1969–70 in Scottish football

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1969–70 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Celtic
Division Two champions
Falkirk
Scottish Cup winners
Aberdeen
League Cup winners
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Blantyre Victoria
Teams in Europe
Celtic, Dundee United, Dunfermline Athletic, Kilmarnock, Rangers
Scotland national team
1970 BHC, 1970 World Cup qualification

The 1969–70 season was the 73rd season of Scottish league football. [1]

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic 34 27 3 4 96 33 63 57
2 Rangers 34 19 7 8 67 40 27 45
3 Hibernian 34 19 6 9 65 40 25 44
4 Heart of Midlothian 34 13 12 9 50 36 14 38
5 Dundee United 34 16 6 12 62 64 −2 38
6 Dundee 34 15 6 13 49 44 5 36
7 Kilmarnock 34 13 10 11 62 57 5 36
8 Aberdeen 34 14 7 13 55 45 10 35
9 Morton 34 13 9 12 52 52 0 35
10 Dunfermline Athletic 34 15 5 14 45 45 0 35
11 Motherwell 34 11 10 13 49 51 −2 32
12 Airdrieonians 34 12 8 14 59 64 −5 32
13 St. Johnstone 34 11 9 14 50 62 −12 31
14 Ayr United 34 12 6 16 37 52 −15 30
15 St. Mirren 34 8 9 17 39 54 −15 25
16 Clyde 34 9 7 18 34 56 −22 25
17 Raith Rovers 34 5 11 18 32 67 −35 21
18 Partick Thistle 34 5 7 22 41 82 −41 17

Champions: Celtic
Relegated: Raith Rovers, Partick Thistle

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Falkirk 36 25 6 5 94 34 60 56
2 Cowdenbeath 36 24 7 5 81 35 46 55
3 Queen of the South 36 22 6 8 72 49 23 50
4 Stirling Albion 36 18 10 8 70 40 30 46
5 Arbroath 36 20 4 12 76 39 37 44
6 Alloa Athletic 36 19 5 12 62 41 21 43
7 Dumbarton 36 17 6 13 55 46 9 40
8 Montrose 36 15 7 14 57 55 2 37
9 Berwick Rangers 36 15 5 16 67 55 12 35
10 East Fife 36 15 4 17 59 63 −4 34
11 Albion Rovers 36 14 5 17 53 64 −11 33
12 East Stirlingshire 36 14 5 17 58 75 −17 33
13 Clydebank 36 10 10 16 47 65 −18 30
14 Brechin City 36 11 6 19 47 74 −27 28
15 Queen's Park 36 10 6 20 38 62 −24 26
16 Stenhousemuir 36 10 6 20 47 89 −42 26
17 Stranraer 36 9 7 20 56 75 −19 25
18 Forfar Athletic 36 11 1 24 55 83 −28 23
19 Hamilton Academical 36 8 4 24 42 92 −50 20

Promoted: Falkirk, Cowdenbeath

Cups[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1969–70 Aberdeen 3 – 1 Celtic
League Cup 1969–70 Celtic 1 – 0 St. Johnstone
Junior Cup Blantyre Victoria 1 – 0 (rep.) Penicuik Athletic

Individual awards[edit]

Award Winner Club
Footballer of the Year Scotland Pat Stanton Hibernian

National team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
21 September 1969 Dalymount Park, Dublin (A)  Republic of Ireland 1–1 Friendly Colin Stein
22 October 1969 Volksparkstadion, Hamburg (A)  West Germany 2–3 WCQG7 Jimmy Johnstone, Alan Gilzean
5 November 1969 Praterstadion, Vienna (A)  Austria 0–2 WCQG7
18 April 1970 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Northern Ireland 1–0 BHC John O'Hare
22 April 1970 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Wales 0–0 BHC
25 April 1970 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 0–0 BHC

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • WCQG7 = World Cup qualifying - Group 7
  • BHC = British Home Championship

Notes and references[edit]