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The 1983–84 season was the 87th season of competitive football in Scotland. [1]

1983–84 in Scottish football
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Premier Division champions
Aberdeen
Division One champions
Morton
Division Two champions
Forfar Athletic
Scottish Cup winners
Aberdeen
League Cup winners
Rangers
Junior Cup winners
Bo'ness United
Teams in Europe
Aberdeen, Celtic, Dundee United, Rangers, St Mirren
Scotland national team
1984 BHC, UEFA Euro 1984 qualifying
1982–83 1984–85

Scottish Premier DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Aberdeen (C) 36 25 7 4 78 21 +57 57 1984–85 European Cup First round
2 Celtic 36 21 8 7 80 41 +39 50 1984–85 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
3 Dundee United 36 18 11 7 67 39 +28 47 1984–85 UEFA Cup First round
4 Rangers 36 15 12 9 53 41 +12 42
5 Heart of Midlothian 36 10 16 10 38 47 −9 36
6 St Mirren 36 9 14 13 55 59 −4 32
7 Hibernian 36 12 7 17 45 55 −10 31
8 Dundee 36 11 5 20 50 74 −24 27
9 St Johnstone (R) 36 10 3 23 36 81 −45 23 Relegation to First Division
10 Motherwell (R) 36 4 7 25 31 75 −44 15
Source: Statto
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Champions: Aberdeen
Relegated: St. Johnstone, Motherwell

Scottish League Division OneEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Morton (C, P) 39 21 12 6 75 46 +29 54 Promotion to Premier Division
2 Dumbarton (P) 39 20 11 8 66 44 +22 51
3 Partick Thistle 39 19 8 12 67 50 +17 46
4 Clydebank 39 16 13 10 62 50 +12 45
5 Brechin City 39 14 14 11 56 58 −2 42
6 Kilmarnock 39 16 6 17 57 53 +4 38
7 Falkirk 39 16 6 17 46 54 −8 38
8 Clyde 39 12 13 14 53 50 +3 37
9 Hamilton Academical 39 11 14 14 43 46 −3 36
10 Airdrieonians 39 13 10 16 45 53 −8 36
11 Meadowbank Thistle 39 12 10 17 49 69 −20 34
12 Ayr United 39 10 12 17 56 70 −14 32
13 Raith Rovers (R) 39 10 11 18 53 62 −9 31 Relegation to Second Division
14 Alloa Athletic (R) 39 8 10 21 41 64 −23 26
Source: RSSSF and statto[2]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Promoted: Morton, Dumbarton
Relegated: Raith Rovers, Alloa Athletic

Scottish League Division TwoEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Forfar Athletic 39 27 9 3 73 31 +42 63 Promotion to the 1984–85 First Division
2 East Fife 39 20 7 12 57 43 +14 47
3 Berwick Rangers 39 16 11 12 56 38 +18 43
4 Stirling Albion 39 14 14 11 51 41 +10 42
5 Arbroath 39 18 6 15 51 46 +5 42
6 Queen of the South 39 16 10 13 51 46 +5 42
7 Stenhousemuir 39 14 11 14 47 57 −10 39
8 Stranraer 39 13 12 14 47 47 0 38
9 Dunfermline Athletic 39 13 10 16 44 45 −1 36
10 Queen's Park 39 14 8 17 58 63 −5 36
11 East Stirlingshire 39 10 11 18 52 66 −14 31
12 Montrose 39 12 7 20 36 56 −20 31
13 Cowdenbeath 39 10 9 20 44 58 −14 29
14 Albion Rovers 39 8 11 20 46 76 −30 27

Promoted: Forfar Athletic, East Fife

Other honoursEdit

Scottish national teamEdit

Date Venue Opponents Score[3] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
21 September 1983 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   Uruguay 2–0 Friendly John Robertson, Davie Dodds
12 October 1983 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   Belgium 1–1 ECQG1 Charlie Nicholas
16 November 1983 Kurt-Wabbel Stadion, Halle (A)   East Germany 1–2 ECQG1 Eamonn Bannon
13 December 1983 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)   Northern Ireland 0–2 BHC
28 February 1984 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   Wales 2–1 BHC Davie Cooper, Maurice Johnston
26 May 1984 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   England 1–1 BHC Mark McGhee
1 June 1984 Stade Vélodrome, Marseilles (A)   France 0–2 Friendly

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • ECQG1 = European Championship qualifying - Group 1
  • BHC = British Home Championship

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-12-05. Retrieved 2011-12-16.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Scottish Division One 1983-1984 Season Summary". statto.com. Archived from the original on 2014-12-19. Retrieved 2012-04-10.
  3. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.