Hearts won the 2020/21 Championship title. Picture: SNS
Hearts won the 2020/21 Championship title. Picture: SNS

How does Hearts' Scottish Championship victory compare to the 15 past winners

Hearts completed their Championship campaign last week with a comfortable win over Raith Rovers at Stark’s Park.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 12:53 pm

While it wasn’t a season which will live long in the memory with supporters with some difficult moments, the team and manager Robbie Neilson achieved the pre-season objective, win the league and get back into the Premiership.

Hearts noted in a statement the difficulty of the division down the years.

It was always likely that the season would be compared to the last time the team were in the second tier. In 2014/2015 Hearts romped to the title ahead of both Hibs and Rangers with a number of goals and plenty of swagger.

But how does this season’s win compare to not only that team but the last 15 title winners of the Championship.

We look at the points per game average of each side to have won it since the 2006/07 season.

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