1896–97 Scottish Division One

The 1896–97 Scottish Division One season was won by Heart of Midlothian, two points ahead of nearest rival Hibernian.

Scottish Division One
Season1896–97
ChampionsHeart of Midlothian
RelegatedAbercorn
95-96
97-98

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Heart of Midlothian (C) 18 13 2 3 47 22 +25 28
2 Hibernian 18 12 2 4 50 20 +30 26
3 Rangers 18 11 3 4 64 30 +34 25
4 Celtic 18 10 4 4 42 18 +24 24
5 Dundee 18 10 2 6 38 30 +8 22
6 St Mirren 18 9 1 8 38 29 +9 19
7 St Bernard's 18 7 0 11 32 40 −8 14
8 Third Lanark 18 5 1 12 29 46 −17 11
9 Clyde 18 4 0 14 27 65 −38 8
10 Abercorn (R) 18 1 1 16 21 88 −67 3 Relegated to the 1897–98 Scottish Division Two
Source: statto.com
Rules for classification: Teams finish equal if level on points. Points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated

ResultsEdit

Home \ Away ABC CEL CLY DND HOM HIB RAN STB STM THI
Abercorn 0–6 1–3 1–7 0–1 2–2 2–9 2–3 3–2 1–2
Celtic 5–0 4–1 0–1 3–0 1–1 1–1 2–0 2–1 2–0
Clyde 6–2 2–7 0–2 1–5 0–7 2–7 1–2 3–1 3–2
Dundee 3–0 2–2 1–0 0–5 3–0 3–2 4–1 3–2 2–0
Heart of Midlothian 6–1 1–1 5–0 2–2 1–0 2–1 3–1 2–1 2–1
Hibernian 9–0 3–1 5–1 3–1 2–0 4–3 2–0 3–0 2–0
Rangers 6–1 2–0 2–1 3–1 5–0 4–3 3–2 5–1 6–1
St Bernard's 6–0 1–2 4–1 2–1 2–5 0–1 3–2 0–2 2–3
St Mirren 4–2 2–0 5–0 4–1 0–2 2–0 2–2 4–0 2–0
Third Lanark 8–3 0–3 3–2 3–1 1–5 1–3 1–1 2–3 1–3
Source:[citation needed]
Legend: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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