1961–62 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1961/1962 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 12 teams, and Shelbourne F.C. won the championship after beating Cork Celtic F.C. 1-0 in a Championship Play-off on 2 May 1962 at Dalymount Park.

Shelbourne F.C. qualified to play in the European Cup, Shamrock Rovers F.C. qualified to play in the Cup Winners' Cup and Drumcondra F.C. qualified to play in the Fairs Cup for next season.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Shelbourne F.C. 35 15 5 2 55 23 +32 European Cup
2 Cork Celtic F.C. 35 16 3 3 71 24 +47
3 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 31 14 3 5 51 32 +19 Cup Winners's Cup
4 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 25 11 3 8 48 46 +2
5 Cork Hibernians F.C.* 25 8 8 6 37 36 +1
6 Limerick F.C.* 24 10 5 7 41 34 +7
7 Drumcondra F.C. 22 8 6 8 45 40 +5 Fairs Cup
8 Dundalk F.C. 21 8 5 9 42 36 +6
9 Bohemian F.C. 17 6 5 11 40 46 -6
10 Waterford F.C. 17 7 3 12 39 49 -10
11 Transport F.C.** 7 2 3 17 29 76 -47
12 Sligo Rovers F.C.** 5 1 3 18 31 87 -56

'*'After a protest the points for the drawn game between Cork Hibernians F.C. and Limerick F.C. were awarded to Cork Hibernians F.C..

'**'Transport F.C. and Sligo Rovers F.C. were not re-elected to the league for next season.

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