1988–89 Scottish Premier Division

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Scottish Premier Division
Season 1988–89
Champions Rangers
European Cup Rangers
UEFA Cup Aberdeen
Dundee United
Hibernian
Cup Winners' Cup Celtic
Top goalscorer Mark McGhee, Charlie Nicholas (16)
Biggest home win Celtic 7–1 St. Mirren
Biggest away win Hamilton Academical 0–8 Celtic

The 1988–89 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Rangers, six points ahead of Aberdeen. Hamilton Academical were relegated.

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Rangers (C) 36 26 4 6 62 26 +36 56 1989–90 European Cup First round
2 Aberdeen 36 18 14 4 51 25 +26 50 1989–90 UEFA Cup First round
3 Celtic 36 21 4 11 66 44 +22 46 1989–90 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
4 Dundee United 36 16 12 8 44 26 +18 44 1989–90 UEFA Cup First round
5 Hibernian 36 13 9 14 37 36 +1 35
6 Heart of Midlothian 36 9 13 14 35 42 −7 31
7 St Mirren 36 11 7 18 39 55 −16 29
8 Dundee 36 9 10 17 34 48 −14 28
9 Motherwell 36 7 13 16 25 44 −19 27
10 Hamilton Academical (R) 36 6 2 28 19 76 −57 14 Relegation to First Division

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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