1907–08 in Scottish football

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1907–08 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Celtic
Division Two champions
Raith Rovers
Scottish Cup winners
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Larkhall Thistle
Scotland national team
1908 BHC

The 1907–08 season was the 35th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 18th season of the Scottish Football League. This season also saw the first playing of the Scottish Consolation Cup.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic 34 24 7 3 86 27 59 55
2 Falkirk 34 22 7 5 103 42 61 51
3 Rangers 34 21 8 5 74 40 34 50
4 Dundee 34 20 8 6 71 28 43 48
5 Hibernian 34 17 8 9 55 42 13 42
6 Airdrieonians 34 18 5 11 58 41 17 41
7 St. Mirren 34 13 10 11 50 59 −9 36
8 Aberdeen 34 13 9 12 45 44 1 35
9 Third Lanark 34 13 7 14 45 50 −5 33
10 Motherwell 34 12 7 15 61 53 12 31
11 Heart of Midlothian 34 11 6 17 50 62 −12 28
12 Hamilton Academical 34 10 8 16 55 65 −10 28
13 Morton 34 9 9 16 43 66 −23 27
14 Partick Thistle 34 8 9 17 43 69 −26 25
15 Kilmarnock 34 6 13 15 38 61 −23 25
16 Queen's Park 34 7 8 19 54 84 −30 22
17 Clyde 34 5 8 21 38 75 −37 18
18 Port Glasgow Athletic 34 5 7 22 39 98 −59 17

Champions: Celtic

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Raith Rovers 22 14 2 6 37 23 14 30
2 Dumbarton 22 12 5 5 49 32 17 27
2 Ayr 22 11 5 6 40 33 7 27
4 Abercorn 22 9 5 8 33 30 3 23
4 East Stirlingshire 22 9 5 8 30 32 −2 23
6 Ayr Parkhouse 22 11 0 11 38 38 0 22
7 Leith Athletic 22 8 5 9 41 40 1 21
7 St Bernard's 22 8 5 9 31 32 −1 21
9 Albion Rovers 22 7 5 10 36 48 −12 19
10 Vale of Leven 22 5 8 9 25 31 −6 18
11 Arthurlie 22 6 5 11 33 45 −12 17
12 Cowdenbeath 22 5 4 13 26 35 −9 14

Note: Dumbarton were deducted two points for fielding an ineligible player.

Scottish Cup[edit]

Division One champions Celtic were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 5–1 final win over St. Mirren.

Other Honours[edit]

National[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Qualifying Cup St Bernards 3 – 1 Raith Rovers
Scottish Consolation Cup Alloa Athletic 2 – 0 Dumbarton

County[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Aberdeen 4 – 0 Peterhead
Ayrshire Cup Galston 2 – 1 * Kilmarnock
Dumbartonshire Cup Renton 2 – 0 Dumbarton
East of Scotland Shield Hibernian 2 – 1 * Leith Athletic
Fife Cup East Fife 4 – 2 * Lochgelly Un
Forfarshire Cup Forfar Athletic 4 – 1 Montrose
Glasgow Cup Celtic 2 – 1[1] Rangers
Lanarkshire Cup Motherwell 4 – 2 Wishaw Thistle
Linlithgowshire Cup Broxburn
Perthshire Cup St Johnstone 5 – 1 Vale of Teith
Renfrewshire Cup Morton 4 – 0[2] Johnstone
Southern Counties Cup Maxwelltown Volunteers 5 – 1 Dalbeattie Star
Stirlingshire Cup Alloa 1 – 0 * East Stirling

. *replay

Highland League[edit]

Top Three

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Clachnacuddin 12 10 1 1 30 15 15 21
2 Highland Light Infantry 11 6 3 2 29 16 13 15
3 Inverness Citadel 12 5 4 3 19 18 1 14

Junior Cup[edit]

Larkhall Thistle were winners of the Junior Cup after a 1–0 win over QP Hampden XI.

Scotland national team[edit]

Scotland were joint winners of the 1908 British Home Championship with England.

Date Venue Opponents Score[3] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
7 March 1908 Dens Park, Dundee (H)  Wales 2–1 BHC Willie Lennie, Alex Bennett
14 March 1908 Dalymount Park, Dublin (A)  Ireland 5–0 BHC Jimmy Quinn (4), James Galt
4 April 1908 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 1–1 BHC Andrew Wilson

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • BHC = British Home Championship

See also[edit]

1907-08 Aberdeen F.C. season

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ second replay
  2. ^ aggregate over two legs
  3. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.

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