1983–84 Scottish Premier Division

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Scottish Premier Division
Season 1983–84
Champions Aberdeen
Relegated St. Johnstone
Motherwell
European Cup Aberdeen
UEFA Cup Dundee United
Rangers
Heart of Midlothian
Cup Winners' Cup Celtic
Matches played 180
Goals scored 533 (2.96 per match)
Top goalscorer Brian McClair (23)
Biggest home win Dundee United 7–0 St. Johnstone
Biggest away win St. Johnstone 0–5 Aberdeen

The 1983–84 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Aberdeen, seven points ahead of Celtic. St. Johnstone and Motherwell were relegated.

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Aberdeen (C) 36 25 7 4 78 21 +57 57 1984–85 European Cup First round
2 Celtic 36 21 8 7 80 41 +39 50 1984–85 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
3 Dundee United 36 18 11 7 67 39 +28 47 1984–85 UEFA Cup First round
4 Rangers 36 15 12 9 53 41 +12 42
5 Heart of Midlothian 36 10 16 10 38 47 −9 36
6 St Mirren 36 9 14 13 74 57 +17 32
7 Hibernian 36 12 7 17 45 55 −10 31
8 Dundee 36 11 5 20 50 74 −24 27
9 St Johnstone (R) 36 10 3 23 36 81 −45 23 Relegation to First Division
10 Motherwell (R) 36 4 7 25 31 75 −44 15

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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