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Full Results Against Galston

It was local Ayrshire rivals who inflicted Ayr United’s ever defeat by 2-1 in a Scottish Qualifying Cup 2nd round match at Riverside Park, Galston on 17th September 1910. After this cup defeat Ayr had to face Galston again in an Ayrshire league match on 2nd January 1911. United attained some revenge winning 5-0 at Somerset Park.

Riverside Park proved to be unlucky for Ayr as they slumped 3-0 in an Ayrshire League match on 21st January 1911.

Ayr United gained some revenge the following season Galston 1-0 at Riverside Park in an Ayrshire Cup 2nd round match and then with a 3-0 Ayrshire Charity Cup match at Beresford Park on 4th May 1912.

Ayr and Galston were on cup duty again the following season when the two met at Riverside park on 7th September 1912 for a Scottish Qualifying Cup 1st round tie. Neither side new that they would be playing each other no less than four times in 2 weeks. The 2-2 draw meant a reply at Somerset park on 14th September and this match also ended in a draw, this time the score was 1-1. A second reply had to be played at St Mirren Park, Paisley (home of St Mirren) and this again ended in a draw, this time by 0-0 after extra time.

The third replay had to take place at Kilmarnock’s Rugby Park and this time United won by 3-0.

Replay’s were almost guaranteed when these two clubs met and nobody was surprised when the 1912/13 Ayrshire Cup Final, played on 4th October 1913, ended 3-3. Ayr fielded a reserve side for the replayed final which saw Galston record a 2-1 win a few days later.

Ayrshire Cup semi finals were to become a theme in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Ayr recorded a superb 7-1 win at Somerset Park on 10th April 1926. It was another Ayrshire Cup semi final on 30th April 1935 when Ayr marched to the final by 5-3.

The clubs met again in the Ayrshire Cup semi final on 8h September 1937 with Ayr again winning by two goals, this time the score was 4-2.

 

Season Date H/A Competition Score – Ayr First Programme Image Comments

Season

Date

H/A

Competition

Score – Ayr First

Programme Image

Comments

1910/11

17/9/10

A

Scot Qualifying Cup 2nd Rnd

1-2

No Issue

 

 

2/1/11

H

Ayrshire League

5-1

No Issue

 

 

21/1/11

A

Ayrshire League

0-3

No Issue

 

1911/12

9/3/12

A

Ayrshire Cup 2nd Rnd

1-0

No Issue

 

 

4/5/12

H

Ayr Charity Cup Semi-Finals

3-0

No Issue

 

1912/13

7/9/12

A

Scottish Qualifying Cup 1st Rnd

2-2

No Issue

 

 

14/9/12

H

Scottish Qualifying Cup 1st Rnd replay

1-1

No Issue

 

 

21/9/12

H

Scottish Qualifying Cup 1st Rnd 2nd replay

0-0 aet

No Issue

 

 

25/9/12

H

Scottish Qualifying Cup 1st Rnd 3rd replay

3-0

No Issue

 

1913/14

04/10/13

H

Ayrshire Cup Final (12/13)

3-3

No Issue

 

 

08/10/13

A

Ayrshire Cup Final (12/13) Replay

1-2

No Issue

 

1924/25

30/4/25

A

Ayrshire Cup Final

0-3

No Issue

 

1925/26

10/4/26

H

Ayrshire Cup Semi Finals

7-1

No Issue

 

1932/33

29/4/33

H

Ayrshire Cup Semi Final

4-3

No Issue

 

1934/35

30/4/35

H

Ayrshire Cup Semi Final

5-3

No Issue

 

1937/38

8/9/37

H

Ayrshire Cup Semi Final

4-2

No Issue

 

 

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