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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, starting in July 2013 after the closure of the Scottish Premier League.

Scottish Premiership clubs

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


Aberdeen Celtic Hamilton Academical Heart of Midlothian Hibernian Kilmarnock
Pittodrie Stadium Celtic Park New Douglas Park Tynecastle Park Easter Road Rugby Park
Capacity: 20,866 Capacity: 60,411 Capacity: 5,510 Capacity: 17,480 Capacity: 20,421 Capacity: 17,889
Pittodrie from Block Y, May 2015.jpg Celtic Park3.jpg New Douglas Park - 1.jpg Tynecastle Stadium 2007.jpg Easter Road - West Stand.jpg Rugby Park.jpg
Livingston Motherwell Rangers Ross County St Johnstone St Mirren
Almondvale Stadium Fir Park Ibrox Stadium Victoria Park McDiarmid Park St Mirren Park
Capacity: 8,716 Capacity: 13,677 Capacity: 50,817 Capacity: 6,541 Capacity: 10,696 Capacity: 8,023
Almondvale Stadium, Livingston.jpg Firpark.jpg Ibrox Inside.jpg Home of the Staggies - - 922193.jpg McDiarmid Park.jpg StMirren(2).jpg
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