1973–74 Kilmarnock F.C. season

Kilmarnock 1973-74 football season
Kilmarnock
1973-74 season
ManagerWalter McCrae to October 1973, Willie Fernie from October 1973
Scottish Second Division2nd
Scottish CupR3
Scottish League CupSF
Top goalscorerLeague: Ian Fleming 33
All: Ian Fleming 35
Highest home attendance5,675 (v Stirling Albion, 27 April)
Lowest home attendance2,213 (v Berwick Rangers, 2 October)
Average home league attendance3,639[1] (down 827)

The 1973-74 season was Kilmarnock’s 72nd in Scottish League Competitions. They finished as runners-up in the Scottish Second Division and were promoted back to the First Division after 1 season in the 2nd tier.

Scottish Second Division

Match Day Date Opponent H/A Score Kilmarnock Scorer(s) Attendance
1 1 September Clydebank H 3-2 Morrison(14), Stevenson(30 pen,57 pen) 2,848
2 5 September Berwick Rangers A 1-4 Morrison(77) 917
3 8 September St Mirren A 3-1 Fleming(41,85), Cook(67) 4,768
4 15 September Montrose H 2-1 O’Donnell(12 o.g.), Fleming(56) 2607
5 19 September Queen of the South A 0-1 2,463
6 29 September Cowdenbeath H 4-3 Sheed(23), Morrison(39), Smith(57), Maxwell(60pen) 2,222
7 2 October Berwick Rangers H 2-3 Morrison(14), Gilmour(58) 2,213
8 6 October Alloa Athletic A 1-0 Smith(77) 2,004
9 13 October Airdrieonians H 4-0 Fleming(35), Morrison(70), Maxwell(74pen), McSherry(89) 4,281
10 20 October Queen's Park A 2-0 Morrison(72), Fleming(89) 1,466
11 27 October Raith Rovers H 1-1 Maxwell(88pen) 4,181
12 10 November Stranraer A 2-2 Fleming(32), Maxwell(80) 1,558
13 17 November Forfar Athletic H 5-1 Fleming(5,13), Morrison(77,78), McSherry(89) 2,730
14 21 November Albion Rovers A 4-3 Smith(?,?), Morrison(?,?) 295
15 1 December Brechin City H 3-1 Morrison(43), Fleming(70,86) 2,769
16 22 December Stirling Albion A 1-1 Cook(80) 1,192
17 29 December Clydebank A 2-1 Fleming(48), Smith(86) 1,611
18 1 January St Mirren H 1-1 Fleming(82) 4,599
19 5 January Montrose A 2-0 Morrison(4), Sheed(7) 914
20 12 January Hamilton Academical H 3-1 Smith(4), Morrison(12), Fleming(55) 4,927
21 19 January Cowdenbeath A 4-2 Morrison(25), McSherry(29), Smith(34,83) 788
22 2 February Alloa Athletic H 8-2 McCulloch(1,55), Maxwell(20), Sheed(22), Fleming(30,74), Smith(65,87) 3,515
23 9 February Airdrieonians A 0-0 7,824
24 16 February Stenhousemuir A 1-0 Smith(85) 978
25 2 March Raith Rovers A 1-3 Cook(41) 2,081
26 16 March Stranraer H 4-1 Fleming(21), Morrison(23,27,56) 3,168
27 23 March Forfar Athletic A 5-3 Fleming(16,43,79), Maxwell(20pen), McDicken(80) 697
28 30 March Albion Rovers H 3-1 Morrison(27), Maxwell(29,80pen) 3,067
29 6 April Brechin City A 4-0 Morrison(11,15), Fleming(24,60) 2,594
30 9 April East Stirlingshire H 4-0 Fleming(18,79), Robertson(81), Morrison(82) 3,787
31 13 April Stenhousemuir H 3-1 Fleming(5,8), Morrison(66) 3,813
32 16 April Queen's Park H 5-0 Morrison(26,48), Fleming(32,54,77) 4,225
33 20 April East Stirlingshire A 3-1 Fleming(26), Maxwell(55pen), Cook(88) 1,250
34 24 April Queen of the South H 1-0 Fleming(?) 4,880
35 27 April Stirling Albion H 2-1 Fleming(67), Morrison(87) 5,675
34 30 April Hamilton Academical A 2-2 Fleming(?,?) 2,852

Scottish League Cup

Group Stage

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Kilmarnock Scorer(s) Attendance
G5 11 August East Stirlingshire A 2-3 Smith(27),Cameron(64) 1,060
G5 15 August Hamilton Academical H 0-0 3,169
G5 18 August Queen's Park H 2-0 Morrison(27), Smith(90) 2,591
G5 22 August Hamilton Academical A 4-0 Smith(?) Morrison(?), McSherry(?), Stevenson(?) 2,450
G5 25 August Queen's Park A 1-1 Sheed(31) 3,300
G5 29 August East Stirlingshire H 4-0 Morrison(?,?), Maxwell(?,?pen) 2,805

Group 5 final table

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Kilmarnock 6 3 2 1 13 4 9 8
2 East Stirlingshire 6 3 1 2 7 9 –2 7
3 Hamilton Academical 6 1 3 2 5 9 –4 5
4 Queen's Park 6 1 2 3 7 10 –3 4

Knockout Stage

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Kilmarnock Scorer(s) Attendance
R2 L1 12 September St Johnstone A 0-1 3,600
R2 L2 25 September St Johnstone H 3-1 Maxwell(6), Fleming(27), McSherry(103) 3,478
QF L1 30 October Albion Rovers A 0-2 2,821
QF L2 25 September Albion Rovers H 5-2 Robertson(3), Morrison(4), Maxwell(30pen), Fleming(44), Cook(88) 5,287
SF 5 December Dundee N 0-1 4,682

Scottish Cup

Round Date Opponent H/A Score Kilmarnock Scorer(s) Attendance
R3 26 January Hibernian A 2-5 Morrison(13,19) 14,241



See also

References

  1. ^ "Average Home League Game Attendances". www.fitbastats.com. Retrieved 11 August 2022.

Ross, David (2001). Everygame-The New Official History of Kilmarnock Football Club.

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