The Irn-Bru Scottish Football League First Division Championship is the highest division of the Scottish Football League and the second highest in the Scottish football league system.
The division was introduced in 1975 76 in Scottish football to replace the old Scottish Football League Division Two. It contains ten teams and each year the top team is promoted to the Scottish Premier League, subject to meeting the stadium criteria. The bottom club is automatically relegated and the second bottom club goes to an end of season play-off with the second, third and fourth placed clubs from the Second Division.
The teams play each other four times with three points for a victory and one point each for a drawn game.
On 20 July 2007, it was announced that Scottish Football League would be sponsored by Scottish soft drink Irn-Bru for the next three seasons. Irn-Bru extended sponsorship of the SFL for another three seasons from 2010/2011 onwards.
Teams for 2012–13 First Division
Listed below are all the teams competing in the season 2012-13 First Division.
First Division managers
The following is a list of the managers for the 2011 12 season in the Scottish First Division.
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||East End Park
||New Douglas Park
Winners of the First Division
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