1950–51 in Scottish football

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1950–51 in Scottish football
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Division A champions
Hibernian
Division B champions
Queen of the South
Division C (North & East) champions
Heart of Midlothian 'A'
Division C (South & West) champions
Clyde 'A'
Scottish Cup winners
Celtic
League Cup winners
Motherwell
Division C League Cup winners
Aberdeen 'A'
Junior Cup winners
Petershill
Scotland national team
1951 BHC

The 1950–51 season was the 54th 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 78 26 52 48
2 Rangers 30 17 4 9 64 37 27 38
3 Dundee 30 15 8 7 47 30 17 38
4 Heart of Midlothian 30 16 5 9 72 45 27 37
5 Aberdeen 30 15 5 10 61 50 11 35
6 Partick Thistle 30 13 7 10 57 48 9 33
7 Celtic 30 12 5 13 48 46 2 29
8 Raith Rovers 30 13 2 15 52 52 0 28
9 Motherwell 30 11 6 13 58 65 −7 28
10 East Fife 30 10 8 12 48 66 −18 28
11 St. Mirren 30 9 7 14 35 51 −16 25
12 Morton 30 10 4 16 47 59 −12 24
13 Third Lanark 30 11 2 17 40 51 −11 24
14 Airdrieonians 30 10 4 16 52 67 −15 24
15 Clyde 30 8 7 15 37 57 −20 23
16 Falkirk 30 7 4 19 35 81 −46 18

Champions: Hibernian
Relegated: Clyde, Falkirk

Scottish League Division B[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Queen of the South 30 21 3 6 69 35 34 45
2 Stirling Albion 30 21 3 6 78 44 34 45
3 Ayr United 30 15 6 9 64 40 24 36
4 Dundee United 30 16 4 10 78 58 20 36
5 St. Johnstone 30 14 5 11 68 53 15 33
6 Queen's Park 30 13 7 10 56 53 3 33
7 Hamilton Academical 30 12 8 10 65 49 16 32
8 Albion Rovers 30 14 4 12 56 51 5 32
9 Dumbarton 30 12 5 13 52 53 −1 29
10 Dunfermline Athletic 30 12 4 14 58 73 −15 28
11 Cowdenbeath 30 12 3 15 61 57 4 27
12 Kilmarnock 30 8 8 14 44 49 −5 24
13 Arbroath 30 8 5 17 46 78 −32 21
14 Forfar Athletic 30 9 3 18 43 76 −33 21
15 Stenhousemuir 30 9 2 19 51 80 −29 20
16 Alloa Athletic 30 7 4 19 58 98 −40 18

Promoted: Queen of the South, Stirling Albion

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1950–51 Celtic 1 – 0 Motherwell
League Cup 1950–51 Motherwell 3 – 0 Hibernian
Junior Cup Petershill 1 – 0 Irvine Meadow XI

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
21 October 1950 Ninian Park, Cardiff (A)  Wales 3–1 BHC Lawrie Reilly (2), Billy Liddell
1 November 1950 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Northern Ireland 6–1 BHC Billy Steel (4), John McPhail (2)
13 December 1950 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Austria 0–1 Friendly
14 April 1951 Wembley Stadium, London (A)  England 3–2 BHC Bobby Johnstone, Lawrie Reilly, Billy Liddell
12 May 1951 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Denmark 3–1 Friendly Billy Steel, Lawrie Reilly, Robert Mitchell
16 May 1951 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  France 1–0 Friendly Lawrie Reilly
20 May 1951 Heysel Stadium, Brussels (A)  Belgium 5–0 Friendly George Hamilton (3), Jimmy Mason, Willie Waddell
27 May 1951 Prater Stadium, Vienna (A)  Austria 0–4 Friendly

1951 British Home Championship - winners

Key:

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

Notes and references[edit]