HIGHLAND FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Final Tables 1893-date

 

 

Main Index

Many thanks go to David Ross, Chris Soutar and Paul Crankshaw for supplying a number of final tables.

However I'm especially grateful to Bob Perkins for allowing me to use one of his publications,

The League Tables of the Highland Football League, to complete this page.

1893-94

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Thistle

12

10

1

1

59

16

21

2

Inverness Caledonian

12

7

3

2

39

20

17

3

Clachnacuddin

12

7

1

4

26

22

15

4

Forres Mechanics

11

4

1

6

35

32

11

*

5

Inverness Union

11

4

1

6

19

31

9

6

Inverness Citadel

12

3

2

7

23

34

8

7

Cameron Highlanders

12

1

1

10

11

56

3

*

Forres Mechanics awarded 2 points against Inverness Union, who did not play

Ross County resigned from the league in November 1893 after playing three games

 

1894-95

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

10

8

2

0

44

20

18

2

Inverness Thistle

10

5

4

1

31

25

14

3

Inverness Caledonian

9

4

4

1

23

16

12

4

Inverness Citadel

10

3

1

6

20

24

7

5

Forres Mechanics

9

2

0

7

17

33

4

6

Inverness Union

10

1

1

8

14

31

3

1895-96

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Caledonian

10

7

1

2

29

16

15

+

1

Inverness Thistle

10

7

1

2

26

11

15

+

3

Clachnacuddin

10

5

2

3

32

19

12

4

Elgin City

10

3

2

5

26

24

8

5

Inverness Citadel

9

2

0

7

11

26

6

*

6

Inverness Union

9

2

0

7

8

36

4

+

Championship play-off at Grant Street Park, Inverness on 30 May 1895

Inverness Caledonian 1-0 Inverness Thistle

*

Inverness Citadel awarded 2 points against Union, who didn't play

1896-97

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

6

3

3

0

16

7

9

2

Inverness Caledonian

6

3

2

1

13

8

8

3

Inverness Thistle

6

1

2

3

13

15

4

4

Inverness Citadel

6

1

1

4

7

19

3

Forres Mechanics were unable to complete their fixtures after April 1897 and their record was deleted

1897-98

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

16

15

1

0

74

8

31

2

Inverness Caledonian

16

13

1

2

49

20

27

3

Elgin City

13

8

2

3

44

30

18

4

Inverness Thistle

15

5

3

7

40

35

13

5

Inverness Celtic

15

4

4

7

29

36

12

6

Inverness Citadel

15

4

4

7

23

37

12

7

Forres Mechanics

15

3

3

9

39

40

9

8

Inverness Union

14

2

5

7

18

33

9

9

Cameron Highlanders

15

1

1

13

13

90

3

1898-99

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Caledonian

14

11

2

1

39

14

24

2

Clachnacuddin

14

9

3

2

48

25

21

3

Elgin City

12

7

2

3

44

19

16

*

4

Inverness Citadel

14

4

4

6

22

36

12

5

Inverness Celtic

13

4

1

8

22

30

11

*

6

Forres Mechanics

14

4

4

6

34

41

8

+

7

Inverness Thistle

14

3

2

9

25

46

8

8

Inverness Union

13

2

2

9

14

37

8

*

*

Inverness Celtic and Inverness Union were both awarded 2 points due to Elgin City not fulfilling their fixtures

+

Forres Mechanics were penalised 4 points for breach of Rule

1899-1900

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Caledonian

10

9

0

1

29

7

18

2

Clachnacuddin

10

6

2

2

26

12

14

3

Inverness Thistle

10

6

2

2

24

10

14

4

Inverness Citadel

10

3

1

6

14

37

7

5

Forres Mechanics

10

3

1

6

27

27

7

6

Elgin City

10

0

0

10

9

38

0

1900-01

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

10

6

2

2

22

7

14

2

Inverness Caledonian

10

5

2

3

33

16

12

3

Inverness Citadel

9

3

4

2

26

15

10

4

Inverness Thistle

9

4

2

3

21

15

10

5

Forres Mechanics

9

3

2

4

13

29

8

6

Elgin Caledonian

7

0

0

7

9

42

0

1901-02

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Caledonian

6

4

1

1

16

6

9

2

Inverness Thistle

6

2

1

3

10

13

5

3

Clachnacuddin

6

1

3

2

9

8

5

4

Inverness Citadel

6

1

3

2

8

16

5

1902-03

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

10

7

2

1

30

9

16

2

Inverness Thistle

10

7

1

2

20

18

15

3

Inverness Citadel

10

5

0

5

25

18

10

4

Inverness Caledonian

10

4

1

5

17

19

9

5

Forres Mechanics

10

2

1

7

14

27

5

6

Elgin City United

10

1

1

8

9

25

3

1903-04

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

12

11

0

1

51

10

22

2

Inverness Citadel

12

6

3

3

26

26

15

3

Inverness Thistle

11

6

0

5

30

17

14

*

4

Cameron Highlanders

11

5

2

4

22

26

12

5

Inverness Caledonian

12

4

1

7

24

20

9

6

Elgin City

12

2

2

8

19

44

6

7

Forres Mechanics

12

2

2

8

14

43

6

*

Inverness Thistle awarded 2 points when Cameron Highlanders failed to play a fixture

1904-05

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

12

8

1

3

41

16

17

*

1

Black Watch

12

6

5

1

19

10

17

*

3

Inverness Thistle

12

7

2

3

19

12

16

4

Inverness Caledonian

12

6

3

3

24

15

15

5

Inverness Citadel

12

4

3

5

20

25

7

+

6

Forres Mechanics

12

2

1

9

16

31

5

7

Elgin City

12

0

3

9

8

38

3

*

Clachnacuddin were awarded the Championship after Black Watch refused to play-off

on 12 May 1905 due to the referee that the League appointed

+

Inverness Citadel had 4 points deducted for fielding ineligible players

1905-06

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Caledonian

12

7

2

3

31

9

16

*

1

Inverness Thistle

12

6

4

2

28

11

16

*

1

Clachnacuddin

12

7

2

3

22

17

16

*

4

Inverness Citadel

12

5

5

2

21

13

15

5

Forres Mechanics

12

6

2

4

20

16

14

6

Black Watch

12

3

1

8

14

27

7

7

Elgin City

12

0

0

12

7

50

0

*

Championship play-offs

Semi final - Clachnacuddin v Inverness Thistle 3-1

Final - Clachnacuddin v Inverness Caledonian 2-0

1906-07

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Thistle

10

8

1

1

31

13

17

2

Inverness Caledonian

9

3

5

1

18

15

11

*

3

Inverness Citadel

10

3

4

3

18

17

10

4

Elgin City

9

4

1

4

16

21

9

*

5

Clachnacuddin

10

4

1

5

18

20

9

6

Forres Mechanics

10

0

2

8

10

27

2

*

Inverness Caledonian v Elgin City not played

1907-08

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

12

10

1

1

30

15

21

2

Highland Light Infantry

11

6

3

2

29

16

15

*

3

Inverness Citadel

12

5

4

3

19

18

14

4

Inverness Caledonian

12

3

4

5

17

17

10

5

Inverness Thistle

11

3

2

6

13

19

8

*

6

Elgin City

10

1

3

6

15

26

5

*

7

Forres Mechanics

10

2

1

7

10

22

5

*

*

Three matches unplayed

1908-09

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Citadel

12

7

3

2

20

9

17

2

Clachnacuddin

12

7

2

3

25

17

16

3

Forres Mechanics

12

5

3

4

20

19

13

4

Inverness Caledonian

10

3

5

2

15

15

11

5

Inverness Thistle

10

3

2

5

13

14

8

6

Elgin City

11

3

1

7

16

24

7

7

Highland Light Infantry

11

2

2

7

15

25

6

*

Three matches unplayed

1909-10

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Elgin City

14

9

2

3

41

20

20

+

1

Inverness Thistle

14

9

2

3

38

23

20

+

3

Inverness Citadel

14

9

1

4

35

19

19

4

Clachnacuddin

14

7

2

5

26

23

16

5

Inverness Caledonian

13

7

1

5

33

20

15

6

Buckie Thistle

13

2

5

6

17

35

9

7

Seaforth Highlanders

14

2

2

10

16

47

6

8

Forres Mechanics

14

2

1

11

11

30

5

+

Championship play-off

Inverness Thistle v Elgin City 1-1, 2-1

*

Inverness Caledonian v Buckie Thistle not played

1910-11

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Caledonian

14

8

5

1

38

15

21

2

Buckie Thistle

14

10

0

4

32

19

20

3

Inverness Citadel

14

6

5

3

28

18

17

4

Clachnacuddin

14

7

3

4

23

21

17

5

Forres Mechanics

14

5

3

6

24

23

13

6

Inverness Thistle

14

5

3

6

25

31

13

7

Seaforth Highlanders

14

3

2

9

31

51

8

8

Elgin City

14

1

1

12

15

38

3

1911-12

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Caledonian

12

7

3

2

25

10

17

+

1

Clachnacuddin

12

7

3

2

27

14

17

+

1

Inverness Thistle

12

8

1

3

32

20

17

+

4

Forres Mechanics

12

5

2

5

22

21

12

5

Elgin City

12

5

1

6

25

32

11

6

Buckie Thistle

12

3

1

8

11

27

7

7

Inverness Citadel

12

0

3

9

8

23

3

+

Championship play-offs

Semi final - Clachnacuddin v Inverness Thistle 3-2

Final - Clachnacuddin v Inverness Caledonian 2-1

1912-13

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Aberdeen 'A'

16

13

3

0

53

18

29

2

Buckie Thistle

16

9

1

6

20

19

19

3

Inverness Caledonian

16

8

1

7

34

36

17

4

Inverness Thistle

16

7

3

6

27

26

17

5

Clachnacuddin

15

7

1

7

32

25

15

6

Elgin City

16

5

5

6

27

32

15

7

93rd Highlanders

15

4

4

7

23

29

12

8

Inverness Citadel

14

3

2

9

22

37

8

9

Forres Mechanics

16

4

0

12

23

39

8

1913-14

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Inverness Caledonian

16

9

7

0

29

13

25

2

Aberdeen 'A'

16

11

1

4

43

28

23

3

Elgin City

16

8

2

6

30

23

18

4

Forres Mechanics

16

8

2

6

26

23

18

5

Inverness Citadel

16

5

8

3

31

33

18

6

Clachnacuddin

16

5

4

7

31

29

14

7

Inverness Thistle

16

5

3

8

30

28

13

8

93rd Highlanders

16

3

3

10

16

32

9

9

Buckie Thistle

16

1

4

11

19

38

6

1914-15

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

6

5

0

1

19

5

10

2

Inverness Caledonian

6

2

2

2

10

5

6

3

Aberdeen 'A'

3

2

1

0

10

4

5

4

Elgin City

4

1

1

2

4

12

3

5

Inverness Thistle

6

0

3

3

4

13

3

6

Forres Mechanics

4

0

2

2

4

12

2

7

Buckie Thistle

1

0

1

0

2

2

1

Competition abandoned in February 1915 because of the Great War

1919-20

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Buckie Thistle

18

14

3

1

52

22

31

2

Clachnacuddin

18

14

1

3

59

25

29

3

Inverness Caledonian

18

11

2

5

52

30

24

4

Elgin City

18

10

3

5

55

31

23

5

Inverness Thistle

18

7

2

9

37

41

16

6

Forres Mechanics

18

7

2

9

34

48

16

7

Inverness Citadel

18

4

3

11

25

39

11

8

Nairn County

18

4

3

11

25

45

11

9

Seaforth Highlanders

18

5

1

12

31

63

11

10

Cameron Highlanders

18

2

4

12

25

52

8

1920-21

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

14

10

2

2

38

16

22

2

Inverness Thistle

14

9

1

4

41

22

19

3

Inverness Caledonian

14

7

3

4

28

18

17

4

Buckie Thistle

14

6

3

5

26

22

15

5

Inverness Citadel

14

4

4

6

22

30

12

6

Elgin City

12

4

3

5

10

21

11

7

Nairn County

14

5

1

8

19

29

11

8

Forres Mechanics

12

1

1

10

12

35

3

1921-22

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

14

10

3

1

29

11

23

2

Buckie Thistle

14

8

3

3

26

18

19

3

Inverness Citadel

14

6

3

5

30

26

15

4

Inverness Thistle

14

7

1

6

22

23

15

5

Inverness Caledonian

14

5

4

5

25

28

14

6

Elgin City

14

4

2

8

22

25

10

7

Nairn County

14

3

3

8

14

20

9

8

Forres Mechanics

14

2

3

9

15

34

7

1922-23

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

16

11

2

3

47

21

24

2

Elgin City

16

10

3

3

33

16

23

3

Buckie Thistle

16

9

3

4

31

14

21

4

Fraserburgh

16

7

2

7

36

26

16

5

Inverness Caledonian

15

7

1

7

20

26

15

6

Inverness Citadel

16

7

0

9

30

34

14

7

Inverness Thistle

15

5

2

8

12

34

12

8

Nairn County

16

4

2

10

14

26

10

9

Forres Mechanics

16

1

5

10

19

39

7

1923-24

P

W

D

L

F

A

Pts

1

Clachnacuddin

16

12

2

2

32

10

26

2

Buckie Thistle

16

9

3

4

36

30

21

3

Elgin City

16

8

4

4

28

20

20

4

Inverness Caledonian

16

7

3

6

34

28

17

5

Inverness Citadel

16

6

3

7

34

32

15

6

Fraserburgh

16

5

5

6

24

25

15

7

Inverness Thistle