1970–71 Scottish Football League

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Statistics of Scottish Football League in season 1970/1971.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

Aberdeen, with 15 straight wins of which the last 12 were without conceding, led the league from December until the last week of the season. Aberdeen faced Celtic in their penultimate game needing a win to almost certainly clinch the title, but could only draw 1-1: and then they lost their last game, at Falkirk, allowing Celtic to take the championship by 2 points.

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD PTS
1 Celtic 34 25 6 3 89 23 66 56
2 Aberdeen 34 24 6 4 68 18 50 54
3 St Johnstone 34 19 6 9 59 44 15 44
4 Rangers 34 16 9 9 58 34 24 41
5 Dundee 34 14 10 10 53 45 8 38
6 Dundee United 34 14 8 12 53 54 -1 36
7 Falkirk 34 13 9 12 46 53 -7 35
8 Morton 34 13 8 13 44 44 0 34
9 Airdrieonians 34 13 8 13 60 65 -5 34
10 Motherwell 34 13 8 13 43 47 -4 34
11 Hearts 34 13 7 14 41 40 1 33
12 Hibernian 34 10 10 14 47 53 -6 30
13 Kilmarnock 34 10 8 16 43 67 -24 28
14 Ayr United 34 9 8 17 37 54 -17 26
15 Clyde 34 8 10 16 33 59 -26 26
16 Dunfermline Athletic 34 6 11 17 44 56 -12 23
17 St Mirren 34 7 9 18 38 56 -18 23
18 Cowdenbeath 34 7 3 24 33 69 -36 17

Champions: Celtic
Relegated: St Mirren, Cowdenbeath

Division Champions
Relegated

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD PTS
1 Partick Thistle 36 23 10 3 78 26 52 56
2 East Fife 36 22 7 7 86 44 42 51
3 Arbroath 36 19 8 9 80 52 28 46
4 Dumbarton 36 19 6 11 87 46 41 44
5 Clydebank 36 17 8 11 57 43 14 42
6 Montrose 36 17 7 12 78 64 14 41
7 Albion Rovers 36 15 9 12 53 52 1 39
8 Raith Rovers 36 15 9 12 62 62 0 39
9 Stranraer 36 14 8 14 54 52 2 36
10 Stenhousemuir 36 14 8 14 64 70 -6 36
11 Queen of the South 36 13 9 14 50 56 -6 35
12 Stirling Albion 36 12 8 16 61 61 0 32
13 Queen's Park 36 13 4 19 51 72 -21 30
14 Berwick Rangers 36 10 10 16 42 60 -18 30
15 Forfar Athletic 36 9 11 16 63 75 -12 29
16 Alloa Athletic 36 9 11 16 56 86 -30 29
17 East Stirlingshire 36 9 9 18 57 86 -29 27
18 Hamilton Academical 36 8 7 21 50 79 -29 23
19 Brechin City 36 6 7 23 30 73 -43 19

Promoted: Partick Thistle, East Fife

Division Champions/promoted
Promoted

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