1905–06 in Scottish football

The 1905–06 season was the 33rd season of competitive football in Scotland and the 16th season of the Scottish Football League..

1905–06 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Celtic
Division Two champions
Leith Athletic
Scottish Cup winners
Hearts
Junior Cup winners
Dunipace
Scotland national team
1906 BHC

Scottish League Division OneEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic 30 24 1 5 76 19 +57 49
2 Hearts 30 18 7 5 64 27 +37 43
3 Airdrieonians 30 15 8 7 53 31 +22 38
4 Rangers 30 15 7 8 58 48 +10 37
5 Partick Thistle 30 15 6 9 44 40 +4 36
6 Third Lanark 30 16 2 12 62 38 +24 34
7 Dundee 30 11 12 7 40 33 +7 34
8 St Mirren 30 13 5 12 41 37 +4 31
9 Morton 30 10 6 14 35 54 −19 26
10 Motherwell 30 9 8 13 50 64 −14 26
11 Hibernian 30 10 5 15 35 40 −5 25
12 Aberdeen 30 8 8 14 37 49 −12 24
13 Falkirk 30 9 5 16 53 69 −16 23
14 Kilmarnock 30 8 4 18 46 68 −22 20
15 Port Glasgow Athletic 30 6 8 16 38 68 −30 20
16 Queen's Park 30 5 4 21 41 88 −47 14
Source: "1905-1906 Division 1 - SPFL Archive". SPFL. Retrieved 1 May 2021.

Champions: Celtic

Scottish League Division TwoEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Leith Athletic (C) 22 15 4 3 46 22 +24 34
2 Clyde (P) 22 11 9 2 37 21 +16 31 Promoted to the 1906–07 Scottish Division One
3 Albion Rovers 22 12 3 7 48 31 +17 27
4 Hamilton Academical (P) 22 12 2 8 45 33 +12 26 Promoted to the 1906–07 Scottish Division One
5 Arthurlie 22 10 2 10 46 46 0 22
5 St Bernard's 22 9 4 9 42 34 +8 22
7 Ayr 22 9 3 10 44 51 −7 21
8 Raith Rovers 22 6 7 9 36 42 −6 19
9 Abercorn 22 6 5 11 31 46 −15 17
9 Cowdenbeath 22 7 3 12 28 40 −12 17
11 Vale of Leven 22 6 4 12 33 49 −16 16
12 East Stirlingshire 22 1 10 11 26 47 −21 12
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

Next season there are eighteen teams in Division One and twelve teams in Division Two.

Scottish CupEdit

Hearts were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 1–0 win over Third Lanark.

Other honoursEdit

Scottish Qualifying CupEdit

Winner Score Runner-up
Leith Athletic 2 – 0 Beith

County CupsEdit

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Peterhead 4 – 2 Huntly
Ayrshire Cup Ayr 1 – 0 Ayr Parkhouse
Dumbartonshire Cup Vale of Leven 1 – 0 Dumbarton
East of Scotland Shield Hearts 2 – 1 * Hibernian
Fife Cup Raith Rovers 2 – 0 Cowdenbeath
Forfarshire Cup Forfar Athletic 2 – 1 * Arbroath
Glasgow Cup Celtic 3 – 0 Third Lanark
Lanarkshire Cup Hamilton 2 – 1 Airdrie
Linlithgowshire Cup Bathgate 4 – 2 * Bo'ness
Perthshire Cup Dunblane 7 – 2 * St Johnstone
Renfrewshire Cup Morton 4 – 3[1] Arthurlie
Southern Counties Cup Dumfries
Stirlingshire Cup Falkirk 3 – 2 Alloa

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Highland LeagueEdit

Top Three
Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Clachnacuddin[2] 12 7 2 3 22 17 +5 16
2 Inverness Caledonian 12 7 2 3 31 9 +22 16
3 Inverness Thistle 12 6 4 2 28 11 +17 16

Junior CupEdit

Dunipace were winners of the Junior Cup after a 1–0 win over Rob Roy in a replayed final.

Scotland national teamEdit

Scotland were joint winners of the 1906 British Home Championship with England.

Date Venue Opponents Score[3] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
3 March 1906 Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh (H)   Wales 0–2 BHC
17 March 1906 Dalymount Park, Dublin (A)   Ireland 1–0 BHC Thomas Fitchie
7 April 1906 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   England 2–1 BHC James Howie (2)

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • BHC = British Home Championship

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ play off
  2. ^ 1st after play offs
  3. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.

External linksEdit