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Division 1 – Floodlights Installed at Somerset Park

The season brought about what many thought they would never see at Somerset park – Floodlights!. Ayr United tn_Dundee (h) 10 Oct 70celebrated the event with a friendly against top English side Newcastle United.

Good performances and modest wins in the league campaign ensured that the Honest men consolidated their position in the top division.

Date

Opponents

H/A

Competition

Score – Ayr First

Att

Programme Issued

Comments

1/8/70

Blackburn Rovers

H

Friendly

1-1

 

No

 

8/8/70

Kilmarnock

A

Scottish League Cup

0-1

 

Yes

 

12/8/70

Dundee

H

Scottish League Cup

1-2

 

Yes

 

15/8/70

St.Mirren

H

Scottish League Cup

2-2

 

Yes

 

19/8/70

Dundee

A

Scottish League Cup

1-4

 

Yes

 

22/8/70

Kilmarnock

H

Scottish League Cup

0-0

 

Yes

 

26/8/70

St.Mirren

A

Scottish League Cup

2-1

 

Yes

 

29/8/70

Dunfermline Athletic

H

1st Division

4-1

 

Yes

 

5/9/70

Morton

A

1st Division

2-3

 

Yes

 

12/9/70

Kilmarnock

H

1st Division

1-1

 

Yes

 

19/9/70

Airdrie

A

1st Division

0-2

 

Yes

 

26/9/70

Clyde

H

1st Division

4-0

 

Yes

 

3/10/70

St.Johnstone

A

1st Division

1-4

 

Yes

 

10/10/70

Dundee

H

1st Division

0-1

 

Yes

 

17/10/70

Hibernian

A

1st Division

0-4

 

Yes

 

24/10/70

Falkirk

A

1st Division

0-2

 

Yes

 

31/10/70

St.Mirren

H

1st Division

1-1

 

Yes

 

7/11/70

Dundee United

A

1st Division

2-4

 

Yes

 

14/11/70

Aberdeen

H

1st Division

0-1

 

Yes

 

18/11/70

Newcastle United

H

Friendly

2-0

 

Yes

Floodlight inauguration

21/11/70

Rangers

H

1st Division

2-1

 

Yes

 

28/11/70

Hearts

A

1st Division

1-2

 

Yes

 

5/12/70

Motherwell

H

1st Division

0-0

 

Yes

 

12/12/70

Cowdenbeath

A

1st Division

3-1

 

Yes

 

19/12/70

Celtic

H

1st Division

1-2

 

Yes

 

26/12/70

Dunfermline Athletic

A

1st Division

0-5

 

Yes

 

1/1/71

Morton

H

1st Division

2-1

 

Yes

 

2/1/71

Kilmarnock

A

1st Division

1-1

19,000

Yes

 

9/1/71

Airdrie

H

1st Division

0-0

 

Yes

 

16/1/71

Clyde

A

1st Division

0-0

 

Yes

 

23/1/71

Morton

A

Scottish Cup 3rd Rd

0-2

 

Yes

 

30/1/71

St.Johnstone

H

1st Division

1-3

 

Yes

 

6/2/71

Dundee

A

1st Division

1-2

 

Yes

 

20/2/71

Hibernian

H

1st Division

2-0

 

Yes

 

23/2/71

Celtic

H

Friendly

1-3

 

Yes

 

27/2/71

Falkirk

H

1st Division

1-1

 

Yes

 

6/3/71

St.Mirren

A

1st Division

2-0

6,000

Yes

 

13/3/71

Dundee United

H

1st Division

1-0

 

Yes

 

20/3/71

Aberdeen

A

1st Division

1-4

 

Yes

 

27/3/71

Rangers

A

1st Division

0-2

 

Yes

 

3/4/71

Hearts

H

1st Division

1-0

 

Yes

 

10/4/71

Motherwell

A

1st Division

1-1

 

Yes

 

17/4/71

Cowdenbeath

H

1st Division

1-2

 

Yes

 

26/4/71

Kilmarnock

H

Ayrshire Cup Final 1st Leg

1-2

 

Yes

 

28/4/71

Q of the South Select

A

Ian McChesney Testimonial

3-2

 

Yes

 

29/4/71

Celtic

A

1st Division

0-2

 

Yes

 

1/5/71

Kilmarnock

A

Ayrshire Cup Final 2nd Leg

1-0 (Ayr won 5-4 on Pens)

Yes

 

1st

 

Pld

 

Home

 

 

 

 

Away

 

 

 

 

Overall

 

 

 

 

Pts

GA

1970/71

 

 

W

D

L

F

A

 

W

D

L

F

A

 

W

D

L

F

A

 

 

 

1

Celtic

34

 

15

1

1

43

7

 

10

5

2

46

16

 

25

6

3

89

23

 

56

3.9

2

Aberdeen

34

 

11

6

0

38

7

 

13

0

4

30

11

 

24

6

4

68

18

 

54

3.8

3

St. Johnstone

34

 

10

3

4

33

20

 

9

3

5

26

24

 

19

6

9

59

44

 

44

1.3

4

Rangers

34

 

10

5

2

33

10

 

6

4

7

25

24

 

16

9

9

58

34

 

41

1.7

5

Dundee

34

 

9

2

6

30

23

 

5

8

4

23

22

 

14

10

10

53

45

 

38

1.2

6

Dundee United

34

 

8

4

5

34

29

 

6

4

7

19

25

 

14

8

12

53

54

 

36

1

7

Falkirk

34

 

8

5

4

24

20

 

5

4

8

22

33

 

13

9

12

46

53

 

35

0.9

8

Morton

34

 

9

4

4

25

17

 

4

4

9

19

27

 

13

8

13

44

44

 

34

1

9

Airdrieonians

34

 

8

3

6

33

26

 

5

5

7

27

39

 

13

8

13

60

65

 

34

0.9

10

Motherwell

34

 

7

4

6

30

27

 

6

4

7

13

20

 

13

8

13

43

47

 

34

0.9

11

Heart Of Midlothian

34

 

8

5

4

24

16

 

5

2

10

17

24

 

13

7

14

41

40

 

33

1

12

Hibernian

34

 

8

4

5

33

24

 

2

6

9

14

29

 

10

10

14

47

53

 

30

0.9

13

Kilmarnock

34

 

5

6

6

26

31

 

5

2

10

17

36

 

10

8

16

43

67

 

28

0.6

14

Ayr United

34

 

7

5

5

22

15

 

2

3

12

15

39

 

9

8

17

37

54

 

26

0.7

15

Clyde

34

 

5

5

7

19

23

 

3

5

9

14

36

 

8

10

16

33

59

 

26

0.6

16

Dunfermline Athletic

34

 

6

5

6

26

19

 

0

6

11

18

37

 

6

11

17

44

56

 

23

0.8

17

St Mirren

34

 

4

3

10

20

30

 

3

6

8

18

26

 

7

9

18

38

56

 

23

0.7

18

Cowdenbeath

34

 

1

2

14

13

39

 

6

1

10

20

38

 

7

3

24

33

77

 

17

0.4

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