Play Offs 2022

The SPFL has a system of end of season play offs to determine many of the promotion and relegations between divisions.

Further down the leagues, there are play offs this season to determine the ‘candidate club’ to challenge Club 42 for a place in League Two, and play offs to decide promotion to the Lowland League.

PREMIERSHIP

Quarter Final

  • Partick Thistle 1-2 Inverness Caley Thistle (May 3, 7.05pm) – BBC Scotland – att 2,919
  • Inverness Caley Thistle 1-0 Partick Thistle (May 6, 7.45pm) – BBC Scotland – att 2,470

Semi Final

  • Inverness Caley Thistle 0-0 Arbroath (May 10, 7.05pm) – BBC Scotland – att 2,021
  • Arbroath 0-0(3-5p) Inverness Caley Thistle (May 13, 7.45pm) – BBC Scotland – att 5,154

Final

  • Inverness Caley Thistle 2-2 St Johnstone (May 20, 7.45pm) – Sky Sports
  • St Johnstone – Inverness Caley Thistle (May 23, 7.45pm) – Sky Sports

Outcome: 

CHAMPIONSHIP

Semi Finals

  • Montrose 1-0 Airdrieonians (May 3) – att 1,362
  • Airdrieonians 6-4 Montrose (May 7) – att 2,080
  • Queen’s Park 0-0 Dunfermline Athletic (May 4) – att 1,403
  • Dunfermline Athletic 0-1 Queen’s Park (May 7) – att 3,179

Final

  • Queen’s Park 1-1 Airdrieonians (May 12) – att 1,899
  • Airdrieonians 1-2 Queen’s Park (May 15) – att 3,026

Outcome: Queen’s Park promoted to the Championship, Dunfermline relegated to League One

LEAGUE ONE

Semi Finals

  • Annan Athletic 1-0 Forfar Athletic (May 3) – att 608
  • Forfar Athletic 1-1 Annan Athletic (May 7) – att 886
  • Edinburgh City 4-1 Dumbarton (May 3) – att 630
  • Dumbarton 1-1 Edinburgh City (May 7) – att 637

Final

  • Edinburgh City 2-0 Annan Athletic (May 10) – att 1,008
  • Annan Athletic 2-1 Edinburgh City (May 13) – att 1,152

Outcome: Edinburgh City promoted to League One, Dumbarton relegated to League Two

LEAGUE TWO / PYRAMID

Semi Final

  • Bonnyrigg Rose 3-1 Fraserburgh (Apr 2) – att 1,571
  • Fraserburgh 1-0 Bonnyrigg Rose (Apr 30, 3pm)

Final

  • Bonnyrigg Rose 3-0 Cowdenbeath (May 7, 3pm) – att 2,202
  • Cowdenbeath 0-1 Bonnyrigg Rose (May 14, 3pm) – att 2,117

Outcome: Bonnyrigg Rose promoted to League Two, Cowdenbeath relegated to Lowland League 

LOWLAND LEAGUE PROMOTION – THREE WAY ROUND ROBIN

  • Tranent Juniors 7-0 St Cuthbert Wanderers (May 22)
  • St Cuthbert Wanderers 1-3 Darvel (May 25)
  • Darvel 0-2 Tranent Juniors (May 28)

Outcome: Tranent Juniors promoted to the Lowland League.

HIGHLAND LEAGUE PROMOTION / RELEGATION

  • Banks o’ Dee wo-scr Fort William (Apr 23, 3pm) – Fort William withdrawn
  • Fort William scr-wo Banks o’ Dee (Apr 30, 3pm) – Fort William withdrawn

Outcome: Banks o’ Dee promoted to the Highland League, Fort William relegated (likely to North Caledonian League)

CUP WINNERS SHIELD – THREE WAY ROUND ROBIN

  • Drumchapel United 2-1 Crossgates Primrose (Apr 30 @ New Tinto Park)
  • Nithsdale Wanderers 1-13 Drumchapel United (May 7)
  • Crossgates Primrose P-P Nithsdale Wanderers (May 28) – final match not required

Outcome: Drumchapel United qualify for 2022/23 Scottish Cup