1930–31 in Scottish football

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1930–31 in Scottish football
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Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
Third Lanark
Scottish Cup winners
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Denny Hibs
Scotland national team
1931 BHC

The 1930–31 season was the 58th season of competitive football in Scotland and the 41st season of the Scottish Football League.[1]

Scottish League Division One[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 38 27 6 5 96 29 67 60
2 Celtic 38 24 10 4 101 34 67 58
3 Motherwell 38 24 8 6 102 42 60 56
4 Partick Thistle 38 24 5 9 76 43 33 53
5 Heart of Midlothian 38 19 6 13 90 63 27 44
6 Aberdeen 38 17 7 14 79 63 16 41
7 Cowdenbeath 38 17 7 14 58 65 −7 41
8 Dundee 38 17 5 16 65 63 2 39
9 Airdrieonians 38 17 5 16 59 66 −7 39
10 Hamilton Academical 38 16 5 17 59 57 2 37
11 Kilmarnock 38 15 5 18 59 60 −1 35
12 Clyde 38 15 4 19 60 87 −27 34
13 Queen's Park 38 13 7 18 71 72 −1 33
14 Falkirk 38 14 4 20 77 87 −10 32
15 St Mirren 38 11 8 19 49 72 −23 30
16 Morton 38 11 7 20 58 83 −25 29
17 Leith Athletic 38 8 11 19 51 85 −34 27
18 Ayr United 38 8 11 19 53 92 −39 27
19 Hibernian 38 9 7 22 49 81 −32 25
20 East Fife 38 8 4 26 45 113 −68 20

Champions: Rangers
Relegated: Hibernian, East Fife

Scottish League Division Two[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Third Lanark 38 27 7 4 107 42 65 61
2 Dundee United 38 21 8 9 93 54 39 50
3 Dunfermline Athletic 38 20 7 11 83 50 33 47
4 Raith Rovers 38 20 6 12 93 72 21 46
5 St Johnstone 38 19 6 13 76 61 15 44
6 Queen of the South 38 18 6 14 83 66 17 42
7 East Stirlingshire 38 17 7 14 85 74 11 41
8 Montrose 38 19 3 16 75 90 −15 41
9 Albion Rovers 38 14 11 13 83 84 −1 39
10 Dumbarton 38 15 8 15 73 72 1 38
11 St Bernard's 38 14 9 15 85 66 19 37
12 Forfar Athletic 38 15 6 17 80 84 −4 36
13 Alloa Athletic 38 15 5 18 65 87 −22 35
14 King's Park 38 14 6 18 78 70 8 34
15 Arbroath 38 15 4 19 83 94 −11 34
16 Brechin City 38 13 7 18 52 84 −32 33
17 Stenhousemuir 38 12 6 20 75 101 −26 30
18 Armadale 38 13 2 23 74 99 −25 28
19 Clydebank 38 10 2 26 61 108 −47 22
20 Bo'ness 38 9 4 25 54 100 −46 22

Promoted: Third Lanark, Dundee United

Scottish Cup[edit]

Celtic were winners of the Scottish Cup after a 4–2 replay win over Motherwell.

Other Honours[edit]

National[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Scottish Qualifying Cup Bathgate 1 – 0[2] Dalbeattie Star

County[edit]

Competition Winner Score Runner-up
Aberdeenshire Cup Aberdeen 7 – 1 * Peterhead
Ayrshire Cup Kilmarnock 5 – 1 Beith
Dumbartonshire Cup Dumbarton 5 – 0 Clydebank
East of Scotland Shield Hearts 5 – 4 Hibernian
Fife Cup East Fife 2 – 2[3] Raith Rovers
Forfarshire Cup Forfar Athletic 2 – 1 Dundee
Glasgow Cup Celtic 2 – 1 Rangers
Lanarkshire Cup Airdrie 6 – 2 * Albion Rovers
Perthshire Cup St Johnstone 4 – 2 Vale of Atholl
Renfrewshire Cup Morton 5 – 4 * St Mirren
Southern Counties Cup Dalbeattie Star 1 – 0 Stranraer
Stirlingshire Cup Falkirk 2 – 0 Stenhousemuir

.* - aggregate over two legs

Highland League[edit]

Top Three

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Inverness Caledonian 22 12 8 2 62 36 26 32
2 Buckie Thistle 22 15 1 6 55 33 22 31
3 Forres Mechanics 22 10 6 6 55 53 2 26

Junior Cup[edit]

Denny Hibs were winners of the Junior Cup after a 1–0 win over Burnbank Athletic in the final.

Scotland national team[edit]

Date Venue Opponents Score[4] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
25 October 1930 Ibrox Park, Glasgow (H)  Wales 1–1 BHC Barney Battles, Jr.
21 February 1931 Windsor Park, Belfast (A)  Ireland 0–0 BHC
28 March 1931 Hampden Park, Glasgow (H)  England 2–0 BHC George Stevenson, Jimmy McGrory
16 May 1931 Hohe Warte Stadium Vienna (A)  Austria 0–5 Friendly
20 May 1931 Stadio Nazionale PNF Rome (A)  Italy 0–3 Friendly
24 May 1931 Stade des Charmilles Geneva (A)   Switzerland 3–2 Friendly Jimmy Easson, William Boyd, Andrew Love

Scotland were joint winners with England of the 1930–31 British Home Championship.

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • BHC = British Home Championship

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 December 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-18. 
  2. ^ replay
  3. ^ won on corners
  4. ^ Scotland's score is shown first.

External links[edit]