1896–97 Scottish Football League

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Statistics of the Scottish Football League in season 1896–97.

Overview[edit]

Hearts were champions of the Scottish Division One.

Partick Thistle won the Scottish Division Two. Both Linthouse and Port Glasgow Athletic had four points deducted.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Hearts 18 13 2 3 47 22 25 28
2 Hibernian 18 12 2 4 50 20 30 26
3 Rangers 18 11 3 4 64 30 34 25
4 Celtic 18 10 4 4 42 18 24 24
5 Dundee 18 10 2 6 38 30 8 22
6 St Mirren 18 9 1 8 38 29 9 19
7 St Bernard's 18 7 0 11 32 40 -8 14
8 Third Lanark 18 5 1 12 29 46 -17 11
9 Clyde 18 4 0 14 27 65 -38 8
10 Abercorn 18 1 1 16 21 88 -67 3
Division Champions
Failed re-election/relegated

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Partick Thistle 18 14 3 1 61 28 33 31
2 Leith Athletic 18 13 1 4 54 28 26 27
3 Kilmarnock 18 10 1 7 44 33 11 21
= Airdrieonians 18 10 1 7 48 39 9 21
5 Morton 18 7 2 9 38 40 -2 16
6 Renton 18 6 2 10 34 40 -6 14
= Linthouse[1] 18 8 2 8 44 52 -8 14
8 Port Glasgow Athletic[1] 18 4 5 9 39 50 -11 13
= Motherwell 18 6 1 11 40 55 -15 13
10 Dumbarton 18 2 2 14 27 64 -37 6
  1. ^ a b Both Linthouse and Port Glasgow Athletic had four points deducted.
Division Champions/Elected to Division 1

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