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1984–85 Scottish Premier Division

The 1984–85 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Aberdeen, seven points ahead of Celtic. Dumbarton and Morton were relegated. This is the last season that a team other than Rangers or Celtic has won the top level of Scottish football.

Scottish Premier Division
Season1984–85
ChampionsAberdeen
RelegatedDumbarton
Morton
European CupAberdeen
UEFA CupDundee United
Rangers
St Mirren
Cup Winners' CupCeltic
Matches played180
Goals scored522 (2.9 per match)
Top goalscorerFrank McDougall (23)
Biggest home winDundee United 7–0 Morton
Biggest away winMorton 2–7 Celtic

TableEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Aberdeen (C) 36 27 5 4 89 26 +63 59 1985–86 European Cup First round
2 Celtic 36 22 8 6 77 30 +47 52 1985–86 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
3 Dundee United 36 20 7 9 67 33 +34 47 1985–86 UEFA Cup First round
4 Rangers 36 13 12 11 47 38 +9 38
5 St Mirren 36 17 4 15 51 56 −5 38
6 Dundee 36 15 7 14 48 50 −2 37
7 Heart of Midlothian 36 13 5 18 47 64 −17 31
8 Hibernian 36 10 7 19 38 61 −23 27
9 Dumbarton (R) 36 6 7 23 29 64 −35 19 Relegation to First Division
10 Morton (R) 36 5 2 29 29 100 −71 12
Source: Statto
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

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