Season 1896-97

 

 
Cup Competition
Scottish FA Cup Final 1897 Venue Gate Notes
D 1 Rangers 5 1 Dumbarton D 2 Hampden Park, Glasgow 15,000
 
Scottish FA Cup Semi-Finals 1897 Venue Gate Notes
D 2 Dumbarton 4 3 Kilmarnock D 2 Boghead, Dumbarton 6,000
D 2 Morton 2 7 RangersD 1 Cappielow Park, Greenock 11,500
 
   
Final Table for season 1896-97
Scottish Division 1
Home Away
Ptn Scottish Division 1 Pld W D L F A W D L F A  Pts Ave Gate SFA Cup
1 3 Heart of Midlothian 18 7 2 0 24 8 6 0 3 23 14   28 6,222 Rd 2
2 1 Hibernian 18 9 0 0 33 6 3 2 4 17 14   26 5,989 Rd 2
3 -1 Rangers 18 9 0 0 36 10 2 3 4 28 20   25 10,111 Winner
4 -3 Celtic 18 6 2 1 20 5 4 2 3 22 13   24 11,333 Rd 1
5 0 Dundee 18 7 1 1 21 12 3 1 5 17 18   22 6,667 Rd 3
6 2 St Mirren 18 7 1 1 25 7 2 0 7 13 22   19 3,857 Rd 2
7 0 St Bernard's 18 4 0 5 20 17 3 0 6 12 23   14 3,938 Rd 3
8 -2 Third Lanark 18 3 1 5 20 24 2 0 7 9 22   11 4,125 Rd 3
9 0 Clyde 18 3 0 6 18 35 1 0 8 9 30   8 2,833 Rd 1
10D 2 Abercorn 18 1 1 7 12 35 0 0 9 9 53   3 2,563 Rd 3
Notes
Abercorn relegated to Scottish Second Divison
Scottish Division 2
Home Away
Ptn Scottish Division 2 Pld W D L F A W D L F A  Pts Ave Gate SFA Cup
1 5 Partick Thistle 18 8 1 0 34 12 6 2 1 27 16   31 3,167 Rd 1
2 0 Leith Athletic 18 9 0 0 40 10 4 1 4 15 17   27 1,700 Rd 2
3 2 Airdrieonians 18 6 0 3 26 17 4 1 4 23 22   21 2,500
3 1 Kilmarnock 18 6 0 3 21 12 4 1 4 21 21   21 1,333SF
5 4 Morton 18 5 1 3 22 15 2 1 6 16 25   16 3,500SF
6 4 Linthouse 18 4 2 3 23 23 4 0 5 21 30   14 1,625
6 -3 Renton 18 4 1 4 22 15 2 1 6 12 26   14 500 Rd 1
8 -1 Port Glasgow Athletic 18 4 3 2 26 20 0 2 7 12 30   13 3,000
8 0 Motherwell 18 3 1 5 22 26 3 0 6 18 27   13 2,800 Rd 1
10D 1 Dumbarton 18 2 1 6 16 26 0 1 8 11 38   6 1,250Final
Notes
Partick Thistle elected to Scottish First Division
Linthouse deducted 4 pts for fielding a ineligible player
Dumbarton resigned from league
Ayr elected to Scottish Second Division