1980–81 Scottish First Division

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Scottish First Division
Season 1980–81
Champions Hibs
Promoted Hibs
Dundee
Relegated Stirling Albion
Berwick Rangers
Top goalscorer Ally McCoist (22)[1]

The Scottish First Division season 1980–81 was won by Hibs by six points over nearest rival Dundee.

League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 Hibernian 39 25 8 6 67 22 45 58 Promotion to the 1981–82 Premier Division
2 Dundee 39 22 8 9 64 40 24 52
3 St Johnstone 39 21 10 8 64 44 20 52
4 Raith Rovers 39 20 10 9 49 32 17 50
5 Motherwell 39 19 11 9 65 51 14 49
6 Ayr United 39 17 11 11 59 42 17 45
7 Hamilton Academical 39 15 7 17 61 57 4 37
8 Dumbarton 39 13 11 15 49 50 −1 37
9 Falkirk 39 13 8 18 39 52 −13 34
10 Clydebank 39 10 13 16 48 59 −11 33
11 East Stirlingshire 39 6 16 17 39 57 −18 28
12 Dunfermline Athletic 39 10 7 22 41 58 −17 27
13 Stirling Albion 39 6 11 22 19 48 −29 23 Relegation to the 1981–82 Second Division
14 Berwick Rangers 39 5 11 23 30 82 −52 21

Promotion[edit]

Hibs and Dundee finished first and second respectively and were promoted to the 1981–82 Scottish Premier Division.

Relegation[edit]

Stirling Albion and Berwick Rangers finished 13th and 14th respectively and were relegated to the 1981–82 Scottish Second Division. In a Scottish League record Stirling failed to score in their last 14 league matches - their last goal of the league season was on January 31st in a 1-0 win over Dunfermline. They then only scored in 2 of their first 7 league games the following season.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Scottish Football League - Top goalscorers per division". Scottish-football-historical-archive.com. Archived from the original on 2012-09-27. Retrieved 2012-04-23.