1946–47 in Scottish football

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1946–47 in Scottish football
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Division A champions
Rangers
Division B champions
Dundee
Division C champions
Stirling Albion
Scottish Cup winners
Aberdeen
League Cup winners
Rangers
Division C League Cup winners
Stirling Albion
Junior Cup winners
Shawfield
Scotland national team
1947 BHC

The 1946–47 season was the 50th season of competitive football in Scotland, and the first since the 1938–39 season. [1]

Scottish League Division A[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 30 21 4 5 76 26 50 46
2 Hibernian 30 19 6 5 69 33 36 44
3 Aberdeen 30 16 7 7 58 41 17 39
4 Heart of Midlothian 30 16 6 8 52 43 9 38
5 Partick Thistle 30 16 3 11 74 59 15 35
6 Morton 30 12 10 8 58 45 13 34
7 Celtic 30 13 6 11 53 55 −2 32
8 Motherwell 30 12 5 13 58 54 4 29
9 Third Lanark 30 11 6 13 56 64 −8 28
10 Clyde 30 9 9 12 55 65 −10 27
11 Falkirk 30 8 10 12 62 61 1 26
12 Queen of the South 30 9 8 13 44 69 −25 26
13 Queen's Park 30 8 6 16 47 60 −13 22
14 St. Mirren 30 9 4 17 47 65 −18 22
15 Kilmarnock 30 6 9 15 44 66 −22 21
16 Hamilton Academical 30 2 7 21 38 85 −47 11

Champions: Rangers

Scottish League Division B[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Dundee 26 21 3 2 113 30 83 45
2 Airdrieonians 26 19 4 3 78 38 40 42
3 East Fife 26 12 7 7 58 39 19 31
4 Albion Rovers 26 10 7 9 50 54 −4 27
5 Alloa Athletic 26 11 5 10 51 57 −6 27
6 Raith Rovers 26 10 6 10 45 52 −7 26
7 Stenhousemuir 26 8 7 11 43 53 −10 23
8 Dunfermline Athletic 26 10 3 13 50 72 −22 23
9 St. Johnstone 26 9 4 13 45 47 −2 22
10 Dundee United 26 9 4 13 53 60 −7 22
11 Ayr United 26 9 2 15 56 73 −17 20
12 Arbroath 26 7 6 13 42 63 −21 20
13 Dumbarton 26 7 4 15 41 54 −13 18
14 Cowdenbeath 26 6 6 14 44 77 −33 18

Scottish League Division C[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Stirling Albion 18 13 4 1 76 66 22 30
2 Dundee 'A'[2] 18 12 2 4 60 37 23 26
3 Leith Athletic 18 11 3 4 57 33 24 25
4 East Stirlingshire 18 10 2 6 54 40 14 22
5 St. Johnstone 'A' 18 8 5 5 52 37 15 21
6 Forfar Athletic 18 6 2 10 32 46 −14 14
7 Montrose 18 5 2 11 39 53 −14 12
8 Brechin City 18 4 4 10 42 60 −18 12
9 Dundee United 'A' 18 3 3 12 42 77 −35 9
10 Edinburgh City 18 3 3 12 36 75 −39 9

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1946-47 Aberdeen 2 – 1 Hibernian
Scottish League Cup 1946-47 Rangers 4 – 0 Aberdeen
Junior Cup Shawfield 2 – 1 (rep.) Bo'ness United

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[3] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
19 October 1946 Racecourse Ground, Wrexham (A)  Wales 1–3 BHC Willie Waddell (pen.)
27 November 1946 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Northern Ireland 0–0 BHC
12 April 1947 Wembley Stadium, London (A)  England 1–1 BHC Andy McLaren
18 May 1947 Heysel Stadium, Brussels (A)  Belgium 1–2 Friendly Billy Steel
24 May 1947 Stade Municipal, Luxembourg (A)  Luxembourg 6–0 Friendly Andy McLaren (2), Bobby Flavell (2), Billy Steel (2)

Key:

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

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.scottishfootballleague.com/stats/records/league-championship/league-tables/1940-1949/194142/
  2. ^ 'A' teams were not eligible for promotion from C Division.
  3. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.