Scottish Premiership Top scorers - Scotland 2015/2016

The winning top scorer in Scottish Premiership (SPFL), Scotland during the season 2015/2016 was Leigh Griffiths with 31 goals scored. Below you find the list of the highest goal scorers during the season.

This league has a break between two seasons right now. The next season is planned to start on 3 August 2024.

SPFL best goal scorers 2015/2016

Season:
# Player Team Age Nationality % team's goals Goals
1. Leigh Griffiths Celtic 25 Scotland 33.3%
31
2. Kane Hemmings Dundee 24 England 39.6%
21
3. Adam Rooney Aberdeen 28 Ireland 32.3%
20
4. Liam Boyce Ross County 25 Northern Ireland 27.3%
15
  Louis Moult Motherwell 24 England 31.9%
15
6. Kris Doolan Partick Thistle 29 Scotland 34.1%
14
  Steven MacLean St Johnstone 33 Scotland 24.1%
14
8. Billy McKay Dundee United 27 Northern Ireland 26.7%
12
  Juanma Hearts 25 Spain 20.3%
12
10. Miles Storey Inverness 22 England 20.4%
11
11. Josh Magennis Kilmarnock 25 Northern Ireland 24.4%
10
  Niall McGinn Aberdeen 28 Northern Ireland 16.1%
10
  Scott McDonald Motherwell 32 Australia 21.3%
10
14. David Wotherspoon St Johnstone 26 Scotland 15.5%
9
  Greg Stewart Dundee 26 Scotland 17.0%
9
  Rory Loy Dundee 28 Scotland 17.0%
9
17. Carlton Morris Hamilton Academical 20 England 19.0%
8
  Graham Cummins St Johnstone 28 Ireland 13.8%
8
  Greg Tansey Inverness 27 England 14.8%
8
  Tom Rogic Celtic 23 Australia 8.6%
8
The age of the players is when the season ended at 22 May 2016

The Scottish Premiership season of 2015/2016 lasted between the dates 1 August 2015 and 22 May 2016. More information and the winning top scorers in Scottish Premiership between the seasons 1999/2000-2023/2024 here.

Scored hat-tricks in Scottish Premiership, season 2015/2016

In total there were 4 scored hat-tricks during the season 2015/2016 in Scottish Premiership, Scotland. All players scoring these hat-tricks (or more than 3 goals), and the matches they scored it in, are listed here.

Player, Team Match Goals
Leigh Griffiths
Celtic
Celtic - Hamilton Academical 8-1
Tue 19 january 2016
3
22', 34', 54'
Liam Boyce
Ross County
Ross County - Dundee 5-2
Sat 26 december 2015
3
29', 69', 85'
Kane Hemmings
Dundee
Dundee - Hamilton Academical 4-0
Sat 19 december 2015
3
5', 21', 26'
Steven MacLean
St Johnstone
St Johnstone - Hamilton Academical 4-1
Sat 12 september 2015
3
25', 43', 54'

League table Scottish Premiership - Championship Round 2015/2016

# Team Matches WinsW DrawsD LossesL Goals Points
1. Celtic 38 26 8 4 93-31 86
2. Aberdeen 38 22 5 11 62-48 71
3. Hearts 38 18 11 9 59-40 65
4. St Johnstone 38 16 8 14 58-55 56
5. Motherwell 38 15 5 18 47-63 50
6. Ross County 38 14 6 18 55-61 48

League table Scottish Premiership - Relegation 2015/2016

# Team Matches WinsW DrawsD LossesL Goals Points
1. Inverness 38 14 10 14 54-48 52
2. Dundee 38 11 15 12 53-57 48
3. Partick Thistle 38 12 10 16 41-50 46
4. Hamilton Academical 38 11 10 17 42-63 43
5. Kilmarnock 38 9 9 20 41-64 36
6. Dundee United 38 8 7 23 45-70 31

League table Scottish Premiership - Regular Season 2015/2016

# Team Matches WinsW DrawsD LossesL Goals Points
1. Celtic 33 23 7 3 78-25 76
2. Aberdeen 33 21 5 7 56-36 68
3. Hearts 33 17 9 7 54-33 60
4. Motherwell 33 13 5 15 41-49 44
5. St Johnstone 33 12 7 14 48-51 43
6. Ross County 33 13 4 16 48-55 43
7. Dundee 33 9 14 10 48-49 41
8. Partick Thistle 33 11 8 14 32-39 41
9. Inverness 33 10 10 13 40-43 40
10. Hamilton Academical 33 9 9 15 36-55 36
11. Kilmarnock 33 8 8 17 33-54 32
12. Dundee United 33 6 6 21 33-58 24