1992–93 in Scottish football

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The 1992–93 season was the 96th season of competitive football in Scotland. [1]

1992–1993 in Scottish football
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Premier Division champions
Rangers
Division One champions
Raith Rovers
Division Two champions
Clyde
Scottish Cup winners
Rangers
League Cup winners
Rangers
Challenge Cup winners
Hamilton Academical
Junior Cup winners
Glenafton Athletic
Teams in Europe
Airdrieonians, Celtic, Heart of Midlothian, Hibernian, Rangers
Scotland national team
1994 World Cup qualification
1991–92 1993–94

Notable eventsEdit

  • Rangers completing a domestic treble of the Premier Division title, Scottish Cup and League Cup.
  • The return of Celtic striker Frank McAvennie to the club from Aston Villa in January, four years after he left them for a second spell at West Ham United.
  • Celtic's £1.5million pre-season move for West Ham United winger Stuart Slater.
  • The pre-season sale of Rangers striker Paul Rideout to Everton for £500,000.
  • Trevor Steven returning to Rangers at the start of the season after a year in France with Marseille, costing them a Scottish record fee of £2.4million - though less than half the £5.5million they had received for him in August 1991.
  • Striker Duncan Shearer, who had played in England since 1983, finally played professional football in his homeland at the age of 30 after joining Aberdeen from Blackburn Rovers for £500,000.
  • Rangers progressing to the group stage of the European Cup, eliminating English league champions Leeds United in the second knockout stage.
  • Aidrieonians going into the European Cup Winners' Cup,[2] having entered as the previous season's losing Scottish Cup finalists to league champions Rangers, ended the season relegated from the Premier Division.
  • Jim McLean's final season as manager of Dundee United, bringing to an end his 22-year reign.

Scottish Premier DivisionEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Rangers (C) 44 33 7 4 97 35 +62 73 Qualification for the Champions League first round
2 Aberdeen 44 27 10 7 87 36 +51 64 Qualification for the Cup Winners' Cup first round
3 Celtic 44 24 12 8 68 41 +27 60 Qualification for the UEFA Cup first round
4 Dundee United 44 19 9 16 56 49 +7 47
5 Heart of Midlothian 44 15 14 15 46 51 −5 44
6 St Johnstone 44 10 20 14 52 66 −14 40
7 Hibernian 44 12 13 19 54 64 −10 37
8 Partick Thistle 44 12 12 20 50 71 −21 36
9 Motherwell 44 11 13 20 46 62 −16 35
10 Dundee 44 11 12 21 48 68 −20 34
11 Falkirk (R) 44 11 7 26 60 86 −26 29 Relegation to the 1993–94 Scottish First Division
12 Airdrieonians (R) 44 6 17 21 35 70 −35 29
Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Champions: Rangers
Relegated: Falkirk, Airdrieonians

Scottish League Division OneEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Raith Rovers (C, P) 44 25 15 4 85 41 +44 65 Promotion to Premier Division
2 Kilmarnock (P) 44 21 12 11 67 40 +27 54
3 Dunfermline Athletic 44 22 8 14 47 17 +30 52
4 St Mirren 44 21 9 14 62 52 +10 51
5 Hamilton Academical 44 19 12 13 65 45 +20 50
6 Morton 44 19 10 15 65 56 +9 48
7 Ayr United 44 14 18 12 49 44 +5 46
8 Clydebank 44 16 13 15 71 66 +5 45
9 Dumbarton 44 15 7 22 56 71 −15 37
10 Stirling Albion 44 11 13 20 44 61 −17 35
11 Meadowbank Thistle (R) 44 11 10 23 51 80 −29 32 Second Division
12 Cowdenbeath (R) 44 3 7 34 32 109 −77 13
Source: RSSSF and statto[3]
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.

Promoted: Raith Rovers, Kilmarnock
Relegated: Meadowbank Thistle, Cowdenbeath

Scottish League Division TwoEdit

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion
1 Clyde 39 22 10 7 77 42 +35 54 Promotion to the 1993–94 First Division
2 Brechin City 39 23 7 9 62 32 +30 53
3 Stranraer 39 19 15 5 69 44 +25 53
4 Forfar Athletic 39 18 10 11 74 54 +20 46
5 Alloa Athletic 39 16 12 11 63 54 +9 44
6 Arbroath 39 18 8 13 59 50 +9 44
7 Stenhousemuir 39 15 10 14 59 48 +11 40
8 Berwick Rangers 39 16 7 16 56 64 −8 39
9 East Fife 39 14 10 15 70 64 +6 38
10 Queen of the South 39 12 9 18 57 72 −15 33
11 Queen's Park 39 8 12 19 51 73 −22 28
12 Montrose 39 10 7 22 46 71 −25 27
13 East Stirlingshire 39 8 9 22 50 85 −35 25
14 Albion Rovers 39 6 10 23 36 76 −40 22

Promoted: Clyde, Brechin City

Other honoursEdit

Cup honoursEdit

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1992–93 Rangers 2 – 1 Aberdeen
League Cup 1992–93 Rangers 2 – 1 (a.e.t.) Aberdeen
Challenge Cup Hamilton Academical 3 – 2 Greenock Morton
Youth Cup Heart of Midlothian 3 – 1 Rangers
Junior Cup Glenafton Athletic 1 – 0 Tayport

Individual honoursEdit

SPFA awardsEdit

Award Winner Club
Players' Player of the Year   Andy Goram Rangers
Young Player of the Year   Eoin Jess Aberdeen

SFWA awardsEdit

Award Winner Club
Footballer of the Year   Andy Goram Rangers
Manager of the year   Walter Smith Rangers

Scottish clubs in EuropeEdit

Club Competition(s) Final round Coef.
Rangers UEFA Champions League Group stage 18.00
Airdrieonians UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round 0.00
Celtic UEFA Cup Second round 2.00
Heart of Midlothian UEFA Cup Second round 2.00
Hibernian UEFA Cup First round 2.00

Average coefficient - 4.800

Scotland national teamEdit

Date Venue Opponents Score[4] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
9 September 1992 Wankdorf Stadion, Bern (A)   Switzerland 1–3 WCQG1 Ally McCoist
14 October 1992 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow (H)   Portugal 0–0 WCQG1
18 November 1992 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow (H)   Italy 0–0 WCQG1
17 February 1993 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow (H)   Malta 3–0 WCQG1 Ally McCoist (2), Pat Nevin
24 March 1993 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow (H)   Germany 0–1 Friendly
28 April 1993 Estadio da Luz, Lisbon (A)   Portugal 0–5 WCQG1
19 May 1993 Kadrioru Stadium, Tallinn (A)   Estonia 3–0 WCQG1 Kevin Gallacher, John Collins, Scott Booth
2 June 1993 Pittodrie, Aberdeen (H)   Estonia 3–1 WCQG1 Pat Nevin (2), Brian McClair

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • WCQG1 = World Cup qualifying - Group 1

See alsoEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 16 December 2012. Retrieved 15 December 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Airdrie pay the penalty". The Herald. 1 October 1992. Retrieved 15 August 2017.
  3. ^ "Scottish Division One 1992-1993 Season Summary". statto.com. Archived from the original on 22 December 2014. Retrieved 10 April 2012.
  4. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.