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Division 1 – Quick Fire Relegation

New season and another new manager for Ayr.

Jacky Cox was not able to bring the cunning of Neil McBain to their first division experience and relegation resulted tn_Rangers (h 12 Jan 57after only one season.

Date

Opponents

H/A

Competition

Score Ayr First

Att

Programme Issued

Comments

11/8/56

Dundee United

A

League Cup

1-6

 

Yes

 

15/8/56

Third Lanark

H

League Cup

3-3

 

No

 

18/8/56

Stenhousemuir

H

League Cup

1-1

 

No

 

25/8/56

Dundee United

H

League Cup

1-1

 

Yes

 

28/8/56

Third Lanark

A

League Cup

5-1

 

N/known

 

1/9/56

Stenhousemuir

A

League Cup

3-1

 

Yes

 

8/9/56

Raith Rovers

H

1st Division

0-3

 

Yes

 

15/9/56

Falkirk

A

1st Division

3-2

 

Yes

 

22/9/56

Queen of the South

H

1st Division

0-1

 

Yes

 

29/9/56

Glasgow Rangers

A

1st Division

1-3

 

Yes

 

6/10/56

Heart Of Midlothian

H

1st Division

0-2

 

Yes

 

13/10/56

Kilmarnock

A

1st Division

1-4

 

Yes

 

20/10/56

Aberdeen

H

1st Division

1-6

 

Yes

 

27/10/56

Airdrieonians

H

1st Division

4-1

 

Yes

 

3/11/56

Motherwell

A

1st Division

2-4

 

Yes

 

10/11/56

St. Mirren

H

1st Division

1-2

 

Yes

 

17/11/56

Glasgow Celtic

H

1st Division

1-3

 

Yes

 

24/11/56

Dunfermline Athletic

A

1st Division

3-1

 

Yes

 

1/12/56

Hibernian

A

1st Division

0-3

 

Yes

 

8/12/56

East Fife

H

1st Division

2-2

 

Yes

 

15/12/56

Dundee

A

1st Division

0-5

 

Yes

 

22/12/56

Queens Park

A

1st Division

0-2

 

Yes

 

29/12/56

Partick Thistle

H

1st Division

2-1

 

Yes

 

1/1/57

Queen of the South

A

1st Division

1-5

 

Yes

 

2/1/57

Falkirk

H

1st Division

6-1

 

Yes

 

5/1/57

Raith Rovers

A

1st Division

2-5

 

Yes

 

12/1/57

Glasgow Rangers

H

1st Division

1-0

 

Yes

 

19/1/57

Heart Of Midlothian

A

1st Division

2-2

 

Yes

 

26/1/57

Kilmarnock

H

1st Division

0-2

 

N/known

 

2/2/57

Kilmarnock

A

Scottish Cup 5th Rnd

 

 

Yes

 

9/2/57

Aberdeen

A

1st Division

2-2

 

Yes

 

16/2/57

Dundee

H

1st Division

0-1

 

Yes

 

23/2/57

Airdrieonians

A

1st Division

 

 

Yes

Match abandoned at half time with the score 3-2 for Airdrie.

2/3/57

Motherwell

H

1st Division

1-2

 

Yes

 

9/3/57

St. Mirren

A

1st Division

0-1

 

Yes

 

16/3/57

Glasgow Celtic

A

1st Division

0-4

 

Yes

 

23/2/57

Dunfermline Athletic

H

1st Division

2-1

 

Yes

 

27/3/57

Airdrieonians

A

1st Division

1-4

 

No

 

30/3/57

Hibernian

H

1st Division

2-3

 

N/known

 

6/4/57

East Fife

A

1st Division

2-2

 

Yes

 

13/4/57

Hamilton Acad

H

Friendly

4-0

 

Yes

 

20/4/57

Queens Park

H

1st Division

4-4

 

Yes

 

27/4/57

Partick Thistle

A

1st Division

1-5

 

Yes

 

29/4/57

Kilmarnock

H

Ayrshire Cup Final

0-1

 

No

 

P

Team

Pld

W

D

L

GF

GA

GD

Pts

1

Queen’s Park

36

23

8

5

78

28

50

54

2

Ayr United

36

24

3

9

103

55

48

51

3

St Johnstone

36

21

7

8

86

45

41

49

4

Dumbarton

36

21

5

10

83

62

21

47

5

Stenhousemuir

36

20

4

12

82

54

28

44

6

Brechin City

36

18

6

12

60

56

4

42

7

Cowdenbeath

36

16

7

13

80

85

-5

39

8

Dundee United

36

12

14

10

78

65

-7

38

9

Morton

36

15

6

15

71

69

2

36

10

Third Lanark

36

16

3

17

80

64

16

35

11

Hamilton Academical

36

13

7

16

86

84

2

33

12

Stranraer

36

14

5

17

77

92

-15

33

13

Alloa Athletic

36

12

7

17

67

73

-6

31

14

Berwick Rangers

36

11

9

16

52

77

-25

31

15

Forfar Athletic

36

10

9

17

62

75

-13

29

16

East Stirlingshire

36

9

10

17

66

94

-28

28

17

Albion Rovers

36

8

11

17

58

82

-24

27

18

Arbroath

36

10

6

20

47

67

-20

26

19

Montrose

36

4

3

29

44

133

-89

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