1967–68 in Scottish football

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1967–68 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Celtic
Division Two champions
St. Mirren
Scottish Cup winners
Dunfermline Athletic
League Cup winners
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Johnstone Burgh
Teams in Europe
Aberdeen, Celtic, Dundee, Hibernian, Rangers
Scotland national team
1968 BHC / UEFA Euro 1968 qualifying

The 1967–68 season was the 71st season of Scottish league football. [1]

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic 34 30 3 1 106 24 82 63
2 Rangers 34 28 5 1 93 34 59 61
3 Hibernian 34 20 5 9 67 49 18 45
4 Dunfermline Athletic 34 17 5 12 64 41 23 39
5 Aberdeen 34 16 5 13 63 48 15 37
6 Morton 34 15 6 13 57 53 4 36
7 Kilmarnock 34 13 8 13 59 57 2 34
8 Clyde 34 15 4 15 55 55 0 34
9 Dundee 34 13 7 14 62 59 3 33
10 Partick Thistle 34 12 7 15 51 67 −16 31
11 Dundee United 34 10 11 13 53 72 −19 31
12 Heart of Midlothian 34 13 4 17 56 61 −5 30
13 Airdrieonians 34 10 9 15 45 58 −13 29
14 St. Johnstone 34 10 7 17 43 52 −9 27
15 Falkirk 34 7 12 15 36 50 −14 26
16 Raith Rovers 34 9 7 18 58 86 −28 25
17 Motherwell 34 6 7 21 40 66 −26 19
18 Stirling Albion 34 4 4 26 29 105 −76 12

Champions: Celtic
Relegated: Motherwell, Stirling Albion

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 St. Mirren 36 27 8 1 100 23 77 62
2 Arbroath 36 24 5 7 87 34 53 53
3 East Fife 36 21 7 8 71 47 24 49
4 Queen's Park 36 20 8 8 76 47 42 48
5 Ayr United 36 18 6 12 69 48 21 42
6 Queen of the South 36 16 6 14 73 57 16 38
7 Forfar Athletic 36 14 10 12 57 63 −6 38
8 Albion Rovers 36 14 9 13 62 55 7 37
9 Clydebank 36 13 8 15 62 73 −11 34
10 Dumbarton 36 11 11 14 63 74 −11 31
11 Hamilton Academical 36 13 7 16 49 58 −9 36
12 Cowdenbeath 36 12 8 16 57 62 −5 32
13 Montrose 36 10 11 15 54 64 −10 31
14 Berwick Rangers 36 13 4 19 34 54 −20 30
15 East Stirlingshire 36 9 10 17 61 74 −13 28
16 Brechin City 36 8 12 16 45 62 −17 28
17 Alloa Athletic 36 11 6 19 42 69 −27 28
18 Stranraer 36 8 4 24 41 80 −39 20
19 Stenhousemuir 36 7 6 23 34 93 −59 20

Promoted: St. Mirren, Arbroath

Other honours[edit]

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1967–68 Dunfermline Athletic 3 – 1 Heart of Midlothian
League Cup 1967–68 Celtic 5 – 3 Dundee
Junior Cup Johnstone Burgh 4 – 3 (rep.) Glenrothes

Individual honours[edit]

Award Winner Club
Footballer of the Year Scotland Gordon Wallace Raith Rovers

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
21 October 1967 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Northern Ireland 0–1 BHC / ECQG8
22 November 1967 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Wales 3–2 BHC / ECQG8 Alan Gilzean (2), Ronnie McKinnon
24 February 1968 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 1–1 BHC / ECQG8 John Hughes
30 May 1968 Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (A)  Netherlands 0–0 Friendly

1968 British Home Championship - Runners Up

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • ECQG8 = European Championship qualifying - Group 8
  • BHC = British Home Championship

Notes and references[edit]