Scottish Premier Reserve League

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Scottish Premier Reserve League
Country  Scotland
Founded 1998
Divisions 1
Number of teams 12
Level on pyramid 1
Current champions Celtic reserves

The Scottish Premier Reserve League was the top reserve team league for Scottish football teams. The competition started at the same time as the inauguration of the Scottish Premier League in the 1998–99 season. It was initially an under-21 league, with a quota of five players over the age limit allowed per team in any match. The league was discontinued after the 2008–09 season.[1] Since then, alternative structures have been mooted, such as allowing the bigger clubs to field reserve teams in the lower divisions of the Scottish Football League.[1]

Past winners[edit]

Under-21 League[edit]

Season Winner[2][3] Runner-up
1998–99 St Johnstone Reserves Rangers Reserves
1999–00 Heart of Midlothian Reserves Hibernian Reserves
2000–01 Rangers Reserves Celtic Reserves
2001–02 Celtic Reserves Livingston Reserves
2002–03 Celtic Reserves Rangers Reserves
2003–04 Celtic Reserves Heart of Midlothian Reserves

Reserve League[edit]

Season Winner Runner-up
2004–05 Celtic Reserves Livingston Reserves
2005–06 Celtic Reserves Rangers Reserves
2006–07 Celtic Reserves Motherwell Reserves
2007–08 Celtic Reserves Inverness CT Reserves
2008–09 Celtic Reserves Heart of Midlothian Reserves


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