1956–57 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1956/1957 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 12 teams, and Shamrock Rovers F.C. won the championship and qualified to play in the European Cup for next season.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 36 15 6 1 68 24 +42 European Cup
2 Drumcondra F.C. 31 11 9 2 49 28 +21
3 Sligo Rovers F.C. 29 11 7 4 42 29 +13
4 Evergreen United F.C. 27 11 5 6 48 31 +17
5 Transport F.C. 26 8 10 4 42 36 +6
6 Shelbourne F.C.* 24 10 6 6 47 39 +8
7 Waterford F.C. 22 9 4 9 49 41 +8
8 Cork Athletic F.C.** 18 5 8 9 32 46 -10
9 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 17 6 5 11 33 55 -22
10 Dundalk F.C. 16 4 8 10 33 40 -7
11 Bohemian F.C. 9 2 5 15 20 56 -26
12 Limerick F.C. 7 2 3 17 21 59 -38

'*'Shelbourne F.C. were deducted 2 points by the league.

'**'Cork Athletic F.C. resigned from the league and disbanded.

Cork Hibernians F.C. were elected to the league for next season.

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