Celtic finished the 2017-2018 league campaign on 82 points

How many points does it take to be Scottish Premiership champions?

As the 2018/2019 Scottish Premiership season approaches its conclusion we look at the points totals of the previous twenty league champions

Starting with the 1998-1999 season - the first year of the SPL - we've looked at the final points tally of the last twenty league champions from Dick Advocaat's Rangers to Brendan Rodgers' Celtic. Click and scroll through the article to find out the winning tallies.

Champions: Rangers; Runner-up: Celtic; Runner-up points total: 71

1. 1998-99: 77 points

Champions: Rangers; Runner-up: Celtic; Runner-up points total: 71
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Champions: Rangers; Runner-up: Celtic; Runner-up points total: 69

2. 1999-2000: 90 points

Champions: Rangers; Runner-up: Celtic; Runner-up points total: 69
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Champions: Celtic; Runner-up: Rangers; Runner-up points total: 82

3. 2000-2001: 97 points

Champions: Celtic; Runner-up: Rangers; Runner-up points total: 82
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Champions: Celtic; Runner-up: Rangers; Runner-up points total: 85

4. 2001-2002: 103 points

Champions: Celtic; Runner-up: Rangers; Runner-up points total: 85
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