2016 Scottish Women's Football League First Division

The 2016 Scottish Women's Football League First Division, commonly known as SWFL 1, is the first season of the Scottish Women's Football League First Division, the third tier of women's football in Scotland since its reconstruction at the end of the 2015 season.[1]

SWFL 1
Season2016
PromotedEast Fife
Motherwell
RelegatedDundee City
Spartans Reserves
Stonehaven
Matches played223
Goals scored1,260 (5.65 per match)
Biggest home winNorth:
East Fife 9–0 Dundee City
(18 September 2016)
South:
Motherwell 12–0 Spartans Reserves
(2 October 2016)
Biggest away winNorth:
Dundee City 0–12 Aberdeen Reserves
(11 September 2016)
South:
Heart of Midlothian U23s 0–13 Hibernian Development
(28 August 2016)
Heart of Midlothian U23s 0–13 Motherwell
(28 August 2016)
Highest scoringNorth:
Stonehaven 5–8 Falkirk FC
(5 June 2016)
South:
Heart of Midlothian U23s 0–13 Hibernian Development
(28 August 2016)
Heart of Midlothian U23s 0–13 Motherwell
(28 August 2016)
Heart of Midlothian U23s 3–10 FC Kilmarnock
(5 June 2016)
Longest winning run20 matches:
East Fife
Longest unbeaten run20 matches:
East Fife
Longest winless run14 matches:
Spartans Reserves
Longest losing run14 matches:
Spartans Reserves
2015
2017
All statistics correct as of 23 October 2016.

From this season the SWFL was split into two regional divisions of 12 teams each, North and South. The change was made to increase competitiveness in the league. [1]

SWFL 1 North

Teams

Aberdeen
Cowdenbeath
Denny
Dundee
Falkirk
Forfar
Grangemouth
Leven
Portlethen
Stonehaven
Locations of teams in the 2016 SWFL 1 North
Team Location Home ground Capacity 2015 position source
Aberdeen ReservesAberdeenBalgownie Playing Fields1,000[2]
Central GirlsGrangemouthInchyra Park1,000[3]
Dee LadiesPortlethenNicol Park1,000[4]
Dee ValeAberdeenCorbie Hall and Field Maryculter1,000[5]
Dundee CityDundeeDownfield Park1,000[6]
Dunfermline AthleticCowdenbeathHumbug Park1,000[7]
East FifeLevenKing George V Park1,000[8]
Falkirk F.C.Falkirk[9]
Falkirk LadiesDennyWestfield Park1,000[10]
Forfar Farmington DevelopmentForfar[11]
StonehavenStonehaven[12]
Tayside LadiesDundeeSt Pauls Academy1,000[13]

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 East Fife (C) 22 22 0 0 116 17 +99 66 2017 SWPL 2
2 Dunfermline Athletic 22 16 1 5 90 41 +49 49
3 Central Girls 22 12 5 5 68 53 +15 41
4 Aberdeen Reserves 22 12 2 8 78 42 +36 38
5 Forfar Farmington Development 22 11 3 8 65 61 +4 36
6 Dee Ladies 22 11 2 9 63 52 +11 35
7 Falkirk F.C. 22 10 3 9 59 55 +4 33
8 Dee Vale 22 6 3 13 48 91 43 21
9 Tayside Ladies 22 5 5 12 45 71 26 20
10 Falkirk Ladies 22 6 2 14 44 87 43 20
11 Stonehaven (R) 22 4 0 18 53 99 46 12 2017 SWFL 2
12 Dundee City (R) 22 3 2 17 43 103 60 11
Updated to match(es) played on 16 October 2016. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Results

Home \ Away 1 ABE CEN DEL DEV DUN DNF EFI FFC FAL FOR STO TAY
Aberdeen Development 11 81 20 50 15 03 40 72 01 42 80
Central Girls 10 03 30 52 12 03 30 30 54 84 44
Dee Ladies 83 24 31 71 36 03 33 43 30 31 20
Dee Vale 05 55 41 55 110 07 36 30 27 53 07
Dundee City 012 24 14 14 41 27 23 13 12 42 52
Dunfermline Athletic 30 70 20 71 92 26 42 43 51 41 10
East Fife 70 51 31 82 90 42 20 81 60 91 30
Falkirk F.C. 22 35 21 20 24 35 04 40 23 70 21
Falkirk Ladies 15 27 20 43 44 11 24 31 35 21 43
Forfar Farmington Development 39 03 22 03 43 31 13 61 62 42 22
Stonehaven 12 36 26 12 25 42 16 58 71 19 05
Tayside Ladies 10 22 16 44 21 07 16 03 71 22 28

Updated to games played on 30 October 2016.
Source: Scottish Women's Football
1 ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

SWFL 1 South

Teams

Cumbernauld
Edinburgh
Glasgow
Hurlford
Lennoxtown
Wishaw
Locations of teams in the 2016 SWFL 1 South
Team Location Home ground Capacity 2015 position source
Boroughmuir ThistleEdinburghMeggetland Sport Complex1,000[14]
Celtic AcademyLennoxtownLennoxtown Training Centre1,000[15]
Claremont[16]
Cumbernauld ColtsCumbernauldRavenswood Playing Fields1,000[17]
Glasgow City DevelopmentGlasgow[18]
Heart of Midlothian U23sEdinburgh[19]
Hibernian DevelopmentEdinburghMeggetland Sport Complex1,000[20]
FC KilmarnockHurlfordBlair Park1,500[21]
MotherwellWishawWishaw Sports Centre1,000[22]
Rangers DevelopmentGlasgow[23]
Spartans ReservesEdinburgh[24]
WesterlandsGlasgow[25]

Standings

Pos Team Pld W D L GF GA GD Pts Qualification or relegation
1 Motherwell (C) 20 16 1 3 103 25 +78 49 2017 SWPL 2
2 Hibernian Development 20 14 2 4 75 21 +54 44
3 Celtic Academy 20 13 3 4 44 15 +29 42
4 Rangers Development 20 12 2 6 62 37 +25 38
5 FC Kilmarnock 20 11 3 6 59 44 +15 36
6 Glasgow City Development 20 11 2 7 54 47 +7 35
7 Cumbernauld Colts 20 9 5 6 63 37 +26 32
8 Westerlands 20 6 0 14 41 57 16 18
9 Boroughmuir Thistle 20 3 3 14 31 65 34 12
10 Heart of Midlothian U23s 20 2 1 17 22 128 106 7
11 Spartans Reserves (R) 20 2 0 18 19 97 78 6 2017 SWFL 2
12 Claremont 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 Withdrawn
Updated to match(es) played on 3 November 2016. Source: Soccerway
Rules for classification: 1) Points; 2) Goal difference; 3) Number of goals scored
(C) Champion; (R) Relegated.

Results

Home \ Away 1 BOR CEL CLA CUM GLA HOM HIB KIL MOT RAN SPA WES
Boroughmuir Thistle 13 01 16 14 51 06 03 61 02
Celtic Academy 41 50 80 22 14 03 01 20 20
Claremont
Cumbernauld Colts 50 00 01 81 22 23 13 31 111 31
Glasgow City Development 44 22 84 03 03 18 01 42 41
Heart of Midlothian U23s 20 03 18 13 013 310 013 15 05 06
Hibernian Development 30 01 41 24 51 20 12 50 31
FC Kilmarnock 22 02 33 31 61 17 11 70 32
Motherwell 43 62 82 12 90 12 71 63 120 31
Rangers Development 62 23 41 21 72 32 14 11 90 51
Spartans Reserves 12 01 15 05 12 05 12 010 15 02
Westerlands 30 04 15 70 06 03 23 36 31

Updated to games played on 15 October 2016.
Source: Scottish Women's Football
1 ^ The home team is listed in the left-hand column.
Colours: Blue = home team win; Yellow = draw; Red = away team win.

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