1963–64 in Scottish football

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1963–64 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
Morton
Scottish Cup winners
Rangers
League Cup winners
Rangers
Junior Cup winners
Johnstone Burgh
Teams in Europe
Celtic, Heart of Midlothian, Partick Thistle, Rangers
Scotland national team
1964 BHC

The 1963–64 season was the 91st season of competitive football in Scotland and the 67th season of the Scottish Football League. [1]

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 34 25 5 4 85 31 54 55
2 Kilmarnock 34 22 5 7 77 40 37 49
3 Celtic 34 19 9 6 89 34 55 47
4 Heart of Midlothian 34 19 9 6 74 40 34 47
5 Dunfermline Athletic 34 18 9 7 64 33 31 45
6 Dundee 34 20 5 9 94 50 44 45
7 Partick Thistle 34 15 5 14 55 54 1 35
8 Dundee United 34 13 8 13 65 49 16 34
9 Aberdeen 34 12 8 14 53 53 0 32
10 Hibernian 34 12 6 16 59 66 −7 30
11 Motherwell 34 9 11 14 51 62 −11 29
12 St Mirren 34 12 5 17 44 74 −30 29
13 St Johnstone 34 11 6 17 54 70 −16 28
14 Falkirk 34 11 6 17 54 84 −30 28
15 Airdrieonians 34 11 4 19 52 97 −45 26
16 Third Lanark 34 9 7 18 47 74 −27 25
17 Queen of the South 34 5 6 23 40 92 −52 16
18 East Stirlingshire 34 5 2 27 37 91 −54 12

Champions: Rangers
Relegated: Queen of the South, East Stirlingshire

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Morton 36 32 3 1 135 37 98 67
2 Clyde 36 22 9 5 81 44 37 53
3 Arbroath 36 20 6 10 79 46 33 46
4 East Fife 36 16 13 7 92 57 35 45
5 Montrose 36 19 6 11 79 57 22 44
6 Dumbarton 36 16 6 14 67 59 8 38
7 Queen's Park 36 17 4 15 57 54 3 38
8 Stranraer 36 16 6 14 71 73 −2 38
9 Albion Rovers 36 12 12 12 67 71 −4 36
10 Raith Rovers 36 15 5 16 70 61 9 35
11 Stenhousemuir 36 15 5 16 83 75 8 35
12 Berwick Rangers 36 10 10 16 68 84 −16 30
13 Hamilton Academical 36 12 6 18 65 81 −6 30
14 Ayr United 36 12 5 19 58 83 −25 29
15 Brechin City 36 10 8 18 61 98 −37 28
16 Alloa Athletic 36 11 5 20 64 92 −28 27
17 Cowdenbeath 36 7 11 18 46 72 −26 25
18 Forfar Athletic 36 6 8 22 57 104 −47 20
19 Stirling Albion 36 6 8 22 47 99 −52 20

Promoted: Greenock Morton, Clyde

In the league match between Forfar Athletic and East Fife on Wednesday, 22 April 1964, the result was Forfar 5, East Fife 4.[2][3]

Cup honours[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Cup 1963–64 Rangers 3 – 1 Dundee
League Cup 1963–64 Rangers 5 – 0[4] Morton
Junior Cup Johnstone Burgh 3 – 0 (rep.) Cambuslang Rangers

Other Honours[edit]

National[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Qualifying Cup - North Elgin City 8 – 5 * Clachnacuddin
Scottish Qualifying Cup - South Edinburgh University 4 – 3 * Peebles Rovers

County[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Fraserburgh
East of Scotland Shield Hearts 3 – 0 Hibernian
Fife Cup Dunfermline Athletic 5 – 1 * East Fife
Forfarshire Cup Dundee United 4 – 0 Montrose
Glasgow Cup Celtic 2 – 0 Clyde
Lanarkshire Cup Motherwell 3 – 1 Hamilton
Renfrewshire Cup Morton 6 – 4 * St Mirren
Stirlingshire Cup Falkirk 7 – 0 Stenhousemuir

* - aggregate over two legs

Highland League[edit]

Top Three

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Inverness Caledonian 30 20 4 6 90 47 53 44
2 Nairn County 30 19 5 6 92 52 40 43
3 Keith 30 17 6 7 83 61 22 40

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[5] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
12 October 1963 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Northern Ireland 1–2 BHC Ian St. John
7 November 1963 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Norway 6–1 Friendly Denis Law (4), Dave Mackay (2)
20 November 1963 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  Wales 2–1 BHC John White, Denis Law
11 April 1964 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 1–0 BHC Alan Gilzean
12 May 1964 Niedersachsenstadion, Hanover (A)  West Germany 2–2 Friendly Alan Gilzean (2)

Key:

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

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