1976–77 Scottish Premier Division

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Scottish Premier Division
Season 1976–77
Champions Celtic
Relegated Heart of Midlothian
Kilmarnock
European Cup Celtic
UEFA Cup Aberdeen
Dundee United
Cup Winners' Cup Rangers
Matches played 180
Goals scored 507 (2.82 per match)
Top goalscorer Willie Pettigrew (21)
Biggest home win Kilmarnock 6–1 Ayr United
Biggest away win Ayr United 0–5 Aberdeen

The 1976–77 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Celtic, six points ahead of Rangers. Heart of Midlothian and Kilmarnock were relegated.

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Celtic (C) 36 23 9 4 79 39 +40 55 1977–78 European Cup First round
2 Rangers 36 18 10 8 62 37 +25 46 1977–78 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
3 Aberdeen 36 16 11 9 56 42 +14 43 1977–78 UEFA Cup First round
4 Dundee United 36 16 9 11 54 45 +9 41
5 Partick Thistle 36 11 13 12 40 44 −4 35
6 Hibernian 36 8 18 10 34 35 −1 34
7 Motherwell 36 10 12 14 57 60 −3 32
8 Ayr United 36 11 8 17 44 68 −24 30
9 Heart of Midlothian (R) 36 7 13 16 49 66 −17 27 Relegation to First Division
10 Kilmarnock (R) 36 4 9 23 32 71 −39 17

Source: Statto
Rules for classification:
(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.

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