2011–12 Scottish Football League

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Irn-Bru Football League
Season2011–12

Statistics of the Scottish Football League in season 2011–12.

After the season ended, Rangers were liquidated, and re-formed in the Third Division. This meant that three further promotion places were created: these went to Dundee, Airdrie United and Stranraer. Airdrie United and Stranraer earned promotion as the losers in the playoff finals.

Scottish First Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Ross County (C) 36 22 13 1 72 32 +40 79 Promotion to the Premier League
2 Dundee (P) 36 15 10 11 53 43 +10 55[a]
3 Falkirk 36 13 13 10 53 48 +5 52
4 Hamilton Academical 36 14 7 15 55 56 −1 49
5 Livingston 36 13 9 14 56 54 +2 48
6 Partick Thistle 36 12 11 13 50 39 +11 47
7 Raith Rovers 36 11 11 14 46 49 −3 44
8 Greenock Morton 36 10 12 14 40 55 −15 42
9 Ayr United (R) 36 9 11 16 44 67 −23 38 Qualification for the First Division Play-offs
10 Queen of the South (R) 36 7 11 18 38 64 −26 32 Relegation to the Second Division
Source: SPFL Archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Rangers were liquidated prior to the 2012–13 season. Dundee were chosen to take their place, gaining promotion to the SPL.[1]

Scottish Second Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion, qualification or relegation
1 Cowdenbeath (C, P) 36 20 11 5 68 29 +39 71 Promotion to the First Division
2 Arbroath 36 17 12 7 76 51 +25 63 Qualification for the First Division Play-offs
3 Dumbarton (O, P) 36 17 7 12 61 61 0 58[a]
4 Airdrie United (P) 36 14 10 12 68 60 +8 52[b]
5 Stenhousemuir 36 15 6 15 54 49 +5 51
6 East Fife 36 14 6 16 55 57 −2 48
7 Forfar Athletic 36 11 9 16 59 72 −13 42
8 Brechin City 36 10 11 15 47 62 −15 41
9 Albion Rovers (O) 36 10 7 19 43 66 −23 37 Qualification for Second Division Play-offs
10 Stirling Albion (R) 36 9 7 20 46 70 −24 34 Relegation to the Third Division
Source: SPFL Archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (O) Play-off winner; (P) Promoted; (R) Relegated.
Notes:
  1. ^ Dumbarton won the First Division play-off final, and were promoted to the First Division.
  2. ^ Airdrie United lost the final of the First Division playoffs to Dumbarton. However following the demotion of Rangers to the third division prior to the beginning of the 2012-13 season, Dundee were promoted from the First Division to the SPL, and Airdrie United were promoted to the First Division to take their place. Stranraer were promoted from the Third to the Second Division to take the place of Airdrie United

Scottish Third Division[edit]

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or qualification
1 Alloa Athletic (C, P) 36 23 8 5 70 39 +31 77 Promotion to the Second Division
2 Queen's Park 36 19 6 11 70 48 +22 63 Qualification for the Second Division Play-offs
3 Stranraer (P) 36 17 7 12 77 57 +20 58[a]
4 Elgin City 36 16 9 11 68 60 +8 57
5 Peterhead 36 15 6 15 51 53 −2 51
6 Annan Athletic 36 13 10 13 53 53 0 49
7 Berwick Rangers 36 12 12 12 61 58 +3 48
8 Montrose 36 11 5 20 58 75 −17 38
9 Clyde 36 8 11 17 35 50 −15 35
10 East Stirlingshire 36 6 6 24 38 88 −50 24
Source: SPFL Archive
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored.
(C) Champion; (P) Promoted.
Notes:
  1. ^ Stranraer advanced to the final of the Second Division play-offs but were defeated by Albion Rovers, who retained their place in the Second Division. However, following the demotion of Rangers to the Third Division, Dundee were promoted from the First Division to the SPL, Airdrie United promoted from the Second to the First Division, and Stranraer were promoted from the Third to the Second Division.

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