1897–98 Scottish Division One

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Scottish Division One
Season 1897–98
Champions Celtic
96-97
98-99

The 1897–98 Scottish Division One season was won by Celtic by four points over nearest rival Rangers.

League table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Celtic (C) 18 15 3 0 56 13 +43 33
2 Rangers 18 13 3 2 71 15 +56 29
3 Hibernian 18 10 2 6 47 29 +18 22
4 Heart of Midlothian 18 8 4 6 54 33 +21 20
5 St Mirren 18 8 2 8 30 36 −6 18
5 Third Lanark 18 8 2 8 37 38 −1 18
7 Dundee 18 5 3 10 29 36 −7 013
8 Partick Thistle 18 6 1 11 34 64 −30 013
9 St Bernard's 18 4 1 13 35 67 −32 9
10 Clyde 18 1 3 14 21 83 −62 5

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
Dundee and Partick Thistle finished level on points but Dundee won a play-off match to determine ranking positions.
(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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