1962–63 in Scottish football

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1962–63 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
St. Johnstone
Scottish Cup winners
Rangers
League Cup winners
Heart of Midlothian
Junior Cup winners
Irvine Meadow XI
Teams in Europe
Celtic, Dundee, Dunfermline Athletic, Hibernian, Rangers
Scotland national team
1963 BHC

The 1962–63 season was the 66th 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 25 7 2 94 28 66 57
2 Kilmarnock 34 20 8 6 92 40 52 48
3 Partick Thistle 34 20 6 8 66 44 22 46
4 Celtic 34 19 6 9 76 44 32 44
5 Heart of Midlothian 34 17 9 8 85 59 26 43
6 Aberdeen 34 17 7 10 70 47 23 41
7 Dundee United 34 15 11 8 67 52 15 41
8 Dunfermline Athletic 34 13 8 13 50 47 3 34
9 Dundee 34 12 9 13 60 49 11 33
10 Motherwell 34 10 11 13 60 63 −3 31
11 Airdrieonians 34 14 2 18 52 76 −24 30
12 St. Mirren 34 10 8 16 52 72 −20 28
13 Falkirk 34 12 3 19 54 69 −15 27
14 Third Lanark 34 9 8 17 56 68 −12 26
15 Queen of the South 34 10 6 18 36 75 −39 26
16 Hibernian 34 8 9 17 47 67 −20 25
17 Clyde 34 9 5 20 49 83 −34 23
18 Raith Rovers 34 2 5 27 35 118 −83 19

Champions: Rangers
Relegated: Clyde, Raith Rovers

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 St. Johnstone 36 25 5 6 83 37 46 55
2 East Stirlingshire 36 20 9 7 80 50 30 49
3 Morton 36 23 2 11 100 49 51 48
4 Hamilton Academical 36 18 8 10 69 56 13 44
5 Stranraer 36 16 10 10 81 70 11 42
6 Arbroath 36 18 4 14 74 51 23 40
7 Albion Rovers 36 18 2 16 72 79 −7 38
8 Cowdenbeath 36 15 7 14 72 61 11 37
9 Alloa Athletic 36 15 6 15 57 56 1 36
10 Stirling Albion 36 16 4 16 74 75 −1 36
11 East Fife 36 15 6 15 60 69 −9 36
12 Dumbarton 36 15 4 17 64 64 0 34
13 Ayr United 36 13 8 15 68 77 −9 34
14 Queen's Park 36 13 6 17 66 72 −6 32
15 Montrose 36 13 5 18 57 70 −13 31
16 Stenhousemuir 36 13 5 18 54 75 −21 31
17 Berwick Rangers 36 11 7 18 57 77 −20 29
18 Forfar Athletic 36 9 5 22 73 99 −26 23
19 Brechin City 36 3 3 30 39 113 −74 9

Promoted: St. Johnstone, East Stirlingshire

Cups[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1962–63 Rangers 3 – 0 (rep.) Celtic
League Cup 1962–63 Heart of Midlothian 1 – 0 Kilmarnock
Junior Cup Irvine Meadow XI 2 – 1 Glenafton Athletic

National team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
20 October 1962 Ninian Park, Cardiff (A)  Wales 3–2 BHC Eric Caldow (pen.), Denis Law, Willie Henderson
7 November 1962 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Northern Ireland 5–1 BHC Denis Law (4), Willie Henderson
6 April 1963 Wembley Stadium, London (A)  England 2–1 BHC Jim Baxter (2, 1 pen.)
8 May 1963 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Austria 4–1 Friendly Denis Law (2), Davie Wilson (2)
4 June 1963 Brann Stadium, Bergen (A)  Norway 3–4 Friendly Denis Law (3)
9 June 1963 Dalymount Park, Dublin (A)  Republic of Ireland 0–1 Friendly
13 June 1963 Bernabeu Stadium, Madrid (A)  Spain 6–2 Friendly Denis Law, Dave Gibson, Frank McLintock, Davie Wilson, Willie Henderson, Ian St. John

Key:

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

Notes and references[edit]