1928–29 in Scottish football

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1928–29 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
Dundee United
Scottish Cup winners
Kilmarnock
Junior Cup winners
Dundee Violet
Scotland national team
1929 BHC

The 1928–29 season was the 56th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 39th 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 30 7 1 107 32 75 67
2 Celtic 38 22 7 9 67 44 23 51
3 Motherwell 38 20 10 8 85 66 19 50
4 Heart of Midlothian 38 19 9 10 91 57 34 47
5 Queen's Park 38 18 7 13 100 69 31 43
6 Partick Thistle 38 17 7 14 91 70 21 41
7 Aberdeen 38 16 8 14 81 68 13 40
8 St. Mirren 38 16 8 14 78 75 3 40
9 St. Johnstone 38 14 10 14 57 70 −13 38
10 Kilmarnock 38 14 8 16 79 74 5 36
11 Falkirk 38 14 8 16 68 86 −18 36
12 Hamilton Academical 38 13 9 16 58 83 −25 35
13 Cowdenbeath 38 14 5 19 55 69 −14 33
14 Hibernian 38 13 6 19 54 62 −8 32
15 Airdrieonians 38 12 7 19 56 65 −9 31
16 Ayr United 38 12 7 19 65 84 −19 31
17 Clyde 38 12 6 20 47 71 −24 30
18 Dundee 38 9 11 18 59 59 0 29
19 Third Lanark 38 10 6 22 71 102 −31 26
20 Raith Rovers 38 9 6 23 52 105 −53 24

Champions: Rangers
Relegated: Third Lanark, Raith Rovers

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Dundee United 36 24 3 9 99 55 44 51
2 Morton 36 21 8 7 85 49 36 50
3 Arbroath 36 19 8 9 90 60 30 47
4 Albion Rovers 36 18 8 10 95 67 28 44
5 Leith Athletic 36 18 7 11 78 56 22 43
6 St Bernard's 36 16 9 11 77 55 22 41
7 Forfar Athletic 35 14 10 11 69 75 −6 38
8 East Fife 35 15 6 14 88 77 11 36
9 Queen of the South 36 16 4 16 86 79 7 36
10 Bo'ness 35 15 5 15 62 62 0 35
11 Dunfermline Athletic 36 13 7 16 66 72 −6 33
12 East Stirlingshire 36 14 4 18 71 75 −4 32
13 Alloa Athletic 36 12 7 17 64 77 −13 31
14 Dumbarton 36 11 9 16 59 78 −19 31
15 King's Park 36 8 13 15 60 84 −24 29
16 Clydebank 36 11 5 20 70 85 −15 27
17 Arthurlie 32 9 7 16 51 73 −22 25
18 Stenhousemuir 35 9 6 20 51 90 −39 24
19 Armadale 36 8 7 21 47 99 −52 23
20 Bathgate 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

NOTE: Arthurlie resigned - fixtures stand
Bathgate resigned - fixtures expunged

Promoted: Dundee United, Greenock Morton

Scottish Cup[edit]

Kilmarnock were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 2–0 win over last years winners Rangers.

Other Honours[edit]

National[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Qualifying Cup Murrayfield Amateurs 8 – 1 Thornhill

County[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Aberdeen 9 – 3 * Huntly
Ayrshire Cup Ayr United 5 – 1 Kilmarnock
Dumbartonshire Cup Clydebank 1 – 0 Dumbarton
East of Scotland Shield Hibernian 3 – 2 Hearts
Fife Cup Cowdenbeath 3 – 2[2] Raith Rovers
Forfarshire Cup Dundee United 2 – 1 Forfar Athletic
Glasgow Cup Celtic 2 – 0 Queen's Park
Lanarkshire Cup Motherwell 5 – 2 * Albion Rovers
Perthshire Cup St Johnstone 4 – 0 Vale of Atholl
Renfrewshire Cup St Mirren 7 – 2 * Morton
Southern Counties Cup Mid Annandale 2 – 0 St Cuthbert's Wanderers
Stirlingshire Cup East Stirling 3 – 1 Falkirk Amateurs

. * aggregate over two legs

Highland League[edit]

Top Three

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Inverness Thistle 22 14 4 4 54 35 19 32
2 Elgin City 22 13 3 6 49 36 13 29
3 Clachnacuddin 22 12 5 5 60 30 30 29

Junior Cup[edit]

Dundee Violet were winners of the Junior Cup after a 4–0 win over Denny Hibs in the final replay.

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[3] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
27 October 1928 Ibrox Park, Glasgow (H)  Wales 4–2 BHC Hughie Gallacher (3), James Dunn
23 February 1929 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Ireland 7–3 BHC Hughie Gallacher (4), Alex Jackson (2), Alex James
13 April 1929 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 1–0 BHC Alec Cheyne
26 May 1929 Brann Stadium, Bergen (A)  Norway 7–3 Friendly Alec Cheyne (3), Jimmy Nisbet (2), Bobby Rankin, Tully Craig
1 June 1929 Grunewald Stadium, Berlin (A)  Germany 1–1 Friendly Willie Imrie
4 June 1929 Olympic Stadium, Amsterdam (A)  Netherlands 2–0 Friendly Jimmy Fleming, Bobby Rankin (pen.)

Scotland were winners of the 1928–29 British Home Championship. 1929 also saw Scotland complete against non-British teams for the first time.

Key:

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

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