1958–59 Scottish Division One

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Scottish Division One
Season 1958–59
Champions Rangers
Relegated Falkirk
Queen of the South

The 1958–59 Scottish Division One was won by Rangers by two points over nearest rival Hearts. Falkirk and Queen of the South finished 17th and 18th respectively and were relegated to the 1959-60 Scottish Second Division.

The last day of the season saw Rangers holding a 2-point lead over Hearts, with the clubs having an identical goal average. Rangers lost 1–2 at home to Aberdeen. Hearts could have won the league on goal average with a win away to Celtic, but instead lost 2–1.

League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 34 21 8 5 92 51 41 50
2 Heart of Midlothian 34 21 6 7 92 51 41 48
3 Motherwell 34 18 8 8 83 50 33 44
4 Dundee 34 16 9 9 61 51 10 41
5 Airdrieonians 34 15 7 12 64 62 2 37
6 Celtic 34 14 8 12 70 53 17 36
7 St. Mirren 34 14 7 13 71 74 −3 35
8 Kilmarnock 34 13 8 13 58 51 7 34
9 Partick Thistle 34 14 6 14 59 66 −7 34
10 Hibernian 34 13 6 15 68 70 −2 32
11 Third Lanark 34 11 10 13 74 83 −9 32
12 Stirling Albion 34 11 8 15 54 64 −10 30
13 Aberdeen 34 12 5 17 63 66 −3 29
14 Raith Rovers 34 10 9 15 60 70 −10 29
15 Clyde 34 12 4 18 62 66 −4 28
16 Dunfermline Athletic 34 10 8 16 68 87 −19 28
17 Falkirk 34 10 7 17 58 79 −21 27
18 Queen of the South 34 6 6 22 38 101 −63 18

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