1983–84 in Scottish football

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1983–84 in Scottish football
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Premier Division champions
Aberdeen
Division One champions
Morton
Division Two champions
Forfar Athletic
Scottish Cup winners
Aberdeen
League Cup winners
Rangers
Junior Cup winners
Bo'ness United
Teams in Europe
Aberdeen, Celtic, Dundee United, Rangers, St. Mirren
Scotland national team
1984 BHC, UEFA Euro 1984 qualifying

The 1983–84 season was the 87th season of competitive football in Scotland. [1]

Scottish Premier Division[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Aberdeen 36 25 7 4 78 21 57 57
2 Celtic 36 21 8 7 80 41 39 50
3 Dundee United 36 18 11 7 67 39 28 47
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 55 59 −4 32
7 Hibernian 36 12 7 17 45 55 −10 31
8 Dundee 36 11 5 20 50 74 −24 27
9 St. Johnstone 36 10 3 23 36 81 −45 23
10 Motherwell 36 4 7 25 31 75 −44 15

Champions: Aberdeen
Relegated: St. Johnstone, Motherwell

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Morton 39 21 12 6 75 46 29 54
2 Dumbarton 39 20 11 8 66 44 22 51
3 Partick Thistle 39 19 8 12 67 50 17 46
4 Clydebank 39 16 13 10 62 50 12 45
5 Brechin City 39 14 14 11 56 58 −2 42
6 Kilmarnock 39 16 6 17 57 53 4 38
7 Falkirk 39 16 6 17 46 54 −8 38
8 Clyde 39 12 13 14 53 50 3 37
9 Hamilton Academical 39 11 14 14 43 46 −3 36
10 Airdrieonians 39 13 10 16 45 53 −8 36
11 Meadowbank Thistle 39 12 10 17 49 69 −20 34
12 Ayr United 39 10 12 17 56 70 −14 32
13 Raith Rovers 39 10 11 18 53 62 −9 31
14 Alloa Athletic 39 8 10 21 41 64 −23 26

Promoted: Morton, Dumbarton
Relegated: Raith Rovers, Alloa Athletic

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Forfar Athletic 39 27 9 3 73 31 42 63
2 East Fife 39 20 7 12 57 43 14 47
3 Berwick Rangers 39 16 11 12 56 38 18 43
4 Stirling Albion 39 14 14 11 51 41 10 42
5 Arbroath 39 18 6 15 51 46 5 42
6 Queen of the South 39 16 10 13 51 46 5 42
7 Stenhousemuir 39 14 11 14 47 57 −10 39
8 Stranraer 39 13 12 14 47 47 0 38
9 Dunfermline Athletic 39 13 10 16 44 45 −1 36
10 Queen's Park 39 14 8 17 58 63 −5 36
11 East Stirlingshire 39 10 11 18 52 66 −14 31
12 Montrose 39 12 7 20 36 56 −20 31
13 Cowdenbeath 39 10 9 20 44 58 −14 29
14 Albion Rovers 39 8 11 20 46 76 −30 27

Promoted: Forfar Athletic, East Fife

Other honours[edit]

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up Report
Scottish Cup 1983–84 Aberdeen 2 – 1 (a.e.t.) Celtic Wikipedia article
League Cup 1983–84 Rangers 3 – 2 (a.e.t.) Celtic Wikipedia article
Youth Cup Celtic 2 – 0 (a.e.t.) Rangers
Junior Cup Bo'ness United 2 – 0 Baillieston

Individual honours[edit]

Award Winner Club
Footballer of the Year Scotland Willie Miller Aberdeen
Players' Player of the Year Scotland Willie Miller Aberdeen
Young Player of the Year Scotland John Robertson Heart of Midlothian

Scottish national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
21 September 1983 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H) Uruguay Uruguay 2–0 Friendly John Robertson, Davie Dodds
12 October 1983 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H) Belgium Belgium 1–1 ECQG1 Charlie Nicholas
16 November 1983 Kurt-Wabbel Stadion, Halle (A) East Germany East Germany 1–2 ECQG1 Eamonn Bannon
13 December 1983 Windsor Park, Belfast (A) Northern Ireland Northern Ireland 0–2 BHC
28 February 1984 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H) Wales Wales 2–1 BHC Davie Cooper, Maurice Johnston
26 May 1984 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H) England England 1–1 BHC Mark McGhee
1 June 1984 Stade Vélodrome, Marseilles (A) France France 0–2 Friendly

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • ECQG1 = European Championship qualifying - Group 1
  • BHC = British Home Championship

See also[edit]

1983–84 Aberdeen F.C. season

Notes and references[edit]