Sunday, October 28, 2007
The Scottish Football League Premier Division was, from 1975 until 1998, the top division of the Scottish Football League and the entire Scottish football league system. It lay above the Scottish Football League First, Second and Third divisions.
Promotion and relegation between the Premier and New First divisions was: automatic relegation for the Premier's bottom club and its replacement by the First's champion; the second-from bottom in the Premier and the First's runner-up then competed in a test match series, home and away.
Before the start of the 1998-1999 season, the clubs of the Premier Division resigned en masse to form the Scottish Premier League, following the example of English clubs who formed the FA Premier League in 1992. The Scottish Football League did not reform the Premier Division, instead leaving the league with just the First, Second and Third divisions.
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