Scottish League Results Android App Project

(last updated 19-Sep-21)

This is the support page for my non-commercial (free!) Android App.

Releases

None yet. A beta version is expected before the end of the year.

Key Features

  • Full all-Division League Table & Results support from 1890 to date
  • Home, Away, Goal Ave/Diff/Points-per-Game & Final team record League Table view options
  • Navigation through all league match dates – with day’s results and League Table standings
  • Colour coded team results display win (green) draw (yellow) defeat (red)
  • Team results display options of All or  Home & Away split
  • Highlighted elected/promoted & demoted/relegated teams
  • Teams involved in play-offs highlighted (promoted, relegated or status quo)
  • League & Club records e.g. highest win, unbeaten runs, titles etc. Separate First Tier League record set.
  • Play-off results

Demo Screenshots (19-Sep-21)

Main menu, User Guide and League Records

League Tables and Results selection

League table view for match dates

Teams results – All or Home & Away split mode

League display modes

League display modes ctd.

Club Information

Register Interest / Suggest Features

You can register your interest, make suggestions or submit queries below.

    To Do Features and Bug Fixes

    • Add further Club Information e.g. location, founded etc. 
    • Obtain approval to use Historical Kits images
    • Add play-off results page
    • Add support for different clubs with the same name e.g. Airdrieonians
    • Develop more tests and run on multiple emulators

    Acknowledgements

    The British Newspaper Archive

    The App background originates from an 1891 Dundee Evening Telegraph newspaper page image which is:- © The British Library Board. All rights reserved. With thanks to The British Newspaper Archive (www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk). 

    Scottish Football Historical Archive

    Many thanks to Brian McColl (www.sfha.org.uk) for supplying me with some missing result details and kind permission to use Club information from his invaluable website.

    Results Collection & Missing Information

    The App is based on a brand new league results collection compiled over the last decade from online resources including:- Google’s Glasgow Heralds & Evening Times, ProQuest’s Scotsman archive and BNA’s newspaper collection.

    Inevitably, there are several match details and information I am currently missing and which I will need to accurately complete the project. These are detailed below in case anyone can help.

    • When Lochgelly United were awarded points for abandoned 27th Feb 1915 match vs East Stirlingshire (c. 22 Mar?)
    • When St Johnstone v Cowdenbeath match, 16th Jan 1915, not recognised by League as an official game. (c. 26 Jan?)
    • Galston v Mid-Annandale match result & date.  (BMc 1-4 23-Apr-1924)
    • Dykehead v Beith match result & date. (BMc 5-1 28-Apr-1924)
    • Helensburgh v Dykehead match result & date. (BMc 1-0 08-Apr-1925)
    • Solway Star  v Royal Albert match result & date. (BMc 1-0 13-Apr-1925)
    • Peebles Rovers v Leith Athletic match result & date. (BMc 1-1 20-Apr-1925)
    • Clackmannan v Dykehead match result & date. (BMc 1-1 21-Apr-1925)
    • Galston v Clackmannan match result & date. (BMc 2-1 24-Apr-1925)
    • Beith v Leith Athletic match result & date. (BMc 2-4 21-Apr-1926)
    • When the abandoned Kilmarnock ‘A’ v Albion Rovers ‘A’ match result of 11th Feb 1950 was allowed to stand. (Possibly late Apr early May)
    • When the abandoned East Stirlingshire v Kilmarnock ‘A’ match result of 2nd May 1951 was allowed to stand. (Possibly c. 03 May)
    • When Brechin City were awarded the points for their abandoned 2nd Jan 1951 match v Montrose. (c. 03 May)
    • Result of the Stranraer v St Mirren ‘A’ match of 8th Sep 1951. 3-0 or 3-1? (BMc 3-1)
    • Result of Partick Thistle ‘A’ v Queen of the South ‘A’ match of 31st Dec 1954. (Was 4-0 HT). (BMc 6-2)
    • Queen of the South ‘A’ v Kilmarnock ‘A’ match date & result.  (BMc 1-1 25-Apr-1955)
    • Celtic ‘A’ v Stirling Albion ‘A’ match date & result. (BMc 1-0 07-May-1955)

    ChangeLog (Since 02-Aug-21)

    • 18-Sep-21 – Added Points-per-Game league display mode for season 2019-20
    • 16-Sep-21 – First Tier League and Club records added
    • 13-Sep-21 – Championship titles added to Club Information
    • 13-Sep-21 – Season Information started. Completed 1890-91.
    • 12-Sep-21 – Completed miscellaneous league comments such as points deductions
    • 11-Sep-21 – League Records and About pages now active
    • 10-Sep-21 – Fixed bug for when record is not applicable  e.g.  Kelty Hearts biggest defeat
    • 08-Sep-21 – Multiple occurrences of a team’s record now displayed
    • 06-Sep-21 – Fixed 1914-15 unofficial St Johnstone v Cowdenbeath match adjustment
    • 06-Sep-21 – Permission request to use strips from HistoricalKits in Club Information
    • 05-Sep-21 – League appearances with tier summary + ranking added to records
    • 02-Sep-21 – Response from BNA enabling use of newspaper image in background
    • 02-Sep-21 – Copyright notice added
    • 02-Sep-21 – User Guide page created mainly in support of League Table and Results
    • 31-Aug-21 – Goal Average & Difference League Table mode added according to season
    • 31-Aug-21 – Various formatting changes such as adding an empty line before day results
    • 30-Aug-21 – Implemented 1923-24 Dundee Hibs to United mid-season name change
    • 29-Aug-21 – Requested permission to use BNA newspaper image
    • 29-Aug-21 – Created BNA newspaper image derived common page background 
    • 29-Aug-21 – Finalised team records page formatting
    • 28-Aug-21 – Initial team records now viewable 
    • 27-Aug-21 – Colour support for  team name added for use in team records header 
    • 26-Aug-21 – Team records database table auto-generated
    • 25-Aug-21 – script developed to obtain team records
    • 23-Aug-21 – Empty Team records, League records and Season info pages added
    • 22-Aug-21 – Main menu added with additional options
    • 21-Aug-21 – Teams involved in Re-elections etc. highlighted
    • 19-Aug-21 – Fixed several minor screen layout anomalies 
    • 19-Aug-21 – Fixed 1932-33 crash due to Bo’ness & Armadale results adjustment
    • 19-Aug-21 – Team results’ win draw & loss highlighting revamped
    • 19-Aug-21 – Team league table highlighting (promotion etc.) revamped
    • 19-Aug-21 – SQLite DB now fully auto-generated from Spreadsheet via Python script
    • 19-Aug-21 – Results collection transferred to Open Document Spreadsheet
    • 18-Aug-21 – Fixed double weekday seen on Pixel 2 phone emulator
    • 18-Aug-21 – Further refactoring of C# source code
    • 17-Aug-21 – Fixed memory leak leading to app becoming slow and failing tests
    • 15-Aug-21 – Initial highlighting of teams promoted, related or involved in play-offs
    • 12-Aug-21 – Test script can now ‘press’ buttons on Results App on phone
    • 12-Aug-21 – UITest framework now installing APK on Samsung S7 phone
    • 11-Aug-21 – Fixed APK release installation crash problem
    • 09-Aug-21 – Created first ad-hoc signed APK installation file
    • 08-Aug-21 – Completed teams points deductions
    • 06-Aug-21 – Added various team record deletions & point adjustments up to 1930
    • 05-Aug-21 – Added All or Home Away split team results display mode option
    • 04-Aug-21 – Asterisk suffix added to teams with point deductions
    • 04-Aug-21 – Position width fixed
    • 04-Aug-21 – Goal average introduction corrected to that of season 1908-09
    • 04-Aug-21 – League table sorting speeded up
    • 04-Aug-21 – Re-election test match results and positional changes added
    • 03-Aug-21 – Splash screen presence reduced from 4 seconds to 0.5 second
    • 03-Aug-21 – Points deductions added for period 1895-1923
    • 03-Aug-21 – Miscellaneous database table refactored
    • 02-Aug-21 – Promoted/Elected & Demoted/Relegated teams now highlighted on last season date
    • 02-Aug-21 – 1897-98 date walk-through crash fix associated with Renton’s replacement by Hamilton