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401 Airdrieonians have never won the Scottish Championship, but in the seasons of 1922-23, 1923-24, 1924-25, 1925-26, they finished in what position?
Answer: 2nd

The closest they ever came to winning the Scottish Championship was in the seasons from 1922 to 1926. The first three years Airdrie finished second to Glasgow Rangers then in 1925-26 season to Glasgow Celtic.
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402 Which city is home to St Johnstone FC?
Answer: Perth

Founded in 1884, and known as The Saints, St Johnstone play at McDirmid Park in Perth, having moved there in 1989 from Muirton Park.
403 Christie Park was the home to which club?
Answer: Huntly

Founded in 1928, the name of this ground came from Provost Christie, who donated Strathbogie Park to the club.
404 Who was manager of Raith Rovers when they were promoted to the Scottish Premier Division in 1993?
Answer: Jimmy Nicholl

Nicholl succeeded Connor, and was himself later succeeded as boss by Thomson and Munro.
Question Reference: Quiz: Raith Rovers.
405 Which of the following players scored 129 goals, retiring as the club's all-time leading goalscorer?
Answer: Billy Steele

Although I'm too young to remember Billy's scoring exploits, he is a legend among Albion fans. Billy played from 1971 to 1983.
Question Reference: Quiz: Stirling Albion.
406 Airdrieonians once qualified for a major European competition in the 1992-93 season. What was it?
Answer: European Cup Winners Cup

Airdrieonians qualified for the Cup Winners Cup after a defeat by Glasgow Rangers in the Scottish Cup final of 1992. Rangers also won the Scottish Premier League, which is why Airdrie qualified for the tournament.
407 St Mirren FC play their home games in which town?
Answer: Paisley

St Mirren, nicknamed The Buddies and The Saints, were founded in 1877. They play at St Mirren Park in Greenhill Road. Until 2009 they played at a ground of the same name in Love Street.
408 Which team is the last remaining club in 2003?
Answer: Nairn County

It is of course Nairn County. Founded in 1914 Nairn County played at Station Park.
409 Which team did Raith defeat 7-2 on the final day of the 1966-67 season to clinch promotion?
Answer: Queen of the South

The Dumfries outfit were on the receiving end, as Raith pipped Arbroath for the second promotion spot behind Morton.
Question Reference: Quiz: Raith Rovers.
410 What is the nickname of Stirling Albion Football Club?
Answer: The Beanos

Yes, its the Beanos, although many fans spell it 'Binos', which according to a few is the right spelling. Opinion is very divided, although as many of their performances are 'comical', I'll stick with Beanos!
Question Reference: Quiz: Stirling Albion.
411 Since Airdrie's demise, a new team was formed to play out of Airdrie. What is the team's name?
Answer: Airdrie United

After the demise of Airdrieonians, Jim Ballantyne, with the help of a lot of supporter formed a new side with the name of Airdrie United
412 Who scored 154 league goals for Raith between 1987 and 1994?
Answer: Gordon Dalziel

"Dazza" became Raith`s all-time leading scorer when he did this.
Question Reference: Quiz: Raith Rovers.
413 Who made 430 league appearances for Raith Rovers between 1945 and 1962?
Answer: Willie McNaught

Willie set a record for most league appearances for the club.
Question Reference: Quiz: Raith Rovers.
414 What was the venue for Raith`s "home" UEFA Cup tie vs Bayern Munich in 1995?
Answer: Easter Road

With UEFA regulations restricting the attendance at Stark`s Park to around 5,000, the club moved the tie to Hibernian`s ground and were rewarded with a crowd of over 12,000.
Question Reference: Quiz: Raith Rovers.
415 Which Raith player became, in 1968, the first player from outside the Old Firm to be voted the Scottish Player of the Year?
Answer: Gordon Wallace

Gordon`s goal-scoring exploits almost single-handedly saved Raith from relegation.
Question Reference: Quiz: Raith Rovers.
416 Who were Raith`s first ever Premier Division opponents?
Answer: St Johnstone

The Perth Saints were the opposition as Raith unfurled the First Division championship flag in 1993. The match finished in a 1-1 draw.
Question Reference: Quiz: Raith Rovers.