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The 1984–85 season was the 88th season of competitive football in Scotland. This is the last time a non-Old Firm club has won the Scottish Premier title. [1]

1984–85 in Scottish football
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Premier Division champions
Aberdeen
Division One champions
Motherwell
Division Two champions
Montrose
Scottish Cup winners
Celtic
League Cup winners
Rangers
Junior Cup winners
Pollok
Teams in Europe
Aberdeen, Celtic, Dundee United, Heart of Midlothian, Rangers
Scotland national team
1986 World Cup qualification, Rous Cup

Contents

Scottish Premier DivisionEdit

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Aberdeen 36 27 5 4 89 26 63 59
2 Celtic 36 22 8 6 77 30 47 52
3 Dundee United 36 20 7 9 67 33 34 47
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 36 6 7 23 29 64 −35 19
10 Morton 36 5 2 29 29 100 −71 12

Champions: Aberdeen
Relegated: Dumbarton, Morton.

Scottish League Division OneEdit

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Motherwell 39 21 8 10 62 26 26 50
2 Clydebank 39 17 14 8 57 37 20 48
3 Falkirk 39 19 7 13 65 54 11 45
4 Hamilton Academical 39 16 11 12 48 49 −1 43
5 Airdrieonians 39 17 8 14 70 59 11 42
6 Forfar Athletic 39 14 13 12 54 49 5 41
7 Ayr United 39 15 9 15 57 52 5 39
8 Clyde 39 14 11 14 47 48 −1 39
9 Brechin City 39 14 9 16 49 57 −8 37
10 East Fife 39 12 12 15 55 56 −1 36
11 Partick Thistle 39 13 9 17 50 55 −5 35
12 Kilmarnock 39 12 10 17 42 61 −19 34
13 Meadowbank Thistle 39 11 10 18 50 66 −16 32
14 St Johnstone 39 10 5 24 51 79 −27 25

Promoted: Motherwell, Clydebank
Relegated: Meadowbank Thistle, St Johnstone (The first team to be relegated in successive seasons)

Scottish League Division TwoEdit

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Montrose 39 22 9 8 57 40 17 53
2 Alloa Athletic 39 20 10 9 58 40 18 50
3 Dunfermline Athletic 39 17 15 7 61 36 25 49
4 Cowdenbeath 39 18 11 10 68 39 29 47
5 Stenhousemuir 39 15 15 9 45 43 2 45
6 Stirling Albion 39 15 13 11 62 47 15 43
7 Raith Rovers 39 18 6 15 69 57 12 42
8 Queen of the South 39 10 14 15 42 56 −14 34
9 Albion Rovers 39 13 8 18 49 72 −23 34
10 Queen's Park 39 12 9 18 48 55 −7 33
11 Stranraer 39 13 6 20 52 67 −15 32
12 East Stirlingshire 39 8 15 16 38 53 −15 31
13 Berwick Rangers 39 8 12 19 36 49 −13 28
14 Arbroath 39 9 7 23 35 66 −31 25

Promoted: Montrose, Alloa Athletic

Other honoursEdit

Scotland national teamEdit

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
12 September 1984 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   Yugoslavia 6–1 Friendly Davie Cooper, Graeme Souness, Kenny Dalglish, Paul Sturrock,
Maurice Johnston, Charlie Nicholas
17 October 1984 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   Iceland 3–0 WCQG7 Paul McStay (2), Charlie Nicholas
14 November 1984 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   Spain 3–1 WCQG7 Maurice Johnston (2), Kenny Dalglish
27 February 1985 Estadio Sanchez Pizjuan, Seville (A)   Spain 0–1 WCQG7
27 March 1985 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   Wales 0–1 WCQG7
25 May 1985 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)   England 1–0 Rous Cup Richard Gough
28 May 1985 Laugardalsvollur, Reykjavík (A)   Iceland 1–0 WCQG7 Jim Bett

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • WCQG7 = World Cup qualifying - Group 7

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.