Scottish Premiership League | Scotland - an overview

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.

Participating teams

  • Aberdeen FC
  • Dundee FC
  • Dundee Utd
  • FC St Johnstone
  • FC St Mirren
  • Glasgow Celtic
  • Glasgow Rangers FC
  • Hamilton
  • Hamilton Academical
  • Heart of Midlothian
  • Hearts
  • Hibernian
  • Hibernian FC
  • Kilmarnock FC
  • Livingston
  • Livingston FC
  • Motherwell FC
  • Ross County FC


1Glasgow Celtic Logo Glasgow Celtic307080
2Glasgow Rangers FC Logo Glasgow Rangers FC294567
3Motherwell FC Logo Motherwell FC30346
4Aberdeen FC Logo Aberdeen FC30445
5Livingston FC Logo Livingston FC30239
6Hibernian FC Logo Hibernian FC30-737
7FC St Johnstone Logo FC St Johnstone29-1836
8Kilmarnock FC Logo Kilmarnock FC30-1033
9FC St Mirren Logo FC St Mirren30-1729
10Ross County FC30-3129
11Hamilton Academical Logo Hamilton Academical30-2027
12Heart of Midlothian Logo Heart of Midlothian30-2123

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