1992–93 Scottish Premier Division

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Scottish Premier Division
Season 1992–93
Champions Rangers
Relegated Falkirk
Airdrieonians
Champions League Rangers
UEFA Cup Celtic
Dundee United
Heart of Midlothian
Cup Winners' Cup Aberdeen
Matches played 264
Goals scored 699 (2.65 per match)
Top goalscorer Ally McCoist (34)

The 1992–93 Scottish Premier Division season ended in success for Rangers who won the title by nine points from nearest rivals Aberdeen and 13 points above third place rival Celtic to clinch five titles in a row. Falkirk and Airdrieonians finished 11th and 12th respectively and were relegated to the First Division.

Clubs[edit]

Stadia and locations[edit]

Team Location Stadium
Aberdeen Aberdeen Pittodrie Stadium
Airdrieonians Airdrie Broomfield Park
Celtic Parkhead, Glasgow Celtic Park
Dundee Dundee Dens Park
Dundee United Dundee Tannadice Park
Falkirk Falkirk Brockville Park
Heart of Midlothian Gorgie, Edinburgh Tynecastle Park
Hibernian Leith, Edinburgh Easter Road
Motherwell Motherwell Fir Park
Partick Thistle Maryhill, Glasgow Firhill Stadium
Rangers Ibrox, Glasgow Ibrox Park
St Johnstone Perth McDiarmid Park

Managers[edit]

Team Manager
Aberdeen Scotland Willie Miller
Airdrieonians Scotland Alex MacDonald
Celtic Republic of Ireland Liam Brady
Dundee England Simon Stainrod
Dundee United Scotland Jim McLean
Falkirk Scotland Jim Jefferies
Heart of Midlothian Scotland Sandy Clark
Hibernian Scotland Alex Miller
Motherwell Scotland Tommy McLean
Partick Thistle Scotland John Lambie
Rangers Scotland Walter Smith
St Johnstone Northern Ireland John McClelland

Managerial changes[edit]

Team Outgoing manager Date of vacancy Manner of departure Incoming manager Date of appointment
St Johnstone Scotland Alex Totten 14 December 1992 Sacked Northern Ireland John McClelland December 1992
Heart of Midlothian Scotland Joe Jordan 3 May 1993 Sacked Scotland Sandy Clark 3 May 1993

League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 44 33 7 4 97 35 62 73
2 Aberdeen 44 27 10 7 87 36 51 64
3 Celtic 44 24 12 8 68 41 27 60
4 Dundee United 44 19 9 16 56 49 7 47
5 Heart of Midlothian 44 15 14 15 46 51 −5 44
6 St Johnstone 44 10 20 14 52 66 −14 40
7 Hibernian 44 12 13 19 54 64 −10 37
8 Partick Thistle 44 12 12 20 50 71 −21 36
9 Motherwell 44 11 13 20 46 62 −16 35
10 Dundee 44 11 12 21 48 68 −20 34
11 Falkirk 44 11 7 26 60 86 −26 29
12 Airdrieonians 44 6 17 21 35 70 −35 29

See also[edit]