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The 1971–72 Scottish Division One was won by Celtic by ten points over nearest rival Aberdeen. Clyde and Dunfermline finished 17th and 18th respectively and were relegated to the 1972–73 Second Division.

Scottish Division One
Season1971–72
ChampionsCeltic
RelegatedClyde
Dunfermline

League tableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Celtic 34 28 4 2 96 28 +68 60 Champion
2 Aberdeen 34 21 8 5 80 26 +54 50
3 Rangers 34 21 2 11 71 38 +33 44
4 Hibernian 34 19 6 9 62 34 +28 44
5 Dundee 34 14 13 7 59 38 +21 41
6 Heart of Midlothian 34 13 13 8 53 49 +4 39
7 Partick Thistle 34 12 10 12 53 54 −1 34
8 St Johnstone 34 12 8 14 52 58 −6 32
9 Dundee United 34 12 7 15 55 70 −15 31
10 Motherwell 34 11 7 16 49 69 −20 29
11 Kilmarnock 34 11 6 17 49 64 −15 28
12 Ayr United 34 9 10 15 40 58 −18 28
13 Morton 34 10 7 17 46 52 −6 27
14 Falkirk 34 10 7 17 44 60 −16 27
15 Airdrieonians 34 7 12 15 44 76 −32 26
16 East Fife 34 5 15 14 34 61 −27 25
17 Clyde 34 7 10 17 33 66 −33 24 Relegated to 1972–73 Second Division
18 Dunfermline Athletic 34 7 9 18 31 50 −19 23

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