1915–16 in Scottish football

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1915–16 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Petershill

The 1915–16 season was the 43rd season of competitive football in Scotland and the 26th season of the Scottish Football League. For this season, Division Two was abandoned due to World War I.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic 38 32 3 3 116 32 84 67
2 Rangers 38 25 6 7 87 39 48 56
3 Morton 37 22 7 8 86 35 51 51
4 Ayr United 38 20 8 10 72 45 27 48
5 Heart of Midlothian 37 20 6 11 66 45 19 46
6 Partick Thistle 38 19 8 11 65 41 24 46
7 Hamilton Academical 38 19 3 16 68 76 −8 41
8 Dundee 38 18 4 16 56 49 7 40
9 Dumbarton 38 13 11 14 54 64 −10 37
10 Kilmarnock 38 12 11 15 46 49 −3 35
11 Aberdeen 38 11 12 15 51 64 −13 34
12 Falkirk 38 12 9 17 45 61 −16 33
13 St Mirren 38 13 4 21 50 67 −17 30
14 Motherwell 38 11 8 19 55 82 −27 30
15 Airdrieonians 38 11 8 19 44 74 −30 30
16 Third Lanark 38 9 11 18 40 56 −16 29
17 Clyde 38 11 7 20 49 71 −22 29
18 Queen's Park 38 11 6 21 53 100 −47 28
19 Hibernian 38 9 7 22 44 71 −27 25
20 Raith Rovers 38 9 5 24 30 65 −35 23

Champions: Celtic

Scottish Cup[edit]

There was no Scottish Cup competition played.

Other Honours[edit]

County[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Dumbartonshire Cup Clydebank 2 – 0 Vale of Leven
Fife Cup Cowdenbeath 2 – 0 Raith Rovers
Forfarshire Cup Montrose 2 – 0 Dundee Hibs
Glasgow Cup Celtic 2 – 1 Rangers
Lanarkshire Cup Wishaw Thistle 2 – 0 Dykehead
Linlithgowshire Cup Armadale 1 – 0 Bathgate

Junior Cup[edit]

Petershill won the Junior Cup after a 2–0 win over Parkhead in the final.

Scotland national team[edit]

There were no official Scotland matches played, with the British Home Championship suspended due to World War I. Scotland did play an unofficial wartime international against England on 13 May 1916.[1] England won 4–3 at Goodison Park, with Scotland represented by Ken Campbell, Billy Henry, Jimmy Frew, James Logan, James Galt, James Scott, James Reid, Percy Dawson, Willie Reid, Pat Allan and Willie Wilson.[1]

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sat 13 May 1916 England 4 Scotland 3". www.londonhearts.com. London Hearts Supporters' Club. Retrieved 22 January 2014. 

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