Scottish Premiership

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The Scottish Premiership is a professional football competition for professional clubs in Scotland. It is the top level of the Scottish Professional Football League, established in July 2013 after the closure of the Scottish Premier League.[1]

Scottish Premiership clubs[change | edit source]

The clubs listed below have competed in the Scottish Premiership.

Club Position in 2012–13 First season in
top division
First season of current
spell in top division
Last title
Aberdeen 8th, SPL 1905–06 1905–06 1984–85
Celtic 1st (champions) SPL 1890–91 1890–91 2012–13
Dundee United 6th, SPL 1925–26 1996–97 1982–83
Heart of Midlothian 10th, SPL 1890–91 1983–84 1959–60
Hibernian 7th, SPL 1895–96 1999–2000 1951–52
Inverness Caledonian Thistle 4th, SPL 2004–05 2010–11
Kilmarnock 9th, SPL 1899–1900 1992–93 1964–65
Motherwell 2nd, SPL 1903–04 1985–86 1931–32
Partick Thistle 1st, First Division 1897–98 2013–14
Ross County 5th SPL 2012–13 2012–13
St. Johnstone 3rd, SPL 1924–25 2009–10
St. Mirren 11th, SPL 1890–91 2006–07

Stadiums[change | edit source]

Team Location Stadium Capacity
Aberdeen Aberdeen Pittodrie Stadium 21,421[2]
Celtic Glasgow Celtic Park 60,355[3]
Dundee United Dundee Tannadice Park 14,229[4]
Hearts Edinburgh Tynecastle Stadium 17,529[5]
Hibernian Edinburgh Easter Road 20,421[6]
Inverness Caledonian Thistle Inverness Tulloch Caledonian Stadium 7,800[7]
Kilmarnock Kilmarnock Rugby Park 18,128[8]
Motherwell Motherwell Fir Park 13,677[9]
Partick Thistle Glasgow Firhill Stadium 10,102[10]
Ross County Dingwall Global Energy Stadium 6,541[11]
St. Johnstone Perth McDiarmid Park 10,696[12]
St. Mirren Paisley St. Mirren Park 8,023[13]

References[change | edit source]

  1. "SPFL: New Scottish league brands unveiled". BBC Sport. 24 July 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/23435136. Retrieved 24 July 2013.
  2. "Aberdeen Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/aberdeen/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  3. "Celtic Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/celtic/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  4. "Dundee United Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/dundee-united/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  5. "Heart of Midlothian Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/hearts/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  6. "Hibernian Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/hibernian/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  7. "Inverness Caledonian Thistle Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/inverness-caledonian-thistle/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  8. "Kilmarnock Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/kilmarnock/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  9. "Motherwell Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/motherwell/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  10. "Partick Thistle Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/partick/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  11. "Ross County Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/ross-county/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  12. "St. Johnstone Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/st-johnstone/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.
  13. "St. Mirren Football Club". Scottish Professional Football League. http://spfl.co.uk/clubs/st-mirren/. Retrieved 11 November 2013.