1960–61 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1960/1961 season.

Overview[edit]

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

St Patrick's Athletic F.C. qualified to play in the Cup Winners' Cup.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Drumcondra F.C. 33 16 1 5 59 21 +38 European Cup
2 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 32 14 4 4 43 28 +15 Cup Winners's Cup
3 Waterford F.C. 29 12 5 5 45 33 +12
4 Cork Celtic F.C. 26 11 4 7 52 31 +21
5 Dundalk F.C. 26 12 2 8 43 37 +6
6 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 25 9 7 6 40 29 +11
7 Limerick F.C. 24 10 4 8 35 27 +8
8 Shelbourne F.C. 19 7 5 10 43 41 +2
9 Cork Hibernians F.C. 18 5 8 9 30 42 -12
10 Transport F.C. 14 6 2 14 27 39 -12
11 Bohemian F.C. 12 4 4 14 25 52 -27
12 Sligo Rovers F.C. 6 1 4 17 35 97 -62


Top scorers[edit]

Rank Player Club Goals
1 Dan McCaffrey Drumcondra 29
2 Donal Leahy Cork Celtic 21
3 Jimmy Hasty Dundalk 17
4 Eric Barber Shelbourne 14
4 Damien Bradley Sligo Rovers 14
6 Austin Noonan Cork Celtic 12
7 Johnny McGeehan St Patrick's Athletic 10
7 Ronnie Whelan St Patrick's Athletic 10
9 Jack Fitzgerald Waterford 9
10 Paddy Ambrose Shamrock Rovers 8
10 Johnny Armstrong Sligo Rovers 8
10 Eddie Bailham Shamrock Rovers 8
10 Mick Geoghegan Bohemians 8
10 Jackie Hennessy Shelbourne 8
10 Paddy McDonnell Dundalk 8
10 Jimmy Samson Transport 8


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