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The 12 best centre-backs in the 2018/19 Scottish Premiership

Who were the best centre-backs during the past Ladbrokes Premiership season?

Now this is quite the list with a host of impressive performers. Some of the names left off the list may feel hard done by having played well in spells, players such as Nikola Katic, Jozo Simunovic and especially Andrew Considine. Scroll through to find out the best centre-backs in the top flight as voted by members of the Terrace Scottish Football Podcast.

Struggled with injury therefore found it difficult to get into the team in the first half of the season. Roared back and was Hibs' best defender after the winter break. Scored a big goal at Ibrox in December.

1. Darren McGregor (Hibernian) - 12th

Struggled with injury therefore found it difficult to get into the team in the first half of the season. Roared back and was Hibs' best defender after the winter break. Scored a big goal at Ibrox in December.
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Motherwell's best centre-back during the season. Commanding in the air, solid on the ground. Will be missed at Fir Park after his loan ended.

2. Tom Aldred (Motherwell) - 11th

Motherwell's best centre-back during the season. Commanding in the air, solid on the ground. Will be missed at Fir Park after his loan ended.
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A key competent of Livi's early success. Showed his versatility playing right-back without dropping his standards. Astute at breaking from defence with the ball.

3. Declan Gallagher (Livingston) - 10th

A key competent of Livi's early success. Showed his versatility playing right-back without dropping his standards. Astute at breaking from defence with the ball.
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Another fine young Scottish centre-back. Well rounded in his ability with the ball at his feet but doesn't negate defensive responsibilities. Third-highest defensive duel success rate.

4. Jason Kerr (St Johnstone) - 9th

Another fine young Scottish centre-back. Well rounded in his ability with the ball at his feet but doesn't negate defensive responsibilities. Third-highest defensive duel success rate.
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