17 September 2009

Northern Ireland Players with 20+ Goals in a Scottish League Season

A list of (Northern) Ireland players to have scored more than twenty goals in a Scottish League/Scottish Premier League season...


Season
Goals
Team
Div
Sam English (Rangers)
Paddy Moore (Aberdeen)
Boyce, Liam 2014/15-date
2016/17
23
Ross County
(I)

English, Sam 1931/32-1935/36 81/62
1931/32
44
Rangers
(I)

Gallagher, Patsy 1911/12-1931/32 563/206

1913/14
1915/16
1916/17
21
27
22
Celtic
Celtic
Celtic
(I)
(I)
(I)

Little, Andrew 2008/09-date

2012/13
28
Rangers
(IV)

McGinn, Niall 2008/09-date

2012/13
20
Aberdeen
(I)

McKay, Billy 2011/12-date

2012/13
23
Inverness C.T.
(I)

Martin, Christie 1924/25-1931/32 ???/??

1924/25
1926/27
34
29
Bo'ness
Bo'ness
(II)
(II)

Moore, Paddy 1932/33-1934/35 66/45

1932/33
27
Aberdeen
(I)

O'Boyle, George 1989/90-2001/02 258/98

1994/95
21
St. Johnstone
(II)

Simpson, Billy 1950/51-1959/60 186/114

1952/53
1956/57
21
21
Rangers
Rangers
(I)
(I)
Key:
Gls - Season's goal tally (League games only)
Div - Tier (ie, to 1974/75 Division One/A Division = (I), Division Two/B Division = (II), etc; 1975/76-2012/13 Premier Division/Premier League = (I), Division One = (II), etc; 2013/14-date Premiership = (I), Championship = (II), League One = (III), etc.).



Sources:
Scottish League Players' Records 1890/91 to 1938/39 (Steve Emms & Richard Wells) 
Scottish League Players' Records 1946/47 to 1974/75 (Richard Beal & Steve Emms) 
Scottish League Players' Records 1975/76 to 1999/2000 (Steve Emms) 
ScottishLeague.net Forums

See Also:

20+ Goals in the English Leagues
Northern Ireland's Top Goalscorers

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