1927–28 in Scottish football

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1927–28 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
Ayr United
Scottish Cup winners
Rangers
Junior Cup winners
Maryhill Hibs
Scotland national team
1928 BHC

The 1927–28 season was the 38th season of competitive football in Scotland. [1]

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 38 26 8 4 109 36 73 60
2 Celtic 38 23 9 6 93 39 54 55
3 Motherwell 38 23 9 6 92 46 46 55
4 Heart of Midlothian 38 20 7 11 89 50 39 47
5 St. Mirren 38 18 8 12 77 76 1 44
6 Partick Thistle 38 18 7 13 85 67 18 43
7 Aberdeen 38 19 5 14 71 61 10 43
8 Kilmarnock 38 15 10 13 68 78 −10 40
9 Cowdenbeath 38 16 7 15 66 68 −2 39
10 Falkirk 38 16 5 17 76 69 7 37
11 St. Johnstone 38 14 8 16 66 67 −1 36
12 Hibernian 38 13 9 16 73 75 −2 35
13 Airdrieonians 38 12 11 15 59 69 −10 35
14 Dundee 38 14 7 17 65 80 −15 35
15 Clyde 38 10 11 17 46 72 −26 31
16 Queen's Park 38 12 6 20 69 80 −11 30
17 Raith Rovers 38 11 7 20 60 89 −29 29
18 Hamilton Academical 38 11 6 21 67 86 −19 28
19 Bo'ness 38 9 8 21 48 86 −38 26
20 Dunfermline Athletic 38 4 4 30 41 126 −85 12

Champions: Rangers
Relegated: Boness United, Dunfermline Athletic

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Ayr United 38 24 6 8 117 60 57 54
2 Third Lanark 38 18 9 11 101 66 35 45
3 King's Park 38 16 12 10 84 68 16 44
4 East Fife 38 18 7 13 87 73 14 43
5 Forfar Athletic 38 18 7 13 83 73 10 43
6 Dundee United 38 17 9 12 81 73 8 43
7 Arthurlie 38 18 4 16 85 90 −5 40
8 Albion Rovers 38 17 4 17 79 69 10 38
9 East Stirlingshire 38 14 10 14 84 76 8 38
10 Arbroath 38 16 4 18 84 86 −2 36
11 Dumbarton 38 16 4 18 66 72 −6 36
12 Queen of the South 38 15 6 17 92 106 −14 36
13 Leith Athletic 38 13 9 16 76 71 5 35
14 Clydebank 38 16 3 19 78 80 −2 35
15 Alloa Athletic 38 12 11 15 72 76 −4 35
16 Stenhousemuir 38 15 5 18 75 82 −7 35
17 St Bernard's 38 15 5 18 75 103 −28 35
18 Morton 38 13 8 17 65 82 −17 34
19 Bathgate 38 10 11 17 62 81 −19 31
20 Armadale 38 8 8 22 53 112 −69 24

Promoted: Ayr United, Third Lanark

Scottish Cup[edit]

Rangers were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 4–0 win over the previous year's winners, Celtic.

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
29 October 1927 Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (A)  Wales 2–2 BHC Hugh Gallacher, John Hutton (pen.)
25 February 1928 Firhill, Glasgow (H)  Ireland 0–1 BHC
31 March 1928 Wembley, London (A)  England 5–1 BHC Alex Jackson (3), Alex James (2)

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