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by deltech
Thu Oct 09, 2008 3:36 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: 10 Years of the SPL - Progress?
Replies: 31
Views: 16666

Between 1947 and 1965 the Scottish league was at its most competitive, when 5 different teams, other than the Old Firm, won the league (Hearts, Hibs, Aberdeen, Dundee and Kilmarnock). What was different then to now? I suppose no TV coverage, meaning people went to the games. Lower ticket prices? 46...
by deltech
Thu Oct 09, 2008 3:21 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: 10 Years of the SPL - Progress?
Replies: 31
Views: 16666

The English had managed in 1992 to, almost overnight, transform mundane First Division fixtures into must-see Premership matches. It was an incredible achievement and owed a LOT to Sky TV. The SPL tried something similar in 1998 and it didn't work. The fixtures remained as uninteresting as they wer...
by deltech
Thu Oct 09, 2008 2:51 am
Forum: Scottish Football
Topic: Best League 'Streaks'
Replies: 4
Views: 8523

If you read Sat31March1928's exellent data compilation, you will note that that the Scottish Premier DIVISION record for consecutive draws is held by St Johnstone at 7 consecutive draws. St Johnstone 1 of 7 1992-93 P A 27 Mar 1993 Airdrieonians D 1-1 St Johnstone 2 of 7 1992-93 P A 06 Apr 1993 Hibe...