Who won the SPL in 1996?

November 26, 2019 Off By idswater

Who won the SPL in 1996?

Rangers
Overview. The 1996–97 Scottish Premier Division season ended in success for Rangers who won the title by five points from nearest rivals Celtic to clinch nine titles in a row, equalling Celtic’s record from the 1973–74 season.

Who won the Scottish Premier League 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.

Who won the Scottish Premier League 1999?

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.

Who won the Scottish Premier League in 1995?

The 1995–96 Scottish Premier Division season ended in success for Rangers who won the title by four points from nearest rivals Celtic to clinch eight titles in a row.

Who won the Scottish Premier League in 2000?

Celtic
The 2000–01 title was won by Celtic – their first SPL title, and their first Scottish title since winning the 1997–98 Premier Division – in Martin O’Neill’s first season as manager of the club. Celtic also went on to win the 2000–01 Scottish Cup and the 2000–01 Scottish League Cup, completing a domestic treble.

Who was in the Premier League in 1997?

Another mark of the gap was that the three relegated teams in the previous season took the top three places in the 1997–98 Football League. Had Sunderland not lost the play-off final to Charlton Athletic on penalty shootout, the 20 teams from 1998–99 Premier League would have been exactly the same as those in the 1996–97 Premier League .

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 Division?

It began on 1 August 1997. The 1997–98 Scottish Premier Division season ended in success for Celtic who won the title by two points from nearest rivals Rangers, beating St Johnstone on the last day to clinch the title.

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.

Who are the champions of the Premier League in 1997?

At the end of the 1997–98 FA Premier League season, a record total of nine English teams qualified for European competition. Premiership champions Arsenal and runners-up Manchester United qualified for the Champions League, while UEFA Cup places went to Liverpool, Leeds United, Aston Villa and Blackburn Rovers.

When was the last time Celtic won the Scottish Premiership?

Celtic’s nine league titles in a row matched what they did between 1966 and 1974 and what Rangers achieved between 1989 and 1997. No team has ever won ten league crowns on the bounce in Scotland, with Rangers this season stopping Celtic’s ten-in-a-row bid in emphatic style

Who was Scottish football Player of the Year 1996?

Trevor Steven, the former England winger, retired from playing at the end of the season after winning seven league titles with Rangers since first joining them in 1989. St Johnstone returned to the Premier Division by winning the Division One title by a 20-point margin. Brian Laudrup was voted SFWA Footballer of the Year.

Who was the manager of Celtic in 1997?

After the end of the season, the 10 Premier Division clubs formed a breakaway Scottish Premier League similar to the one formed in England six years earlier. Celtic won the Premier Division title after nine successive title wins by Rangers. Walter Smith resigned as manager of Rangers after seven years to be succeeded by Dutchman Dick Advocaat.