1985–86 Scottish First Division

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Scottish First Division
Season 1985–86
Champions Hamilton Academical
Promoted Hamilton Academical
Falkirk
Relegated Ayr United
Alloa Athletic
Matches played 273
Goals scored 761 (2.79 per match)
Top goalscorer Ken Eadie (22)[1]
Biggest home win Kilmarnock 5–0 Partick Thistle, 07.09.1985
Biggest away win Forfar Athletic 0–4 Alloa Athletic, 28.09.1985

The 1985–86 Scottish First Division season was won by Hamilton Academical, who were promoted along with Falkirk to the Premier Division. Ayr United and Alloa Athletic were relegated to the Second Division.[2]

Table[edit]

Pos
Team
Pld
W
D
L
GF
GA
GD
Pts
Promotion or relegation
1 Hamilton Academical (C) (P) 39 24 8 7 77 44 +33 56 Premier Division
2 Falkirk (P) 39 17 11 11 57 39 +18 45
3 Kilmarnock 39 18 8 13 62 49 +13 44
4 Forfar Athletic 39 17 10 12 51 43 +8 44
5 East Fife 39 14 15 10 54 46 +8 43
6 Dumbarton 39 16 11 12 59 52 +7 43
7 Morton 39 14 11 14 57 63 −6 39
8 Partick Thistle 39 10 16 13 53 64 −11 36
9 Airdrieonians 39 12 11 16 51 50 +1 35
10 Brechin City 39 13 9 17 58 64 −6 35
11 Clyde 39 9 17 13 49 59 −10 35
12 Montrose 39 10 14 15 43 54 −11 34
13 Ayr United (R) 39 10 11 18 41 60 −19 31 Second Division
14 Alloa Athletic (R) 39 6 14 19 49 74 −25 26

Source: RSSSF
Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
(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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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. 
  2. ^ "Scottish Division One 1985-1986 Table". statto.com. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Scottish Division One 1985-1986 Season Summary". statto.com. Retrieved 2012-04-10.