1947–48 in Scottish football

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1947–48 in Scottish football
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Division A champions
Hibernian
Division B champions
East Fife
Division C champions
East Stirlingshire
Scottish Cup winners
Rangers
Scottish League Cup winners
East Fife
Division C Supplementary League (A) winners
Forfar Athletic
Division C Supplementary League (B) winners
East Fife 'A'
Junior Cup winners
Bo'ness United
Scotland national team
1948 BHC

The 1947–48 season was the 51st season of competitive football in Scotland. [1]

Scottish League Division A[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hibernian 30 22 4 4 86 27 59 48
2 Rangers 30 21 4 5 64 28 36 46
3 Partick Thistle 30 16 4 10 61 42 19 36
4 Dundee 30 15 3 12 67 51 16 33
5 St. Mirren 30 13 5 12 54 58 −4 31
6 Clyde 30 12 7 11 52 57 −5 31
7 Falkirk 30 10 10 10 55 48 7 30
8 Motherwell 30 13 3 14 45 47 −2 29
9 Heart of Midlothian 30 10 8 12 37 42 −5 28
10 Aberdeen 30 10 7 13 45 45 0 27
11 Third Lanark 30 10 6 14 56 73 −17 26
12 Celtic 30 10 5 15 41 56 −15 25
13 Queen of the South 30 10 5 15 49 74 −25 25
14 Morton 30 9 6 15 47 43 4 24
15 Airdrieonians 30 7 7 16 40 78 −38 21
16 Queen's Park 30 9 2 19 45 75 −30 20

Champions: Hibernian
Relegated: Airdrie, Queen's Park

Scottish League Division B[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 East Fife 30 25 3 2 103 36 67 53
2 Albion Rovers 30 19 4 7 58 49 9 42
3 Hamilton Academical 30 17 6 7 75 45 30 40
4 Raith Rovers 30 14 6 10 83 66 17 34
5 Cowdenbeath 30 12 8 10 56 53 3 32
6 Kilmarnock 30 13 4 13 72 62 10 30
7 Dunfermline Athletic 30 13 3 14 72 71 1 29
8 Stirling Albion 30 11 6 13 65 66 −1 28
9 St. Johnstone 30 11 5 14 69 63 6 27
10 Ayr United 30 9 9 12 59 61 −2 27
11 Alloa Athletic 30 10 6 14 56 77 −21 26
12 Dumbarton 30 9 7 14 66 79 −13 25
13 Arbroath 30 10 3 17 55 62 −7 23
14 Stenhousemuir 30 6 11 13 53 83 −30 23
15 Dundee United 30 10 2 18 58 88 −30 22
16 Leith Athletic 30 6 7 17 45 84 −39 19

Champions: East Fife, Albion Rovers
Relegated: Leith Athletic

Scottish League Division C[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 East Stirlingshire 22 18 3 1 72 26 46 39
2 East Fife 'A' 22 12 2 4 60 37 23 35
3 Forfar Athletic 22 14 4 4 67 37 30 32
4 Kilmarnock 'A' 22 10 3 9 52 41 11 23
5 St. Johnstone 'A' 22 9 4 9 44 51 −7 22
6 Dundee United 'A' 22 9 2 11 55 57 −2 20
7 Montrose 22 7 5 10 42 69 −17 19
8 Arbroath 'A' 22 7 4 11 45 57 −12 18
9 Leith Athletic 'A' 22 7 3 12 44 60 −16 17
10 Brechin City 22 6 4 12 43 54 −11 16
11 Edinburgh City 22 6 3 13 51 58 −8 15
12 Raith Rovers 'A' 22 3 2 17 36 67 −31 8

Champions: East Stirlingshire

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup Rangers 1 – 0 (rep.) Grenock Morton
Scottish League Cup East Fife 4 – 1 (rep.) Falkirk
Junior Cup Bo'ness United 2 – 1 Irvine Meadow

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
4 October 1947 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Northern Ireland 0–2 BHC
12 November 1947 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Wales 1–2 BHC Andy McLaren
10 April 1948 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 0–2 BHC
28 April 1948 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Belgium 2–0 Friendly Bobby Combe, David Duncan
17 May 1948 Wankdorf Stadium, Bern (A)   Switzerland 1–2 Friendly Leslie Johnston
23 May 1948 Stade de Colombes, Paris (A)  France 0–3 Friendly

Key:

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

Notes and references[edit]