Rangers F.C. season 1990–91: Wikis

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Rangers
1990–91 season
Manager Graeme Souness
Walter Smith (from 19 April)
Chairman David Murray
Scottish Premier Division 1st
P36 W24 D7 L5 F62 A23
Scottish Cup Quarter-final
League Cup Winners
European Cup Second Round
Top goalscorer League: Mark Walters (12)
All: Mo Johnston (19)

The 1990–91 season is the 94th season of competitive football by Rangers.

Contents

Overview

Rangers played a total of 48 competitive matches during the 1990–91 season. The team finished first in the Scottish Premier Division and won the third of there nine league title.

In the cup competitions, they were knocked out of the Scottish Cup at the quarter-finals stage, losing 2–0 to Celtic. But the team won the Scottish League Cup, defeating Celtic 2–1.

In Europe they were knocked out the European Cup in the second round by Serbian side Red Star Belgrade. They lost the tie 4–1 on aggregate after having had beaten Valletta of Malta in the first round.

Transfers

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In

Date Player From Fee
19 Jul 1990 England Mark Hateley France AS Monaco £500,000
01 Aug 1990 Netherlands Pieter Huistra Netherlands FC Twente
Sep 1990 Ukraine Oleg Kuznetsov Ukraine Dynamo Kyiv £1,500,000 [1]
25 Mar 1991 Scotland Brian Reid Scotland Morton

Out

Date Player To Fee
01 Jul 1990 Scotland Graeme Souness Retired
01 Jul 1990 Scotland Neale Cooper Scotland Aberdeen
01 Aug 1990 Scotland Derek Ferguson Scotland Hearts £750,000
15 Nov 1990 England Terry Butcher England Coventry City £500,000

Results

All results are written with Rangers' score first.

Scottish Premier Division

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
25 Aug 1990 Dunfermline Athletic H 3–1 39,951 Hateley, Johnston, Walters
01 Sep 1990 Hibernian A 0–0 17,500
08 Sep 1990 Hearts A 3–1 22,101 McCoist (2), Huistra
15 Sep 1990 Celtic H 1–1 38,543 Hurlock
22 Sep 1990 Dundee United A 1–2 16,270 Johnston
29 Sep 1990 Motherwell H 1–0 34,863 Brown
06 Oct 1990 Aberdeen A 0–0 19,500
13 Oct 1990 St Mirren H 5–0 38,031 McCoist (2, 1 pen.), Walters (2), Johnston
20 Oct 1990 St Johnstone A 0–0 10,054
03 Nov 1990 Hibernian H 4–0 35,925 Hateley (2), Walters, Steven
10 Nov 1990 Dundee United H 1–2 36,995 McCoist
17 Nov 1990 Motherwell A 4–2 16,457 Stevens (2), Walters, Johnston
20 Nov 1990 Dunfermline Athletic A 1–0 14,480 Hateley
25 Nov 1990 Celtic A 2–1 52,565 Johnston, McCoist
01 Dec 1990 Hearts H 4–0 37,623 Johnston, Hurlock, McCoist, Walters (pen.)
08 Dec 1990 St Johnstone H 4–1 34,610 Walters (2), Johnston (pen.), Stevens
15 Dec 1990 St Mirren A 3–0 15,197 Walters, Johnston (pen.), Hateley
22 Dec 1990 Aberdeen H 2–2 37,998 McCoist (2)
29 Dec 1990 Dundee United A 2–1 17,564 Johnston, Walters
02 Jan 1991 Celtic H 2–0 38,399 Walters, Hateley
05 Jan 1991 Hearts A 1–0 20,956 Hateley
12 Jan 1991 Dunfermline Athletic H 2–0 35,120 Huistra, Johnston
19 Jan 1991 Hibernian A 2–0 15,500 Johnston, Houchen (o.g.)
09 Feb 1991 St Mirren H 1–0 31,769 McCoist
16 Feb 1991 Motherwell H 2–0 32,192 McCoist, Hateley
26 Feb 1991 St Johnstone A 1–1 10,721 Huistra
02 Mar 1991 Aberdeen A 0–1 22,500
09 Mar 1991 Hearts H 2–1 36,128 Steven, Walters
24 Mar 1991 Celtic A 0–3 52,000
30 Mar 1991 Dunfermline Athletic A 1–0 14,256 Stevens
06 Apr 1991 Hibernian H 0–0 35,507
13 Apr 1991 St Johnstone H 3–0 35,930 Durrant, Spencer, Huistra
20 Apr 1991 St Mirren A 1–0 18,473 S.Robertson
24 Apr 1991 Dundee United H 1–0 32,397 I.Ferguson
04 May 1991 Motherwell A 0–3 17,672
11 May 1991 Aberdeen H 2–0 37,652 Hateley (2)

European Cup

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
19 Sep 1990 Valletta A 4–0 8,000 Johnston (2), McCoist (pen.), Hateley
02 Oct 1990 Valletta H 6–0 20,627 Johnston (3, 1 pen), Dodds, Spencer, McCoist
24 Oct 1990 Red Star Belgrade A 0–3 82,500
07 Nov 1990 Red Star Belgrade H 1–1 23,831 McCoist

Scottish Cup

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
29 Jan 1991 Dunfermline Athletic H 2–0 29,003 Huistra, [Spackman
23 Feb 1991 Cowdenbeath H 5–0 29,527 Hateley (2), Nisbet, McCoist, Walters (pen.)
17 Mar 1991 Celtic A 0–2 52,286

League Cup

Date Opponent Venue Result Attendance Scorers
21 Aug 1990 East Stirling H 5–0 25,595 Hateley (2), Steven, Walters, Johnston
28 Aug 1990 Kilmarnock H 1–0 32,671 Johnston
04 Sep 1990 Raith Rovers H 6–2 31,320 McCoist (3), Johnston, Butcher, Steven
26 Sep 1990 Aberdeen N 1–0 40,855 Steven
28 Oct 1990 Celtic N 2–1 62,817 Walters, Gough

Appearances

Player Position Appearances Goals
England Woods, ChrisChris Woods GK 48 0
England Stevens, GaryGary Stevens DF 48 4
Scotland Brown, JohnJohn Brown DF 36 1
Scotland Gough, RichardRichard Gough DF 37 1
England Spackman, NigelNigel Spackman MF 45 1
England Butcher, TerryTerry Butcher DF 9 1
England Steven, TrevorTrevor Steven MF 31 5
Scotland Ferguson, IanIan Ferguson MF 15 1
England Hateley, MarkMark Hateley FW 42 15
Scotland Johnston, MoMo Johnston FW 39 19
England Walters, MarkMark Walters MF 39 15
Scotland McCoist, AllyAlly McCoist FW 36 18
Netherlands Huistra, PieterPieter Huistra MF 36 5
England Hurlock, TerryTerry Hurlock MF 35 2
Scotland Munro, StuartStuart Munro DF 21 0
Ukraine Kuznetsov, OlegOleg Kuznetsov DF 2 0
Scotland Nisbet, ScottScott Nisbet DF 19 1
Scotland Robertson, SandySandy Robertson MF 18 1
Scotland McSwegan, GaryGary McSwegan FW 3 0
England Vinnicombe, ChrisChris Vinnicombe DF 11 0
Scotland Dodds, DavieDavie Dodds FW 6 1
Scotland Cowan, TomTom Cowan DF 7 0
Scotland Spencer, JohnJohn Spencer FW 6 2
Scotland Reid, BrianBrian Reid DF 3 0
Scotland Durrant, IanIan Durrant MF 4 1

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