Season 1893/94

After the success of the previous campaign, Queen's Park's hopes were high for season 1993/94 but they were to finish without a trophy.

As usual, the Glasgow Cup was Queen's first competition of the season. After victories over Clyde and Third Lanark, the Spiders unexpectedly lost 2-0 to Second Division side Cowlairs in the semi-finals. Queen's also reached the semi-final of the Scottish Cup after wins over Linthouse, Arbroath and Abercorn (after two replays). Their opponents in the semi-final were Rangers. After a 1-1 draw at Ibrox Park, the Light Blues won the replay 3-1 at Hampden Park. Queen's faded badly in the second half of the match and questions were asked about the physical fitness of the players.

Queen's Park gained some measure of revenge over Rangers with a fine 2-0 victory in the semi-final of the Glasgow Charity Cup. The Spiders then went into the final against Celtic as slight favourites but, once again, a second half slump cost them dear. The scores were level at 1-1 until six minutes from the end when the Parkhead men hit the winner. Concerns about the Queen's players exhibiting a lack of training were raised once more.

Queen's Park played a number of attractive challenge matches against English opposition in the course of the season. There were wins over Sunderland, Newton Heath (now Manchester United) and Stoke (now Stoke City); draws with Aston Villa and Corinthians; and losses to Sheffield Wednesday and Sunderland (second meeting).

Results 1893/94

First Eleven
02/09/1893 Queen's Park 3 Linthouse 3
04/09/1893 Queen's Park 2 Sunderland 1
09/09/1893 Queen's Park 4 Kilmarnock 1
16/09/1893 Clyde 2 Queen's Park 3 - Glasgow Cup
23/09/1893 Queen's Park 3 Thistle (Glasgow) 1
28/09/1893 Aston Villa 3 Queen's Park 3
07/10/1893 Rangers 3 Queen's Park 0
14/10/1893 Queen's Park 2 Clyde 1
28/10/1893 Queen's Park 5 Third Lanark 3 - Glasgow Cup
04/11/1893 Queen's Park 3 Northern 2
11/11/1893 Heart of Midlothian 3 Queen's Park 2
18/11/1893 Queen's Park 0 Cowlairs 2 - Glasgow Cup semi-final
25/11/1893 Linthouse 1 Queen's Park 5 - Scottish Cup
02/12/1893 Queen's Park 6 St Bernards 0
09/12/1893 Celtic 4 Queen's Park 3
16/12/1893 Arbroath 0 Queen's Park 3 - Scottish Cup
23/12/1893 Queen's Park 5 Heart of Midlothian 5
30/12/1893 Queen's Park 3 Newton Heath 2
01/01/1894 Queen's Park 1 Corinthians 1
06/01/1894 Queen's Park 4 Stoke 2
13/01/1894 Abercorn 3 Queen's Park 3 - Scottish Cup
20/01/1894 Queen's Park 3 Abercorn 3 - Scottish Cup replay
27/01/1894 Abercorn 0 Queen's Park 2 - Scottish Cup second replay
03/02/1894 Rangers 1 Queen's Park 1 - Scottish Cup semi-final
10/02/1894 Queen's Park 1 Rangers 3 - Scottish Cup semi-final replay
24/02/1894 Queen's Park 3 Dumbarton 3
10/03/1894 Corinthians 2 Queen's Park 2
17/03/1894 Queen's Park 1 Rangers 4
31/03/1894 Queen's Park 1 Sheffield Wednesday 2
14/04/1894 Queen's Park 1 Sunderland 4
21/04/1894 Kilmarnock 1 Queen's Park 2
28/04/1894 Queen's Park 2 Rangers 0 - Glasgow Charity Cup semi-final
12/05/1894 Queen's Park 1 Celtic 2 - Glasgow Charity Cup Final
19/05/1894 Newton Stewart Athletic 3 Queen's Park 10

Second Eleven - The Strollers
19/08/1893 Denny 3 Strollers 8
09/09/1893 Kirkintilloch Athletic 0 Strollers 5
30/09/1893 2nd Rangers 0 Strollers 5 - Scottish Second XI Cup
07/10/1893 Alloa Athletic 1 Strollers 1
14/10/1893 Denny 2 Strollers 4
04/11/1893 Paisley Academicals 1 Strollers 0
11/11/1893 Strollers 6 2nd Heart of Midlothian 0
25/11/1893 Gourock 1 Strollers 4
02/12/1893 Strollers 7 2nd Port Glasgow Athletic 1 - Scottish Second XI Cup
13/01/1894 2nd Heart of Midlothian 3 Strollers 0 - Scottish Second XI Cup semi-final
03/02/1894 Clackmannan 1 Strollers 9
17/02/1894 Dykehead (Shotts) 3 Strollers 4
17/03/1894 Camelon 2 Strollers 7
14/04/1894 Dundee 'A' 2 Strollers 2
28/04/1894 St Johnstone 5 Strollers 6

Third Eleven - The Hampden Eleven
09/09/1893 2nd Gairdoch (Carronshore) 1 Hampden Eleven 1
23/09/1893 Largs Thistle 1 Hampden Eleven 9
30/09/1893 Alloa Athletic (scratch) 2 Hampden Eleven 3
14/10/1893 Dalry 0 Hampden Eleven 5
21/10/1893 Linlithgow Athletic 2 Hampden Eleven 3
11/11/1893 Bridge of Weir 0 Hampden Eleven 2
18/11/1893 2nd King's Park (Stirling) 1 Hampden Eleven 3
25/11/1893 Kilmacolm 1 Hampden Eleven 2
03/02/1894 Troon 2 Hampden Eleven 2
10/03/1894 West Calder Wanderers 3 Hampden Eleven 2
17/03/1894 2nd Stevenston Thistle 3 Hampden Eleven 4
07/04/1894 Largs Thistle 2 Hampden Eleven 5
14/04/1894 2nd Dunblane 0 Hampden Eleven 3

Fourth Eleven - The Victoria Eleven
16/09/1893 2nd Alloa Athletic 1 Victoria Eleven 2
23/09/1893 Kirkintilloch Rob Roy 0 Victoria Eleven 5
07/10/1893 Busby 4 Victoria Eleven 4
31/03/1894 Troon 4 Victoria Eleven 1
14/04/1894 Largs Thistle 2 Victoria Eleven 1

Representative Matches
21/10/1893 Glasgow 1 East of Scotland 1
24/03/1894 Scotland 5 Wales 2
31/03/1894 Ireland 1 Scotland 2
07/04/1894 Scotland 2 England 2

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