1982–83 Scottish First Division

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Scottish First Division
Season 1982–83
Champions St Johnstone
Promoted St Johnstone
Hearts
Relegated Dunfermline Athletic
Queen's Park
Top goalscorer Bobby Williamson (23)[1]
81-82
83-84

The 1982–83 Scottish First Division season was won by St Johnstone by one point over nearest rival Hearts. Both clubs were promoted to the Premier Division.

League table[edit]

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Promotion or relegation
1 St Johnstone 39 25 5 9 59 37 22 55 Promotion to the 1983–84 Premier Division
2 Heart of Midlothian 39 22 10 7 79 38 41 54
3 Clydebank 39 20 10 9 72 49 23 50
4 Partick Thistle 39 20 9 10 66 45 21 49
5 Airdrieonians 39 16 7 16 62 46 16 39
6 Alloa Athletic 39 14 11 14 52 52 0 39
7 Dumbarton 39 13 10 16 50 59 −9 36
8 Falkirk 39 15 6 18 45 55 −10 36
9 Raith Rovers 39 13 8 18 64 63 1 34
10 Clyde 39 14 6 19 55 66 −11 34
11 Hamilton Academical 39 11 12 16 54 66 −12 34
12 Ayr United 39 12 8 19 45 61 −16 32
13 Dunfermline Athletic 39 7 17 15 39 69 −30 31 Relegation to the 1983–84 Second Division
14 Queen's Park 39 6 11 22 44 80 −36 23

Promotion[edit]

St Johnstone and Hearts finished 1st and second respectively and were promoted to the 1983–84 Scottish Premier Division.

Relegation[edit]

Dunfermline Athletic and Queen's Park finished 13th and 14th respectively and were relegated to the 1983–84 Scottish Second Division.

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.