1896–97 Scottish Division Two

The 1896–97 Scottish Second Division was won by Partick Thistle with Dumbarton finishing bottom.

Scottish Second Division
Season1896–97
ChampionsPartick Thistle
PromotedPartick Thistle

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Partick Thistle (C, P) 18 14 3 1 61 28 +33 31 Promoted to the 1897–98 Scottish First Division
2 Leith Athletic 18 13 1 4 55 27 +28 27
3 Airdrieonians 18 10 1 7 49 39 +10 21
3 Kilmarnock 18 10 1 7 44 33 +11 21
5 Morton 18 7 2 9 38 40 −2 16
6 Linthouse 18 8 2 8 44 53 −9 14[a]
6 Renton 18 6 2 10 34 41 −7 14
8 Motherwell 18 6 1 11 40 55 −15 13
8 Port Glasgow Athletic 18 4 5 9 38 50 −12 13
10 Dumbarton (R) 18 2 2 14 27 64 −37 6 Resigned[b]
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; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated
Notes:
  1. ^ Linthouse were docked four points.
  2. ^ Dumbarton resigned from the league at the end of the season.

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