1896–97 Scottish Division One

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Scottish Division One
Season 1896–97
Champions Heart of Midlothian
Relegated Abercorn
95-96
97-98

The 1896–97 Scottish Division One season was won by Heart of Midlothian, two points ahead of nearest rival Hibernian.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Heart of Midlothian (C) 18 13 2 3 47 22 +25 28
2 Hibernian 18 12 2 4 50 20 +30 26
3 Rangers 18 11 3 4 64 30 +34 25
4 Celtic 18 10 4 4 42 18 +24 24
5 Dundee 18 10 2 6 38 30 +8 22
6 St Mirren 18 9 1 8 38 29 +9 19
7 St Bernard's 18 7 0 11 32 40 −8 14
8 Third Lanark 18 5 1 12 29 46 −17 11
9 Clyde 18 4 0 14 27 65 −38 8
10 Abercorn (R) 18 1 1 16 21 88 −67 3 Relegated to the 1897–98 Scottish Second Division

Source: statto.com
Rules for classification: Teams finish equal if level on points. Points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

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