Scottish Premiership League | Scotland - an overview

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The Scotland Premiership League is known as the SPL for short. It is the top level of the Scottish professional football league system and forms part of the Scottish Professional Football League (SPFL). Scottish football might be viewed as inferior to the English Premier League in stature. That said, it makes up for that in European football success. There are only 12 clubs in this league and although it has been dominated by one club in the past decade, the Scotland Premiership League or SPL remains a very popular league. The top placed team from the SPL qualifies to play in the UEFA Champions League second qualifying round. The second-placed team qualifies for the Europa League second qualifying round. Relegation from this league drops to the Scottish Championship.

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Participating teams

  • Aberdeen FC
  • Dundee United
    Tannadice Park
  • FC St Johnstone
  • FC St Mirren
  • Glasgow Celtic
    Celtic Park, Glasgow
  • Glasgow Rangers FC
  • Hamilton Academical
    New Douglas Park, Hamilton
  • Hibernian FC
  • Kilmarnock FC
  • Livingston FC
  • Motherwell FC
  • Ross County FC
    Victoria Park, Dingwall

Scottish Premiership League Standings

#TeamPlayedDiff.Pnts
1Glasgow Rangers FC Logo Glasgow Rangers FC153841
2Glasgow Celtic Logo Glasgow Celtic132130
3Hibernian FC Logo Hibernian FC16829
4Aberdeen FC Logo Aberdeen FC15428
5Motherwell FC Logo Motherwell FC16021
6Dundee United Logo Dundee United16-820
7Kilmarnock FC Logo Kilmarnock FC16-217
8FC St Johnstone Logo FC St Johnstone15-616
9Livingston FC Logo Livingston FC16-815
10Hamilton Academical Logo Hamilton Academical16-1714
11Ross County FC Logo Ross County FC15-1613
12FC St Mirren Logo FC St Mirren15-1412

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