0

X

11 Jan

0-2

22 Feb

1-2

1 Feb

1-4

25 Jan

3-2

15 Feb

1-4

Dumbarton Harp

12 Apr

7-6

8 Feb

3-0

29 Mar

3-0

X

22 Mar

5-1

26 Apr

1-0

12 Apr

7-0

19 Apr

1-1

Johnstone

12 Apr

0-6

18 Jan

0-1

28 Dec

4-1

7 Dec

1-2

X

11 Jan

1-2

12 Apr

0-0

1 Feb

1-0

Renton

 

29 Mar

2-1

12 Apr

1-2

29 Apr

1-1

8 Feb

2-0

X

15 Mar

3-1

22 Mar

0-0

Stevenston United

1 Feb

1-1

26 Apr

1-4

8 Mar

2-0

15 Feb

3-3

 

 

X

18 Jan

2-3

Vale of Leven

29 Mar

1-2

5 Apr

2-1

8 Feb

2-1

21 Dec

2-1

4 Jan

1-0

22 Feb

2-1

10 May

1-0

X

 

Dumbarton Harp v Renton on 23 Nov was reported as a Western Cup tie. Harp won 4-1, but apparently the match was protested and replayed on 26 Apr

Arthurlie v Albion Rovers on 21 Dec was abandoned at 1-1

Johnstone v Abercorn on 15 Feb was abandoned at 0-0 and replayed at a later date

Abercorn v Dumbarton Harp was played at Cappielow Park, Greenock

The tie between Albion Rovers and Abercorn on 19 April counted as 4 points for the winner

 

 

Dumbarton Harp were declared winners