1987–88 Scottish First Division

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Scottish First Division
Season 1987–88
Champions Hamilton Academical
Promoted Hamilton Academical
Relegated East Fife
Dumbarton
Matches played 264
Goals scored 765 (2.9 per match)
Top goalscorer Gordon Dalziel (25)[1]
Biggest home win Raith Rovers 7–1 East Fife, 07.11.1987
Biggest away win Hamilton Academical 1–5 Meadowbank, 27.10.1987

The 1987–88 Scottish First Division season was won by Dunfermline Athletic, who were promoted four points ahead of Meadowbank Thistle. East Fife and Dumbarton 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) 44 22 12 10 67 39 +28 56 Premier Division
2 Meadowbank Thistle 44 20 12 12 71 37 +34 52
3 Clydebank 44 21 7 16 59 61 −2 49
4 Forfar Athletic 44 16 16 12 67 58 +9 48
5 Raith Rovers 44 19 7 18 81 76 +5 45
6 Airdrieonians 44 16 13 15 65 68 −3 45
7 Queen of the South 44 14 15 15 56 67 −11 43
8 Partick Thistle 44 16 9 19 60 64 −4 41
9 Clyde 44 16 6 22 73 75 −2 38
10 Kilmarnock 44 13 11 20 55 60 −5 37
11 East Fife (R) 44 13 10 21 61 76 −15 36 Second Division
12 Dumbarton (R) 44 12 12 20 51 70 −19 36

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 1987-1988 Table". statto.com. Retrieved 2012-04-10. 
  3. ^ "Scottish Division One 1987-1988 Season Summary". statto.com. Retrieved 2012-04-10.