1996–97 Heart of Midlothian F.C. season

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Heart of Midlothian
1996–97 season
Manager Scotland Jim Jefferies
Stadium Tynecastle Stadium
Scottish Premier Division 3rd
Cup Winners' Cup Qualifying round
Scottish Cup Fourth Round Replay
League Cup Final
Top goalscorer League:
Scotland John Robertson (14)
All:
Scotland John Robertson (19)
Highest home attendance 15,424 v Celtic Scottish Premier Division 11 January 1997
Lowest home attendance 9,303 v Stenhousemuir League Cup 14 August 1996
Average home league attendance 12,349

The 1996–97 season is Hearts 14th consecutive season of play in the Scottish Premier Division. Hearts will also compete in the Scottish Cup & the Scottish League Cup.

Fixtures[edit]

Friendlies[edit]

Cup winners' cup[edit]

League Cup[edit]

Scottish Cup[edit]

Scottish Premier Division[edit]

Premier Division Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Celtic (C) 36 27 6 3 85 33 +52 87 1997–98 UEFA Champions League First qualifying round
2 Rangers 36 22 5 9 78 32 +46 71 1997–98 UEFA Cup First qualifying round
3 Dundee United 36 17 9 10 46 33 +13 60 1997–98 UEFA Cup First qualifying round
4 Heart of Midlothian 36 14 10 12 46 43 +3 52
5 Dunfermline Athletic 36 12 9 15 52 65 −13 45
6 Aberdeen 36 10 14 12 45 54 −9 44
7 Kilmarnock 36 11 6 19 41 61 −20 39 1997–98 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup Qualifying round
8 Motherwell 36 9 11 16 44 55 −11 38
9 Hibernian 36 9 11 16 38 55 −17 38
10 Raith Rovers (R) 36 6 7 23 29 73 −44 25 Relegation to Scottish First Division

Source: Soccerbot
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.

Stats[edit]

Scorers[edit]

Pos PLayer SPL SC LC CWC Total
FW Scotland John Robertson 14 2 3 0 19
MF Scotland Colin Cameron 8 1 2 0 11
DF Scotland David Weir 6 1 1 0 8
FW Scotland Jim Hamilton 5 1 0 0 6
MF Scotland Neil McCann 5 0 1 0 6
DF Scotland Paul Ritchie 3 0 0 0 3
FW France Stephane Paille 2 0 1 0 3
MF Scotland Steve Fulton 1 0 1 0 2
DF Scotland Dave McPherson 1 0 0 1 2
FW England Darren Beckford 0 0 2 0 2
MF Scotland Gary Mackay 1 0 0 0 1
DF England Neil Pointon 0 1 0 0 1

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Source London Hearts season 1996-97

External links[edit]