1937–38 in Scottish football

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1937–38 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Celtic
Division Two champions
Raith Rovers
Scottish Cup winners
East Fife
Junior Cup winners
Cambuslang Rangers
Scotland national team
1938 BHC

The 1937–38 season was the 65th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 48th 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 7 4 114 42 72 61
2 Heart of Midlothian 38 26 6 6 90 50 40 58
3 Rangers 38 18 13 7 75 49 26 49
4 Falkirk 38 19 9 10 82 52 30 47
5 Motherwell 38 17 10 11 78 69 9 44
6 Aberdeen 38 15 9 14 74 59 15 39
7 Partick Thistle 38 15 9 14 68 70 −2 39
8 St. Johnstone 38 16 7 15 78 81 −3 39
9 Third Lanark 38 11 13 14 68 73 −5 35
10 Hibernian 38 11 13 14 57 65 −8 35
11 Arbroath 38 11 13 14 58 79 −21 35
12 Queen's Park 38 11 12 15 59 74 −15 34
13 Hamilton Academical 38 13 7 18 81 76 5 33
14 St. Mirren 38 14 5 19 58 66 −8 33
15 Clyde 38 10 13 15 68 78 −10 33
16 Queen of the South 38 11 11 16 58 71 −13 33
17 Ayr United 38 9 15 14 66 85 −19 33
18 Kilmarnock 38 12 9 17 65 91 −26 33
19 Dundee 38 13 6 19 70 74 −4 32
20 Morton 38 6 3 29 64 127 −63 15

Champions: Celtic
Relegated: Dundee, Morton

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Raith Rovers 34 27 5 2 142 54 88 59
2 Albion Rovers 34 20 8 6 97 50 47 48
3 Airdrieonians 34 21 5 8 100 53 47 47
4 St Bernard's 34 20 5 9 75 49 26 45
5 Cowdenbeath 34 17 9 8 115 71 44 43
6 East Fife 34 19 5 10 94 61 33 43
7 Dumbarton 34 17 5 12 85 66 19 39
8 Stenhousemuir 34 17 5 12 87 78 9 39
9 Dunfermline Athletic 34 17 5 12 82 76 6 39
10 Leith Athletic 34 16 5 13 71 56 15 37
11 Alloa Athletic 34 11 4 19 78 106 −28 26
12 King's Park 34 11 4 19 64 96 −32 26
13 East Stirlingshire 34 9 7 18 55 95 −40 25
14 Dundee United 34 9 5 20 69 104 −35 23
15 Forfar Athletic 34 8 6 20 67 100 −33 22
16 Montrose 34 7 8 19 56 88 −32 22
17 Edinburgh City 34 7 3 24 77 125 −48 17
18 Brechin City 34 5 2 27 53 139 −86 12

Promoted: Raith Rovers, Albion Rovers

Scottish Cup[edit]

East Fife were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 4–2 extra time win in a replay against Kilmarnock.

Other Honours[edit]

National[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Qualifying Cup – North Elgin City 6 – 2 Blairgowrie
Scottish Qualifying Cup – South Stranraer 5 – 3 Bo'ness

County[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Fraserburgh 4 – 3 * Peterhead
Ayrshire Cup Ayr United 7 – 1 Beith
East of Scotland Shield Hibernian 4 – 0 Hearts
Forfarshire Cup Dundee 3 – 0 Dundee United
Glasgow Cup Rangers 2 – 1 Third Lanark
Lanarkshire Cup Airdrie 4 – 2 * Hamilton
Perthshire Cup Blairgowrie 8 – 2 * Vale of Atholl
Renfrewshire Cup St. Mirren 7 – 1 Morton
Southern Counties Cup Solway Star
Stirlingshire Cup Falkirk 4 – 1 * King's Park
  • * - aggregate over two legs

Highland League[edit]

Top Three

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Fraserburgh 22 16 3 3 78 45 33 35
2 Clachnacuddin 22 16 2 4 74 48 26 34
3 Elgin City 22 16 1 5 93 36 57 33

Junior Cup[edit]

Cambuslang Rangers were winners of the Junior Cup after a 3–2 win over Benburb in the final.

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[1] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
30 October 1937 Ninian Park, Cardiff (A)  Wales 1–2 BHC Alex Massie
10 November 1937 Pittodrie Stadium, Aberdeen (H)  Ireland 1–1 BHC James Smith
8 December 1937 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Czechoslovakia 5–0 Friendly Andrew Black, David McCulloch (2), Peter Buchanan, David Kinnear
9 April 1938 Wembley Stadium, London (A)  England 1–0 BHC Thomas Walker
21 May 1938 Olympisch Stadion, Amsterdam (A)  Netherlands 3–1 Friendly Andrew Black, Francis Murphy, Thomas Walker

Key:

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

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.

External links[edit]