1975–76 Scottish First Division
|Goals scored||569 (3.13 per match)|
|Top goalscorer||John Bourke, John Whiteford (17)|
|Biggest home win||Clydebank 8–1 Arbroath, 03.01.1977|
|Biggest away win||Falkirk 0–8 Dundee, 22.01.1977|
The 1975–76 Scottish First Division season was the first season in which the Scottish First Division became the second tier of Scottish football and the number of teams was reduced from 20 to 14. The season was won by Partick Thistle, who were promoted along with Kilmarnock to the Premier Division. Dunfermline Athletic and Clyde were relegated to the Second Division.
||Promotion or relegation
|1||Partick Thistle (C) (P)||26||17||7||2||47||19||+28||41||Premier Division|
|10||Queen of the South||26||9||6||11||44||47||−3||24|
|13||Dunfermline Athletic (R)||26||5||10||11||30||51||−21||20||Second Division|
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.