1978–79 Scottish First Division

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Scottish First Division
Season 1978–79
Champions Dundee
Promoted Dundee
Kilmarnock
Relegated Montrose
Queen of the South
Matches played 273
Goals scored 830 (3.04 per match)
Top goalscorer Blair Millar (28)[1]
Biggest home win Airdrieonians 8–2 Montrose, 05.05.1979
Biggest away win Arbroath 0–5 Raith Rovers, 30.09.1978

The 1978–79 Scottish First Division season was won by Dundee, who were promoted along with Kilmarnock to the Premier Division. Montrose and Queen of the South were relegated to the Second Division.[2]

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1 Dundee (C) (P) 39 24 7 8 69 36 +33 55 Premier Division
2 Kilmarnock (P) 39 22 10 7 72 36 +36 54
3 Clydebank 39 24 6 9 78 50 +28 54
4 Ayr United 39 21 5 13 73 54 +19 47
5 Hamilton Academical 39 17 9 13 63 61 +2 43
6 Airdrieonians 39 16 8 15 72 61 +11 40
7 Dumbarton 39 14 11 14 58 50 +8 39
8 Stirling Albion 39 13 9 17 43 55 −12 35
9 Clyde 39 13 8 18 54 65 −11 34
10 Arbroath 39 11 11 17 50 61 −11 33
11 Raith Rovers 39 12 8 19 48 55 −7 32
12 St Johnstone 39 10 11 18 57 66 −9 31
13 Montrose (R) 39 8 9 22 55 92 −37 25 Second Division
14 Queen of the South (R) 39 8 8 23 43 93 −50 24

Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
Only applicable when the season is not finished:
(Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scottish Football League - Top goalscorers per division". scottish-football-historical-archive.com. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
  2. ^ "Scottish Division One 1978-1979 Table". statto.com. Retrieved 2012-04-12. 
  3. ^ "Scottish Division One 1978-1979 Season Summary". statto.com. Retrieved 2012-04-12.