1993–94 Scottish Premier Division

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Scottish Premier Division
Season 1993–94
Champions Rangers
Relegated St Johnstone, Raith Rovers, Dundee
Champions League Rangers
UEFA Cup Aberdeen, Motherwell
Cup Winners' Cup Dundee United
Goals scored 583
Average goals/game 2.65
Top goalscorer England Mark Hateley (22)

The 1993–1994 Scottish Premier Division season began on 7 August 1993 and was the last season of the twelve-team league, with three teams relegated to make way for the ten-team league the following season.

Overview[edit]

The 1993–94 Scottish Premier Division season ended in success for Rangers who won the title by three points from nearest rivals Aberdeen to clinch six titles in a row. St Johnstone, Raith Rovers and Dundee were relegated to the First Division after finishing in the bottom three positions. As champions, Rangers qualified for the Champions League while Aberdeen were joined by third-placed Motherwell in qualifying for the UEFA Cup. Sixth-placed Dundee United qualified for the Cup Winners' Cup after winning the Scottish Cup for the first time.[1]

Promotion and relegation from 1992–93[edit]

Promoted from First Division to Premier League

Relegated from Premier Division to First Division

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Rangers (C) 44 22 14 8 74 41 +33 58 1994–95 UEFA Champions League Qualifying round
2 Aberdeen 44 17 21 6 58 36 +22 55 1994–95 UEFA Cup Preliminary round
3 Motherwell 44 20 14 10 58 43 +15 54
4 Celtic 44 15 20 9 51 38 +13 50
5 Hibernian 44 16 15 13 53 48 +5 47
6 Dundee United 44 11 20 13 47 48 −1 42 1994–95 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup First round
7 Heart of Midlothian 44 11 20 13 37 43 −6 42
8 Kilmarnock 44 12 16 16 36 45 −9 40
9 Partick Thistle 44 12 16 16 46 57 −11 40
10 St Johnstone (R) 44 10 20 14 35 47 −12 40 Relegation to First Division
11 Raith Rovers (R) 44 6 19 19 46 80 −34 31
12 Dundee (R) 44 8 13 23 42 57 −15 29

Source: RSSSF
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. ^ "Scottish Premier Division 1993/94". RSSSF. Archived from the original on 22 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-03. 

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