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The 1946–47 season was the 74th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 50th season of the Scottish Football League.[1]

1946–47 in Scottish football
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Division A champions
Rangers
Division B champions
Dundee
Division C champions
Stirling Albion
Scottish Cup winners
Aberdeen
League Cup winners
Rangers
Division C League Cup winners
Stirling Albion
Junior Cup winners
Shawfield
Scotland national team
1947 BHC

Scottish League Division AEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 30 21 4 5 76 26 +50 46
2 Hibernian 30 19 6 5 69 33 +36 44
3 Aberdeen 30 16 7 7 58 41 +17 39
4 Hearts 30 16 6 8 52 43 +9 38
5 Partick Thistle 30 16 3 11 74 59 +15 35
6 Morton 30 12 10 8 58 45 +13 34
7 Celtic 30 13 6 11 53 55 −2 32
8 Motherwell 30 12 5 13 58 54 +4 29
9 Third Lanark 30 11 6 13 56 64 −8 28
10 Clyde 30 9 9 12 55 65 −10 27
11 Falkirk 30 8 10 12 62 61 +1 26
12 Queen of the South 30 9 8 13 44 69 −25 26
13 Queen's Park 30 8 6 16 47 60 −13 22
14 St Mirren 30 9 4 17 47 65 −18 22
15 Kilmarnock 30 6 9 15 44 66 −22 21
16 Hamilton Academical 30 2 7 21 38 85 −47 11
Source: RSSSF

Champions: Rangers

Scottish League Division BEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Dundee 26 21 3 2 113 30 +83 45 Promotion to the 1947–48 First Division
2 Airdrieonians 26 19 4 3 78 38 +40 42
3 East Fife 26 12 7 7 58 39 +19 31
4 Albion Rovers 26 10 7 9 50 54 −4 27
5 Alloa Athletic 26 11 5 10 51 57 −6 27
6 Raith Rovers 26 10 6 10 45 52 −7 26
7 Stenhousemuir 26 8 7 11 43 53 −10 23
8 Dunfermline Athletic 26 10 3 13 50 72 −22 23
9 St Johnstone 26 9 4 13 45 47 −2 22
10 Dundee United 26 9 4 13 53 60 −7 22
11 Ayr United 26 9 2 15 56 73 −17 20
12 Arbroath 26 7 6 13 42 63 −21 20
13 Dumbarton 26 7 4 15 41 54 −13 18
14 Cowdenbeath 26 6 6 14 44 77 −33 18

Scottish League Division CEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Stirling Albion 18 13 4 1 76 66 +10 30 Promotion to the 1947–48 Second Division
2 Dundee 'A'[a] 18 12 2 4 60 37 +23 26
3 Leith Athletic 18 11 3 4 57 33 +24 25 Promotion to the 1947–48 Second Division
4 East Stirlingshire 18 10 2 6 54 40 +14 22
5 St Johnstone 'A' 18 8 5 5 52 37 +15 21
6 Forfar Athletic 18 6 2 10 32 46 −14 14
7 Montrose 18 5 2 11 39 53 −14 12
8 Brechin City 18 4 4 10 42 60 −18 12
9 Dundee United 'A' 18 3 3 12 42 77 −35 9
10 Edinburgh City 18 3 3 12 36 75 −39 9
Source:[citation needed]
Notes:
  1. ^ 'A' teams were not eligible for promotion from C Division.

Cup honoursEdit

Other HonoursEdit

NationalEdit

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
B Division Supplementary Cup East Fife 7 – 3 * Raith Rovers
Scottish Qualifying Cup - North Clachnacuddin 3 – 0 Inverness Caledonian
Scottish Qualifying Cup - South Berwick Rangers 3 – 2 Stranraer
Scottish Qualifying Cup - Midlands Montrose 3 – 0 <<dagger>> East Stirling

CountyEdit

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Peterhead 6 – 2 * Huntly
Ayrshire Cup Kilmarnock 4 – 2 Ayr United
East of Scotland Shield Hibernian 2 – 1 Hearts
Forfarshire Cup Dundee 5 – 0 Dundee United
Glasgow Cup Clyde 2 – 1 Third Lanark
Perthshire Cup Breadalbane
Renfrewshire Cup St Mirren 3 – 1 Morton
Southern Counties Cup Dalbeattie Star
  • * - aggregate over two legs

Highland LeagueEdit

Top Three
Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
1 Peterhead 30 22 5 3 89 38 51 49
2 Huntly 30 22 3 5 111 68 43 47
3 Clachnacuddin 30 21 4 5 100 41 59 46

Scotland national teamEdit

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
19 October 1946 Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (A)   Wales 1–3 BHC Willie Waddell (pen.)
27 November 1946 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   Northern Ireland 0–0 BHC
12 April 1947 Wembley Stadium, London (A)   England 1–1 BHC Andy McLaren
18 May 1947 Heysel Stadium, Brussels (A)   Belgium 1–2 Friendly Billy Steel
24 May 1947 Stade Municipal, Luxembourg (A)   Luxembourg 6–0 Friendly Andy McLaren (2), Bobby Flavell (2), Billy Steel (2)

Key:

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

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-12-03. Retrieved 2011-12-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.

External linksEdit