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Division 1 – Succesful Return With 8th Place

8th position was Ayr’s reward for a hard fought First Division campaign and Scottish Cup quarter final place.

Pride of place in results terms was the superb 2-1 win at Ibrox against Rangers which was United’s second ever win away to Rangers.

Date

Opponents

H/A

Competition

Score – Ayr First

Att

Programme Issued

Comments

8/8/59

Berwick Rangers

A

League Cup

3-2

 

Yes

 

12/8/59

Falkirk

H

League Cup

2-1

 

No

 

15/8/59

Hamilton Academical

A

League Cup

0-1

 

Yes

 

19/8/59

Clyde

H

1st Division

1-2

 

No

 

22/8/59

Berwick Rangers

H

League Cup

1-1

 

Yes

 

26/8/59

Falkirk

A

League Cup

1-1

 

No

 

29/8/59

Hamilton Academical

H

League Cup

5-2

 

Yes

 

5/9/59

Third Lanark

A

1st Division

0-5

 

Yes

 

12/9/59

Motherwell

H

1st Division

5-2

 

Yes

 

19/9/59

Glasgow Rangers

A

1st Division

3-0

 

Yes

 

26/9/59

Arbroath

H

1st Division

1-0

 

N/known

 

3/10/59

Heart Of Midlothian

A

1st Division

3-5

 

Yes

 

10/10/59

Raith Rovers

H

1st Division

4-0

 

Yes

 

17/10/59

Dundee

A

1st Division

1-3

 

Yes

 

24/10/59

Dunfermline Athletic

H

1st Division

3-3

 

Yes

 

31/10/59

Airdrieonians

A

1st Division

2-1

 

Yes

 

7/11/59

Glasgow Celtic

A

1st Division

3-2

 

N/known

 

14/11/59

Stirling Albion

H

1st Division

1-1

 

Yes

 

21/11/59

Kilmarnock

A

1st Division

0-2

 

N/known

 

28/11/59

St. Mirren

A

1st Division

3-4

 

Yes

 

5/12/59

Partick Thistle

H

1st Division

4-1

 

Yes

 

12/12/59

Hibernian

A

1st Division

1-5

 

Yes

 

19/12/59

Aberdeen

H

1st Division

2-1

 

Yes

 

26/12/59

Clyde

A

1st Division

0-3

 

Yes

 

1/1/60

Third Lanark

H

1st Division

2-3

 

Yes

 

2/1/60

Motherwell

A

1st Division

3-3

 

Yes

 

9/1/60

Glasgow Rangers

H

1st Division

2-4

 

Yes

 

16/1/60

Arbroath

A

1st Division

1-1

 

Yes

 

23/1/60

Heart Of Midlothian

H

1st Division

1-1

 

Yes

 

6/2/60

Raith Rovers

A

1st Division

0-2

 

Yes

 

22/2/60

Peebles Rovers

A

Scottish Cup 2nd Rnd

6-1

 

Yes

 

27/2/60

Airdrieonians

H

Scottish Cup 3rd Rnd

4-2

 

Yes

 

1/3/60

Dunfermline Athletic

A

1st Division

4-3

 

Yes

 

5/3/60

Airdrieonians

H

1st Division

1-0

 

Yes

 

9/3/60

Dundee

H

1st Division

1-0

 

Yes

 

12/3/60

Clyde

H

Scottish Cup Quarter Final

0-2

 

Yes

 

16/3/60

Glasgow Celtic

H

1st Division

1-1

 

Yes

 

19/3/60

Stirling Albion

A

1st Division

4-3

 

Yes

 

26/3/60

Kilmarnock

H

1st Division

1-3

 

N/known

 

2/4/60

St. Mirren

H

1st Division

4-3

 

Yes

 

11/4/60

Kilmarnock

A

Ayrshire Cup Final – 1st Leg

0-1

 

No

 

16/4/60

Partick Thistle

A

1st Division

1-3

 

Yes

 

22/4/60

Hibernian

H

1st Division

2-1

 

No

 

30/4/60

Aberdeen

A

1st Division

0-2

 

Yes

 

7/5/60

Kilmarnock

H

Ayrshire Cup Final – 2nd Leg

2-2

 

No

 

Division 1

Pld

 

Home

 

 

 

 

Away

 

 

 

 

Overall

 

 

 

 

Pts

GA

1959/60

 

 

W

D

L

F

A

 

W

D

L

F

A

 

W

D

L

F

A

 

 

 

1

Heart Of Midlothian

34

 

14

2

1

56

22

 

9

6

2

46

29

 

23

8

3

102

51

 

54

2

2

Kilmarnock

34

 

13

2

2

34

20

 

11

0

6

33

25

 

24

2

8

67

45

 

50

1.5

3

Rangers

34

 

5

6

6

30

22

 

12

2

3

42

16

 

17

8

9

72

38

 

42

1.9

4

Dundee

34

 

11

1

5

41

25

 

5

9

3

29

24

 

16

10

8

70

49

 

42

1.4

5

Motherwell

34

 

9

4

4

42

26

 

7

4

6

29

35

 

16

8

10

71

61

 

40

1.2

6

Clyde

34

 

7

5

5

41

30

 

8

4

5

36

39

 

15

9

10

77

69

 

39

1.1

7

Hibernian

34

 

8

4

5

52

39

 

6

3

8

54

46

 

14

7

13

106

85

 

35

1.3

8

Ayr United

34

 

9

4

4

36

26

 

5

2

10

29

47

 

14

6

14

65

73

 

34

0.9

9

Celtic

34

 

7

5

5

36

24

 

5

4

8

37

35

 

12

9

13

73

59

 

33

1.2

10

Partick Thistle

34

 

10

0

7

26

32

 

4

4

9

28

46

 

14

4

16

54

78

 

32

0.7

11

Raith Rovers

34

 

7

3

7

38

27

 

7

0

10

26

35

 

14

3

17

64

62

 

31

1

12

Third Lanark

34

 

7

3

7

45

38

 

6

1

10

30

45

 

13

4

17

75

83

 

30

0.9

13

Dunfermline Athletic

34

 

7

5

5

39

34

 

3

4

10

33

46

 

10

9

15

72

80

 

29

0.9

14

St. Mirren

34

 

5

3

9

38

44

 

6

3

8

40

42

 

11

6

17

78

86

 

28

0.9

15

Aberdeen

34

 

8

4

5

35

32

 

3

2

12

19

40

 

11

6

17

54

72

 

28

0.8

16

Airdrieonians

34

 

5

1

11

31

54

 

6

5

6

25

26

 

11

6

17

56

80

 

28

0.7

17

Stirling Albion

34

 

4

3

10

28

36

 

3

5

9

27

36

 

7

8

19

55

72

 

22

0.8

18

Arbroath

34

 

4

5

8

29

41

 

0

2

15

9

65

 

4

7

23

38

106

 

15

0.4

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