1936–37 in Scottish football

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1936–37 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
Ayr United
Scottish Cup winners
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Arthurlie
Scotland national team
1937 BHC

The 1936–37 season was the 64th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 47th season of the Scottish Football League.

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 38 26 9 3 88 32 56 61
2 Aberdeen 38 23 8 7 89 44 45 54
3 Celtic 38 22 8 8 89 58 31 52
4 Motherwell 38 22 7 9 96 54 42 51
5 Heart of Midlothian 38 24 3 11 99 60 39 51
6 Third Lanark 38 20 6 12 79 61 18 46
7 Falkirk 38 19 6 13 98 66 32 44
8 Hamilton Academical 38 18 5 15 91 96 −5 41
9 Dundee 38 12 15 11 58 69 −11 39
10 Clyde 38 16 6 16 59 70 −11 38
11 Kilmarnock 38 14 9 15 60 70 −10 37
12 St Johnstone 38 14 8 16 74 68 6 36
13 Partick Thistle 38 11 12 15 73 68 5 34
14 Arbroath 38 13 5 20 57 84 −27 31
15 Queen's Park 38 9 12 17 51 77 −26 30
16 St Mirren 38 11 7 20 68 81 −13 29
17 Hibernian 38 6 13 19 54 83 −29 25
18 Queen of the South 38 8 8 22 49 95 −46 24
19 Dunfermline Athletic 38 5 11 22 65 98 −33 21
20 Albion Rovers 38 5 6 27 53 116 −63 16

Champions: Rangers
Relegated: Dunfermline Athletic, Albion Rovers

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Ayr United 34 25 4 5 122 49 73 54
2 Morton 34 23 5 6 110 42 68 51
3 St Bernard's 34 22 4 8 100 51 49 48
4 Airdrieonians 34 18 8 8 85 60 25 44
5 East Fife 34 15 8 11 76 51 25 38
6 Cowdenbeath 34 14 10 10 75 59 16 38
7 East Stirlingshire 34 18 2 14 81 78 3 38
8 Raith Rovers 34 16 4 14 72 66 6 36
9 Alloa Athletic 34 13 7 14 64 65 −1 33
10 Stenhousemuir 34 14 4 16 82 86 −4 32
11 Leith Athletic 34 13 5 16 62 65 −3 31
12 Forfar Athletic 34 11 8 15 73 89 −16 30
13 Montrose 34 11 6 17 65 98 −33 28
14 Dundee United 34 9 9 16 72 97 −25 27
15 Dumbarton 34 11 5 18 57 83 −26 27
16 Brechin City 34 8 9 27 64 98 −34 25
17 King's Park 34 11 3 20 61 106 −45 25
18 Edinburgh City 34 2 3 29 42 120 −78 7

Promoted: Ayr United, Greenock Morton

Scottish Cup[edit]

Celtic were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 2–1 final win over Aberdeen.

Other Honours[edit]

National[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Qualifying Cup – North Vale Ocaba 4 – 2[1] Keith
Scottish Qualifying Cup – South Duns 2 – 1 Galston

County[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Buckie Thistle 7 – 2 * Aberdeen University
Dumbartonshire Cup Dumbarton 2 – 0 Vale Ocaba
East of Scotland Shield Hearts 6 – 2 Hibernian
Fife Cup East Fife 1 – 0 Dunfermline Athletic
Forfarshire Cup Arbroath 3 – 1 # Brechin City
Glasgow Cup Rangers 6 – 1 # Partick Thistle
Lanarkshire Cup Motherwell 6 – 1 * Airdrie
Perthshire Cup Breadalbane 4 – 1 * Blairgowrie
Renfrewshire Cup Morton 1 – 0 St Mirren
Southern Counties Cup Stranraer 2 – 1 St Cuthbert Wanderers
Stirlingshire Cup Stenhousemuir 6 – 4 * Alloa Athletic
  • * - aggregate over two legs
  • # - replay

Highland League[edit]

Top Three

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Buckie Thistle 22 16 3 3 65 30 35 35
2 Peterhead 22 12 4 6 69 44 25 28
3 Elgin City 22 11 5 6 78 47 31 27

Junior Cup[edit]

Arthurlie were winners of the Junior Cup after a 5–1 win over Kirkintilloch Rob Roy in the final.

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[2] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
14 October 1936 Ibrox Park, Glasgow (H)  Germany 2–0 Friendly Jimmy Delaney (2)
31 October 1936 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Ireland 3–1 BHC Charles Napier, Alex Munro, David McCulloch
2 December 1936 Dens Park, Dundee (H)  Wales 1–2 BHC Tommy Walker
17 April 1937 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 3–1 BHC Bob McPhail (2), Frank O'Donnell
9 May 1937 Prater Stadium, Vienna (A)  Austria 1–1 Friendly Frank O'Donnell
22 May 1937 Stadion Sparta-Letna, Prague (A)  Czechoslovakia 3–1 Friendly James Simpson, Bob McPhail, Torry Gillick

Key:

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

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ second replay
  2. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.

External links[edit]