1982–83 Scottish Premier Division

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Scottish Premier Division
Season1982–83
ChampionsDundee United
RelegatedMorton
Kilmarnock
European CupDundee United
Cup Winners' CupAberdeen
Rangers
UEFA CupCeltic
St Mirren
Matches played180
Goals scored529 (2.94 per match)
Top goalscorerCharlie Nicholas (29)
Biggest home winHibernian 8–1 Kilmarnock
Biggest away winMotherwell 0–7 Celtic

The 1982–83 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Dundee United, one point ahead of Celtic and Aberdeen. Greenock Morton and Kilmarnock were relegated.

Dundee United clinched the league championship with a 2–1 win in a Dundee derby against Dundee at Dens Park on the final day of the season.[1]

Table[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Dundee United (C) 36 24 8 4 90 35 +55 56 1983–84 European Cup First round
2 Celtic 36 25 5 6 90 36 +54 55 1983–84 UEFA Cup First round
3 Aberdeen 36 25 5 6 76 25 +51 55 1983–84 European Cup Winners' Cup First round
4 Rangers 36 13 12 11 53 41 +12 38
5 St Mirren 36 11 12 13 47 51 −4 34 1983–84 UEFA Cup First round
6 Dundee 36 9 11 16 42 53 −11 29
7 Hibernian 36 7 15 14 35 51 −16 29
8 Motherwell 36 11 5 20 39 73 −34 27
9 Morton (R) 36 6 8 22 36 81 −45 20 Relegation to First Division
10 Kilmarnock (R) 36 3 11 22 28 91 −63 17
Source: Statto
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Aitken, Mike (18 May 2013). "From the archive: Dundee United clinch first league title". The Scotsman. Johnston Publishing. Retrieved 20 December 2013.

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