1957–58 in Scottish football

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1957–58 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Heart of Midlothian
Division Two champions
Stirling Albion
Scottish Cup winners
Clyde
League Cup winners
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Shotts Bon Accord
Teams in Europe
Rangers
Scotland national team
1958 BHC, 1958 FIFA World Cup

The 1957–58 season was the 61st season of competitive football in Scotland. [1]

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Heart of Midlothian 34 29 4 1 132 29 103 62
2 Rangers 34 22 5 7 89 49 40 49
3 Celtic 34 19 8 7 84 47 37 46
4 Clyde 34 18 6 10 84 61 23 42
5 Kilmarnock 34 14 9 11 60 55 5 37
6 Partick Thistle 34 17 3 14 69 71 −2 37
7 Raith Rovers 34 14 7 13 66 56 10 35
8 Motherwell 34 12 8 14 68 67 1 32
9 Hibernian 34 13 5 16 59 60 −1 31
10 Falkirk 34 11 9 14 64 82 −18 31
11 Dundee 34 13 5 16 49 65 −16 31
12 Aberdeen 34 14 2 18 68 76 −8 30
13 St. Mirren 34 11 8 15 59 66 −7 30
14 Third Lanark 34 13 4 17 69 88 −19 30
15 Queen of the South 34 12 5 17 61 72 −11 29
16 Airdrieonians 34 13 2 19 71 92 −21 28
17 East Fife 34 10 3 21 45 88 −43 23
18 Queen's Park 34 4 1 29 41 114 −73 9

Champions: Hearts
Relegated: East Fife, Queen's Park

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Stirling Albion 36 25 5 6 105 48 57 55
2 Dunfermline Athletic 36 24 5 7 120 42 78 53
3 Arbroath 36 21 5 10 89 72 17 47
4 Dumbarton 36 20 4 12 92 57 35 44
5 Ayr United 36 18 6 12 98 81 17 42
6 Cowdenbeath 36 17 8 11 100 85 15 42
7 Brechin City 36 16 8 12 80 81 −1 40
8 Alloa Athletic 36 15 9 12 88 78 10 39
9 Dundee United 36 12 9 15 81 77 4 33
10 Hamilton Academical 36 12 9 15 70 79 −9 33
11 St. Johnstone 36 12 9 15 67 85 −18 33
12 Forfar Athletic 36 13 6 17 70 71 −1 32
13 Morton 36 12 8 16 77 83 −6 32
14 Montrose 36 13 6 17 55 72 −17 32
15 East Stirlingshire 36 12 5 19 55 79 −24 29
16 Stenhousemuir 36 12 5 19 68 98 −30 29
17 Albion Rovers 36 12 5 19 53 79 −26 29
18 Stranraer 36 9 7 20 54 83 −29 25
19 Berwick Rangers 36 5 5 26 37 109 −72 15

Promoted: Stirling Albion, Dunfermline Athletic

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1957–58 Clyde 1 – 0 Hibernian
League Cup 1957–58 Celtic 7 – 1 Rangers
Junior Cup Shotts Bon Accord 2 – 0 Pumpherston

Scotland national team[edit]

Scotland qualified for the 1958 FIFA World Cup by finishing top of their qualifying group, ahead of Spain and Switzerland. The team went out of the finals at the first round, after one draw and two defeats.

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
5 October Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Northern Ireland 1–1 BHC Graham Leggat
6 November Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Switzerland 3–2 WCQG9 Archie Robertson, Jackie Mudie, Alex Scott
13 November Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Wales 1–1 BHC Bobby Collins
19 April Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 0–4 BHC
7 May Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Hungary 1–1 Friendly Jackie Mudie
1 June Stadion Dziesieciolecia, Warsaw (A)  Poland 2–1 Friendly Bobby Collins (2)
8 June Arosvallen, Västerås (N)  Yugoslavia 1–1 WCG2 Jimmy Murray
11 June Idrottsparken, Norrköping (N)  Paraguay 2–3 WCG2 Jackie Mudie, Bobby Collins
15 June Eyravallen, Örebro (N)  France 1–2 WCG2 Sammy Baird

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • (N) = Match played on Neutral ground
  • WCQG9 = World Cup qualifying - Group 9
  • WCG2 = World Cup - Group 2
  • BHC = British Home Championship

Notes and references[edit]