1960–61 in Scottish football

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1960–61 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
Stirling Albion
Scottish Cup winners
Dunfermline Athletic
League Cup winners
Rangers
Junior Cup winners
Dunbar United
Teams in Europe
Heart of Midlothian, Hibernian, Rangers
Scotland national team
1961 BHC, 1962 World Cup qualification

The 1960–61 season was the 64th season of competitive football in Scotland. [1]

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 34 23 5 6 88 46 42 51
2 Kilmarnock 34 21 8 5 77 45 32 50
3 Third Lanark 34 20 2 12 100 80 20 42
4 Celtic 34 15 9 10 64 46 18 39
5 Motherwell 34 15 8 11 70 57 13 38
6 Aberdeen 34 14 8 12 72 72 0 36
7 Heart of Midlothian 34 13 8 13 51 53 −2 34
8 Hibernian 34 15 4 15 66 69 −3 34
9 Dundee United 34 13 7 14 60 58 2 33
10 Dundee 34 13 6 15 61 53 8 32
11 Partick Thistle 34 13 6 15 59 69 −10 32
12 Dunfermline Athletic 34 12 7 15 65 81 −16 31
13 Airdrieonians 34 10 10 14 61 71 −10 30
14 St. Mirren 34 11 7 16 53 58 −5 29
15 St. Johnstone 34 10 9 15 47 63 −16 29
16 Raith Rovers 34 10 7 17 46 67 −21 27
17 Clyde 34 6 11 17 55 77 −22 23
18 Ayr United 34 5 12 17 51 81 −30 22

Champions: Rangers
Relegated: Clyde, Ayr United

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Stirling Albion 36 24 7 5 89 37 52 55
2 Falkirk 36 24 6 6 100 40 60 54
3 Stenhousemuir 36 24 2 10 99 69 30 50
4 Stranraer 36 19 6 11 83 55 28 44
5 Queen of the South 36 20 3 13 77 52 25 43
6 Hamilton Academical 36 17 7 12 84 80 4 41
7 Montrose 36 19 2 15 75 65 10 40
8 Cowdenbeath 36 17 6 13 71 65 6 40
9 Berwick Rangers 36 14 9 13 62 69 −7 37
10 Dumbarton 36 15 5 16 78 82 −4 35
11 Alloa Athletic 36 13 7 16 78 68 10 33
12 Arbroath 36 13 7 16 56 76 −20 33
13 East Fife 36 14 4 18 70 80 −10 32
14 Brechin City 36 9 9 18 60 78 −18 27
15 Queen's Park 36 10 6 20 61 87 −26 26
16 East Stirlingshire 36 9 7 20 59 100 −41 25
17 Albion Rovers 36 9 6 21 60 89 −29 24
18 Forfar Athletic 36 10 4 22 65 98 −33 24
19 Morton 36 5 11 20 56 93 −37 21

Promoted: Stirling Albion, Falkirk

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1960–61 Dunfermline Athletic 2 – 0 (rep.) Celtic
League Cup 1960–61 Rangers 2 – 0 Kilmarnock
Junior Cup Dunbar United 2 – 0 (rep.) Cambuslang Rangers

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
22 October 1960 Ninian Park, Cardiff (A)  Wales 0–2 BHC
9 November 1960 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Northern Ireland 5–2 BHC Ralph Brand, Denis Law, Eric Caldow (pen.), Alex Young
15 April 1961 Wembley Stadium, London (A)  England 3–9 BHC Davie Wilson (2), Dave Mackay
3 May 1961 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Republic of Ireland 4–1 WCQG8 Ralph Brand (2), David Herd (2)
7 May 1961 Dalymount Park, Dublin (A)  Republic of Ireland 3–0 WCQG8 Alex Young (2), Ralph Brand
14 May 1961 Tehelné Pole Stadium, Bratislava (A)  Czechoslovakia 0–4 WCQG8

1961 British Home Championship - Third Place

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • WCQG8 = World Cup qualifying - Group 8
  • BHC = British Home Championship

Notes and references[edit]