1926–27 in Scottish football

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1926–27 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
Bo'ness
Scottish Cup winners
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Rutherglen Glencairn
Scotland national team
1927 BHC

The 1926–27 season was the 54th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 37th season of the Scottish Football League. [1]

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 38 23 10 5 85 41 44 56
2 Motherwell 38 23 5 10 81 52 29 51
3 Celtic 38 21 7 10 101 55 46 49
4 Airdrieonians 38 18 9 11 97 64 33 45
5 Dundee 38 17 9 12 77 51 26 43
6 Falkirk 38 16 12 10 77 60 17 42
7 Cowdenbeath 38 18 6 14 74 60 14 42
8 Aberdeen 38 13 14 11 73 72 1 40
9 Hibernian 38 16 7 15 62 71 −9 39
10 St. Mirren 38 16 5 17 78 76 2 37
11 Partick Thistle 38 15 6 17 89 74 15 36
12 Queen's Park 38 15 6 17 74 84 −10 36
13 Heart of Midlothian 38 12 11 15 65 64 1 35
14 St. Johnstone 38 13 9 16 55 69 −14 35
15 Hamilton Academical 38 13 9 16 60 85 −25 35
16 Kilmarnock 38 12 8 18 54 71 −17 32
17 Clyde 38 10 9 19 54 85 −31 29
18 Dunfermline Athletic 38 10 8 20 53 85 −32 28
19 Morton 38 12 4 22 56 101 −45 28
20 Dundee United 38 7 8 23 56 101 –45 22

Champions: Rangers
Relegated: Greenock Morton, Dundee United

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Bo'ness 38 23 10 5 86 41 45 56
2 Raith Rovers 38 21 7 10 92 52 40 49
3 Clydebank 38 18 9 11 94 75 19 45
4 Third Lanark 38 17 10 11 67 48 19 44
5 East Stirlingshire 38 18 8 12 93 75 18 44
6 East Fife 38 19 3 16 103 91 12 41
7 Arthurlie 38 18 5 15 90 83 7 41
8 Ayr United 38 13 15 10 67 68 −1 41
9 Forfar Athletic 38 15 7 16 66 79 −13 37
10 Stenhousemuir 38 12 12 14 69 76 −7 36
11 Queen of the South 38 16 4 18 72 80 −8 36
12 King's Park 38 13 9 16 76 75 1 35
13 St Bernard's 38 14 6 18 70 77 −7 34
14 Alloa Athletic 38 12 10 16 70 77 −7 34
15 Armadale 38 12 10 16 70 78 −8 34
16 Albion Rovers 38 11 11 16 74 87 −13 33
17 Bathgate 38 13 7 18 76 98 −22 33
18 Dumbarton 38 13 6 19 69 84 −15 32
19 Arbroath 38 13 6 19 64 83 −19 32
20 Nithsdale Wanderers 38 7 9 22 59 100 −41 23

Promoted: Bo'ness United, Raith Rovers
Relegated: Nithsdale Wanderers

Scottish Cup[edit]

Last years runners-up Celtic were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 3–1 final win over East Fife.

Other Honours[edit]

National[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Qualifying Cup Mid Annandale 4 – 1 Brechin City

County[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Aberdeen 8 – 1 * Fraserburgh
Ayrshire Cup Beith
Dumbartonshire Cup Helensburgh 6 – 0 Dumbarton
East of Scotland Shield Hearts 5 – 1 Hibernian
Fife Cup Dunfermline Athletic 6 – 2 Lochgelly United
Forfarshire Cup Brechin City 4 – 3 * Montrose
Glasgow Cup Celtic 1 – 0 Rangers
Lanarkshire Cup Motherwell 2 – 0[2] Albion Rovers
Perthshire Cup St Johnstone 6 – 2 Breadalbane
Renfrewshire Cup St Mirren 8 – 1 * Arthurlie
Southern Counties Cup Stranraer 3 – 2 Thornhill
Stirlingshire Cup Falkirk 3 – 1 Bo'ness

. * aggregate over two legs

Highland League[edit]

Top Three

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Buckie Thistle 18 13 1 4 50 35 15 27
2 Clachnacuddin 18 12 2 4 57 26 31 26
3 Inverness Caledonian 18 11 3 4 42 36 6 25

Junior Cup[edit]

Rutherglen Glencairn were winners of the Junior Cup after a 2–1 win over Cambuslang Rangers in the final.

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[3] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
30 October 1926 Ibrox Park, Glasgow (H)  Wales 3–0 BHC Alex Jackson (2), Hughie Gallacher
26 February 1927 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Ireland 2–0 BHC Alan Morton (2)
2 April 1927 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 1–2 BHC Alan Morton

Scotland were joint winners with England in the 1926–27 British Home Championship.

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • BHC = British Home Championship

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