1897–98 Scottish Division Two

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Scottish Second Division
Season 1897–98
Champions Kilmarnock
Promoted n/a

The 1897–98 Scottish Second Division was won by Kilmarnock with Motherwell finishing bottom.

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Qualification or relegation
1 Kilmarnock (C) 18 14 1 3 64 29 +35 29
2 Port Glasgow Athletic 18 12 1 5 66 36 +30 25
3 Morton 18 9 4 5 47 38 +9 22
4 Leith Athletic 18 9 2 7 40 39 +1 20
5 Abercorn 18 6 4 8 33 41 −8 16
5 Ayr 18 7 2 9 36 43 −7 16
5 Linthouse 18 6 4 8 38 39 −1 16
8 Airdrieonians 18 6 2 10 45 56 −11 14
9 Hamilton Academical 14 5 2 7 26 32 −6 012*
10 Motherwell 18 3 4 11 31 56 −25 10
n/a Renton (R) 4 0 0 4 2 19 −17 0 Resigned ‡

Source: statto.com
Rules for classification: Teams finish equal if level on points. Points system: 2 points for a win, 1 point for a draw, 0 points for a loss
Renton resigned after playing four games.
*Hamilton Academical took Renton's place in the league and fulfilled the club's remaining fixtures.
(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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