1979–80 Scottish Premier Division

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Scottish Premier Division
Season 1979–80
Champions Aberdeen
Relegated Dundee
Hibernian
European Cup Aberdeen
UEFA Cup St. Mirren
Dundee United
Cup Winners' Cup Celtic
Matches played 180
Goals scored 484 (2.69 per match)
Top goalscorer Doug Somner (25)
Biggest home win Celtic 5–0 Kilmarnock
Biggest away win Hibernian 0–5 Rangers

The 1979–80 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Aberdeen, one point ahead of Celtic. Dundee and Hibernian were relegated. St Mirren's 3rd place was their highest finishing position in the league since the 1892-93 season.[1]

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Aberdeen (C) 36 19 10 7 68 36 +32 48 1980–81 European Cup First round
2 Celtic 36 18 11 7 61 38 +23 47 1980–81 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
3 St Mirren 36 15 12 9 56 46 +10 42 1980–81 UEFA Cup First round
4 Dundee United 36 12 13 11 43 30 +13 37
5 Rangers 36 15 7 14 50 46 +4 37
6 Morton 36 14 8 14 51 46 +5 36
7 Partick Thistle 36 11 14 11 43 47 −4 36
8 Kilmarnock 36 11 11 14 36 52 −16 33
9 Dundee (R) 36 10 6 20 47 73 −26 26 Relegation to First Division
10 Hibernian (R) 36 6 6 24 29 69 −40 18

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Weekly Howl". http://www.wsc.co.uk. Retrieved 5 September 2012.