1897–98 Scottish Division One

The 1897–98 Scottish Division One season was won by Celtic by four points over nearest rival Rangers.

Scottish Division One
Season1897–98
ChampionsCeltic
96-97
98-99

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic (C) 18 15 3 0 56 13 +43 33
2 Rangers 18 13 3 2 71 15 +56 29
3 Hibernian 18 10 2 6 47 29 +18 22
4 Heart of Midlothian 18 8 4 6 54 33 +21 20
5 St Mirren 18 8 2 8 30 36 −6 18
5 Third Lanark 18 8 2 8 37 38 −1 18
7 Dundee 18 5 3 10 29 36 −7 13[a]
8 Partick Thistle 18 6 1 11 34 64 −30 13[a]
9 St Bernard's 18 4 1 13 35 67 −32 9
10 Clyde 18 1 3 14 21 83 −62 5
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
Notes:
  1. ^ a b Dundee and Partick Thistle finished level on points but Dundee won a play-off match to determine ranking positions.[1]

ResultsEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1897-98, Partick Thistle - The Early Years