Scottish Premiership facts for kids

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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


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

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