1955–56 Scottish Division One

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Scottish Division One
Season 1955–56
Champions Rangers
Relegated Clyde
Stirling Albion

The 1955–56 Scottish Division One was won by Rangers by six points over nearest rival Aberdeen. Clyde and Stirling Albion finished 17th and 18th respectively and were relegated to the 1956-57 Scottish Second Division.

League reconstruction[edit]

Following league reconstruction League Division one was expanded from 16 to 18 teams this season with Airdrieonians and Dunfermline Athletic being promoted from the previous season with all First Division teams staying up.

League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 34 22 8 4 85 27 58 52
2 Aberdeen 34 18 10 6 87 50 37 46
3 Heart of Midlothian 34 19 7 8 99 47 52 45
4 Hibernian 34 19 7 8 86 50 36 45
5 Celtic 34 16 9 9 55 39 16 41
6 Queen of the South 34 16 5 13 69 73 −5 37
7 Airdrieonians 34 14 8 12 85 96 −11 36
8 Kilmarnock 34 12 10 12 52 45 7 34
9 Partick Thistle 34 13 7 14 62 60 2 33
10 Motherwell 34 11 11 12 53 59 −6 33
11 Raith Rovers 34 12 9 13 58 75 −17 33
12 East Fife 34 13 5 16 61 69 −8 31
13 Dundee 34 12 6 16 56 65 −9 30
14 Falkirk 34 11 6 17 58 75 −17 28
15 St. Mirren 34 10 7 17 57 70 −13 27
16 Dunfermline Athletic 34 10 6 18 42 82 −40 26
17 Clyde 34 8 6 20 50 74 −24 22
18 Stirling Albion 34 4 5 25 23 82 −59 13

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