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2009–10 Scottish Premier League

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Season  2009–10
Champions League  Rangers Celtic
Period  2009 – 2010
Relegated  Falkirk F.C.
Matches played  228
Champions  Rangers
Top goalscorer  Kris Boyd (23)
Champion  Rangers F.C.
Goals scored  586
2009–10 Scottish Premier League
Europa League  Dundee United Hibernian Motherwell
Biggest home win  Rangers 7–1 Dundee United
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The 2009–10 Scottish Premier League season was the twelfth season of the Scottish Premier League. Rangers were the defending champions and they retained the championship with three games to spare by winning 1–0 against Hibernian at Easter Road on 25 April. The competition began on 15 August 2009 and ended on 9 May 2010.

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Promotion and relegation from 2008–09

Promoted from First Division to Premier League

  • St Johnstone
  • Relegated from Premier League to First Division

  • Inverness Caledonian Thistle
  • Events

  • 21 April – Inverness Caledonian Thistle won promotion to the Scottish Premier League as First Division champions following a 1–0 defeat for their nearest challengers Dundee against Raith Rovers.
  • 25 April – Rangers clinch the championship by winning 1–0 against Hibernian at Easter Road.
  • 5 May – The 6–6 draw between Motherwell and Hibernian at Fir Park breaks the SPL record for the most goals scored in a single SPL match.
  • 8 May – Falkirk were relegated after goalless draw against Kilmarnock at Rugby Park.
  • League table

    Source: BBC Sport
    Rules for classification: 1) points; 2) goal difference; 3) number of goals scored
    1by winning the Scottish Cup.
    (C) = Champion; (R) = Relegated; (P) = Promoted; (E) = Eliminated; (O) = Play-off winner; (A) = Advances to a further round.
    Only applicable when the season is not finished:
    (Q) = Qualified to the phase of tournament indicated; (TQ) = Qualified to tournament, but not yet to the particular phase indicated; (RQ) = Qualified to the relegation tournament indicated; (DQ) = Disqualified from tournament.

    Matches 1–22

    During their first 22 matches, each team played every other team home and away.

    Source: BBC Sport
    ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
    Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

    Matches 23–33

    During matches 23–33 each team played every other team once (either at home or away).

    Source: BBC Sport
    ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
    Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

    Matches 34–38

    After 33 matches, the table splits into two groups of six. Each team plays every team in their own half once (either at home or away)

    References

    2009–10 Scottish Premier League Wikipedia


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