Who won the SPL in 1999?

December 28, 2018 Off By idswater

Who won the SPL in 1999?

Rangers
The 1999–2000 Scottish Premier League was won by Rangers for the second successive year, finishing 21 points ahead of nearest rivals Celtic. As champions, Rangers qualified for the Champions League while Celtic and third-placed Hearts qualified for the UEFA Cup.

Did Celtic win the league in 1998?

Celtic have won the Scottish football’s Premier Division with a 2-0 victory over St Johnstone at Parkhead, but there were some fraught nerves on the way. Henrik Larsson and Harold Brattbakk were the goalscorers on a day when Celtic had to win to stop Rangers clinching 10 titles in a row.

Who won the Scottish League in 1988?

The 1988–89 Scottish Premier Division season was won by Rangers, six points ahead of Aberdeen.

Who won SPL in 1998?

The 1998–99 Scottish Premier League season ended in success for Rangers who, managed by Dutchman Dick Advocaat, won the title by six points from nearest rivals Celtic.

Why did Wim Jansen leave Celtic?

Jansen said yesterday that McCann’s reluctance to spend heavily on new players and a breakdown in communication with Brown prompted him to exercise a get-out clause in his contract. On behalf of everyone at Celtic, I would like to thank Wim for his time at the club and wish him all the best for the future.

What Celtic manager stopped 9 in a row?

Jock Stein’s all-conquering Celtic side slipped up after nine titles in the 1970s, and this season it’s Neil Lennon’s men who are struggling to deal with the pressure of chasing ten. Having won ten and stopped ten, Brattbakk is in a unique position to offer his views on this season’s title race in Scotland.

Who won the Scottish Premier League 2002?

Celtic
Celtic clinched the title at Celtic Park on 6 April 2002, with a 5–1 win against Livingston. Henrik Larsson again finished as the league’s top scorer, with 29 goals.

Who won the Scottish League in 1985?

Celtic won the 1985–86 Scottish Premier Division and became champions in one of the closest finishes in League history. On the final day of the season Hearts were leading Celtic by two points – a draw against Dundee would have been sufficient to see them win their first League title since the 1959–60 season.

Who won the Scottish League in 1989?

Rangers F.C.
1989–90 Scottish Premier Division/Champion

Who was the champions of Scotland in 1998?

Celtic went into the season as the defending Scottish champions, having won the 1997–98 Scottish First Division . Rangers won the title with 3 matches still to play on 2 May 1999, after defeating Old Firm rivals Celtic 3–0 in controversial circumstances at Celtic Park.

Where was the Scottish Premier League in 1998?

In the seasons after the SPL’s inception, Scotland’s UEFA coefficient improved significantly, having been ranked 26th in 1998–99, they reached a high of 10th at the end of the 2007–08 season. The SPL ranking thereafter declined, the league falling back to the 24th position at the end of 2012–13.

When did Celtic win the Scottish Premier League?

Celtic went into the season as the defending Scottish champions, having won the 1997–98 Scottish Premier Division . Rangers won the title with 3 matches still to play on 2 May 1999, after defeating Old Firm rivals Celtic 3–0 in controversial circumstances at Celtic Park.

Where did Celtic finish in the 1998-99 season?

^ Since Rangers, the winners of the 1998–99 Scottish Cup, already qualified for the UEFA Champions League, Celtic, the losing finalist, earned a spot in the 1999–2000 UEFA Cup. As such, the league’s UEFA Cup place moved down to third-placed St Johnstone.

Celtic went into the season as the defending Scottish champions, having won the 1997–98 Scottish First Division . Rangers won the title with 3 matches still to play on 2 May 1999, after defeating Old Firm rivals Celtic 3–0 in controversial circumstances at Celtic Park.

In the seasons after the SPL’s inception, Scotland’s UEFA coefficient improved significantly, having been ranked 26th in 1998–99, they reached a high of 10th at the end of the 2007–08 season. The SPL ranking thereafter declined, the league falling back to the 24th position at the end of 2012–13.

When did Scottish Premier League and SFL merge?

It was abolished in 2013, when the SPL and SFL merged to form the new Scottish Professional Football League, with its top division being known as the Scottish Premiership. A total of 19 clubs competed in the SPL, but only the Old Firm clubs, Celtic and Rangers won the league championship.

Celtic went into the season as the defending Scottish champions, having won the 1997–98 Scottish Premier Division . Rangers won the title with 3 matches still to play on 2 May 1999, after defeating Old Firm rivals Celtic 3–0 in controversial circumstances at Celtic Park.