1954–55 in Scottish football

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1954–55 in Scottish football
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Division A champions
Aberdeen
Division B champions
Airdrieonians
Division C (North & East) champions
Aberdeen 'A'
Division C (South & West) champions
Partick Thistle 'A'
Scottish Cup winners
Clyde
League Cup winners
Heart of Midlothian
Junior Cup winners
Kilsyth Rangers
Scotland national team
1955 BHC

The 1954–55 season was the 58th season of competitive football in Scotland.[1]

Aberdeen won their first League Title.

Scottish League Division A[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Aberdeen 30 24 1 5 73 26 47 49
2 Celtic 30 19 8 3 76 37 39 46
3 Rangers 30 19 3 8 67 33 34 41
4 Heart of Midlothian 30 16 7 7 74 45 29 39
5 Hibernian 30 15 4 11 64 54 10 34
6 St. Mirren 30 12 8 10 55 54 1 32
7 Clyde 30 11 9 10 59 50 9 31
8 Dundee 30 13 4 13 48 48 0 30
9 Partick Thistle 30 11 7 12 49 61 −12 29
10 Kilmarnock 30 10 6 14 46 58 −12 26
11 East Fife 30 9 6 15 51 62 −11 24
12 Falkirk 30 8 8 14 42 54 −12 24
13 Queen of the South 30 9 6 15 38 56 −18 24
14 Raith Rovers 30 10 3 17 49 57 −8 23
15 Motherwell 30 9 4 17 42 62 −20 22
16 Stirling Albion 30 2 2 26 29 105 −76 6

Champions: Aberdeen
Note: There was no relegation this season with Division One being increased to 18 teams next season.

Scottish League Division B[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Airdrieonians 30 18 10 2 103 61 42 46
2 Dunfermline Athletic 30 19 4 7 72 40 32 42
3 Hamilton Academical 30 17 5 8 74 51 23 39
4 Queen's Park 30 15 5 10 65 36 29 35
5 Third Lanark 30 13 7 10 63 49 14 33
6 Stenhousemuir 30 12 8 10 70 51 19 32
7 St. Johnstone 30 15 2 13 60 51 9 32
8 Ayr United 30 14 4 12 61 73 −12 32
9 Morton 30 12 5 13 58 69 −11 29
10 Forfar Athletic 30 11 6 13 63 80 −17 28
11 Albion Rovers 30 8 10 12 50 69 −19 26
12 Arbroath 30 8 8 14 55 72 −17 24
13 Dundee United 30 8 6 16 55 70 −15 22
14 Cowdenbeath 30 8 5 17 55 72 −17 21
15 Alloa Athletic 30 7 6 17 51 75 −24 20
16 Brechin City 30 8 3 19 53 89 −36 19

Promoted: Airdrieonians Dunfermline

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1954–55 Clyde 1 – 0 (rep.) Celtic
League Cup 1954–55 Heart of Midlothian 4–2 Motherwell
Junior Cup Kilsyth Rangers 4 – 1 (rep.) Duntochter Hibs

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
16 October 1954 Ninian Park, Cardiff (A)  Wales 1–0 BHC Paddy Buckley
3 November 1954 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Northern Ireland 2–2 BHC Jimmy Davidson, Bobby Johnstone
8 December 1954 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Hungary 2–4 Friendly Tommy Ring, Bobby Johnstone
2 April 1955 Wembley Stadium, London (A)  England 2–7 BHC Lawrie Reilly, Tommy Docherty
4 May 1955 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Portugal 3–0 Friendly Tommy Gemmell, Billy Liddell, Lawrie Reilly
15 May 1955 Red Star Stadium, Belgrade (A)  Yugoslavia 2–2 Friendly Lawrie Reilly, Gordon Smith
19 May 1955 Prater Stadium, Vienna (A)  Austria 4–1 Friendly Archie Robertson, Gordon Smith, Billy Liddell, Lawrie Reilly
29 May 1955 Népstadion, Budapest (A)  Hungary 1–3 Friendly Gordon Smith

Key:

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

Notes and references[edit]