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Scottish Champions

The Scottish League Championship trophy
Awarded to the best team in Scotland
until 1998 and the winner of the second
tier (currently the Championship) since
This weekend, Northern Ireland captain, Steven Davis had his fourth Scottish title win confirmed, as Rangers ended their decade-long championship drought, and Celtic's hopes of an historic 10-in-a-row.

The following players have been crowned Scottish champions, whether by the Scottish Football League (1890-1998), Scottish Premier League (1999-2013), or the current governing body, the Scottish Professional Football League (since 2014). It is telling that no (Northern) Ireland player has ever won a Scottish title medal with a club other than the Old Firm giants - Rangers and Celtic.

(players are assumed to have claimed a medal only if they have made 10 or more appearances, or other mitigating factors leading to a medal award are known)

7
Bertie Manderson (Rangers) 1917/18, 1919/20, 1920/21, 1922/23, 1923/24, 1924/25, 1926/27

6
Patsy Gallagher (Celtic) 1913/14, 1914/15, 1915/16, 1916/17, 1918/19, 1921/22
Billy McCandless (Rangers) 1920/21, 1922/23, 1923/24, 1924/25, 1926/27, 1927/28
"Whitey" McDonald (Rangers) 1929/30, 1930/31, 1932/33, 1933/34, 1934/35, 1936/37

Neil Lennon lifted the SPL trophy five
times as a player and another five
times in his two spells as Celtic manager
5
Neil Lennon (Celtic) 2000/01, 2001/02, 2003/04, 2005/06, 2006/07

4
Bob Hamilton (Rangers) 1927/28, 1928/29, 1929/30, 1930/31
Steven Davis (Rangers) 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11, 2020/21

3
Billy Simpson (Rangers) 1952/53, 1955/56, 1956/57
Kyle Lafferty (Rangers) 2008/09, 2009/10, 2010/11

2
Paddy McCourt (Celtic) 2011/12, 2012/13

1
Sam English (Rangers) 1932/33
Alex Stevenson (Rangers) 1933/34
Bertie Peacock (Celtic) 1953/54
Charlie Tully (Celtic) 1953/54
Jimmy Nicholl (Rangers) 1986/87
Anton Rogan (Celtic) 1987/88
Allen McKnight (Celtic) 1987/88

Steven Davis and Kyle Lafferty lift the SPL Trophy. 
The pair lifted the trophy three times together, with 
Davis returning to lift it again in 2021 after a decade-long gap

The current SPFL
Premiership trophy
First awarded to the
SPL Champions in 1999
Winners by Club:
Rangers 36
Celtic 17
TOTAL 53

Players to have played in title winning seasons and not otherwise claimed a medal in their career: (incomplete?)
Celtic: Peter Kavanagh 1930/31 (tbc)
Rangers: Alex Craig 1910/11; Johnny Morrow 1993/94; Darren Fitzgerald 1996/97; Lee Feeney 1998/99;  David Healy and Andy Little 2010/11; Jordan Jones 2020/21

Managers:
16
Willie Maley (Celtic) [Newry-born, Scotland international] 1897/98, 1904/05, 1905/06, 1906/07, 1907/08, 1908/09, 1909/10, 1913/14, 1914/15, 1915/16, 1916/17, 1918/19, 1921/22, 1925/26, 1935/36, 1937/38
Neil Lennon (Celtic) 2011/12, 2012/13, 2013/14, 2018/19*, 2019/20
[Lennon also won a Championship title with Hibernian in 2016/17]
3
Martin O'Neill (Celtic) 2000/01, 2001/02, 2003/04
Brendan Rodgers (Celtic) [NI Schoolboy international] 2016/17, 2017/18, (2018/19*)
1
Dan McMichael (Hibernian) [Ireland-born] 1902/03

Domestic Treble
League & Scottish Cup Double
League & League Cup Double

* Rodgers left Celtic to manage in February 2019. Lennon took over, initially on an interim basis, before becoming permanent manager for a second spell that summer. Celtic won the domestic treble that season.

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