1939–40 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1939/1940 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 12 teams, and St James's Gate F.C. won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 St James's Gate F.C. 36 17 2 3 63 27 +36
2 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 30 13 4 5 51 39 +12
3 Sligo Rovers F.C.** 28 12 4 6 60 44 +16
4 Dundalk F.C. 25 11 3 8 45 36 +9
5 Cork City F.C./Cork United F.C.* 25 11 3 8 40 34 +6
6 Drumcondra F.C. 25 10 5 7 49 45 +4
7 Shelbourne F.C. 20 6 8 8 41 39 +2
8 Bohemian F.C. 18 7 4 11 36 46 -10
9 Bray Unknowns F.C. 17 8 1 13 49 52 -3
10 Brideville FC 17 6 5 11 39 49 -10
11 Waterford F.C. 16 6 4 12 44 54 -10
12 Limerick F.C. 7 1 5 16 23 75 -52

'*'Cork City F.C. was dissolved on 24 March 1940, but was immediately reformed as Cork United F.C. which took on the playing record and fixtures of the defunct club.

'**'Sligo Rovers F.C. resigned from the league for next season.

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