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1898-99 in Scottish football

1898–99 in Scottish football
Division One champions
Rangers
Division Two champions
Kilmarnock
Scottish Cup winners
Celtic
Junior Cup winners
Parkhead
Scotland national team
1899 BHC

1898–99 in Scottish football was the ninth season of the Scottish Football League.

Scottish Division One

Main article: 1898–99 Scottish First Division

Rangers were champions of the Scottish Division One.

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Rangers 18 18 0 0 79 18 61 36
2 Heart of Midlothian 18 12 2 4 56 30 26 26
3 Celtic 18 11 2 5 51 33 18 24
4 Hibernian 18 10 3 5 42 43 −1 23
5 St. Mirren 18 8 4 6 46 32 14 20
6 Third Lanark 18 7 3 8 33 38 −5 17
7 St Bernard's 18 4 4 10 30 37 −7 12
= Clyde 18 4 4 10 23 48 −25 12
9 Partick Thistle 18 2 2 14 19 58 −39 6
10 Dundee 18 1 2 15 23 65 −42 4

Scottish Division Two

Main article: 1898–99 Scottish Second Division

Kilmarnock won the Scottish Division Two for the second season in a row.

P Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts
1 Kilmarnock 18 14 4 0 73 24 49 32
2 Leith Athletic 18 12 3 3 63 38 25 27
3 Port Glasgow Athletic 18 12 1 5 75 51 24 25
4 Motherwell 18 7 6 5 41 40 1 20
5 Hamilton Academical 18 7 1 10 48 58 −10 15
= Airdrieonians 18 6 3 9 35 46 −11 15
7 Morton 18 6 1 11 36 41 −5 13
8 Ayr 18 5 3 10 35 51 −16 13
9 Linthouse 18 5 1 12 29 62 −33 11
10 Abercorn 18 4 1 13 41 65 −24 9

Scottish Cup

Main article: 1898–99 Scottish Cup

The Scottish Cup was won by Celtic after they beat rivals Rangers 2–0 in the final.

Junior Cup

Parkhead won the Junior Cup after they beat Westmarch XI 4–1 in the final.

Scotland national team

Main article: Scotland national football team results and fixtures
Date Venue Opponents Score[1] Competition Scotland scorer(s)
18 March The Racecourse, Wrexham (A)  Wales 6–0 BHC Robert Smith McColl (3), John Campbell (2), Henry Marshall
25 March Celtic Park, Glasgow (H)  Ireland 9–1 BHC Robert Smith McColl (3), John Campbell (2), Robert Hamilton (2), Jack Bell, Alexander Christie
8 April Villa Park, Birmingham (A)  England 1–2 BHC Robert Hamilton

Key:

  • (H) = Home match
  • (A) = Away match
  • BHC = British Home Championship

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