1971–72 League of Ireland

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Statistics of League of Ireland in the 1971/1972 season.

Overview[edit]

It was contested by 14 teams, and Waterford United F.C. won the championship.

Final classification[edit]

Pos Club Pts W D L GF GA GD
1 Waterford F.C. 44 21 2 3 66 35 +31
2 Cork Hibernians F.C. 40 19 2 5 70 17 +53
3 Bohemian F.C. 37 16 5 5 45 24 +21
4 Finn Harps F.C. 36 18 0 8 62 34 +28
5 Shamrock Rovers F.C. 28 12 4 10 52 41 +11
6 St Patrick's Athletic F.C. 25 9 7 10 33 36 -3
7 Dundalk F.C. 25 11 3 12 39 46 -7
8 Cork Celtic F.C. 23 8 7 11 36 46 -10
9 Shelbourne F.C.* 22 6 8 12 30 37 -7
10 Athlone Town A.F.C.* 21 8 7 11 40 56 -16
11 Drogheda F.C. 18 6 6 14 30 42 -12
12 Drumcondra F.C.** 16 5 6 15 24 52 -28
13 Limerick F.C. 15 5 5 16 29 53 -24
14 Sligo Rovers F.C. 14 4 4 17 34 71 -37

'*'The points for the Athlone Town A.F.C. 1-0 Shelbourne F.C. match were awarded to Shelbourne F.C..

'**'Drumcondra F.C. were taken over by, and merged into, Home Farm F.C. and changed their club name to Home Farm Drumcondra F.C. for next season.

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