1938–39 in Scottish football

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1938–39 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
Cowdenbeath
Scottish Cup winners
Clyde
Junior Cup winners
Rutherglen Glencairn
Scotland national team
1939 BHC

The 1938–39 season was the 49th season of competitive football in Scotland. Due to the World War II the league was not officially competed for again until the 1946–47 season. [1]

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 38 25 9 4 112 55 57 59
2 Celtic 38 20 8 10 99 53 46 48
3 Aberdeen 38 20 6 12 91 61 30 46
4 Heart of Midlothian 38 20 5 13 98 70 28 45
5 Falkirk 38 19 7 12 73 63 10 45
6 Queen of the South 38 17 9 12 70 64 6 43
7 Hamilton Academical 38 18 5 15 67 71 −4 41
8 St. Johnstone 38 17 6 15 85 83 2 40
9 Clyde 38 17 5 16 78 70 8 39
10 Kilmarnock 38 15 9 14 73 86 −13 39
11 Partick Thistle 38 17 4 17 74 87 −13 38
12 Motherwell 38 16 5 17 82 86 −4 37
13 Hibernian 38 14 7 17 68 69 −1 35
14 Ayr United 38 13 9 16 76 83 −7 35
15 Third Lanark 38 12 8 18 80 96 −16 32
16 Albion Rovers 38 12 6 20 65 90 −25 30
17 Arbroath 38 11 8 19 54 75 −21 30
18 St. Mirren 38 11 7 20 57 80 −23 29
19 Queen's Park 38 11 5 22 57 83 −26 27
20 Raith Rovers 38 10 2 26 65 99 −34 22

Champions: Rangers

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Cowdenbeath 34 28 4 2 120 45 75 60
2 Alloa Athletic 34 22 4 8 91 46 45 48
3 East Fife 34 21 6 7 99 61 38 48
4 Airdrieonians 34 21 5 8 85 57 28 47
5 Dunfermline Athletic 34 18 5 11 99 78 21 41
6 Dundee 34 15 7 12 99 63 36 37
7 St Bernard's 34 15 6 17 39 39 0 36
8 Stenhousemuir 34 15 5 14 74 69 5 35
9 Dundee United 34 15 3 16 78 69 9 33
10 Brechin City 34 11 9 14 82 106 −24 31
11 Dumbarton 34 9 12 13 68 76 −8 30
12 Morton 34 11 6 17 74 88 −14 28
13 King's Park 34 12 2 20 87 92 −5 26
14 Montrose 34 10 5 19 82 96 −14 25
15 Forfar Athletic 34 11 3 20 74 138 −64 25
16 Leith Athletic 34 10 4 20 57 83 −26 24
17 East Stirlingshire 34 9 4 21 89 130 −41 22
18 Edinburgh City 34 6 4 24 58 119 −61 16

Scottish Cup[edit]

Clyde were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 4–0 win over Motherwell.

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
8 October 1938 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Northern Ireland 2–0 BHC Jimmy Delaney, Tommy Walker
9 November 1938 Tynecastle Park, Edinburgh (H)  Wales 3–2 BHC Tommy Walker (2), Torrance Gillick
7 December 1938 Ibrox Stadium, Glasgow (H)  Hungary 3–1 Friendly Tommy Walker (pen.), Andy Black, Torrance Gillick
15 April 1939 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 1–2 BHC James Dougall

Scotland were joint winners of the 1939 British Home Championship with England and Wales

Key:

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

Notes and references[edit]