1916–17 in Scottish football

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1916–17 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
St Mirren Juniors

The 1916–17 season was the 44th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 27th season of the Scottish Football League.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Celtic 38 27 10 1 79 17 62 64
2 Morton 38 24 6 8 72 39 33 54
3 Rangers 38 24 5 9 68 32 36 53
4 Airdrieonians 38 21 8 9 71 38 20 50
5 Third Lanark 38 19 11 8 53 37 16 49
6 Kilmarnock 38 18 7 13 69 46 23 43
7 St Mirren 38 15 10 13 49 43 6 40
8 Motherwell 38 16 6 16 57 59 −2 38
=9 Dumbarton 38 12 11 15 56 73 −17 35
Partick Thistle 38 14 7 17 44 43 −1 35
Hamilton Academical 38 13 9 16 54 73 −19 35
=12 Clyde 38 10 14 14 41 53 −12 34
Falkirk 38 12 10 16 58 57 1 34
14 Heart of Midlothian 38 14 4 20 44 59 −15 32
15 Ayr United 38 12 7 19 47 59 −12 31
=16 Dundee 38 13 4 21 58 71 −13 30
Hibernian 38 10 10 18 57 72 −15 30
18 Queen's Park 38 11 7 20 56 81 −25 29
19 Raith Rovers 38 8 7 23 42 91 −49 23
20 Aberdeen 38 7 7 24 36 68 −32 21

Champions: Celtic

Note: Due to increasing travel difficulties under war-time conditions, Aberdeen, Dundee and Raith Rovers were asked to retire from the League at the end of the season. Clydebank were elected to maintain an even number of teams.

Scottish Cup[edit]

There was no Scottish Cup competition played.

Other honours[edit]

County[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Dumbartonshire Cup Clydebank Dumbarton Harp
East of Scotland Shield Hibernian 4 – 0 Hearts
Fife Cup Cowdenbeath 0 – 0[1] East Fife
Glasgow Cup Celtic 3 – 2 Clyde
Lanarkshire Cup Wishaw Thistle
Linlithgowshire Cup Armadale 2 – 1 Broxburn

Junior Cup[edit]

St Mirren Juniors won the Junior Cup after a 1–0 win over Renfrew in the final.

Scotland national team[edit]

There were no Scotland matches played with the British Home Championship suspended due to World War I.

See also[edit]

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ won on corners

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