1977–78 Scottish Premier Division

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Scottish Premier Division
Season 1977–78
Champions Rangers
Relegated Ayr United
Clydebank
UEFA Cup Hibernian
Dundee United
Cup Winners' Cup Aberdeen
Matches played 180
Goals scored 508 (2.82 per match)
Top goalscorer Scotland Derek Johnstone (25)

The 1977–78 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Rangers, two points ahead of Aberdeen. Ayr United and Clydebank were relegated.

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Rangers (C) 36 24 7 5 76 39 +37 55 1978–79 European Cup First round
2 Aberdeen 36 22 9 5 68 29 +39 53 1978–79 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
3 Dundee United 38 18 8 12 42 32 +10 44 1978–79 UEFA Cup First round
4 Hibernian 36 15 7 14 51 43 +8 37
5 Celtic 36 15 6 15 63 54 +9 36
6 Motherwell 36 13 7 16 45 52 −7 33
7 Partick Thistle 36 14 5 17 52 62 −10 33
8 St Mirren 36 11 8 17 52 63 −11 30
9 Ayr United (R) 36 9 6 21 36 68 −32 24 Relegation to 1978–79 First Division
10 Clydebank (R) 36 6 7 23 23 64 −41 19

Source: Statto
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.

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