1982–83 Scottish Premier Division

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Scottish Premier Division
Season 1982–83
Champions Dundee United
Relegated Morton
Kilmarnock
European Cup Dundee United
Cup Winners' Cup Aberdeen
Rangers
UEFA Cup Celtic
St Mirren
Matches played 180
Goals scored 529 (2.94 per match)
Top goalscorer Charlie Nicholas (29)
Biggest home win Hibernian 8–1 Kilmarnock
Biggest away win Motherwell 0–7 Celtic

The 1982–83 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Dundee United, one point ahead of Celtic and Aberdeen. Greenock Morton and Kilmarnock were relegated.

Dundee United clinched the league championship with a 2–1 win in a Dundee derby against Dundee at Dens Park on the final day of the season.[1]

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Dundee United (C) 36 24 8 4 90 35 +55 56 1983–84 European Cup First round
2 Celtic 36 25 5 6 90 36 +54 55 1983–84 UEFA Cup First round
3 Aberdeen 36 25 5 6 76 25 +51 55 1983–84 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
4 Rangers 36 13 12 11 53 41 +12 38 1983–84 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
5 St Mirren 36 11 12 13 47 51 −4 34 1983–84 UEFA Cup First round
6 Dundee 36 9 11 16 42 53 −11 29
7 Hibernian 36 7 15 14 35 51 −16 29
8 Motherwell 36 11 5 20 39 73 −34 27
9 Morton (R) 36 6 8 22 36 81 −45 20 Relegation to First Division
10 Kilmarnock (R) 36 3 11 22 28 91 −63 17

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aitken, Mike (18 May 2013). "From the archive: Dundee United clinch first league title". The Scotsman (Johnston Publishing). Retrieved 20 December 2013. 

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