Open main menu

1977–78 Scottish Premier Division

The 1977–78 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Rangers, two points ahead of Aberdeen. Ayr United and Clydebank were relegated.

Scottish Premier Division
Season1977–78
ChampionsRangers
RelegatedAyr United
Clydebank
European CupRangers
UEFA CupHibernian
Dundee United
Cup Winners' CupAberdeen
Matches played180
Goals scored508 (2.82 per match)
Top goalscorerScotland Derek Johnstone (25)

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rangers (C) 36 24 7 5 76 39 +37 55 1978–79 European Cup First round
2 Aberdeen 36 22 9 5 68 29 +39 53 1978–79 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
3 Dundee United 36 18 8 10 42 32 +10 44 1978–79 UEFA Cup First round
4 Hibernian 36 15 7 14 51 43 +8 37
5 Celtic 36 15 6 15 63 54 +9 36
6 Motherwell 36 13 7 16 45 52 −7 33
7 Partick Thistle 36 14 5 17 52 62 −10 33
8 St Mirren 36 11 8 17 52 63 −11 30
9 Ayr United (R) 36 9 6 21 36 68 −32 24 Relegation to 1978–79 First Division
10 Clydebank (R) 36 6 7 23 23 64 −41 19
Source: Statto
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

ReferencesEdit